operations manager gco resume example with 18 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Dynamic and motivated professional with a proven record of generating and building relationships, managing projects from concept to completion, designing educational strategies, and coaching individuals to success. Skilled in building cross-functional teams, demonstrating exceptional communication skills, and making critical decisions during challenges. Adaptable and transformational leader with an ability to work effectively across multi-functional work groups, creating effective presentations, and developing opportunities that further establish organizational goals.

Work Training/Qualifications
  • Waste Generator Certification Official (GCO)
  • Asset Suite
  • Work Planning
  • HazMat Qualified
  • OJT Trainer/JPM Evaluator
  • Hazardous Energy
  • RCO/RadCon
  • Controller For Emergency Preparedness Drills
  • Procedure Validation
  • Purchase Requisitions
Operations Manager/GCO, 05/2016 - Current
  • Own the entire waste program for MOX disposition/SRPPF
  • Introduced the waste minimization program to MOX disposition by relocating 31% or over 3,300 items, that were designated as waste, to other areas on site for use
  • Dispositioned over 7,000 waste products for MOX disposition
  • Started writing/developing procedures for the SRPPF waste program
  • Started developing training materials for SRPPF personnel for guidance on handling and disposing of waste
  • Complete monthly, quarterly and annual assessment of the Waste Management Program
  • Implemented the requirements for the new Generator Improvement Rule regulations
  • Revised the HB-Line TRU and LLW Certification Plans
  • Wrote deviations to maintain 2S and WAC Compliance
  • Owned the entire waste management program for H-Area where I managed many projects and work groups to maintain program compliance within budget.
  • Submitted PPAFs (Pollution Prevention Forms) that resulted in increasing waste capacity for repacks by 20% saving approximately $60K/yr.
  • Wrote several special procedures with unique functions and special hazardous components.(Ex. SP-221-HB-19-S-002 " Chemical Sampling" utilizing EC&ACP).
  • Implemented and maintained the waste reduction schedule for HB-Line lay-up. Dispositioned 49 Tritiated exit signs, 750 bags of TRU and LLW, 49 TRU drums, two 20' sealands, 3 hazardous waste drums, 2 mixed hazardous waste drums, 5 SWBs, 439 lbs of lead, 100 gal of used oil and many universal waste items
  • Owned the HB-Line Lead Management Program
  • Owned the Ops Preventive Maintenance (PMs) schedule
  • Owned the HB-Line Housekeeping Inspection Program and the Housekeeping Inspection Program Procedure
  • Wrote and maintained the HB-Line training materials for waste handlers and generators
  • Completed MFOs and STAR Items
  • Completed facility assessments in HB-Line of L/T outs
  • Worked with the ES&SH manager at SRTE to work on the Leader Standard Work (LSW) project
  • Helped write the Radiological Surveillance Plan for Loss of Ventilation for building 232H
  • Delivered weekly PPT presentations, covering changing radiological and safety conditions within the facility
  • Conducted a training needs analysis for the new Facility Radiological Assessment Team (FRAT) Charter
  • Conducted a "Hazardous Energy Control (HEC) Common Cause Review", leading a group of subject matter experts and managers, of 13 HEC events, across site, between 2014-2016
  • Owned the Hands-Only CPR training program at SRTE providing CPR training to over 350 SRTE employees
  • Conducted assessments of all SRTE Radiological Work Permits (RWPs)
  • Performed Immediate Procedure Change (IPC) assessments

Senior Radiation Protection Technologist, 03/2010 - 05/2016
  • Worked under the ESS&H program as a RadCon on site projects, waste recovery projects and TRU waste cleanup and disposal projects
  • Was a lead RCO on the TRU Pad 16 decommissioning Project 
  • Was an OJT Trainer and JPM Evaluator as well as the area Radiological Source Custodian
  • Performed radiological job coverage to include high risk job coverage for TRU waste, tritium waste disposal, radiological shipments, remote radiological monitoring, area and equipment decontamination, vitrification,system blow-downs and evaporators, remote radiological monitoring, area andequipment decontamination as well as personnel decontamination
  • Coached workers in the Radiological Contamination Areas (RCAs) including their Ingress and Egress
  • Provided job coverage for different work groups to enter strenuous/dangerous environments
  • Participated in emergency preparedness drills, ensured accurate and informative feedback to management
  • Provide engineers with insight to improve work and conditions
  • Completed detailed drawings/reports
Owner/Manager, 06/2006 - 02/2010
South Georgia Insurance Group City, STATE,
  • Owned/Managed an insurance brokerage company and was responsible for over 30 agents with annual premiums exceeding 35 million/yr
  • Transfered the office to fully digital processing, saving approximately $85K/yr
  • Reviewed projects and processed RFOs (Refocus Opportunity Bulletins) ensuring state compliance
  • Maintained customer accounts and quality assurance
  • Provided expert knowledge on products and marketing
  • Held many seminars in excess of 500 people 
Associate Engineer (Textile), 08/2003 - 05/2006
Jockey International City, STATE,
  • Implemented product design and process development activities
  • Responsible for interfacing with customers, suppliers, and internal cross-functional team members
  • Developed specifications, coordinated prototype fabrication of customer designed parts, and transitioned prototypes into manufactured components
  • Project member for new design and development teams to improve process efficiency/product quality
  • Supported new equipment/process implementation and conducted process validation activities
  • Provided cost-saving initiatives by evaluating manufacturing processes while maintaining quality standards
  • Designed experiments to provide data based conclusions about a process or product performance.
  • Assisted with implementing corrective actions with QA, procured new testing and manufacturing equipment 
  • Assisted in creation of publishable research findings in the form of abstracts, papers and grants 
Affiliations and Certifications
  • City council/Mayor Pro-Tem & police commissioner
  • Member of the American Nuclear Society
  • Owner of an Insurance Agency
  • President of the local PDHA (Professional Dog Hunters Association)
  • Member of the Georgia Association of Water Professionals; Class IV, GA Drinking Water Treatment Operator License (2015)
  • Member of the local volunteer fire department & training coordinator (2003-present)
  • Member of the American Management Association
  • CRPC (Chartered Retirement Planner Counselor)
  • CSA (Certified Senior Adviser)
  • Spokesperson for the Alpha Nu Sigma chapter at Aiken technical college (2009-2010)
  • Junior Vice-President of National Beta Club (Georgia)
MBA: Business, Expected in
Georgia Southern University - Statesboro, GA,
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*Grad Year anticipated 2022*

Bachelor of Science: Nuclear Engineering Technology, Expected in 2014
Excelsior College - Albany, NY,
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Associate of Science: Radiation Protection Technology, Expected in 2010
Aiken Technical College - Aiken, South Carolina,
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Bachelor of Science: Mathematics, Expected in 2004
Georgia Southern University - Statesboro, GA,
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School Attended

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Excelsior College
  • Aiken Technical College
  • Georgia Southern University

Job Titles Held:

  • Operations Manager/GCO
  • Senior Radiation Protection Technologist
  • Owner/Manager
  • Associate Engineer (Textile)


  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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