Radiation Safety Manager - Churchill

Requisition Number:  15750
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Pittsburgh, US

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

We are currently seeking a Radiation Safety Manager for our Churchill Operations Site. The Radiation Safety Manager must possess broad knowledge and experience in all aspects of a comprehensive Radiation Safety Program to ensure the safety of employees, the general public, and the environment. The position is responsible for maintaining compliance with state and federal regulations. This position manages a complex radiation safety program and provides technical guidance with support from a staff of radiation protection technicians.


Your Day to Day:

  • Steward the site’s Broad Scope Radioactive Materials Program, Accelerator Program, and Radiation Generating Device Program.  As such, possess authority of executive management to monitor all activities that involve byproduct material and terminate any activity in which health and safety appear to be compromised without consulting with executive management or the Radiation Safety Committee (RSC).
  • Perform a preliminary review of proposed new uses and users of radioactive materials and formally discuss the proposal with the RSC for approval.
  • Perform audits of all areas of use and individuals who are authorized to use byproduct material to ensure work is done in accordance with the license, regulations, and user permit conditions.  Stewards the Emergency Response Program
  • Steward the site's Dosimetry Program, including the bioassay program. Assist team members with dose investigations, when necessary
  • Steward the Environmental Monitoring Program as applicable
  • Supervise the Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) team
  • Serve as the vice-chair of the site’s Radiation Safety Committee
  • Assist with managing the non-ionizing radiation safety program
  • Provides supervision, leadership, and direction to the radiation protection and environmental safety technicians
  • Monitor and analyze key performance metrics to identify areas for improvement and implement changes as needed.
  • Oversee and provide stewardship of the group's internal procedures and recordkeeping processes
  • Assist in the implementation of a wide variety of radiation safety services across the Churchill Site a manner that allows for safe, efficient, and ALARA-conscious research to take place.


Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in physics, Health Physics, Nuclear Engineering, or closely related field
  • 5+ years of related experience preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certification as a Radiation Safety Officer or significant progress towards formal training certification
  • The candidate must be vetted Trustworthy and Reliable, in accordance with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, PA Department of Environmental Protection and the Churchill Site Access Authorization Program. The ideal candidate will have familiarization or experience working in a research laboratory setting with the presence of chemical, biological, or radiological hazards.  Demonstrated experience communicating technical information to a wide range of audiences is necessary. This position is required to respond to emergencies involving radiological hazards as directed. The ability to pass illicit drug and alcohol screening is required.


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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