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Senior Radiation Protection Technician

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: New Mexico
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 16/01/2019
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
Organize, lead and complete complex work activities as assigned, without direct supervision, and in accordance with approved plant procedures, processes and programs. Support radiological phases of emergency planning and emergency response. This is the most experienced/seasoned of Radiation Protection technician level; capable of leading/mentoring diverse work teams. Contributor is a subject matter expert in radiation protection.

-Organize, lead and complete complex radiation protection tasks and assignments relative to the support of plant operations of a wide variety of equipment, programs, or systems at URENCO USA.
-Exercise good judgment and decision making, professionalism and command and control skills in the conduct of assigned work to assure Radiation Protection programs and procedures are implemented responsibly and safely.
-Prepare for and execute work assignments in accordance with approved procedures, work orders, or supervisory direction, adhering to all safety requirements (chemical, radiological and criticality safety).
-Effectively communicate on-going status of work and address concerns to supervision.
-Facilitate post-job debriefings documenting lessons learned and work practice improvements. Immediately report defects, deficiencies, or anomalies within the facility to supervision and follow the corrective action protocol.
-Administer on-the-job-training (OJT)and task performance evaluations (TPE).
-Notify Operations, Maintenance, or Chemistry personnel of potential changes in radiological postings and conditions as a result of assigned work that may impact plant radiological or chemical conditions or releases.
-Use good radiological and chemical work practices to minimize spread of contamination and insure work is performed in a manor such that radiation dose received is "as low as reasonably achievable" (ALARA).

Job Requirements
-The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in science, chemistry, engineering or technical field with five to seven years of related work experience. Satisfactory completion of ANSI 3.1 Radiation Protection Technician qualification and/or NRRPT certification is preferred. At a minimum, the candidate shall have a high school diploma and 3 to 5 years of experience.

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