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Radiation Protection Supervisor

InSolves Piketon, OH
  • Expired: 8 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Overview

Under limited management oversight, performs Radiation Protection supervisory oversight of radiological
work in the field. Duties will include supervision of Radiation Protection Leads, Radiological Control
Technicians (junior and senior assigned to perform job functions as assigned by Radiation Protection
Section Managers and ES&H management. Typical job responsibilities are to supervise all radiological
work planning, participate in Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) development and review, review and provide field
validation and verification of all Radiation Protection Program core function procedures and assist and
support management in ensuring the monitoring, controls and processes for reducing and controlling
radioactive materials and radiation generating material and equipment are in compliance with all
applicable procedures, policies, contractual/operational requirements, safety guidelines and managerial
direction and DOE Orders. The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and
Radiation Protection and Project management in one or more of the following functional areas in addition
to other duties as assigned by management:

  • Plans, schedules and organizes the work to ensure utilization of employees and compliance with all
    contract requirements, quality standards and budgetary guidelines
  • Directly supports Radiation Protection Section Managers in assigned duties including, but not limited
    to oversight of Radiation Protection Leads, Radiological Control Technicians and Radiological
  • Responsible for the daily review of radiation protection program quality records and transmittal
    agreements with RMDC
  • Ensures staffing levels of supervised personnel are maintained in a manner which allows the effective
    execution of the assigned scope of work at all times
  • lnstructs employees on work methods and performance expectations
  • Provides leadership and motivation to subordinate personnel
  • lnterfaces with groups inside and outside the organization, senior management, and auditors
  • Responsible for day to day operations of the group
  • Responsible for providing direction, training and evaluation of subordinate personnel
  • Assists with the development or revse/update of various plans, policies or procedures as needed
  • Assists with maintaining positive employee relations
  • Responsible for group supervision and administration
  • May provide presentations to project senior management
  • Must be capable of understanding and performing methods and processes
  • Participates in planning experiments related to measurements of radioactive materials
  • Makes recommendations for corrective measures to reduce contamination levels when excessive
    contamination levels are detected
  • Responds to radioactive spills and contaminated personnel and gives direction as necessary
  • Generates reports for management
  • Proficient in a wide variety of Radiological Control support tasks
  • Leads training of less experienced technicians
  • Performs a variety of tasks complex to significantly difficult in nature
  • Other job related duties as assigned

May be assigned as Dosimetry Supervisor:
Under limited supervision, performs all coordination functions of the FBP Radiation Protection Dosimetry
group as assigned by the Radiation Protection Manager. Typical job responsibilities include assisting and
supporting management in all aspects of supplying dosimetry services for FBP, contracted support
groups, ETS contractor, FSS contractor, DOE and others as approved under contract. The specific work
assignment will include oversight of Dosimetry group staff, performance of issuing, exchanging, shipping
and review of external dosimetry reports. Oversight of internal dosimetry program including the
scheduling and processing of worker samples in addition to other duties as assigned. Responsible for
applying the 5 core functions of lntegrated Safety Management to all work planning and execution
functions. Will lead, manage and supervise FBP/contractor personnel in their respective roles and
responsibilities in support of the FBP lnternal/External Dosimetry Program including:

  • Ensure that all dosimetry functions are administered in full compliance with DOE regulations, the
    RPP and all applicable FBP procedures
  • Assist and ensure all dosimetry staff are trained and qualified to perform duties
  • Assist in the development of dosimetry and other Radiation Protection procedures, policies,
    guides and related training material
  • Assist in development of performance measures, perform personnel performance appraisals and
    personnel development plans as required
  • Coordinate the procurement of all dosimetry equipment including maintenance of external
    contracts for TLD, PNAD and bioassay services
  • Maintain sufficient quantities of equipment to support dosimetry program compliance. Coordinate
    development, maintenance, retention and safe keeping of all dosimetry records
  • Responsible for responding to requests from external facilities including the support of all
    EEOICPA, FOIA and Privacy Act requests. This will include compliant use and storage of all
    dosimetry records for the history of the facility
  • lnterface with Dosimetry vendors/suppliers for all TLD/PNAD supply/return issues
  • Ensure that all dosimetry processing is complete for each calendar year in support of the
    REMS/REIRS report to the DOE and also the annual report to employees
  • Ensure PNAD/TLD exchanges are completed quarterly and semi-annually as required for all
    employees/shifts on site for FBPMEMS and BWCS
  • Ensure all necessary surveys are complete in support of off-site shipment of dosimetry equipment
  • Collect and report all TlD/bioassay results to management as required
  • Ensure employees receiving non-occupational medical treatments are processed properly. This
    includes close coordination with the facility medical staff
  • Ensure completion of all dose investigations including lost TLDs, X-Ray TLDs, damaged TLDs, etc
  • Schedule and exchange all area monitors, background monitors, and environmental TLDs on site
  • Coordinate RWP sign in sheets in support of site bioassay scheduling
  • Coordinate the proper packing, shipping and tracking of bioassay samples

May be assigned as Technical Training Supervisor:
performs duties as the manager of technical training within the Radiation Protection organization
reporting to the RPM; responsible for the development and oversight of Radiation Safety Training and its
implementation through the DOE approved Radiation Protection Program (RPP) under 10 CFR 835.
Duties include but are not limited to oversight of the Radiation Protection training staff for all required RP
training for the following: managers, engineers, supervisors and technicians supporting assigned
functions and elements of the Radiation Protection Program: responsibilities are to develop training,
oversee and assess the implementation of site Radiation Safety Training, General Employee Radiation
Training, Radiation WorkerI AND Radiation Worker ll delivered through DOE FSS contractor for overall
effectiveness; measure, analyze and report effectiveness of RP training programs and personnel
qualifications; lnterface with DOE as site POC for DOE core training materials and exam bank custodian;
coordinate supplemental qualification requirements and processes assigned to other organizations for RP
personnel. The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support
management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned:

  • Plans, schedules and integrates radiation protection program training elements to ensure utilization of
    employees and compliance with all contract requirements, quality standards and budgetary guidelines
  • Participates in various site teams, committees designed to implement ISMS and integrated work
    methods designed to enhance performance
  • Provides leadership and motivation to subordinate personnel
  • Maintains close working relationship with Radiation Protection Management and Project management
    while ensuring radiological control services are being properly executed compliantly and needs of the
    Project are met
  • lnterfaces with groups inside and outside the ES&H organization, senior management, auditors and
    client representatives
  • Assists in the development of budgets, various plans, policies or procedures as needed
  • Responsible for personnel performance actions and performance appraisals
  • Responsible for supporting activities associated with the development and implementation of
    policies, procedures and systems supporting the Radiation Protection Program training elements
  • Develops or directs development of training programs for site personnel involved in radiological
    control work and assists in establishing operation standards
  • Must be capable of understanding and performing methods and processes related to health physics
  • Responsible for short term and long term planning of activities of the Radiation Protection Program
  • Generates reports . Proficient in a wide variety of Radiation Protection support tasks
  • Performs a variety of tasks complex to significantly difficult in nature
  • Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all
    approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a
    safe manner
  • If supervising others, has responsibility for the safety of those being supervised and
    ensures they comply with established safety policies and procedures and practice safe work habits
  • Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Minimum Requirements

BS/BA degree in a related field such as Health Physics, Engineering, Science or Math or a related field
and 6 years of operational health physics experience, 2 years of experience in the DOE/NNSA complex
or a Gaseous Diffusion Enrichment facility, 2 years of direct experience as a Radiological Control
Technologist and currently qualified as a Radiological Control Technician, Sr. or Radiological Control
Technologist or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. NRRPT Certification
is preferred. Dosimetry Supervisor requires 6 years DOELAP accredited dosimetry experience or
equivalent combination of experience and education. Technical Training Supervisor requires 5 years
technical training experience.

Demonstrated ability to lead radiological control technicians (specific reference/experienced required)

Active DOE security clearance or the ability to obtain

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Attention to detail

lntermediate PC skills including Microsoft software

Must pass required math/science assessments

Must pass core exams and on the job training

Strong math/science skills/aptitude

Working Conditions

Work in an environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities). Potential
exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and
radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed. Dosimetry Supervisor and
Technical Training Supervisor positions work primarily in an office environment with some field duties.

Ability to wear respirator and other protective equipment to enter various types of potentially hazardous
areas (such as but not limited to chemical, dust fumes, mists, heat stress factors, etc.).

Ability to carry several instruments/equipment or tools while walking extensively. Potential prolonged
walking/standing, repeated pushing/pulling.

Ability to perform medium to very heavy work, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, nonrepetitive,
up to 50 pounds of force frequently (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds
requires usage of a two person "buddy system"), and/or more than 20 pounds of force constantly,
repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking,
grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.

Potential for prolonged driving of or riding in a motor vehicle, machine operation, and/or working
around moving equipment/machinery or motorized vehicles (such as but not limited to car, truck, golf
cart, gator, heavy equipment).

Ability to work in confined areas, tanks, heat stress conditions, high noise and areas with radiation and
chemical hazards.

Environmental conditions may include weather or temperature extremes, inclement weather (such as
but not limited to wind, rain, excessive heat, excessive cold, snow/ice, etc.)

ln some cases radiological training may be required.

May be required to operate company vehicle during the course of work. All safety and DOT regulations
and procedures must be adhered to at all times.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed
by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe
the overall purpose of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities
assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties
as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably
accommodate individuals with a disability.

We do not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation or national origin.



Piketon, OH