Los Alamos National Laboratory RCT 2 (Radiation Control Tec 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Radiological Control Technicians at Los Alamos National Laboratory provide critical radiological support to the Laboratory’s mission operations by ensuring radiological safety for workers and the public. As an employee of the Laboratory’s Radiation Protection Division, you will be highly trained and qualified to perform workplace surveillance of radiological conditions by conducting monitoring and surveys for removable and fixed contamination and external radiation surveys for beta/gamma and neutron radiation; assist with routine and non-routine radiation protection activities to ensure the implementation of and compliance with procedures, including response to abnormal events; and assist with air sampling and operation of air monitoring equipment.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Knowledge of and/or experience in applied technical radiation protection principles and in the practices required to implement those principles.
Knowledge and/or experience in the use of protective clothing and respiratory protective equipment for radiological protection.
Ability to review, understand, communicate, and implement procedures, as well as propose appropriate alternatives.
Ability and experience in using computer based office applications such as e-mail and work processing applications.
Above-average math skills, including ability to perform simple calculations.
Training/Certifications: All Radiological Control Technicians at LANL will receive instruction and training in the Department of Energy Core Radiation Protection fundamentals and in Laboratory-specific procedures. Radiological Control Technicians must pass the DOE Core and the LANL Specific written examinations and an Oral Board to be Laboratory-qualified Radiological Control Technicians.
Education/Experience: Position requires a high school diploma and one-to-two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Formal education in math to include algebra.
Experience with databases or other information management systems, including computer applications for recording of information or data.
Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams in challenging work environments.
Experience performing work in protective clothing and respiratory protection.
Experience performing or supporting radiological work involving radiation and contamination hazards.
Active DOE or DOD security clearance.
Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Depth perception, binocular vision, reading vision, ability to speak, ability to discriminate speech, ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 hz), standing, walking, using stairs, fixed ladders and ladders up to six feet, ability to lift 50 pounds and carry 35 pounds, and ability to wear respiratory/protective equipment.
Work Environment: Work near sources of ionizing radiation/contamination; indoors in radiological work areas/laboratories; and/or outdoors with exposure to elements. Possible overtime, shift work, and/or on-call assignments.
Note to Applicants:
Ability to obtain and retain a Q-Clearance
Work will occur at 7300-foot elevation in physically demanding environments.
Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid maternity and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Contact Name Hamilton, Junior Victor Edward (Junior)
Vacancy Name: IRC81570
Organization Name RP-PROG/Radiation Protection Programs
Minimum Salary 47400
Maximum Salary 72900
Req ID: IRC81570
Category: Env Safety Health