How are FacRep findings reported (formally and informally) to the contractor?
Are the reports provided to the contractor consistent with the information
recorded by the FacReps? How clear is the process of reporting findings to
Does the FacRep have access to all levels of facility management? How often
does the FacRep discuss facility operations issues with the facility manager?
Do the FacReps regularly interface with facility operations personnel?
Are FacRep to contractor interactions formal or informal; collegial or
confrontational; helpful or adversarial? Are these interactions effective or
harmful to operational safety?
Does a process exist for ensuring the continued objectivity of FacReps
assigned to a given facility?
4. Adequate functional support from the Field Element Management.
What are the reasons for any FacRep attrition? Are FacRep's leaving for
promotions, laterals, downsizing?
How many FacReps have been promoted to positions of greater
What steps has management taken to ensure that the FacRep positions are
career enhancing? Are there senior or supervisory FacRep opportunities?
What continuing education is actively supported?
What role does Field Element Management have in the qualification process?
Does management provide the resources necessary to qualify FacReps within
the time allowed by the program directive?
How does line management support the actions taken by the FacReps at the
What is interface relationship between the FacReps and each level of DOE
How often does senior DOE line management meet with the FacReps?
How often does line management "walk the spaces" with the FacReps?
How does DOE line management track and follow up on issues raised by the
What local processes exist to allow FacReps access to Field Element technical
expertise regarding Contractor issues?
What local Performance Indicator data is used to provide indication of the
FacRep program status? What trending and analysis is done on Performance
Indicator data? How is this information used?
What incentive programs are in place and used effectively for the FacRep
Do these programs make the Facility Representative position desirable and