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Radiation Safety Technician 2

Job Category: Radiological (HP) Technician
Posted on: 04/28/2021 by EnergySolutions

Clive Disposal Facility, UT US-Region IV (West)
Address: 299 S Main St Ste 1700
Zip/Postal Code: 84111

Compensation Why is Pay Rate not specified?
Unspecified Wage
Unspecified Per Diem

  • Long Term

Expiration Date 06/27/2021

Job description
        Is responsible for field implementation of the Radiation Safety Program. Ensures compliance with company, local, state and federal radiation safety policies and regulations. Monitors radiological work controls and work activities involving radioactive material. Interprets and verifies field data obtained from radiation surveys using the appropriate instrumentation and/or analyses.
        Participates in the Radiation Safety Program by ensuring the safe collection, storage, packaging, transportation and subsequent disposal of radioactive material. These tasks are necessary to maintain a healthy workforce thereby enabling EnergySolutions to reach its performance goals and stay competitive in the marketplace.
        Processes routine incoming radioactive shipments and checks for excessive contamination or dose levels. Performs wipe tests on packages for contamination removal, cleans packages if there is contamination, delivers shipments to approved users, and cross-checks against inventory for approval. Verifies quantity radioactive material license limits. Records new and amended permit information for all radionuclides received. Enters information in the HIS-20 database system.
        Stays current on local, state, federal and EnergySolutions policies and procedures concerning shipment/ transportation of radioactive materials.
        Collects, analyzes and interprets the results of various samples required to ensure compliance with local, state and federal radiation safety regulations and orders and environmental technical standards, guidelines and policies. Creates reports on the results of sample analyses for management and determines necessary corrective actions and compliance. Develops processes to minimize future contamination.
        Conducts area surveys to identify elevated levels of exposure or contamination. Responds to any incident or emergency regarding radionuclides. Maintains proper incident response equipment and supplies.
        Performs calculations necessary to determine radiation levels and radioactive contamination levels and concentrations in areas, in soil, on material, on equipment and in the air.
        Issues radiation work permits and briefs personnel on radiological conditions and work requirements.
        Maintains data for a computer-based radiological work permit system to ensure only properly authorized personnel are permitted access to restricted areas. Monitors and controls personnel and material access to, and egress from, radiologically controlled areas.
        Develops, writes and processes radiation safety procedures, instructions and guidance.
        Operates, issues and calibrates radiological counting and detection equipment and air sampling equipment.
        Performs and documents radiological instrumentation reviews, evaluations and investigations.
        Ensures proper operation and maintenance of radiological controls equipment. Processes/procures material, parts and equipment in support of the site Radiation Safety Program. Maintains equipment supply and availability.
        Participates in emergency preparation drills and emergency responses.
        Provides training and implements monitoring programs to protect personnel from radiation hazards.
        Investigates and documents radiological occurrences and/or other Corrective Action Program issues and events and recommends long-term corrective action.
        Maintains field radiation protection records such as survey logs and radiation work permit entry and exit records.
        There is no supervision of other workers at this level.
        Responsible for the quality of his/her own work and satisfying customer (internal and external) specifications.
        Must be able to work independently and resolve practical problems.
        Must be able to provide work coverage for Radiation Safety Technician 1 staff.
        Performs other duties as assigned.

Description of ideal candidate
        Effective verbal and written communication skills
        Working knowledge of local, state and federal radiation safety compliance regulations
        Working knowledge of the interpretation of local, state and federal radiation safety compliance regulations
        Working knowledge of the principles and practices of radiation safety compliance
        Working knowledge of, and skill in using, radiation monitoring instrumentation and methods
        Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and their use (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) and database applications

        Ability to lift, carry, push, pull up to 50 pounds; handle, grip, and reach above or below shoulder
        Ability to use hands and feet to accomplish tasks as assigned
        Ability to sit, stand, walk, climb, bend/stoop, crouch, squat/kneel, twist at the waist and balance
        Ability to climb hand-over-hand on ladders, stairs, and scaffold
        Ability to work at elevated heights
        Ability to effectively communicate; speaking, reading, understanding, writing and hearing clear English; pass audiogram in hearing conservation program as required by location
        Basic math, and computer skills
        Ability to perceive depth and adjust focus; basic hand/eye coordination
        Ability to see close and distance, basic colors/shades, and peripheral vision
        Ability to work inside an office, outside, and in extreme temperatures
        Ability to work with moving objects, hazardous machines, and on slippery/uneven walking surfaces
        Ability to wear protective equipment such as: goggles, hard hat, gloves, steel toe boots with or without shank, and chemical resistant coveralls
        Ability to work with others; ability to operate equipment
        Ability to wear a respirator and work around ionizing radiation
        Ability to read small text, blueprints, documents, procedures, and instrument readouts
        Certified 24 Hour Site Specific Hazwopper, Radworker, and Respiratory Physical

Other requirements

3+ years

Security Clearance

24 hr Hazwopr
Ansi 3.1


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