Senior Radiological Control Technician
CompanyNorth Wind Solutions
LocationPaducah, KY
Job TypeTemporary
Job Description

North Wind Solutions is currently looking for Senior Radiological Control Technicians in Paducah, Kentucky.

: Provides support to the day-to-day implementation of the Radiological Protection Program; conducts radiological sampling, surveys, and monitoring; helps ensure proper personnel access control and entrance and egress to radiological controlled areas; installs and enforces the requirements for Radiological Work Permits (RWP’s), including proper posting, labeling, prescribed PPE, and dosimetry; assists in obtaining radiological data and completion of required documentation and associated records to ensure compliance with requirements and responding to incidents; provides general support to the industrial hygiene and safety tasks as available.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPSOSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

·       Implements the day-to-day programmatic aspects of the Radiological Protection Plan

·       Performs air sampling, radiation surveys, and radioactive contamination control monitoring

·       Develops RWP’s

·       Conducts personnel and equipment surveys

·       Implements access control measures such as posting and labeling and completion and management of records, ensuring personnel are meeting the RWP requirements

·       Responds to accidents and emergencies

·       Performs instrument source and function checks

·       Generates radiological data, records, and reports

·       Provides job coverage

·       Provides developmental inputs to action plans, work plans, and job hazard analyses

·       Conducts periodic work area walk downs






·       Demonstrate the ability to follow procedures, work packages, and/or protocols

·       Demonstrate the ability to oversee and guide radiological support and radiological workers

·       Demonstrate the ability to use radiological instrumentation

·       Demonstrate the ability to source check instrumentation

·       Demonstrate the ability to train junior technicians in the use of radiological instrumentation

·       Demonstrate the ability to document survey and data results appropriately

·       Demonstrate the ability to use different levels of PPE (including respiratory protection)

·       Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with field project management and client representatives is essential

·       Demonstrate the ability to use and manipulate computer spreadsheets and/or databases for purposes of data reduction, presentation, and review

·       Demonstrate the ability to review and qualify HP/HI data results and calculations (survey, air monitoring, etc.)

·       Demonstrate the ability to explain data results to non-HP/IH personnel

·       Demonstrate the ability to use word processing software






·       Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent

·       Minimum of three years experience in applied health physics and experience in a field relevant to job requirements (Education may substitute for up to one year of experience—six months for a related AS degree or one year for a related BS degree)

·       Ability to participate in physically demanding work while wearing PPE, including respirator protection

·       Medically qualified to wear a respirator, able to lift 30 lbs, and able to climb ladders

·       Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE security clearance

·       Successful completion of the Core and Site-Specific DOE Radiological Control Technician Certification examination




·       DOE Radiological Control Technician desired

·       Valid state driver’s license


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualifiedindividuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature ofthose accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation tocomplete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability orunable to access or use this online application process and need an alternativemethod for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8714 ore-mail for assistance.


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