Senior Radiological Control Supervisor - Military veterans preferred

2019-09-06
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Richland
Washington
United States

United States of America - Washington, Richland

Job Summary

Provides direction, supervision, guidance, support, and oversight of bargaining unit personnel (Radiological Control Technicians). With minimal oversight, oversees work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of health physics techniques, controls, procedures, and criteria

This position shall be performed under the day-to-day direction, control, and supervision of WTCC

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES/TASKS

  • Support the Waste Treatment Completion Company Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work in order to protect self, others, and the environment

  • Responsible for the daily field supervision of Radiological Control Technicians

  • Provide support for operational aspects of Radiological Control Program implementation to assure federal, state, and WTCC requirements regarding radiation exposure to site personnel and the general public are followed

  • Promptly resolve challenging program implementation issues by teaming with WTCC management and facility staff to identify compliant, cost-effective solutions

  • Assist with radiological work planning for assigned facilities and operations

  • Provide oversight of radiological field operations to assure operating facilities remain compliant with WTP requirements

  • Provide guidance and information to senior management and facility staff on emerging issues pertaining to Radiological Control Program implementation

  • Support the resolution of corrective actions and assist in the investigation of radiological incidents

  • Direct activities of assigned staff and plan and schedule allocation of resources in support of facility operations and maintenance

  • Supervise the radiological monitoring of plant conditions to assess trends and determine protective measures

  • Specify posting, labeling and locking requirements for radiological areas in accordance with procedures

  • Review radiological monitoring results and ensure timely documentation

  • Oversee, monitor, and inspect radiological aspects of work

  • Provide guidance and direction when radiological problems arise

  • Perform daily facility walkdowns and inspections to ensure proper radiation protection work practices

  • Must qualify and maintain qualification as a Senior Radiological Control Technician

  • This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employee is responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisors request

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervise Radiological Control Technicians in the implementation of radiological work controls

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

(EFNM-RAD) Exposed Field Non-Manual - Radiological Control Technician

Performs desk work, including writing, computer workstation processes, and telephone operation. Arranges for and/or performs presentations, oral reports, planning meetings, and other formal and informal contacts, requiring long periods of sitting. Oversees field activities through inspections, testing and equipment operations, which requires walking, standing, bending, and turning along with wearing of personal protective equipment. Occasional loading, transport, and unloading of tools and/or supplies specific to an activity. Supports construction activities, establishes and maintains files, performs radiological monitoring where radiological contamination is or may be present, work with medical on required radiological monitoring.

AECOM has joined with Bechtel to create an LLC, known as the Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) to construct, start-up and commission the world’s largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington state. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 53 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste currently stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium-production during World War II and the Cold War era.

The project is the largest undertaking of its kind ever and one of DOE’s most technically challenging cleanup projects—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. Its construction site spans 65 acres and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, and high-level waste vitrification, as well as an analytical laboratory.

Minimum Requirements

Education: Associate of Science Degree in Health Physics, Engineering, or related science. Appropriate training and experience commensurate with the responsibilities of the position may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in operational Radiation Protection and Health Physics

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience supervising Radiological Control Technicians

  • Possesses knowledge of health physics with expert knowledge of applied health physics/radiation protection principles and practices, standards and requirements

  • Previously qualified as a Senior Radiological Control Technician (or equivalent)

  • Experienced in Radiation Protection Program implementation within the DOE complex

  • Experienced in resolving challenging radiological issues with management and facility staff

Certification: Active certification as RRPT preferred

This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Must be able to work in the United States without Sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications

NA

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 224602BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.