EH&S Technician

Requisition Number:  8731
Company:  WECTEC Staffing Svcs LLC

Columbia, SC, US, 29061

WECTEC Staffing Services

A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC

WECTEC Staffing Services provides customer-focused solutions with offerings ranging from high-volume and low-cost to specialized niche solutions, never compromising on delivering best-in-class customer service to both our clients and our professionals each day.

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for an EHS Tech.

Your Day-to-Day:

The purpose and objective of this job is to help maintain radiation exposure to plant personnel and the public ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable). This is achieved by collection, analysis and evaluation of radiological sample data to evaluate radiological conditions and providing emergency response assistance when needed.


HP lab functions:  Distribute, collect, prepare and analyze air samples.  Operate, maintain and calibrate radiological sample counting equipment. Process and analyze effluent/environmental samples and uranyl nitrate samples. Perform respirator fit tests.  

Contamination control area surveillance coverage: Provide radiological airborne, contamination and airborne chemical monitoring for routine and non-routine activities and events in the contamination controlled area (CCA).

Plant support:  Evaluate and complete work order requests including survey of potentially contaminated parts/equipment for transfer or release from the facility. Survey of incoming and outgoing shipments of radioactive materials. Leak testing of high efficiency filtration systems. Provide support for non-routine requests from internal and external customers. Provide guidance to radiological workers to minimize personnel contamination and exposure to radioactive materials.

Radiation Safety Programs: Provide support for major radiation safety programs such as bioassay, dosimetry, instrumentation, transportation, ventilation, contamination control, environmental monitoring and radiation work permits, ensuring they are properly managed, documented and maintained in accordance with regulatory requirements. 

Emergency Response: Obtain training for proper response to emergency events and participate in response to events when needed.


Who You Are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

* High school graduate or the equivalent with technical or college courses in engineering, math, physics and chemistry or the equivalent. Associate degree in radiation protection or other equivalent field of study

* Work experience in radiation protection, or an equivalent field that involves the use of math, physics and chemistry to perform the job functions. At least one year experience as a Radiation Protection Technician or an equivalent field where the job functions parallel that of the requirements for CFFF Radiation Protection Technicians

* Must be able to understand and perform job functions under the direction of written procedures.  Must exercise considerable judgment and initiative in identifying and correcting potential radiological contamination, airborne and non-compliance situations.  Must be able to process data and operate instrumentation using basic computer programs. Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Must have ability to meet and maintain qualifications required for use of a respirator and self-contained breathing apparatus. At least one year experience using the skills listed under “Minimum Required”


Our Safety Pledge to You:

If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then this is the position for you! For us, our guiding principle has always been and will continue to be the safety of our people. It’s that simple!

Why WECTEC Staffing Services?

Through the ever changing and rapidly evolving contract labor market we continue to employ experienced, highly motivated, and qualified employees with proven track records to meet our clients’ needs. We have expanded our scope of services outside of the nuclear industry to include international contracts in more than five countries. Our dedicated employees range in expertise from highly specialized technical niche positions to corporate function positions and we want YOU to be a part of our impressive talent network!

Additionally, WECTEC Staffing Services offers competitive pay as well as benefits to qualifying positions. To learn more about us visit

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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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