Decontamination Technician - Palo Verde

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Decon Tech

Perform housekeeping / decontamination activities in all Radiological Control Areas. Operate various test equipment and machines as needed to perform duties such as high-pressure washers, laundry machines, RP meters, etc… Due to the broad diversity of work activities in the classification, most employees may be required to certify to all Decon specific tasks as directed by the Radiation Protection department.

Education / Training Requirements

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience
  • Satisfy all requirements required to obtain a Level II Nuclear Access Badge
  • Individual workers may be assigned to specific task requiring specialized training. When specified, individuals must be trained in Powered Industrial Truck/ Fork Lift Operator Initial and Re-qualification Training per 29CFR1910.178
  • Auxiliary Radioactive Materials Shipper per 49CFR172, 10CFR271

Minimum Skill Requirements and Accountabilities

  • Ability to climb ladders and work at various heights
  • Meet all applicable requirements to maintain unescorted access
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to complete training / certification to operate various equipment including: re:

    • High pressure sprayers
    • vacuums
    • Small pendant cranes
    • Hoist
    • Miscellaneous equipment

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written communications, technical requirements, procedures and directives associated with working at a nuclear plant.
  • May require a respirator physical and training
  • Ability to work in adverse conditions such as high temperatures, confined spaces, etc..