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Provide Radiation Protection coverage and oversight as required for power-plant activates. In addition to providing job coverage, certain routine tasks may be assigned commensurate with individual certifications, qualifications, and skills. Types of tasks RP Technicians may perform include the following:

  • radiation and contamination surveys
  • material and equipment surveys
  • release of personnel and material
  • material escort
  • ALARA planning
  • assisting with decontamination activities
  • support of Site Emergency Plan

  • coverage of primary work activities same as JR coverage.

Education / Training Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Satisfy all requirements required to obtain a Level II Nuclear Access Badge
  • Education and experience meet or exceed the requirements of ANSI Standard N-18.1 (1971).
  • Education and experience meet or exceed the requirements of ANSI Standard N-3.1 (1978).
  • Competition of GAP training / CIRP Task of the NISP-RP-12 (Nuclear Industry Standard Process)
  • Individual workers may be assigned to specific task requiring specialized training. When specified, individuals must be trained in accordance with the following OSHA, DOT, and
  • EPA regulations and documentation provided per NW attachment, Section A:

    • 90/180 Day Storage Area Workers, Inspectors, and TSDF Storage per 40CFR265
    • Class B Commercial Driver’s License with DOT Hazardous Material Certification per 49CFR1172, 177, 390
    • Powered Industrial Truck/ Fork Lift Operator Initial and Re-qualification Training per 29CFR1910.178
    • Hazardous Waste Regulations per 40CFR265
    • DOT Hazardous Materials Loaders and Un-loaders per 49CFR177
    • DOT Hazardous Materials Shippers per 49CFR172
    • Radioactive Materials Shippers per 40CFR172, 10CFR71, IE Bulletin 79-19
    • Satellite Accumulation Area per 40CFR262.34

Minimum Skill Requirements and Accountabilities

  • Meet all applicable requirements to maintain unescorted access
  • Safe use and proper operation of applicable equipment
  • Use and adhere to station policies and procedures.
  • Effectively communicate and interact with co-workers, Supervisors and Sponsors to ensure Safe and Quality job completion for all assignments
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written communications, technical requirements, procedures and directives associated with working at a nuclear plant
  • Ability to climb and work in adverse conditions such as high temperature areas, confined spaces, and heights.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to be respirator qualified