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Radiological Control Training Specialist

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: July 28, 2022
Reference Code: 18178
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) Sr. Radiation Controls group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a Radiological Control Training Specialist.
Our team works an on-site 4x10 schedule located at our Research and Education Campus with every Friday off!
Responsibilities Include:
  • Maintain technical knowledge and skill (both functional and training) to be able to perform analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of both student and program performance for the Radiological Control Program.
  • Understand audience and be able to tailor material to match individual learning styles while ensuring core training requirements are met.
  • Provide support for facility specific radiological control technical training, as needed. Responsible for providing all Radiological Control training services including needs analysis, job and task analysis, training design, training development (lesson plans, tailgates, dynamic learning activities (DLAs), OJT guides and performance standards), written and oral exams, and training delivery. Develop and conduct/evaluate facility drills, and implement DLAs or other training activities.
  • Function as a point of contact for all Radiological Control Training for INL. Ensure required general employee radiological training (GERT), radiological worker, RCT/HPT, Radiological Control Supervisor, Radiological Engineering, computer-based training, classroom instruction, and video training is analyzed, crafted, developed, implemented, and maintained as per DOE and INL Training program requirements.
  • Assist with the development of RCT/HPT quarterly continuing training including lesson plans, schedules, DLA, and presentation material. Duties also include assisting management in assessing the effectiveness of training and developing/implementing corrective actions as necessary. Additionally, assist with the Lab-wide initial training and qualification for new hire RCT/HPTs.
  • Employ highly developed professional judgment and technical expertise in performance of all tasks. Support, promote, and advance laboratory and/or company goals and objectives. Identify and develop technical solutions to complex problems which facilitate more effective and efficient implementation of radiological control initiatives.
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to the other Instructor(s) as needed to meet organizational goals and requirements. Evaluate and develop alternate instructional methods; expand the scope and breadth of core topics that will enhance the RCT Training program; and work to improve overall technician fundamental knowledge equivalent to the knowledge, skills, and competencies commensurate with an NRRPT certification.
  • Ensure the principles of Integrated Safety Management Systems and CCR reflected and integrated in all training process and programs.
  • Consult with Radiological Control Director and Managers to identify, recommend, and implement policies, strategies, and solutions for Rad Con training of a highly complex and technical nature.
  • Assessment of training instructors and classes to ensure training is presented in accordance with procedures, and expectations.


Minimum Requirements:
  • PR0400: Relevant Bachelor's of Science degree plus 8 years relevant experience or 16 years equivalent experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Must be a US Citizen to perform essential duties and potentially gain a DOE clearance as needed.
  • Excellent presentation skills and zeal for educating students using creative and innovative methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to present training materials with a high degree of credibility and passion while maintaining high standards and professionalism.
  • Ability to present material in novel and non-traditional ways to reach a diverse population with unique backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Ability to qualify as an Instructor and OJT Instructor and maintain instructor qualifications.
  • Excellent written communications skills and demonstrated computer skills using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Preferred 3-5 year directly related experience as an RCT/HPT and/or supervisor.
  • Membership in National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists (NRRPT) preferred.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade: 200
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
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.
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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 males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities 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.

COVID Safety Protocols
As a condition of employment, Idaho National Laboratory will inquire about COVID vaccination status and expects candidates to comply with all required COVID safety protocols, including mask-wearing as applicable.

Idaho National Laboratory has implemented a required vaccination policy effective immediately requiring that all new hires must be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, unless exempt under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, or other applicable state or federal law. In accordance with Idaho National Laboratory's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.
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
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INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits, Salary, and Relocation
We have an extremely competitive salary structure and phenomenal benefits. 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.