Radiation Protection Technician Trainee - Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Station - Lusby, MD

Location: LUSBY, MD, United States
Organization: Exelon Generation Co. LLC
Job ID: 235909
Date Posted: Jan 14, 2022
Job: Production/Operations

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Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Station in Lusby, MD is looking for Radiation Protection Trainees to join our team in June 2022. 

 

Job Summary: 

Under general supervision until qualifications are attained, the trainee provides radiation protection services in support of plant operations and maintenance, in accordance with applicable regulations and standards.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:  (essential job functions)

  1. Under general supervision until qualifications are attained, the trainee:
  • Conducts and evaluates radiation, airborne radioactivity and contamination surveys to determine the required radiation protection requirements and personnel stay time, and maintains required postings.
  • Assists with monitoring personnel exposure to airborne radioactivity and radiation to maintain personnel exposure as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA).
  • Prescribes the required protective clothing and devices for all individual entries into controlled areas of the site.
  • Assists with calibrations, repairs, and maintains equipment used to perform radiological surveys and respiratory test equipment.
  • Assists with the preparation of radioactive material for disposal.
  • Ensures that controlled area material is surveyed in accordance with approved procedures prior to unrestricted release.
  • Installs and certifies shielding, ventilation, and radiological containment devices at work site.
  • Assists in the decontamination of personnel and equipment.
  1. Successfully completes 100/150 series fundamental training and attains qualifications to independently perform basic radiation protection tasks such as conducting and analyzing survey results, performing area and equipment decontamination, and controlling worker ingress and egress into radiological controlled areas.
  2. Successfully completes 200 and 250 series initial classroom training and 200 series hands-on task training and evaluation.
  3. Upon completion of 200 and 250 series training and until the applicable ANSI experience time requirement is met, performs 200 and 250 series tasks under general supervision of qualified radiation protection technicians.
  4. Performs emergency response duties as assigned.
  5. May be required to work overtime and shift work.

 

Qualifications

Job Specifications: 

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience:

  • Experience in the fields of radiation control job coverage, radioactive waste management, and respiratory protection program implementation 

Aptitude

  • Must possess a good technical aptitude as evidenced by successfully passing the EEI Tech test.

Other:

  1. Meets the requirements of Company and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) psychological, drug, alcohol, and medical testing policies and/or regulations.
  2. Satisfactorily completes General Employee and Radiation Worker training and maintains unescorted access.
  3. Has the ability to wear a respirator and work with a 20 pound weight on the back is required. 
  4. Incumbents will be required to work outdoors in all conditions, climbing, working from ladders and platforms, exposure to heat, dirt, noise, and radiation.
  5. May be subject to certification and recertification with periodic reviews if required by NRC or industry standards.
  6. Any modification mandated by law or regulation enacted by a governmental agency that affects either the duties or qualifications of this position will become a part of this job specification.
  7. Job requires rotating shift work including holiday and weekend work. 
  8. Frequent exposure to heat, noise, dirt and radiation.

Disclaimer: 

May perform other duties as assigned.

 

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. 

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