Jr. Radiation Protection Technician

Requisition Number:  14005
Company:  WECTEC Staffing Svcs LLC

Tonopah, AZ, US, 85354

Contact Recruiter:  Joey Melanson 508-591-1272 

Recruiter Email: Joey.Melanson@westinghouse.com


Opportunity Overview: Jr. Radiation Protection Technician 

Westinghouse has an exciting opportunity for a Junior Radiation Protection Technician.  A Junior Radiation Protection Technician is needed to support work at our Palo Verde location in AZ. Work includes surveillance of radiological work areas, radioactive material management, data/records management, radiological sample collection/analysis, air monitoring and sampling.


What your day-to-day looks like:

  • Perform radiation control work activities in support of maintenance, decontamination and compliance operations.
  • Perform radiological surveys (radiation, contamination, and airborne radioactivity) of work areas and generate associated documents.
  • Perform release surveys of materials, equipment and property from areas controlled for radiological purposes to uncontrolled areas.
  • Evaluate radiological conditions within various types of facilities and post areas and items controlled for radiological purposes.
  • Conduct and/or support assessments, audits and other measures needed regarding radiological incidents. Respond to contaminated personnel/areas and other radiological incidents and emergencies and participate in corrective action.
  • Provide radiological support during preparation, packaging, and shipment/transfer of radioactive materials and wastes.

What we need to see from you:               

  • Education, or combination of education and experience, in which advanced technical concepts and principles are acquired in the field of radiation protection/health physics.
  • 1 + years of relevant experience in radiation measurement, radioisotope handling and radiation monitoring, including 1 year as a qualified Radiation Control Technician or Health Physics Technician.
  • Ability to apply advanced radiation safety, radiation measurement and radioisotope handling principles in general assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a radiation protection team given broad and general program/project directions.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position including - routinely lift and transport of 40 pounds, frequently bend and stoop & stand and walk for 4-6 hours per day.
  • Successfully pass a routine medical examination as well as successfully pass applicable training including Respirator Fit Testing.


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 www.wectecstaffing.com


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