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[Health Physics Technician] Rad Control Techs - benefits

Posted by: Edgewater Technical Associates <> on March 04, 2018 at 00:04:02. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Carlsbad
State: New Mexico
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 88220

Edgewater Technical Associates LLC is seeking multiple qualified candidates for Radiological Control Technician opportunities for our customer in Carlsbad, NM for the WIPP Facility.

Edgewater currently has approx. 50 employees at the facility in various positions.

Nuclear Waste Partnership (NWP) requires Radiological Protection support personnel (RadCon) to assist with the mission of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). The required services shall include personnel, area surveys, surveillance and control of work involving high activity, and alpha bearing materials (transuranic) at WIPP in Carlsbad, New Mexico. WIPP is a Department of Energy (DOE) facility located 33 miles southeast of Carlsbad, NM. These work areas are potentially identified as Contamination Areas (CAs), High Contamination Areas (HCAs) and Airborne Radioactivity Areas (ARAs) and include both surface and underground areas of WIPP.

RadCon Technician
The RadCon Technician shall perform a wide variety of complex radiological assignments to minimize personnel exposures to radiological hazards and ensure compliance with applicable regulations and procedures; shall perform radiological surveys and complete documentation for receipt, processing and emplacement of contact-handled and remote-handled waste when assigned by the Cognizant Manager or designee; and shall perform similar and related duties as assigned. The RadCon Technician shall use respirators, as required.
A High School Diploma or GED is required.

One year nuclear operations experience is required.

Other Requirements
ANSI 3.1 qualified or Current DOE RCT Core is REQUIRED.
A pre-employment physical is required that demonstrates ability to perform in underground/mine working conditions (see “Working Conditions below”). Personnel shall be required to complete and maintain training and qualifications for respirator use.

The Subcontractor shall meet the following job requirements
• Able to lift and carry 35 pound for job assignments
• Able to climb a minimum of four story of stairs (e.g., Station A and the 2nd Floor ventilation room above the CH Bay at WIPP)
• Able to traverse uneven ground (e.g., the mine floor heaves can be anywhere from 6” to 2’ or more)
• Able to use a scaling bar with (both hands) in various positions and angles in a thrusting manner to sound the Rib (side walls) and the Back (roof) of the mine
o Weight of Scaling Bars
&#61607; 10’ - 22.5 lbs. with additional 1.5 lbs. scaling head
&#61607; 13’ - 29.25 lbs. with additional 1.5 lbs. scaling head
• Able to work in the normal aspects of the mine, i.e.,
o Dusty environment,
o Work in low light environment using Miner Cap Lamp
o Able to enter and exit the mine on the Conveyance Cage to the Underground at 2180’ below Surface
&#61607; Salt Conveyance approx. 6’ X 5’
&#61607; Waste Conveyance approx. 15’ X 15’
o Work in the Heat and Humidity of the Underground wearing a respirator and Anti-C clothing for up to 4 hours

Anticipated Work Schedule – Ten (10) hours per day schedule with overtime at the discretion of NWP. It is anticipated that work schedule will be for a five (5) day workweek.
Meal breaks are unpaid and do not count towards the work day hours.

If you are interested in being considered for this position and your resume clearly outlines your relevant experience for this position, please follow the application steps via our website

If your qualifications match our position requirements you will be contacted and provided additional details. Edgewater will not submit your resume without first having detailed discussions with you and obtaining your permission to do so.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Edgewater offers the opportunity to structure benefit packages to best suit your needs. We offer multiple individual and family benefit options including paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, and a pre-tax 401(k) retirement account with Company matching contributions and 100% vesting for eligible participants beginning on DAY 1.


Edgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected Veterans, or individuals with disabilities.


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