Network Engineer 3 - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Washington, Richland

Job Summary

The Plant Engineering organization is responsible for the technical activities relating to operations and maintenance of plant equipment during Construction, Commissioning, and Operations of the Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP).

The Network Engineer is responsible for ensuring delivery and high availability of all network equipment and services in Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), Wireless (WLAN) and Converged Voice environments. The main task of a network engineer is to plan, design, optimize, implement, audit, and troubleshoot the network system to improve the efficiency of the organization. The successful candidate should have experience in Network Engineering, developing process & procedures, Tech Writing, Change/Configuration Mgmt., and Communications Mgmt. The ideal candidate should have a thorough knowledge and a multi-branched background that should include expertise from the fields of information technology, network and engineering, and information security.

This position shall be performed under the day-to-day direction, control, and supervision of WTCC


  • Provides technical support for manufacturing operations and support networked systems.

  • Provides network support for local system issues that arise which are beyond the scope of local support technicians.

  • Writes test plans, analyzes test data, and documents results with test reports.

  • Monitors Communications Network asset health and performance by utilizing network management tools and systems.

  • Research, write, and help implement procedure standards for the communication system network.

  • Monitors, detects, and communicates network threat vector activity.

  • Maintains and ensures backup of asset configurations.

  • Support day-to-day operation of network infrastructure and services.

  • Support a high availability network and ensure uptime consistent with the organizations business requirements.

  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and maintenance records.

  • Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work in order to protect self, others, and the environment

  • This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employee is responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisors request.




(EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual

Performs desk work, including writing, computer workstation processes, and telephone operation. Arranges for and/or performs presentations, oral reports, planning meetings, and other formal and informal contacts, requiring long periods of sitting. Oversees field activities through inspections, testing and equipment operations, which requires walking, standing, bending, and turning along with wearing of personal protective equipment. Occasional loading, transport, and unloading of tools and/or supplies specific to an activity.

AECOM has joined with Bechtel to create an LLC, known as the Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) to construct, start-up and commission the world’s largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington state. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 53 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste currently stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium-production during World War II and the Cold War era.

The project is the largest undertaking of its kind ever and one of DOE’s most technically challenging cleanup projects—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. Its construction site spans 65 acres and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, and high-level waste vitrification, as well as an analytical laboratory.

Minimum Requirements

Education : Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering or equivalent Information Technology field.

Experience : 4-8 years of network analyst experience. Requires a self-motivated individual possessing excellent people, verbal and written communication skills. Requires some experience with utilizing and maintaining server environment.

Preferred Certifications:

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCENT)

  • Cisco Certified Network Engineer (CCNA)

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Industrial (CCNA Industrial)

This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Must be able to work in the United States without Sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 226721BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.