Thomas Johnson, Jr. Photo Courtesy DOE-EM
The Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management has named Thomas Johnson Jr. Acting Manager of the EM-Los Alamos Field Office. Johnson succeeds Doug Hintze who retired Friday, Feb. 28 after 40 years of federal service.
Johnson has been deputy manager of the Savannah River Operations Office in South Carolina since September 2018. Prior to that, he served as associate deputy manager for all business-related functions there.
In his current position, Johnson is responsible for approximately $1 billion in annual operating and construction activities in the areas of environmental stewardship and nuclear materials processing and disposition.
Johnson obtained both a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Earth and Environmental Resource Management from the University of South Carolina. He is a certified federal project director, contracting officer representative and registered environmental manager. He and his wife, Christina currently reside in Lexington, South Carolina and have six adult children.