Health Physicist - Health Physicist, Senior

  • Job Reference: 631583817-2
  • Date Posted: 21 June 2022
  • Recruiter: American Electric Power
  • Location: North Liberty, Indiana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Description:

*Please Note: This position is posted in a range and an offer will be made based on the candidate's qualifications. Relocation Assistance in the form of a lump sum amount will be considered (less applicable taxes).*

Responsible for performing inspections and conducting tests, determining improvement standards of plant radiological performance, and for assessing and assuring plant radiological performance and regulatory compliance of the plant Radiation Protection Program.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS are listed below:

  • Evaluate Radiation Protection procedures for technical accuracy, based on regulatory requirements.
  • Analyze and provide direction for plant work in relation to time, skills, radiation exposure, materials, and equipment.
  • Analyze work schedules to establish the most efficient use of equipment, facilities, personnel resources, and radiation exposure.
  • Analyze tasks to assure that individual and collective exposure ionizing radiation is maintained As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA).
  • Conduct and prepare test and investigative data; calculate test results addressing the results of investigations and tests.
  • Develop and promote the establishment of standard practices and procedures for the implementation of the Radiation Protection Program.
  • Implement technical specifications and regulatory codes to maintain licensing and assure safe radiological operation.
  • Provide surveillance for the Radiation Protection Program for purpose of assessing the level of performance.
  • Fulfill the role of General Supervisor, as designated.
  • Support and participate in the Emergency Plan Organization and Corrective Action Program activities as assigned and in accordance with procedures and policies applicable for the assigned role.

Requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS FOR HEALTH PHYSICIST:
Education requirements are listed below:
  • Bachelor's degree in health physics or a related science.
Work Experience requirement listed below:
  • Four years of experience in the Health Physics (or related) field in an industrial setting; two years of nuclear power experience.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Physical demand level is Light
  • Perform duties that may involve work in hazardous areas and possible radiation exposure within the limits prescribed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS FOR HEALTH PHYSICIST, SENIOR:
Education requirements are listed below:
  • Bachelor's degree in health physics or a related science or engineering discipline.
Work Experience requirement listed below:
  • At least six years of professional experience in health physics.
Required License(s)/Certification(s) are listed below:
  • Received certification by the American Board of Health Physics (ABHP) as a Certified Health Physicist.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Physical demand level is Light
  • Perform duties that may involve work in hazardous areas and possible radiation exposure within the limits prescribed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).