Radiation Protection Technician - Ginna Station - Ontario, NY

Employer
Constellation Energy
Location
Ontario, New York
Posted
Feb 02, 2024
Closes
Feb 27, 2024
Ref
2710344182
Discipline
Other
Position Type
Technician
Specialty
Alternative Fuels
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
COMPANY OVERVIEW

As the nation's largest producer of clean, carbon-free energy, Constellation is a company purposely-built to meet the challenges of the climate crisis. Constellation has been the leader in clean energy production for more than a decade and we are growing our company and capabilities. Now, we're accelerating, speeding our low-carbon or no-carbon power to more people in more places, day and night, providing our customers and communities with options to buy, manage and use energy as part of their decarbonization mission. The race is on to confront the climate crisis and Constellation is ready to meet the challenge. Come join us as we lead energy, together.

TOTAL REWARDS

Constellation offers a wide range of benefits and rewards, designed to help our employees thrive professionally and personally. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a bonus program, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase program comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, including a robust wellness program paid time off for vacation, holidays and sick days and much more.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Provides radiation protection services in support of plant operations and maintenance, in accordance with applicable regulations and standards.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Conducts and evaluates radiation, airborne radioactivity and contamination surveys to determine the required radiation protection requirements and personnel stay time, and maintains required postings.
  • Monitors and controls personnel exposure to airborne radioactivity and radiation to maintain personnel exposure as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA).
  • Prescribes the required protective clothing and devices for all individual entries into controlled areas of the site
  • Controls and reduces the quantities of radioactive materials by physical techniques and administrative procedures.
  • Operates, calibrates, repairs, and maintains equipment used to perform radiological surveys and respiratory test equipment.
  • Prepares radioactive material for disposal.
  • Performs duties of the Shift Radiation Protection Technician in accordance with the requirements of the REG Emergency Response Plan.
  • Ensures that controlled area material is surveyed in accordance with approved procedures prior to unrestricted release.
  • Installs and certifies shielding, ventilation, and radiological containment devices at work site.
  • Directs, performs or assists in the decontamination of personnel and equipment.
  • Assists in training of plant, Company, and supplemental personnel.
  • May be required to work overtime and shift work.
  • Frequent exposure to heat, noise, dirt and radiation.
  • NOTE: Ability to pass the National Registry Radiation Protection Technologists Exam within 3 years of becoming a Radiation Protection Technician is a condition of continued employment.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must meet ANSI requirements.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required, an associates degree or bachelors degree is highly preferred.
  • Over five (5) years of experience in the field of radiation control job coverage, radioactive wast management, and respiratory protection program implementation, or the equivalent combination of formal education/training and experience.
  • Successful completion of EEI Technicians test.
  • Other: 1. Meet the requirements of Company and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) psychological, drug, alcohol, and medical testing policies and/or regulations.
  • The ability to wear a respirator and work with a 20 pound weight on the back is required. Exceptions will be considered on an individual basis
  • The ability to wear a respirator and work with a 20 pound weight on the back is required. Exceptions will be considered on an individual basis
  • Must be available for on-call status.
  • Job requires rotating shift work including holiday and weekend work.
  • . Incumbents will be required to work outdoors in all conditions, climbing, working from ladders and platforms, exposure to heat, dirt, noise, and radiation.
  • Ability to serve on the Emergency Response Organizational when called.
  • Successful completion of Initial Training and/or Watch Station Qualifications.
  • Regular and consistent attendance is essential to the performance of the position. Disclaimer: May perform other duties as assigned.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Must satisfactorily complete prerequisite and continuing radiation protection training and qualification requirements.