• Health Physics Technician III

    Requisition # 2019-10813
    Date Posted 1 month ago(9/3/2019 5:11 PM)
    Department
    PPPL ES&H
    Category
    Environemental Safety and Health
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Perform health physics coverage tasks in the area of radiological assessment and implementation of radiation safety requirements. 

    Responsibilities

    • Perform radiation and contamination surveys of radiological controlled areas and radioactive materials at PPPL, using appropriate instrumentation and completing required documentation. Provide authorization to personnel to enter areas or to move or remove materials after survey analyses are completed. 
    • Provide health physics coverage for work performed in radiologial controlled areas including maintenance, facility operations, equipment removals, and equipment installations. 
    • Perform other health Physics tasks as assigned by the Health Physics Management 

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • High School Diploma

    Experience:

    • 5 years experience at a commercial nuclear power plant, laboratory or medical facility, and/or DOE facility. 

    Physical Requirements: 

    • Must work with sources f potential contaminated equipment and contaminated area.
    • Ability to periodically lift up to fifty pounds.
    • Ability to climb ladders and perform surveys on walks, platforms, elevated areas, and potentially awkward locations. 

    Examples of specific job requirements are: 

    • Climbing NSTX stairs to access platform and perform surveys and routine job coverage (approximately 9 feet).
    • Access to cable trays at heights up to 15 feet.
    • Access (using ladders) to radiation areas at height exceeding 15 feet.
    • Periodic bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, lifting, carrying ladders, and pushing heavy carts. 
    • Frequent walking between buildings from C Site to D Site and within buildings. 
    • Access to areas not accessible by elevators using stairs, which are two or more stories high
    • Must be capable of driving the HP truck (automatic) potentially loading and unloading equipment. 
    • Lifting and moving of lead bricks to modify or construct different shielding configurations for various experiments and calibrations. 
    • Moving by pushing or pulling full 60 liter liquid nitrogen containers (on wheels).

    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    TSS, 04

    Standard Weekly Hours

    40.00

    Eligible for Overtime

    Yes

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

    No

    Physical Capacity Exam Required

    No

    Valid Driver's License Required

    No

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