Sr Radioactive Protection Technician - VNS - Wampum in Wampum, PA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 6/28/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Wampum, PA
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Veolia Nuclear Solutions, which unites the best in class operations of Kurion, Alaron, Asteralis businesses, is a leading world class player in the nuclear facility clean up and treatment of radioactive waste. It provides the most comprehensive range of technologies, expertise and services to develop the activity of facility restoration, decommissioning and treatment of law and intermediate level radioactive.

Sr Radioactive Protection Technician
Wampum, PA 
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k

Job Summary:
Responsible for performing radiological monitoring and surveillance duties. Specifics include:
• Perform all monitoring duties and responsibilities
• Perform and complete radiation and contamination surveys
• Perform all radiation protection and radiological controls functions
• Responsible for documenting all accurate radiological data and information
• Responsible for compliance with radioactive materials licenses as well as federal, state, and local regulations.
• Perform radiological air sampling as required by radiation protection procedures
• Responsible for the radiological health and safety of operations at the Alaron facility
• Responsible for documentation of radioactive shipments and receipt surveys
• Supervise the decontamination of personnel
• Assigns dose and/or DAC hours
• Performs calculations related to radiation protection
• Provide guidance to employees regarding radiologically safe practices
• Provide oversight of activities related to release for unrestricted use
• Other duties as assigned

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Complies with all health and safety policies and procedures in accordance with Alaron and Veolia requirements
• Applies independent and critical decision/discretion/judgement on matters of significance to Alaron’s operations
• Attends and all required training courses
• Maintains a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting alternative solutions to existing or potential problems

• Maintains up to date daily production logs and facility operations records

• Assists with the monitoring of operations to ensure appropriate performance standards within the various functional areas of the site

Job Requirements

• High school diploma or GED required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
• Significant work experience with radiological control techniques
• 3 years of radiological controls experience required

• 40 hour Radiation Worker Certification

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
• Knowledge in: project management, radiation operations and safety practices and policies, and other federal, state, and local regulations
• Strong customer service orientation
• Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and various email software
• Strong team player
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines
• Extensive knowledge in radiological services needs and practices
• Ability to operate forktrucks, overhead cranes, monitoring/survey equipment, other measuring equipment/devices