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Chief of Mining, Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC (NWP)

Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC (NWP) has an opportunity for a degreed Chief of Mining. The successful candidate will have a minimum of fifteen (15) years of mining experience with increasing levels of responsibility including mine management. Experience in mining geology (bedded salt) particularly in geology requiring stringent ground control monitoring and maintenance is preferred. Previous experience with Department of Energy projects or facilities is a plus. Prior experience working with the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) desired.

NWP is the Managing & Operating Contractor for the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) located near Carlsbad, New Mexico. NWP is an AECOM led partnership, which includes BWXT Technical Services Group, Inc. and AREVA Federal Services LLC.

The WIPP underground facilities (MSHA Mine ID # 29-01857) comprise a mine constructed and maintained at a depth of 2,150 feet below the surface, within the Salado Formation found in southeastern New Mexico. This formation is primarily composed of evaporates to include halite (rock salts) common to the Permian Basin region of the Southwestern United States. The formation also includes a number of clay seams (layers) at various depths throughout the formation. The underground facility (the mine) serves as a permanent storage facility for transuranic nuclear waste which is a by-product of the nation’s nuclear weapons production programs.

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