The Energy Facility Contractors Group (EFCOG) Training Working Group (TWG) is chartered to leverage the expertise and experience of contractors to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The purpose of the TWG is to ensure complex wide collaboration and integration to attain and maintain the highest levels of training, reduce redundant training and assist in improving performance in the operation of DOE facilities and projects.
EFCOG Sponsoring Directors
As Business Manager and Chief Financial Officer for Savannah River Remediation LLC, Sandra Fairchild is responsible for all aspects of financial, procurement, contract, information technology and budget management affecting SRR, the Liquid Waste Contractor located at the Savannah River Site (SRS). The current contract value is $3.1 billion.
Ms. Fairchild has over 28 years of diversified experience in the fields of technical planning and controls management, procurement, contracts administration, accounting, earned value management, pension and benefits administration, information technology including cyber security, risk management and governmental negotiations. She is licensed by the state of South Carolina as a certified public accountant.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Fairchild was Chief Financial Officer for Washington Savannah River Company (WSRC) Liquid Waste contract and Management and Operations organizations. In these positions, her responsibilities involved the oversight of $1 billion annual operating programs with highly diverse missions.
During her career, she has held positions of increasing financial management responsibilities, including WSRC Operations Business Unit controller, with responsibilities for financial oversight of $500 million construction projects, and WSRC Closure Business Unit controller, where she had responsibilities for financial oversight of Environmental Management and National Nuclear Security Administration programs.
Prior to working at SRS, Ms. Fairchild was senior auditor for the South Carolina State Auditors Office. In that capacity, she had responsibility for oversight of companies receiving federal or state funding.
Ms. Fairchild is an honorary lifetime member of the Aiken Junior Women’s Club, a member of the Aiken High School Booster Club and serves as Treasurer for the Aiken Technical College Foundation.
- College of Charleston Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
- Certified Public Accountant
Jeff Stevens is Vice President of Operations for BWX Technologies, Inc., where he oversees operations for the Technical Services Group at 14 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sites.
Mr. Stevens has 30 years’ experience in managing government and commercial delivery organizations. He has led complex nuclear programs, including the decommissioning of DOE’s three gaseous diffusion facilities in Oak Ridge, Tenn., which spanned 4.9 million square feet and housed more than 328 million pounds of radioactively-contaminated material; the
Savannah River Site’s Waste Management organization; and the Rocky Flats decommissioning program. Jeff has implemented cultural change, overhead reductions, corporate restructuring/integration and infrastructure development. During his career, Mr. Stevens has led more than 100 decontamination and decommissioning, waste management and remediation projects at more than 60 nuclear/radiological sites, integrated decommissioning programs in 400 facilities, decommissioned more than 150 facilities, remediated 65 sites, and made more than 12,000 waste shipments.
A graduate of the Colorado School of Mines, Mr. Stevens holds a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering, with minors in Metallurgical Engineering and Mineral Economics. He served as Lieutenant in the United States Navy, where he was selected for the elite Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program, earning engineering officer certification from the Navy and the Department of Energy.