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Radiological Controls Technician (Intermediate/Senior Applied Technology Technician) 8/21/2016

Naval Nuclear Laboratory WEST MIFFLIN, PA

Company
Naval Nuclear Laboratory
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
17505
AJE Ref #
575949137
Location
WEST MIFFLIN, PA
Job Type
Regular

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Description:
Radiological Controls Technician (Intermediate/Senior
Applied Technology Technician)
The Radiological Controls Technician (RCT) position
offers hands-on experience in an industrial work
environment including the performance of radiological
surveys in support of Site operations, overview of
radiological work evolutions, and response to unexpected
conditions. The RCT must uphold the radiological
standards during the performance of work, use resources
efficiently, and work independently with effective
decision-making abilities.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a
substantial and demanding qualification program to
develop a high level of knowledge prior to functioning
as a technician. The qualification includes
Site-specific orientation and training, as well as the
satisfactory completion of a 22-week course at the
Radiological Controls Technician Qualification School
(RCTQS) in Norfolk, Virginia. Initial qualification and
future periodic re-qualification involves demonstration
of practical abilities, written and oral examinations,
and drills. Previous experience that the successful
candidate possesses will be evaluated regarding the
qualification requirements for this position. Candidates
must be capable of passing a mathematical examination
prior to attendance at the RCTQS that demonstrates the
ability to solve algebraic equations, including the use
of logarithmic functions and scientific notation.
Qualified technicians will support and participate in a
continuing training program to maintain and improve
their level of knowledge.
Requirements:
Intermediate:
AAS in engineering, science, technology or Journeyman's
Papers and a minimum of three years of relevant
experience OR
High school diploma with six years of relevant
experience AND
* Qualification as a Navy Nuclear Propulsion Operator
(or commercial nuclear equivalent). OR
* Successful completion of Radiological Controls
Technician Qualification School (RCTQS) at Norfolk
Naval Shipyard. OR
* Qualification at any Department of Energy site as a
Health Physics Technician or Radiological Controls
Technician. OR
* Qualification at any Department of Defense site as a
Radiological Controls Technician or Contamination
Worker. OR
* Experience at any of the above sites qualified as a
Health Physics Technician, Radiological Controls
Technician, or Contamination Worker.
Senior
AAS in engineering, science, technology or Journeyman's
Papers and a minimum of six years of relevant experience
OR
High school diploma with ten years of relevant
experience AND
* Qualification as a Navy Nuclear Propulsion Operator
(or commercial nuclear equivalent). OR
* Successful completion of Radiological Controls
Technician Qualification School (RCTQS) at Norfolk
Naval Shipyard. OR
* Qualification at any Department of Energy site as a
Health Physics Technician or Radiological Controls
Technician. OR
* Qualification at any Department of Defense site as a
Radiological Controls Technician or Contamination
Worker. OR
* Experience at any of the above sites qualified as a
Health Physics Technician, Radiological Controls
Technician, or Contamination Worker.
Experience Requirement:
* Experience in Microsoft Office computer operations.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
* Must be able to perform activities requiring
bending, stooping/squatting, kneeling/crouching, and
climbing ladders.
* Must be able to understand complex verbal and
written instructions and perform assignments
requiring manual dexterity and hand-eye
coordination.
* Must be able to successfully pass a periodic
physical exam and drug screening test.