Y-12 Site Manager
Bill Tindal serves as the site manager at Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and has worked at Y-12 since 1995. He oversees daily operations at the plant to sustain a safe, secure, and effective nuclear deterrent. Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC, is the management and operating contractor for Y-12 as well as the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas.
Tindal brings 28 years of experience in highly hazardous nuclear facility operations to his current role, where he manages the daily integration of nearly 5,000 employees across the site to ensure that production deliverables meet requirements for safety, security, quality, schedule, and cost.
In addition to day-to-day operations, Tindal is responsible for overall site transformation efforts. He oversees a robust aging-facility management program to ensure continued, safe operations while managing long-term efforts to transform Y-12’s essential national assets and capabilities. He also has been instrumental in engaging the talented workforce in the site’s critical national security mission.
Before assuming his current role, Tindal served as manager of the production facilities department, manager of enriched uranium production, and, most recently, vice president of production. He led development of the facility operations plans and consolidated project list, a National Nuclear Security Administration–designated benchmark for risk-based infrastructure prioritization. He also has experience leading implementation of productivity improvement projects to optimize the use of personnel and facilitate production.
Tindal holds B.S. in nuclear engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and an M.S. in engineering management from the University of Tennessee.