Maintenance Execution Manager

Kemmerer, WY | Natrium | Full-time


TITLE:                   Maintenance Execution Manager


LOCATION:          Kemmerer, WY, USA    


TerraPower is a nuclear technology company based in Bellevue, Washington. At its core, the company is working to raise living standards globally through a more affordable, secure and environmentally friendly form of nuclear energy along with innovations in medical isotopes to improve human health. In 2006, TerraPower originated with Bill Gates and a group of like-minded visionaries who evaluated the fundamental challenges to raising living standards around the world. They recognized energy access was crucial to the health and economic well-being of communities and decided that the private sector needed to take action and create energy sources that would advance global energy deployment. TerraPower’s mission is to be a world leader in new nuclear technologies, while developing innovators and future leaders in the nuclear field. As a result, the company’s activities in the fields of nuclear energy and related sciences are yielding significant innovations in the safety and economics of nuclear power, hybrid energy and medical applications – all for significant human health benefits.


TerraPower is seeking to hire highly motivated and forward-thinking professionals who are interested in focusing on advanced nuclear reactor research and development and influencing change within the nuclear power landscape and bringing forward the critical production of medical isotopes.  TerraPower is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. In addition, as a federal contractor, TerraPower has instituted an Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) in an effort to proactively recruit, hire, and promote women, minorities, disabled persons and veterans.

Maintenance Execution Manager 

The Maintenance Execution Manager reports directly to the Site Director and will lead the development, implementation, and execution of the Kemmerer Power Station (KPS) maintenance program. In this role, you will support the development of the KPS maintenance program and lead a team to implement and execute the maintenance program for KPS. The successful candidate will lead & develop top talent and coordinate with other departments, project partners, regulators, & outside organizations with inputs and expertise in the area of Maintenance Execution development. Primary location will be in Kemmerer, Wy but work will be remote until end of 2025.


•    Provide input to and is the approver of the development of maintenance processes, programs, and procedures for a new nuclear power plant, ensuring compliance with company standards, NRC regulations, INPO accreditation criteria, and other codes, standards, and regulatory requirements.
•    Lead a team that implements and executes the KPS maintenance program.
•    Use technology to develop new ways to better plan, schedule, and execute the KPS maintenance program.
•    Provide input to help develop, deploy, and integrate the software programs needed to manage the site maintenance program.
•    Leverages experience to ensure the KPS maintenance program meets industry standards.
•    Leads initiatives related to using smart procedures or other software-based support tools to execute and trend plant maintenance activities.
•    Ensures maintenance personnel are properly trained and qualified to perform their duties.
•    Provide leadership through participation in company and industry maintenance initiatives, benchmarking, assessments, observations, and assistance visits.
•    Ensures plant maintenance personnel are provided regular training and mentoring on the processes and standards associated with maintenance activities.
•    Engages with industry peers, 3rd party vendors, NEI, and other organizations to find innovative methods & technologies for maintenance execution.
•    Directly supervise plant maintenance personnel in the execution of their duties to maintain the plant.
•    Participates in NRC, INPO and management audits, and prepares responses to audit findings.
•    Leads a process which develops and maintains the procedure writers’ and program developers knowledge of plant design, plant operations, disciplinary skills and techniques, commensurate with the responsibility to develop effective, high-quality procedures.
•    Ensures the collection and maintenance of auditable records and reports required to maintenance activities.
•    Manages budgeting, staffing, planning, monitoring, and reporting necessary to cost-effectively meet KPS maintenance needs.
•    Maintains a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relations with customers, partners, suppliers, co-workers, and management.

Key Qualifications and Skills

•    Associates degree in science/engineering
•    2+ years of leadership experience at a commercial nuclear power plant
•    4 years of commercial nuclear power plant experience in either operations, maintenance, chemistry, or radiological protection.
•    4 years of experience in procedure writing, not necessarily full time
•    Experience leading projects/initiatives which include many competing objectives and organizational constraints, with the ability to resolve conflicts between objectives. 
•    Experience leading diverse groups in the resolution of highly complex problems.
•    Experience recruiting, developing, and retaining top talent.
•    Proven ability in developing new processes, procedures, and/or programs in the pursuit of organizational excellence.
•    Attention to detail and aspiration for organizational excellence
•    The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, able to communicate openly, and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork
•    Adapts well to emergent changes due to changes in plant design, plant procedures, schedule changes, or other challenges associated with the design, construction, and commissioning of a new nuclear power plant.

Job Functions

Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position.  These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation.  Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations.  An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

•    Motor Abilities: Sitting and/or standing for extended periods, bending/stooping, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands)
•    Physical exertion and/or requirements: Minimal, with ability to safely lift up to 25 pounds
•    Repetitive work: Prolonged
•    Special Senses: Visual and audio focused work
•    Work Conditions: Stairs, typing/keyboard, standard and/or sitting working environment of >8 hrs./day 
•    Travel required: 0-5%

TerraPower’s technology is controlled for export by various agencies of the U.S. Government.  TerraPower must evaluate applicants who are foreign nationals (other than asylees, refugees, or lawful permanent residents) in accordance with U.S. Government export control requirements.  To facilitate TerraPower’s export control reviews, you will be asked as part of the application process to identify whether you are a U.S. Citizen or national, asylee, refugee, or lawful permanent resident of the United States.  Government export authorization approval times vary.  Based on the business needs for a particular position, TerraPower may not consider a foreign national from a country if it is impracticable to obtain timely Government export approval.   

Job details 

Job Type:  Full-time
Salary Range L12:  $137,510 - $190,549

*Typically, our employee salaries are within .90 – 1.0 of the mid-point of the posted salary band.  Any salary offered within the posted salary band is based on market data and commensurate with the selected individual’s qualifications and experience.  This range is specific to Kemmerer, WY.


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Salary, eligible to participate in discretionary short-term incentive payments
  • Comprehensive Medical and Wellness Benefits Medical
    • Vision
    • Dental
    • Life
    • Life and Disability
    • Gender Affirmation Benefits
    • Parental Leave
  • 401k Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • 21 days of annually accrued PTO
  • Generous Holiday Schedule
    • 10 paid holidays
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional and Educational Support Opportunities
  • Flexible Work Schedule

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