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Health Physics Technician

Bellevue, WA 98008

Posted: 09/01/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 26207

Job Description

Position Title: Health Physics Technician

Position Description: Protingent has an exciting direct hire opportunity for a Health Physics Technician with our client in Bellevue, Washington.

Job Requirements:
  • Conduct radiation surveillance activities and radiological hazard analyses as required.
  • Serve as subject matter experts, provide operational radiation safety support, and serve as points of contact for company radiation workers.
  • Ensure company radiological activities are compliant with pertinent regulations and company policies.
  • Provide operational/laboratory support to ensure appropriate instruments and equipment are functional and adequate to support company operations.
  • Administer the Radiation Protection Program with oversight from the RSO.
  • Perform contamination surveys.
  • Maintain and generate required radiological documents.
  • Perform receipt surveys on incoming radioactive material.
  • Review and complete shipments of Class 7 Radioactive Material.
  • Write radiation work permits for non-routine tasks.
  • Maintain and calibrate radiological instrumentation.
  • Assist in maintaining inventory and supplies of health physics materials and equipment.
  • Perform decontamination as necessary.
  • Effectively communicate radiation protection requirements to personnel.
  • Serve as subject matter expert in the training and qualifications of laboratory personnel on ALARA policy, surveys, and proper instrument use.
  • Generate, follow, review, and update standard operating procedures.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as specified by the company Radiation Safety Officer.
Job Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree with 2+ years’ experience as a health physics technician or equivalent work experience required. A degree in Radiological/Health Science or a related technical discipline is desired.
  • Experience in planning, overseeing, and reviewing radiological work within radiation areas and contamination areas preferred.
  • Experience using radiation detection instrumentation: swipe counters, ion chamber, GM meters, gamma counters, and gamma spectroscopy systems.
  • Must be able to perform physical tasks with and without respiratory protection.
  • Must be able to wear PPE, personal dosimeter, and respirator.
  • Ability to work a modified schedule and overtime as workload and project schedules dictate.
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly, and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork.
  • Military experience is a plus!
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to interface effectively with employees, management, and regulators as required.
  • Must be flexible and able to quickly adjust to new or changing projects/tasks and schedules.
  • Ability to function independently, demonstrating self-motivation and initiative.
  • Strong organization and time management capabilities, including coordination and prioritization of multiple projects and tasks.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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