Senior Project Manager

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TN Americas, a subsidiary of Orano, is a leader of the American nuclear dry storage market. The company offers a complete line of products and related services to the transportation, storage, and engineering sectors operating in the fuel cycle materials market.   

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Senior Project Manager

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Job description (external)

Orano USA:
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Orano USA is the U.S. subsidiary of global Orano providing plant decommissioning, used fuel management, cleanup and closure, and the sale of uranium, conversion, and enrichment services to the U.S. commercial and federal markets. Orano has more than 30 years’ experience in decontaminating and dismantling nuclear facilities, and more than 60 years’ experience transporting and storing used nuclear fuel. Learn more at:
TN Americas:
TN Americas, a subsidiary of Orano USA, is a leader of the American nuclear dry storage market.  The company offers a complete line of products and related services to the transportation, storage, and engineering sectors operating in the fuel cycle materials market. 
Job Description:
TN Americas is seeking a Senior Project Manager for our office location in Columbia, MD office. 

Under limited supervision, the position reports to the Waste BL Director and is responsible for managing projects for the business line. Projects will be related to waste management, packaging, transportation and disposal; on-site operations at nuclear power plants; packaging design, licensing and fabrication; equipment handling, procedure development and training.  

Additional responsibilities will include the following:

  • Provides project leadership for major commercial design, construction, licensing and transportation projects, plus on-site operations.
  • Prepares project plans/schedules/materials to achieve project quality, reliability, cost and timing objectives.
  • Utilizes approved project management methods and processes to execute medium risk projects of existing technology and methods to meet client needs and expectations.
  • Provides primary interface between project team, management and client.
  • Develops assignments, timetables and responsibilities for team members for the duration of the project.
  • Coordinates multiple project activities including organizing and directing personnel, materials and equipment; utilizes team building skills to ensure satisfactory project performance.
  • Defines and forecasts needed skills to meet project objectives.
  • Manages cash flow and ensures attainment of expected cash position; manages revenue and cost declarations.

Qualifications (external)

All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this  opportunity.  Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position.

  • BS Degree in Engineering/Engineering Technology, or similar field, plus 10-12 years of related work experience.
  • At least 5 years experience in project management.
  • Experience in handling complex projects dealing with many stakeholders located nationally and internationally. 
  • Proven experience handling fabrication of transportation packaging.
  • Proven experience working on projects serving the nuclear industry.
  • Must be adept at working in a diverse cultural setting and/or experience working for a global organization.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position.

  • Broad and deep experience in Project Management processes and practices.
  • Experience in working with different culture and countries.
  • Excellent report development and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of the nuclear material transportation industry.

Orano is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Employment classification

Full-time Regular (REG) – 35-40 hrs/week


Day job

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Full time

Overtime status




Location of position

Job location

America/Caribbean, USA, Maryland



Candidate criteria

Education level

Bachelor's Degree

Experience level

Experienced (5+ Years)


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