Technician Radiation Protection I Sr.- 3 positions

STP Nuclear Operating Company, 12090 FM 521, Wadsworth, Texas, United States of America Req #581
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
The South Texas Project Electric Generating Station is one of the newest and largest nuclear power facilities in the nation.  STP's two units produce 2,700 megawatts of carbon-free electricity - providing clean energy to two million Texas homes.  Through our uncompromising commitment to nuclear safety and continuous focus on improving plant operations, STP has emerged as an industry leader.  Our 1,200 employees maintain an ongoing commitment to the safe and reliable operation of the facility.  The company's culture and core values focus on safety, integrity, teamwork and excellence.
SUMMARY
Helps maintain radiation exposure to plant personnel and the public As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA). Reduces radioactive contamination levels,
provides radiological protective clothing, handles radioactive waste, provides guidance to radiological workers. Performs radiological surveys and radiological
sample analyses. Issues and inventories radiological equipment. Prevents radioactive material from being unconditionally released from the Radiologically
Controlled Area. Performs high-complexity radiological job coverage commensurate with experience level.

EDUCATION
Other : Without degree, successful completion of Radiation Protection Technician Course or equivalent (as determined by ANSI or other applicable
standards). (Required)
Associates degree in technology, math or science. (Preferred)

EXPERIENCE
2 Years + (minimum 42 months) in RP Technician apprentice program. (Required)

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS
National Registry of Radiation Protection Technician (Preferred)

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
TECH RP 1 SENIOR:
  • Helps maintain radiation exposure to plant personnel and the public As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA). 
  • Reduces radioactive contamination levels, provides radiological protective clothing, handles radioactive waste, provides guidance to radiological workers. 
  • Performs radiological surveys and radiological sample analyses. Issues and inventories radiological equipment. 
  • Prevents radioactive material from being unconditionally released from the Radiologically Controlled Area. 
  • Performs high-complexity radiological job coverage commensurate with experience level.
  • Learns technical aspects of radiation protection through classroom and on-the-job training. 
  • Provides guidance to radiological workers in both written and verbal forms.
  • Performs radiological surveys and post areas in accordance with plant procedures.  
  • Analyzes radiological samples in accordance with plant procedures.
  • Monitors plant conditions and reports abnormal conditions through the Condition Reporting Process.
  • Performs maintenance, inventories, and issue of radiological equipment and instruments. Monitors equipment and material for unconditional release from the RCA in accordance with plant procedures and commensurate with experience level.
  • Performs decontamination of plant equipment and areas. Maintains a sufficient inventory of protective clothing for use by station personnel. Collects, segregates, and packages radioactive waste for storage or shipment.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Accept ERO position as needed.
  • Accept outage position as needed.

SPECIAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Ability to obtain and maintain unescorted access.
  • Ability to use formulas involving unit analysis, algebra, and logarithms to calculate radiation exposure, contamination levels, personnel stay times, and to successfully complete required training. Ability to enter data into a computer.
  • Ability to meet and maintain qualifications required for use of a respirator and self-contained breathing apparatus.
  • Ability to transport radiation instruments or waste material weighing up to 30 pounds to areas within the plant including areas only accessible by ladders.
  • Ability to clearly communicate work instructions to radiation workers; i.e., good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to successfully complete employee screening exam and all required training. Successful completion of Qualification Cards and Oral Boards associated with the specific level of technician.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Overtime and alternate work schedules as needed.
  • Subject to callouts twenty-four hours per day seven days per week.
  • Provide job coverage while working in radiologically controlled areas, including but not limited to, Radiation Areas, High Radiation Areas, Contamination Areas and High Contamination Areas, Locked High Radiation Areas, and Very High Radiation Areas.
  • Use and care for personal safety equipment and common safety equipment (respirators, safety glasses, etc.) is required.
Posting closes - May 4, 2021

STP is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and is committed to nondiscrimination in all matters relating to employment throughout the organization.  STP will make every good faith effort to meet or exceed its affirmative action goals and commitments.
 
We thank all individuals for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
 
NOTE:  In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
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  • STP Nuclear Operating Company, 12090 FM 521, Wadsworth, Texas, United States of America