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Radiological Control Technical Specialist

Idaho National Laboratory

Location: US
Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: Entry Level
Date Posted: November 29, 2022
Reference Code: 18772
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Radiological Control Operations group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a Radiological Control Technical Specialist! Our team works an on-site 4x10 schedule located at our Advanced Test Reactor facility with every Friday off.
Responsibilities Include:
  • ATR Complex Radiological Control LabWay Point of Contact (POC).
  • Responsible for tracking and trending of ATR Complex Radiological Data.
  • Schedule, perform, and ensure completion of ATR Radiological Control assigned assessments on or prior to the due date.
  • Track and trend radiological issues including performance based measures. Provide a monthly metric report to ATR Radiological Control Manager, ATR Programs, and INL Radiological Control home organization.
  • Function in a technical lead capacity, performing reviews of RadCon survey maps, logs and documentation.
  • Work with Planning, RadCon Engineering, Supervisors and Radiological Control Technicians, to develop Radiological Work Permits.
  • Guide in multiple aspects of Radiological Control and provide innovative solutions to complex radiological problems across INL.
  • Perform assessments and perform inspections
  • Provide guidance to radiological control staff
  • Function as the SME for the ATR Complex on items related to Radiological Control Procedures and forms.
  • Initiate changes to procedures, resolve issues and track for completion.
  • Serve as a RadCon SME on Procedure Upgrade Team, DCR, Periodic Reviews and revisions.
  • Dual Role as entry Level Rad Engineer working on Level 1 Rad Engineer Qualification Checklists.
  • Support leads, Supervisors, and Manager in day-to-day activities.
  • Perform review of LabWay issues and inform Manager of pending issues that are assigned or may be assigned to ATR RadCon.
  • Monthly review of ATR Radiological Control H620 and H630 Organization training through the Qualified Watch stander list on the ATR Training home page to ensure there are no lapses in qualifications and training.
  • Provide notifications of any RCT qualifications that are coming due as well as recommendations on improvement needs.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Level 2: Bachelor degree plus 2 years relevant experience or 10 years in lieu of degree.
  • Level 3: Bachelor degree plus 5 years relevant experience or 13 years in lieu of degree.
  • Relevant Experience: Relevant experience in radiological controls includes RCT, HPT, Rad engineering/supervision/management experience etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "L" clearance, which requires US Citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain HPT/RCT qualification.
Preferred Requirements:
  • NRRPT certification.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade 180 ($60,984 - $97,584) / Salary Grade 200 ($79,140 - $130,572)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP: Testing designated position; you will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of your employment.
  • Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills.
INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
INL Mission:
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
INL Vision:
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable Accommodation:
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview
About this Employer

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.