On-the-Job Training . Knowledge of facility processes, systems
requirements, and specialized procedures required to be
demonstrated to a qualifying official.
Facility Walkthroughs . A walkthrough o f the assigned facilities, in
the presence of a qualifying official, for the purpose of
demonstrating practical skills and thorough knowledge of selected
key elements or systems of the facility.
5.5.2 Core Qualification. Core qualification requirements are the DOE General
Technical Base Qualification Standard (DOE -STD -1146-2001) and the
DOE Facility Representative Functional Area Qualification Standard
(DOE-STD-1151-2002). It is acceptable to have one qual card that
covers both Core and site/facility-specific requirements.
5.5.3 Interim Qualification. DOE Field Element Managers shall establish and
document the process and the specific requirements to be met prior to a
Facility Representative candidate being assigned to provide interim
coverage in a facility for which he or she is not fully qualified. Field
Element Managers shall formally define and document the duties and
authorities that may be assigned to an Interim Qualified Facility
Representative. Field Element Managers should minimize the time
spent as a Facili ty Representative under Interim Qualification. The Field
Element Managers should also determine the compensatory measures
to be implemented during interim periods while no fully qualified Facility
Representative is assigned to a given facility.
5.5.4 Full Qualification. Full qualification occurs upon completion of Core
Qualification, site/facility-specific competencies designed to meet the
needs of the individual facility, a facility walkthrough, a written exam, and
an oral board. Designated facility line managers within the field element
should review and confirm satisfactory completion of the training and
qualification requirements and eligibility of the candidate to become a
Facility Representative. Qualification is granted by the Field Element
Manager or designee.
5.5.5 Qualification on Additional Facilities After Full Qualification. Upon
assignment of Facility Representatives to a different or additional facility
or site, Field Element Managers or their designees should identify any
additional qualification requi rements that are necessary for a Facility
Representative to complete for that facility or site . As a minimum, the
additional qualification requirements s hould consist of the q ual card for
the new facility, a walkthrough, and a written and/or oral exam.
5.5.6 Requalification. Facility Representatives shall requalify every three
years. The Field Element Manager shall establish processes or
procedures to ensure the three year time limit for requalification is not