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Junior Health Physic Technician

Idaho National Laboratory
Full Time
United States
Posted 27 days ago
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Junior Health Physics Technician - ( 18042 ) DESCRIPTION

Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!

Idaho National Laboratory’s (INL) Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) Radiological Control Operations group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a Junior Health Physics Technician! Our team works an on-site 4x10 schedule located at our MFC facility with every Friday off.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Apply a basic knowledge of a wide range of radiological control principles, procedures, requirements and related instrumentation sufficient to:
  • Monitor for radiation, contamination & airborne radioactivity in the workplace. Ensure compliance with radiological safety requirements;
  • Issue "stop-work" orders when required;
  • Effectively use and manage work time;
  • Demonstrate professionalism as well as a strong work ethic;
  • Demonstrate commitment to the INL Values to Support safe, sustainable research at the Materials & Fuels Complex;
  • Recommend additional training or changes to radiological control procedures to correct deficiencies;
  • Recommend radiation safety related improvements to work procedures for Operations Research & Development, and Maintenance, or evaluate and provide recommendations on proposed hazard mitigation techniques and controls;
  • Mentor radiological workers.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 0-18 months experience in radiation protection.
  • Successful completion of a technical school course (or equivalent) in radiation protection by 8/1/2022.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance, which requires US Citizenship.
  • Currently DOE Core qualified or successfully pass the DOE Core exam administered by BEA.
  • Able to obtain and maintain qualification as a Junior Radiological Control Technician within 1 year of start date.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a technical school course (or equivalent) in radiation protection.

Job Information

  • Salary Grade: 160
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP: Testing designated position; you will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of your employment.

INL Overview:

INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy’s mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation’s nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.

INL Mission:

Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.

INL Vision:

Our vision is to change the world’s energy future and secure our nation’s critical infrastructure.

Selective Service Requirements:

To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

COVID Safety Protocols:

As a condition of employment, INL will inquire about COVID vaccination status and expects candidate compliance with all required COVID safety protocols, including mask-wearing as applicable.

INL has implemented a required vaccination policy effective immediately requiring all new hires must be vaccinated against COVID – 19 as a condition of employment, unless exempt under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, or other applicable state or federal law. In accordance with INL’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.

Reasonable Accommodation:

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Other Information:

When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.

INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.

Benefits & Salary:

We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview


PRIMARY LOCATION : United States JOB : Science/Engineering Technician ORGANIZATION : Environment, Safety, Health & Quality (Hxxx) SCHEDULE : Full-time EMPLOYEE STATUS : Regular JOB POSTING : Jul 5, 2022, 12:05:01 PM UNPOSTING DATE : Aug 9, 2022, 12:59:00 AM RELOCATION : Not Eligible TELEWORK : On-Site Worker

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