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Marc Harrington

Nuclear Engineering and Planning Manager, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility

Marc Harrington currently serves as the Nuclear Engineering and Planning Manager at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF).  He is the senior technical authority responsible for all aspects of naval nuclear work conducted throughout the command at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Wash.; as well as at detachments in Everett, Wash.; Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Wash.; San Diego, Calif.; and Yokosuka, Japan.

After serving as interim for almost a year, Harrington was appointed to Senior Executive Service in September 2021, and has over 32 years of civilian service with the federal government.

Prior to this selection, from March 2019 to December 2020, Harrington served as the Head Nuclear Engineer; responsible for providing technical direction on all command nuclear power programs, including engineering work and all technical controls connected with preparation for, and work on nuclear reactor plants.

Harrington was the Director of Radiological Controls from September 2015 to March 2019; in charge of technical and administrative direction of all personnel and functions encompassed by the radiological controls organization, including compliance with federal and state regulations and emergency preparedness.

Harrington was the Head of the Radiological Engineering Division from September 2011 to August 2015.  He exercised technical control and oversight over all phases of radiological work performed on nuclear propulsion systems and command radiological support systems and facilities.

Harrington was the Head of the Reactor Engineering Division from January 2007 to September 2011.  In this role, he was responsible for managing and directing nuclear reactor engineering and scientific work associated with the repair, overhaul, and alteration of nuclear powered submarines and surface ships.

Soon after graduating from Walla Walla University in 1989, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Harrington started his career at PSNS & IMF.  He later went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Indiana University-Purdue University in 2004.