Attainment of the competencies listed in this technical Functional Area Qualification Standard
should be documented by a qualifying official, immediate supervisor, or the team leader of
personnel in accordance with the Technical Qualification Program Plan of the office qualifying the
CONTINUING EDUCATION, TRAINING AND PROFICIENCY
DOE personnel shall participate in continuing education and training as necessary to improve their
performance and proficiency and ensure that they stay up-to-date on changing technology and
new requirements. This may include courses and/or training provided by:
Department of Energy
Other government agencies
Beyond formal classroom or computer-based courses, continuing training may include
Attendance at symposia, seminars, exhibitions
A description of suggested learning proficiency activities, and the requirements for the continuing
education and training program for deactivation and decommissioning personnel are included in
Appendix A of this document.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following are the typical duties and responsibilities expected of personnel assigned to the
Deactivation and Decommissioning Functional Area:
A. Maintain communication with Headquarters, field elements, regulatory agencies, the public and
B. Inform Department of Energy management of applicable deactivation and decommissioning
project status, activities, and issues.
C. Plan, observe and evaluate deactivation and decommissioning activities and contractor
performance to ensure the adequacy and effectiveness of contractor programs such as:
· Technical performance
· Plans, policies, and procedures
· Management controls.
· Worker training and qualification programs
· Occurrence Reporting and Corrective actions
· Worker and public health and safety programs
· Environmental protection and regulatory compliance
· Waste treatment, storage, and disposal programs and transportation programs
D. Develop, review, and assess deactivation and decommissioning documentation.