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Principle RAD Engineer

DOE  Piketon, OH  Posted: 10/20/2021
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Job Title:  Principal Radiation Protection Engineer


Position Description:


Under limited management oversight, provides leadership in the maintenance of the Radiation
Protection/Health Physics engineering functions as assigned by management. Typical job responsibilities
are to assist and support management in the development of the Radiation Protection Program core
functions by developing, evaluating, monitoring and interpreting authorized limits, dose constraints,
control levels of radiation and contamination at the PORTS site in accordance with the DOE approved
Radiation Protection Program (RPP). Other duties include the development and support of the DOE
458.1 compliant program for controlling radioactive material and exposure to the environment.
Development and review of radiological worker training elements and objectives, radiological control
technician core training modules qualification standards and administrative guides. Maintain training and,
design elements appropriate to establish preventative measures to limit exposure of site personnel,
including ALARA goals and data collection analysis, and ensuring that site operations are conducted in
accordance with contractual, statutory and regulatory requirements and FBP procedures. The specific
work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management.




Job Details/Essential Job Functions:

  •  Provides professional technical and/or functional guidance to the Radiation Protection team
  •  Development and delivery of radiological worker training
  •  Development and delivery of radiological control technician training
  •  Participates in planning and optimizing ALARA design and control to support D&D, Environmental
    Remediation and Waste Management related to measurements, controls, ALARA evaluations, and
    data interpretations
  •  Prepares survey and release plans for facilities and equipment
  •  Evaluates materials and equipment for unrestricted release
  •  Performs personnel dose assessments
  •  Provides technical guidance in interpreting standards
  •  Provides technical guidance in selecting anti-C clothing
  •  Assist in the development of corrective actions in response to radiological problems
  •  Performs audits and assessments of functional areas of the radiological program
  •  Development and maintenance of internal and external dosimetry program


Work Hours:

6 am to 4:30 pm with other shifts possible


To Apply:

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Only individuals who are U.S. citizens and are at least 18 years of age may be processed for or granted a security clearance


Job Requirements




  •  BS/BA degree in Health Physics, Engineering, Science or Math or a related field
  • 10 years of operational health physics experience
  • 7 years health physics engineering/dosimetry/training experience
  • 3 years of experience in the DOE/NNSA complex or a Gaseous Diffusion Enrichment facility
  • American Board of Health Physics (ABHP) Certified Health Physicist certification or graduate degree in Health Physics is required
  • Ability to wear respirator and other protective equipment
  • Ability to perform medium to very heavy work
  • Ability to obtain DOE "L" security clearance


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