Health Physics Technician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512458-626547
    • Job Location: Kingston, TN
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 23, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

FUNCTION:

Non-exempt position. Responsible for maintaining the Radiological Control Program and providing training and oversight for Radiation Workers.

DUTIES:

  • Perform radiological surveys (radiation, contamination, airborne, environmental)
  • Implement Radiation Work Permits
  • Observe radiological work practices of facility workers
  • Provide on-the-job training for Radiation Workers
  • Document compliance with regulatory & procedure requirements
  • Perform instrument calibrations
  • Maintain records and reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Continuous field/facility work required where there is potential for exposure to radiation, noise, dust, and hot and cold temperatures. Climbing, walking and lifting will be normal daily requirements.

Experience and Skills:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • At least (2) years of hands-on experience involving radioactive material.
  • Ability to work shift work
  • DSSI Health Physics Technician Qualification Card must be completed within 6 months
  • DSSI Sr. Health Physics Qualification Card must be completed within 18 months