Radiation Safety Officer
CompanyNorth Wind - Portage
LocationLuckey, OH
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description
North Wind is currently looking for a Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) to join our team on-site in Luckey, OH!

Position Summary:

The Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) is responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation of the Radiation Protection Program at a U.S Army Corps of Engineers FUSRAP Project. The project involves remediation of radiological and chemical contaminants from the site soils. The RSO will interact closely with the project team including project management, field crews, radiological controls technicians, safety professionals, and subcontractors. The project has an accredited on-site laboratory to perform near "real time" analysis of soils and water as well as air sample analysis for personal, general area, and perimeter monitoring. 

Summary of Responsibilities: 
  • Management of radiological control technicians
  • Identification and mitigation of radiological hazards during work planning and execution
  • Preparation and review of deliverables- Radiological surveys, Radiation Work Permits (RWPSs), technical data packages/reports, air monitoring reports, radiological characterization reports
  • Oversee field implementation of radiation safety procedures-Contamination control, free-release surveys, TLD's, Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE), radiological postings
  • Review and revision of project work plans and procedures
  • Provide training (Radiological Worker II) to personnel as needed to support project training requirements
  • Attend meetings as requested to support management team and project objectives
Required Skills:
  • Specialty training, including but not limited to: radiation safety instrumentation, air monitoring (occupational and effluent), shielding, internal and external dosimetry, non-destructive assay (gamma and alpha spectroscopy), nuclear critical safety and respiratory protections.
  • Experience with Mulit-Agency Radiation Survey and Site Investigation Manual (MARSSIM) techniques
  • A minimum of two (2) years experience in Final Status Survey (FSS) plan development and/or implementation to address MARSSIM.
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of radiating protections instrumentation.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations to support data analysis. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A college degree from an accredited school in health physics, engineering, science, or related field. 
  • 10+ years experience in the development/management of radiation safety programs for HTRW cleanup, facility D&D, or other radiological projects may be substituted and will be evaluated. 


  • Master's degree in a related field
  • NRRPT certification
  • CHP Certification 



  • 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER (with current refresher)
  • Radiological Worker II
  • NRRPT Certification preferred
  • CHP preferred
  • Must be medically able to wear a respirator
  • Employee must obtain normal BeLPT prior to working on-site

Computer Skills:


  • Must possess significant functional computer skills including use of mainstream business software including, but not limited to : MS Office Suites- (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point), Visio, Adobe Professional, Internet Navigation 


North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.