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Radiological Engineer

Job Information
Job Title: Radiological Engineer
Grade: 210/220
Org: Radiological Control & Emergency Management
Contact: Pam Staples,
[email protected]
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (Town, 4x10 schedule)

Mission/Vision Statement
Empowering the Nation's Energy Future
Mission: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
Vision: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking anexperienced Radiological Engineer to join the Radiological Control and EmergencyManagement Team.
• Provides radiological engineeringsupport, oversight, and technical input, as directed by the RadiologicalControls Director for proposed laboratory operations, regulatory impactreviews, technical evaluations, and other critical support activities regardingRadiation Protection program implementation in accordance with the requirementsof 10 CFR 835, applicable DOE Orders, and the INL Radiological Control Manualand associated INL Radiological Control procedures.

• Responsible for assisting the Home Organization Sr. Radiological Engineerwith the implementation and continuing improvement of the INL radiologicalcontrol program. This includes identifying program deficiencies, developingappropriate corrective actions, providing technical guidance for development ofradiological control policies and procedures, reviewing new regulatoryrequirements for applicability, and reviewing research and operations projectsand programs for compliance with radiological control requirements.

• When assigned, evaluates selected options for program implementation withinthe framework of DOE and INL requirements to include being the primary authorfor any associated Engineering Calculation and Analysis Reports and TechnicalEvaluations.

• Knowledge and experience in implementation and management of programrequirements related to bioassay monitoring, internal dosimetry, radiation protectioninstrumentation, and performing program assessments to identify opportunitiesfor improvement and use of best practices

• Knowledge and experience with radioactive source program ownership includinginventory, acquisition, and leak testing activities

• Knowledge and experience participating in Emergency Response Organizationactivities.

• Perform as an EM Hazards Assessor, utilizing advanced engineering andscientific concepts and techniques in the development of EM hazard assessmentprocesses. This includes development of EM hazards surveys and assessments,emergency action levels, and predetermined protective actions. Provide advancedtechnical expertise/advice in assisting management and department personnel informulating strategies to safely mitigate INL facility and sitewide emergencyevents.

• Knowledge and experience with DOT Radioactive Waste Packaging, Transportationand Disposal requirements (including Air Transport Radioactive MaterialsTraining (IATA)

• Experience working in an academic and/or research environment to includeteaching experience, publications, manuscripts accepted for publication, andpresentations.

• Know and comply with environmental, safety, health, radiation andcontamination, and quality assurance regulations, policies, and procedures forthis position. Ensure own safety and safety of coworkers. Reports unsafe workconditions to immediate manager. Ensure that the five core functions of theIntegrated Safety Management System (ISMS) are understood and applied when performingjob duties. Ensure that Laboratory excellence is achieved through appropriateimplementation of conduct of operations. Participate in safety relatedprocesses and programs as defined by the Laboratory.

• Must be familiar with DOE ESH&QA/ISMS programs. Support and use theestablished ISMS principles to ensure work is conducted safely and meets therequirements for Safety, Health and Environmental requirements.

Minimum Qualification Requirements (Education and/or Experience):
Minimum: Master’s degree in health physics, nuclear engineering, science, or relatedfield and at least 5 years related experience.

Desired: Doctorate degree in health physics, nuclear engineering, science, orrelated field and at least 2 years related experience.

High level of expertise and proficiency with a variety of RadiologicalEngineering software programs such as MCNP, Microshield, Microskyshine,Deposition, and RESRAD.

Special Requirements and/or Training:
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q security clearance.

• Obtain and maintain associated SQA and V&V related qualifications

License(s) or Certification(s) Required:
ABHP certification, NRRPT desired.
Selective Service Requirements

To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see

Employee Job Functions
Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

MotorAbilities: Lifting ability; Repetitivework.

SpecialSenses: Visually demandingwork; Near/far vision; Depth perception; Basic color discrimination; Ability tohear audio alarms; Speech discrimination; Ability to smell.

WorkConditions: Radiation work; Protective clothing; Typing/keyboard; Working> than 8 hours/day; Working alone.

CertificationExam(s): Designated Position(TDP).

Please Apply Before:
November 14, 2019 (midnight, MST)
Environmental, Safety and Health Statement
Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.
Other Information
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INL Overview
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.
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