2019 Human Performance, Root Cause, & Trending (HPRCT) Conference
June 17-21, 2019
Cheyenne Mountain Resort
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Savannah River National Laboratory
Steven S Prevette is a Fluor corporation employee supporting three nuclear sites and Fluor Government Group headquarters with safety, security, quality, and human performance metrics. Steven is also a college instructor first for City University of Bellevue WA at its Richland WA campus for statistics, economics, and business undergraduate and M.B.A courses and currently for Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Information Systems department. Steve has also developed and taught nuclear quality assurance courses at Aiken Technical College (Aiken SC). He is Fellow of the American Society for Quality and a Certified Quality Engineer, active with the society since 1996. He has written several professional articles for the American Society for Quality and the American Society of Safety Engineers. He currently, as a statistical consultant, supplies charts for Fluor projects at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (Chalk River ON), Fluor B&W Portsmouth (Portsmouth OH) and Savannah River National Laboratory (Aiken SC). Steve is a past presenter at two HPRCT conferences, and is the author of the example trending plan contained in INPO 07-007 Performance Analysis good practice document. Steve started his career as a US Navy nuclear submarine officer, serving on the USS JACK (SSN 605) and USS WOODROW WILSON (SSBN 624). On board the USS JACK, Steve served as Electrical Officer, Communications Officer, and Electronics Officer. At the end of the Cold War, he left the Navy and was hired by Westinghouse Hanford as a Tank Farms Maintenance Supervisor. Steve was transferred to the desk job of running performance indicators in June 1993 and has fulfilled that function for various Department of Energy contractors ever since. Steve was a member of the Highty Tighties, the Regimental Band of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, and wrote half-time shows his senior year. He holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech, and a M.S. degree in Operations Research from the US Naval Postgraduate School. Steve was recently published in Kalmbach’s “Great Model Railroads 2015” and frequently gives topics on applications of statistics in the hobby of model railroading. A dozen people descend upon the “Burnt Hills and Big Flats Railroad” every three weeks to operate the model railroad as if it were a real railroad, complete with “timetable and train order” dispatching (See bhbf.weebly.com).

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, June 20

1:00pm MDT