Y-12’s Edlund is Facility Rep of the Year

EdlundJeff Edlund of the NNSA’s Production Office has been named the Department of Energy’s Facility Representative of the Year.

Edlund oversees the enriched uranium operations at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge. He received the award last week at the National Facility Representative Conference in Las Vegas.

Edlund joined the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Production Office in 2010 as part of the “NNSA Future Leaders” program.  He was a safety basis and safety system oversight engineer before becoming a Facility Representative in February 2014.

In a statement, NPO Manager Geoff Beausoleil said, “Mr. Edlund represents the NNSA with a passion for the mission and a selflessness that puts the needs of the organization above his own. He sets strong examples for both federal and contractor employees in the areas of safety, security, quality, mission delivery, and cost effectiveness.”

Edlund has a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee,

Photo caption: Jeff Edlund, left, receives the award from David Klaus, center, DOE’s Undersecretary for Management and Performance, and Matt Moury, DOE Associate Under Secretary for Environment, Health, Safety and Security.

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