Gene Sievers

Gene Sievers, Vice President, Mission Assurance

Gene Sievers

Vice President, Mission Assurance

Gene Sievers is vice president of Mission Assurance for Consolidated
Nuclear Security, LLC, which is responsible for the management
and operation of the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12
National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In this role, he is
responsible for the following organizations: Enterprise Occupational
Health, Operations Assurance, Pantex Environmental & Safety
Programs, Quality, and Y-12 Environment, Safety & Health.

The multi-faceted Mission Assurance organization ensures that the
quality of Pantex and Y-12 production activities meet requirements
of federal program and design agency customers, which provides
certifiable confidence in the nuclear stockpile. Responsibilities also
include subject matter expertise for all readiness activities, nuclear and
explosives safety, and coordination with the DOE Office of Enforcement
Coordination. Additionally, the organization is responsible for
Occupational Health, radiological controls, and radiation safety as well
as ensuring the work environment at both sites is protective of the
worker, public, and the environment.

Sievers began his Y-12 career in nuclear safety operations providing
oversight for disciplined operations. He provided leadership for
the Y-12 Protective Force leading the organization through contract
transition and a highly successful Enterprise Assessment Inspection.
As the Y-12 Deputy Site Manager, he provided leadership for day-to-day
operation of the Y-12 site before assuming the role of senior director of
Y–12 Environment, Safety & Health.

Sievers began his service to our nation with 27 years in the U.S. Navy,
where he served on four nuclear submarines supporting the National
Security Strategy in both the Atlantic and Pacific Theaters of Operation.
His military service culminated in command of USS Columbia (SSN–
771) and Submarine Squadron 6.

He holds a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from West Virginia
University and an MBA from the Florida Institute of Technology.