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Radiological Control Technician II

Company: Mission Support and Test Services, LLC
Location: Amargosa Valley
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Overview: If you're looking for an interesting, fulfilling career, you've come to the right place At Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS), we're a dynamic team of employees who manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site. A premier outdoor, indoor and underground national laboratory for unique, high-level experiments, the NNSS has offices across the country, including Southern Nevada; Santa Barbara and Livermore, California; Washington, D.C.; and Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New Mexico. We're dedicated to working together as a team to keep our nation safe. Join us MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and HII Nuclear Inc. Responsibilities: This Technician II position will serve as a Radiological Control Technician and assist projects in complying with Federal safety standards associated with working with radioactive material, radiation-generating devices, and handling sealed radioactive sources. Key Responsibilities Under the guidance of a qualified technician, perform radiological surveys and monitor radiological conditions and work practices utilized by Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS) and/or subcontractors in assigned areas. Under the guidance of a qualified technician, prior to use, verify that radiological instrumentation is functioning properly. Such instrumentation includes, but is not limited to, air sampling equipment, dose rate meters, and contamination monitors. Under the guidance of a qualified technician, post various approved radiological signs to ensure that radiological work sites are properly identified to prevent unauthorized access. Participate in briefings concerning radiological conditions and requirements of a particular work situation. Maintain training and qualifications current and attend onsite and offsite training as necessary to maintain competency in the radiological control field. Perform related work as assigned by supervisor under the guidance of a qualified technician. Perform radiological surveys and monitor radiological conditions and work practices utilized by Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS) and/or subcontractors in assigned areas. Prior to use, verify that radiological instrumentation is functioning properly. Such instrumentation includes, but is not limited to,air sampling equipment, dose rate meters, and contamination monitors. Assist in posting various radiological signs to ensure that radiological work sites are properly identified to prevent unauthorized access. Follow radiological work permits, work packages, and procedures, ensuring that work is performed in accordance with approved work control documents. Participate in briefings and advise other personnel on radiological conditions and requirements of a particular work situation. Ensure generation of records for radiation surveys and other job activities utilize appropriate forms and logbooks, as required. Implement stop work authority in a responsible manner when radiological or safety conditions warrant. Support/participate with and be a member of various emergency response teams with the potential of U.S. and worldwide travel. Maintain current training and qualifications and attend onsite and offsite training as necessary to maintain competency in the radiological control field Perform related work as assigned by supervisor. Qualifications: Associate degree in related field plus 2 years' progressive related experience or High School diploma or equivalent plus 4 years' progressive related experience. Must be able to qualify within 1 month of start date to the DOE Radiological Control Technician (RCT) standardized core training programs. Ability to work independently or in a team environment on a wide variety of tasks is critical. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and Outlook is required. Must be fitted for and qualify for use with various respiratory protection and personal protective equipment. Must be able to participate in National Response Asset Deployment activities. May be required to participate in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). The primary work location will be at the Nevada National Security Site (located 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada). Location includes Area 23 in Mercury and the forward areas of the NNSS. Work schedule for this position will be 4/10's, Monday - Thursday (overtime may be required). Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy thatincludes random drug testing. Must possess valid driver's license. Compliance to Executive Order 14042 (regarding COVID-19 vaccination) applies to Federal Contractors and is a condition of employment with MSTS. Click for details and the latest communications. MSTS is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants offered employment with MSTS are also subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment. In addition, Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship, at least 18 years of age. Reference , "Personnel Security". If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted. Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level). Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in , "Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites," will be conducted. Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, required to participate in subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be required. Reference , "Counterintelligence Evaluation Program." MSTS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Keywords: Mission Support and Test Services, LLC, North Las Vegas , Radiological Control Technician II, Professions , Amargosa Valley, Nevada

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