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Amentum Health Physicist in Richland, Washington

Title Health Physicist

Position Number 35243

Company WA River Protection Solutions

City/State Richland, WA

Location ETF/200E

Posted 09/14/2021

Closes 09/21/2021

Regular/Temporary Regular

Full/Part-Time Full-Time

Job Responsibilities/Duties

Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) is seeking a Health Physicist (Field) for Production Operations Facilities Radiological Control Department is support of the Effluent Treatment Facility (ETF), 242-A Evaporator Facility and AW Tank Farm. They will provide support for ensuring radiological compliance in accordance with all applicable government and industry standards, rules, and regulations pertaining to nuclear radiation. This individual may serve as Facility Point of Contact (FPOC) for Radiological Work Planning and other health physics specialties. Duties may include:

Develop, prepare, review, and/or approve work planning documents, technical basis documents and participates in Process Hazards Review Analysis (PHRA), and ALARA design reviews.

Support field exercises, review work procedures/practices, conduct field surveillances, perform assessments, and assist in training of health physics technicians (HPTs).

Working independently, develop and lead implementation of radiological control programs and activities that fall under the responsibility of a Health Physicist/Radiological Work Planner.

Under administrative direction, provide advanced and wide-ranging technical, operational, and regulatory guidance on company's Radiological Protection issues.

Production Operations Facilities radiological work planning and Facility Technical Point of Contact (FPOC) duties, leadership, and independent oversight to assure compliance with regulatory, contractual and company level requirements.

Perform assessments, calculations, and/or monitoring to determine the proper radiological controls and shielding required to meet or exceed company/regulatory standards, while considering the economic impacts as based on procedures.

Apply sophisticated procedural radiological engineering and health physics principles for multiple new, complex facilities/projects in scope.

Ensure sound radiation protection practices are accomplished through incorporation of program requirements and ALARA throughout technical work documents.

Provide a leadership function within radiological work planning and assures implementation of sound and compliant radiological control technical work documents along with distribution of upcoming package development.

Update and maintain the Radiological Control Program within the assigned area of responsibility and provides Health Physicist leadership to those preparing documents and procedures implementing these requirements.

Contribute to development of new concepts, techniques, and standards. Considered expert in field within the organization.

Follow WRPS procedures, policies, processes and expectations including those related to industrial and radiological safety, quality, conduct of operations, and environmental compliance.

Provide complete/accurate information and timely meets internal and external commitments, including those related to corrective actions.

Daily interface regarding work status, technical issues and resolution, and functional element performance.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's (BA/BS) degree in Science, Health Physics or related field and 7 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Desired Qualifications

NRRPT or Certified Health Physicist (CHP) preferred

An in-depth understanding in all aspects of the Operational Radiation Protection Program.

Extensive radiological work planning experience, with specific examples.

Documented and verifiable training in Radiation Protection.

Radiological Control First Line Manager experience.

Relocation Funding Provided Yes

U.S. Citizenship Required Yes

Clearance Required No

Job Classification Exempt

Shift Work Required No

This contractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR ยงยง 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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