United States of America - Washington, Richland
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
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
Supervise Radiological Control Technicians in the implementation of radiological work controls
(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.
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.
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
What We Offer
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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.