Frank Tarantello, Jr.
Frank Tarantello, L&A Vice President for Project Delivery, is based out of L&A’s Los Alamos business office. He has over 30 years of direct experience in Project Management, Performance Assurance, Waste Programs, Programmatic Improvement, Facilities Management, Operations Oversight, Engineering Support, and Proposal Management. Having worked at more than a dozen DOE, NNSA, commercial, and Canadian projects in the nuclear field, he has developed a full understanding of applicable DOE Orders, Directives, and Standards, as well as the importance of safety and the work control process. During Frank’s career, he obtained positions of increasing responsibility including managing projects/programs involving: nuclear decommissioning; site characterization; category 2 nuclear facility management; alternatives analysis; radiological and hazardous waste management; engineering management; operations/facilities management; radioactive waste characterization, packaging, and transportation; alternatives analysis; USQDs; condition reporting, tracking, and closure; and application of NQA-1 criteria. Frank has an MS in Engineering/Production Management and a BS in Mechanical Engineering. Other relevant credentials include a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification through the Project Management Institute; and the successful attainment of a Board Qualified Category 2 Nuclear Facility Manager position.