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SENIOR REACTOR OPERATOR , Nuclear Reactor Lab (2 openings), to maintain a senior reactor operator license to operate the MITR-II research reactor and perform the duties of shift supervisor. Will perform reactor startups and shutdowns; provide control room coverage; perform diagnostic tests, calibrations, refueling operations, and decontamination procedures; prepare samples for irradiation; package and ship radioactive samples; and perform safety reviews and analyses of reactor system modifications and experiments. Will also oversee the duties listed above and other routine reactor operations; assist with various special reactor and experimental projects; follow industrial safety practices and embrace a safety culture; adhere to radiation protection measures and exercise sound radiological control judgment while working in areas containing radioactive materials; participate in the annual requalification program for licensed personnel; conduct visitor tours and make lab activities understandable to school-aged children and laypersons; report any concerns and abnormal system behavior to shift supervisor and superintendent immediately; log shift activities in the logbook clearly and concisely with detail; and perform other duties as needed.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : high school diploma or GED; two years' technical college or Navy nuclear education; four years of experience with nuclear reactors; ability to lift up to 40 lbs., ascend ladders, and wear and maintain training in use of a SCBA unit; English fluency; discretion and good judgment; punctuality; ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Seek someone who is interested in advancing to a senior-level position if necessary. Must have a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission license or be able to obtain one within one year of hire. Must be eighteen years or older. Job #19784-8
During the training period (approximately first six-months), the work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M. Once fully qualified, the work schedule will be two shifts on the weekend and three during the week, nights, days, and/or evenings as needed. Will occasionally cover extra day, evening, night, and weekend shifts and be on call as needed.
Must be able to pass background checks and NRC physical exam.
U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required.
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