Health Physics Technician - Senior

    • Job Tracking ID: 512458-583876
    • Job Location: Berkeley, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 14, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: November 20, 2017
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Job Description:

NON-EXEMPT. Implements the day-to-day programmatic aspects of the Radiological Protection program, executes work in accordance with RPP requirements and monitors and controls radiological hazards.


  • Perform air sampling, radiation surveys, radioactive contamination control and monitoring, access control, posting and labeling, completion and management of records, responding to accidents and emergencies, vehicle and equipment control, instrumentation source check, and personnel and equipment decontamination.
  • Generate radiological data records and reports.
  • Perform collateral safety and health duties commensurate with qualifications, aptitude, and ability (including job coverage, monitoring, and surveillance).
  • Participate in the formulation of action plans in response to identified deficiencies.
  • Perform detailed technical operations in compliance with written work plans, protocols, and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:


  • Three or more years’ experience in applied health physics. Education may substitute for up to one year of experience - six months for a related A.S. degree or one year for a related B.S. degree.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • DOE "L" or "Q" security clearance or the ability to obtain the same, as required.
  • Possess a current DOE Core Qualification or ability to do so upon hiring.
  • Must possess current Hazwoper training.
  • Experience working on DOE sites is preferred.



Ability to participate in physically demanding work while wearing personnel protective equipment including respiratory protection.

Medically qualified to wear a respirator, able to lift 30 lbs, and able to climb ladders.