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Engineer/Field Engineer/Construction Manager/Survey


Radiation Control Technician  Los Alamos, NM  Posted: 1/16/2023
Job Description

Job ID#:

805

Job Category:

Engineer/Field Engineer/Construction Manager/Survey

Position Type:

Full-time

Duration:

1-5 Years


EGS is looking for skilled Radiation Control Technicians (RCTs) to join the Radiation Protection Division. RCTs support a wide variety of different work activities across a broad range of facilities and can learn new skills and expand their expertise in the identification and understanding of radiological hazards and controls. LANL RCTs implement radiation protection requirements and work independently on challenging projects requiring collaboration with multiple work groups. Assignments can involve activities in varying work environments and weather conditions. This is a great opportunity to further your career in the Radiation Protection field while contributing directly to national security.

Radiation Control Technician 3 As an RCT 3, you will provide direct support to field implementation of the Radiation Protection Program through the execution of radiological job coverage, workplace surveys, and documentation of radiological data. In addition, you will assist and mentor less experienced RCTs in the execution of radiation monitoring, contamination control, emergency response, and the implementation of radiation work permits and other work documents.

 
Job Requirements

 

* Experience in providing radiological support for moderate and high hazard radiological work with minimal direction

* Experience in responding to radiological events (CAM alarm, ARM alarm, personal contamination, etc.)

* Demonstrated experience in the evaluation of radiological air sampling results

* Experience and/or knowledge of radiological work planning, including recommendation of appropriate work controls to supervision

* Ability to wear personal protective equipment required for workplace and job hazards, including anti-contamination clothing and respiratory protection

* Ability to use stairways, fixed ladders, and ladders up to 6 feet. Must be physically able to work in demanding environments

* Ability to lift 50 pounds and carry 35

Additional job requirements for a Radiation Control Technician 4: In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:

* Experience in a lead radiation control technician role, including assigning radiological work, implementing radiological work procedures, issue resolution, and supervision of radiological work practices

* Experience mentoring/training less experienced Radiation Control Technicians in the use of radiological instruments and the conduct of radiological work

* Advanced experience in planning radiological work, to include the development and/or approval of radiological work permits

* Advanced experience in providing support for moderate and high hazard radiological work independently * Advanced experience in responding to radiological events (CAM alarm, ARM alarm, personnel contamination, etc.) 

* Excellent written and oral communication skills

Education/Experience Radiation Control Technician 3: Position requires a high school diploma and a minimum 3 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Education/Experience Radiation Control Technician 4: Position requires a high school diploma and a minimum 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

426.2 Requirement: Highschool degree, or equivalent and 1-year jobrelated experience. Essential Job Functions(can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Ability to lift 50 pounds and carry 35 pounds; Reading vision; Ability to speak; Ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 Hz).

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.




 

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