RCT Sr./Lead
Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth
Piketon, Ohio, United States
5d ago

Position Overview

Under general supervision, performs Radiation Protection Program core element job functions as assigned by supervision and management.

Typical job responsibilities are to assist and support Radiation Protection leads and supervisors in ensuring the radiological monitoring, controls and processes for measuring and controlling radioactive materials and radiation generating material and equipment are in compliance with all applicable procedures, policies, contractual / operational requirements, safety guidelines and managerial direction and DOE Orders.

The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support Radiation Protection leads, supervisors and management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned :

  • Provides assigned technical, administrative or functional support to the Radiation Protection management team
  • Participates in planning of radiological work, monitoring of radiological work areas, generation of radiological work permits, establishing radiological work control and monitoring of radiological workers
  • Performs quantitative measurements and documents results for radioactive material shipments, free release of excess material and waste from the site
  • Supports ES&H activities in the field including but not limited to atmospheric monitoring, safety evaluations, self-assessments and chemical hygiene control programs
  • Makes recommendations for corrective measures to reduce contamination levels when excessive contamination levels are detected
  • Proficient in a wide variety of radiation protection and associated ES&H support activities
  • Mentors less experienced technicians
  • Performs a variety of tasks complex in nature related to radiological, industrial and chemical safety
  • Other job related duties as assigned
  • Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner
  • Actively participates in Safety Work Groups
  • Required Contingencies :

  • Pre-Employment Physical (office or field work)
  • Drug Screen
  • The ability to obtain / maintain "L" or "Q" Clearance one year from hire date
  • Background Check
  • Any site required training
  • Prospective employees must be available to start work with Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC within a reasonable time frame after acceptance of FBP’s offer of employment (typically 30 days or less).

    Applicants for employment can initiate a request for accommodation, or obtain information concerning accommodations if contacted by the Company for an Interview.

    As a reminder, all internal employees of Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC must submit a current resume. External candidates must also submit a current resume.

    Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, and / or protected veteran status in accordance with governing law.

    Working Conditions

    Work in an environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and / or abandoned facilities). Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals / solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.

    Ability to wear respirator and other protective equipment to enter various types of potentially hazardous areas (such as but not limited to chemical, dust fumes, mists, heat stress factors, etc.).

    Ability to carry several instruments / equipment or tools while walking extensively. Potential prolonged walking / standing, repeated pushing / pulling.

  • Ability to perform medium to very heavy work, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, non-repetitive, up to 50 pounds of force frequently (any exertion of force / lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person buddy system ), and / or more than 20 pounds of force constantly, repetitive;
  • performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.

    Potential for prolonged driving of or riding in a motor vehicle, machine operation, and / or working around moving equipment / machinery or motorized vehicles (such as but not limited to car, truck, golf cart, gator, heavy equipment).

    Ability to work in confined areas, tanks, heat stress conditions, high noise and areas with radiation and chemical hazards.

    Environmental conditions may include weather or temperature extremes, inclement weather (such as but not limited to wind, rain, excessive heat, excessive cold, snow / ice, etc.)

    Radiological training is required and will be provided.

    May be required to operate company vehicle during the course of work. All safety and DOT regulations and procedures must be adhered to at all times.

    The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position.

    Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.

    This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.

    Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

    Most positions within the Professional and Technical bargaining unit (P&T Unit) are governed by the respective group Qualification Process or Program, referenced in the P&T Unit collective bargaining agreement (CBA).

    If hired into a position that requires meeting a qualification standard, the qualification must be met within the 180 day time frame specified within the group qualification program in order to retain the rate of pay.

    Advancement within the group is governed by the respective Advancement Process as defined in the CBA. Additionally, employees new to the classification shall be considered a probationary employee for the first 180 calendar days.

    Required Skills

    Active DOE security clearance or the ability to obtain

    Strong interpersonal and communication skills

    Attention to detail

    Intermediate PC skills including Microsoft software

    Must pass required math / science assessment

    Must pass core exams and on the job training

    Strong math / science skills / aptitude

    Minimum Requirements

    Radiological Control Technician, Senior

    High School diploma or equivalent and 3 years of operational health physics experience, 1 year of experience in the DOE / NNSA complex or a Gaseous Diffusion Enrichment facility, and currently qualified as a Radiological Control Technician or a Radiological Control Technician, Sr.

    or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

    Radiological Control Lead

    High School diploma or equivalent and 5 years of operational health physics experience, 2 years of experience in the DOE / NNSA complex or a Gaseous Diffusion Enrichment facility, 2 years direct experience as a Radiological Control Technician Sr.

    and currently qualified as a Radiological Control Technician or a Radiological Control Technician, Sr. with an NRRPT certification, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

    DOE O 426.2

    1 year job related experience

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