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  • Job reference: RMS0105190

Health Physics

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Dounreay
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/05/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our client is a nuclear specialist, covering both civilian and defence sectors, across the complete lifecycle from New Build, through Operations and Maintenance, to final decommissioning and waste disposal.

The Role:
LOCATION : Scotland

ROLE: Health Physics Surveyors / Radiation Protection / Health Physics Monitors

RATES: £23.20 Limited

Start: May 2012

Duration: 3 months

Health Physics Surveyors also known as Radiation Protection Monitors or Radiation Protection Technicians.

Must have a relevant nuclear industry qualification and at least 3 years experience of radiation protection in the Nuclear Industry undertaking an Operational Health Physics role. Applicants must be experienced in the use of a wide variety of radiation protection Instrumentation. Experience in change barrier procedures, use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE ), undertaking routine and special radiation protection control surveys together with a proven ability to work as part of a team is essential.

Candidates must be able to work in radiation and contamination controlled areas and be experienced in the use of appropriate PPE and RPE including working in physically demanding environments. All candidates will be required to pass a pre-works medical. All candidates will be required to undertake and pass a Health Physics examination to demonstrate their ability to perform routine calculations, selection and use of RPI, monitoring procedures, etc. You must be able to carry out Health Physics Calculations. Previous Reactor Outage experience would be beneficial

Essential Qualifications: Minimum of City & Guilds Stage 1 Radiation Protection Experience in Nuclear Health Physics or equivalent.

Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 40 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemical & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering. For Further information about the above role please contact Rebecca Hurt on + 44 1925 255 480 or email: RebeccaH@Fircroft.com

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