Junior Radiological Control Technician

Assist the Senior Rad Con Tech in performing duties related to radiological control under the direction of management for the safety and recognizance measurements of the facility.

Typical Essential Functions

Junior Radiological Control Technician (RCT) Grade 1 (0-18 mos. Service)

Implement the day to day programmatic aspects of the Radiological Protection Plan under the guidance of a Senior Radiological Control Technician (RCT).

Support generation of radiological data and reports.

Support radiological control (RADCON) personnel in activities performed in compliance with written work plans, protocols, and procedures under the guidance of the Senior RCT.

May assume the following limited RCT responsibilities only at the direction of line management (i.e. RCT Supervisor), once the proper training is completed:

Operating laboratory counting instrumentation

Performing a source check of instrumentation, and

Performing routine compliance surveys of non-radiological areas.

Junior RCT Grade 2 (19 - 36 mos. Service)

May perform all the assigned of an RCT Grade 1

May assume the following limited RCT responsibilities at the direction of the management:

Conduct limited job coverage duties of low hazard.

Perform non-respirator radiological work in the following radiologically controlled areas:

Radioactive materials areas

Contamination control zones

Radiological buffer areas

Contamination Areas

Perform free-release or quality assurance-related surveys only when partnered with qualified Senior RCT.

Responsible for the collection, general cleanup, and bagging of any waste produced while performing any assigned tasks.

Performs any additional tasks for which they are trained and qualified, as assigned by management.

General Requirements

Preferred to have six months of work experience in applied physics or show applicable education and/or training.

Meet professional certification requirements - progression toward National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologist (NRRPT) certification desired.

Successful completion of the RAD WORKER TRAINING: RAD Core Academic, RAD Site Specific, RAD II Practical.

Reach for and manipulate objects, hand or power tools, materials, and/or equipment.

Lift and carry objects such as tools and materials weighing up to approximately 50 pounds.

Stand, walk, or sit for long periods. Stoop, kneel, bend, crouch and/or crawl frequently for extended periods of time.

Climb, work on ladders, scaffolds, other facilities, and equipment, work at heights and confined spaces.

Be capable respirator certified and wear necessary PPE

Read and understand blueprints and/or schematic diagrams.

Normal (corrected) near visual acuity. Ability to detect safety alarms through audio and visual means.

Work for extended periods in low or high temperatures.

Pass a pre-employment background and drug-screen examination, as well as periodic random drug screens.

General awareness training of asbestos and PCB

Could be included in the temperature extremes monitoring program

Must pass senior radiological requirements test in three (3) years.

Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Clearance.