Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bechtel National, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Bechtel
Penalty: 
$800,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
June 1, 2015
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
nuclear safety violation
Violation Description: 

On June 1, 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Enforcement issued a Consent Order (NCO-2015-02) to Bechtel National, Inc., the management and operating contractor for DOE's Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP), for deficiencies in nuclear safety associated with misalignment between design documents and facility authorization bases; welds in vessels fabricated for and accepted at the plant; and implementation of WTP quality assurance and corrective action management programs. The contractor agreed to the Consent Order.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Energy Department Office of Enforcement
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
construction & engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Source Notes: 
If an online information source is not working, check the Violation Tracker Data Sources page for an updated link.
Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.