Radiological Control Technician III

Date: Jun 21, 2024

Location: Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37830

Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Requisition Id 13086 

 

Overview: 

The Nuclear and Radiological Protection Division (NRPD) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) seeks Senior Radiological Control Technicians (RCTs) for permanent direct funded staff openings within the Radiological Protection Operations (RPO) Neutron Sciences Facilities, Isotope and Material Sciences, and Balance of Lab Groups.  These positions are supporting operations and research throughout the ORNL complex.

 

As a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science national laboratory, ORNL has an extraordinary 80-year history of solving the nation’s biggest problems. We have a dedicated and creative staff of over 6,000 people! Our vision for diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) is to cultivate an environment and practices that foster diversity in ideas and in the people across the organization, as well as to ensure ORNL is recognized as a workplace of choice. These elements are critical for enabling the execution of ORNL’s broader mission to accelerate scientific discoveries and their translation into energy, environment, and security solutions for the nation.

 

Major Duties/Responsibilities: 

Duties for these positions will include performing routine radiation detection instrument performance tests, radiation and contamination monitoring, taking air samples, posting and labeling, access control, material clearance surveys, radioactive waste surveys, and higher hazard radiological work job coverage including reactor maintenance and accelerator process cell operations support.  These positions involve a significant amount of independent interaction with research and development, facility operations, and maintenance personnel in the performance of their duties and planning of work activities to ensure procedure compliance.  Deliver ORNL’s mission by aligning behaviors, priorities, and interactions with our core values of Impact, Integrity, Teamwork, Safety, and Service. Promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility by fostering a respectful workplace – in how we treat one another, work together, and measure success.
 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates degree and experience working at least five to seven years as a RCT within the DOE, Commercial Nuclear Power, or the Armed Services complexes or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

  • Currently qualified as a DOE Radiological Control Technician.

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance from the Department of Energy. As such, this position is a Workplace Substance Abuse (WSAP) testing designated position. WSAP positions require passing a pre-placement drug test and participation in an ongoing random drug testing program. 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Health Physics or related field

  • Qualified as an ANSI/ANS 3.1-1987 Senior RCT

  • Active registration with the National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists (NRRPT)

  • Broad experience in operational radiation protection at a DOE National Laboratory or research reactor

  • Excellent verbal/written communication, computer, and proven teamwork skills

  • Ability to serve on the Field Monitoring Team

 

Special Requirements:

  • Letters of Recommendation: 3 references may be required upon request.

  • Physical Requirements: Work involves various physical requirements and working conditions. As such, a pre-hire physical will be required after offer.

  • HSPD-12 PIV badge: This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain an HSPD-12 PIV badge.  

  • Q clearance: This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance from the Department of Energy. As such, this position is a Workplace Substance Abuse (WSAP) testing designated position. WSAP positions require passing a pre-placement drug test and participation in an ongoing random drug testing program.

  • Visa Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

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If you have trouble applying for a position, please email ORNLRecruiting@ornl.gov.


ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply.  UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.


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