Health & Safety Technician I-III (329-378)

Location: Richland, Washington US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 284

External Description:
Health and Safety Technicians (HST) reside in the Environmental, Health, Safety, and Licensing (EHS&L) organization. EHS&L in part has the responsibility to establish programs for the protection of employees, the public, and the environment from the effects of ionizing radiation through the performance of license and procedurally required tasks. The task requirements define the methods for surveillance, sampling, and analysis of the workplace/environment and which are generally performed by the HSTs. Framatome is seeking a Health & Safety Tech in our Richland, WA location.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Provide radiological control functions including radiological/IH sample collection and analysis, contamination, radiation, and IH exposure control, chemical and radiological area posting/identification and area radiological monitoring for control purposes.
  • Provide control and assistance on radiological release of materials, emergency response, including Plant Emergency Response Team qualification, surface survey for radiological characterization, tracking radiological exposure for access control, and shipping.
  • Maintain the respiratory protection program.
  • Maintain specified aspects of the dosimetry program, perform personnel decontamination, first-aid and medical support, and radiological instrument program.
  • Participate in specified pre-job briefings.
  • Duties may include work with routine and/or special detection equipment.

All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this opportunity. Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position.
  • High School diploma or equivalent with one year of high school algebra and one year of high school physical science.
  • Familiar with commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the nuclear industry.
  • Trainee (HST-I) designation - 0-6 months of radiation safety experience. Relative experience as a radiation worker and completion of some course work in Radiation protection/Health Physics will be considered as preferred when applying for a HST-1 position.
  • HST-II designation- at least 6 months or radiation safety experience and completion of a fundamental Health Physics course.
  • HST-III designation - 3 ½ years of radiation safety experience in the field and completion of a fundamental Health Physics course.

The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position.
  • Familiar with commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the nuclear industry.
  • Five or more years of experience in the radiation safety field and completion of a fundamental Health Physics courses.
  • An AAS degree in Health Physics or the equivalent education and radiological safety experience e.g. NRRPT Certification.

Framatome is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Location Richland, Washington, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

Job Number: 329-378

Community / Marketing Title: Health & Safety Technician I-III (329-378)

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