"labor costs" and "non-labor costs"
"direct costs" and "indirect costs".
Describe the process for preparing cost estimates and budgets. Review a submittal of
a cost estimate or budget for D&D activity or work.
Discuss methods of reducing indirect costs.
Discuss the process to prepare and justify preliminary field budget submissions, Project
Data Sheets, and other out year funding actions necessary to initiate and complete
multi-year funding for a D&D project.
Discuss the importance of determining the measure for work performed before work
starts. Describe several methods for measuring Earned Value for D&D activities and
the strengths and weaknesses of each.
Describe the types of data required to forecast cost and schedule performance.
Given actual project management documentation and data, identify and define the
following: budgeted cost of work scheduled, budgeted cost of work performed, actual
cost of work performed, schedule variance, cost variance, cost performance index, and
schedule performance index.
Explain what is meant by the term "baseline" as it relates to project management.
Discuss the use of strategic planning, and how such planning relates to ongoing
operations and safety of operations.
Demonstrate an understanding of the project risks associated with waste disposal
Discuss anticipated hazards and the risks and potential impacts on scope, costs,
schedule, the environment, and worker safety and performance.
Management, Assessment, and Oversight
29. D&D personnel shall demonstrate working level knowledge of project
Supporting Knowledge and/or Skills
Describe the relationship between the DOE Project Manager, the regulatory oversight
Agency(ies), and the D&D contractor, and describe the roles and responsibilities for
Identify the types of information exchanged between project team members, and
provide examples of formal and informal communications.
Describe the types of information typically documented during execution of a D&D
Describe the team make-up (Subject Matter Experts and support) and expertise to
consider when establishing a DOE D&D Team and participate on such a team.
Discuss methods for establishing and maintaining successful communications with