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Advanced Compliance Engineer

West Milton, NY, US

  • West Milton, NY, US
  • 2023-05-09 21:00:06
  • Engineering & Science
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About Us

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory comprises the U.S. Department of Energy locations and personnel responsible for developing advanced naval nuclear propulsion technology, providing technical support to ensure the safety and reliability of our nation’s naval nuclear reactors, and training the Sailors who operate those reactors in the U.S. Navy’s submarines and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory includes the Bettis and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratories, the Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and the Naval Reactors Facility which have proudly supported the nation since 1946. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory has nearly 8,000 employees working at primary locations in Pennsylvania, New York, South Carolina, and Idaho. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory also has an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations around the globe. We are dedicated solely to the support of the United States Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC, a wholly own a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation.

Job Description

Are you looking to work in the area of Health Physics and potentially grow into a Certified Health Physicists Do you want to support the Nation' Defense and contribute to the health of our workforce, our sailors, the public, and the environment. The Kesselring Site (KS) Radiation Health and Dosimetry Compliance Engineer is responsible for the execution and oversight of several Radiation Health programs. The successful candidate will be required to qualify as a Processor on the current Dosimetry System being utilized, as well as qualifying as a National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) signatory. This is also an exciting time as we enter a transition into the next generation dosimetry system. The successful candidate will be part of the new dosimetry system development and implementation. The successful candidate will have opportunities for follow-up qualifications as a Corporate Dosimetry Technical Manager and taking on the role as the backup Technical Manager. This will also require attendance at an annual Technical Manager/Quality Manager Corporate Dosimetry Conference. The successful candidate will also be the primary person responsible for the completion of Dose Investigation Reports in accordance with Corporate Dosimetry procedures.

The successful candidate will need to qualify and become the System Administrator for the Canberra Fast-Scan internal monitoring system. The System Administrator oversees all internal monitoring operations and is responsible for periodic calibrations and testing, as well as the qualifications of other individuals in the Unit. Being the System Administrator will require knowledge in radiation detection and measurement principles, with an emphasis on gamma spectroscopy. This knowledge will also support other applications that are being developed and implemented. KS recently acquired a Canberra Accu-Scan internal monitoring system that will require training and qualification of Operators and System Administrators, as well as a Subject Matter Expert. These are opportunities for the successful candidate to develop in.

The successful candidate will support the development and upkeep of local procedures used in various Radiation Health and Dosimetry operations.

The successful candidate will serve as the continuing training coordinator for the KS Radiation Health and Dosimetry Unit. As the coordinator, they will schedule training that will be performed by others in the unit, as well as by themselves, and keep track of attendance and make-ups.

The successful candidate will support the KS Radiation Health and Dosimetry internal audit and surveillance program. They will also support the external audits of KS Radiation Health and Dosimetry performed by others and will be responsible to track actions and responses to those external audits.

The successful candidate will support the KS Radiological Environmental Monitoring Program and serve as a backup to the current program lead, and possibly develop into the lead in the future. This includes the oversight of the program and the development of the annual Environmental Monitoring Report and the annual Radiological NESHAPS report.

Lastly, the successful candidate will be required to participate in the KS Emergency Response Organization.

Required Combination of Knowledge and Skill

Bachelor's degree in a technical, engineering or science-related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of four years of relevant experience or;
Master's degree in a degree in a technical, engineering or science-related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of relevant experience or;
Currently or previously NPE qualified or CTE/ACRS and one year of EOOW in the Nuclear Operations Program or Watch Instructor and Refueling Facility Area Refueling Engineer and one year as SRE

Preferred Skills

Knowledge of Dosimetry Systems

Current certification as a Certified Health Physicist (CHP)/CHP in training.

Knowledge of radiation measurement and detection principles.

Knowledge of gamma spectroscopy technology.

Knowledge or experience in radiological environmental monitoring and engineering.

Qualification as a Health Physics Medical Coordinator/Radiation Health Officer or equivalent.

Demonstrated teaming abilities.

Demonstrated communication skills.

Demonstrated writing skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

All candidates must be U.S. citizens. Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. FMP is a government contractor and maintains a drug free workplace and workforce. All candidates must be able to pass a drug test in compliance with FMP company policy and 10 CFR 707. Federal regulation requires FMP test for marijuana. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC (FMP) may require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date, subject to approved disability or religious accommodations. We understand this federal requirement is subject to litigation and enforcement may change. Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity

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