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Position Summary:

The Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) is responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation of the Radiation Protection Program at a U.S Army Corps of Engineers FUSRAP Project. The project involves remediation of radiological and chemical contaminants from the site soils. The RSO will interact closely with the project team including project management, field crews, radiological controls technicians, safety professionals, and subcontractors. The project has an accredited on-site laboratory to perform near "real time" analysis of soils and water as well as air sample analysis for personal, general area, and perimeter monitoring.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Management of radiological control technicians
Identification and mitigation of radiological hazards during work planning and execution
Preparation and review of deliverables- Radiological surveys, Radiation Work Permits (RWPSs), technical data packages/reports, air monitoring reports, radiological characterization reports
Oversee field implementation of radiation safety procedures-Contamination control, free-release surveys, TLD's, Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE), radiological postings
Review and revision of project work plans and procedures
Provide training (Radiological Worker II) to personnel as needed to support project training requirements
Attend meetings as requested to support management team and project objectives
Required Skills:
Specialty training, including but not limited to: radiation safety instrumentation, air monitoring (occupational and effluent), shielding, internal and external dosimetry, non-destructive assay (gamma and alpha spectroscopy), nuclear critical safety and respiratory protections.
Experience with Mulit-Agency Radiation Survey and Site Investigation Manual (MARSSIM) techniques
A minimum of two (2) years experience in Final Status Survey (FSS) plan development and/or implementation to address MARSSIM.
Knowledge and experience in the use of radiating protections instrumentation.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations to support data analysis.
Minimum Qualifications:
A college degree from an accredited school in health physics, engineering, science, or related field.
10+ years experience in the development/management of radiation safety programs for HTRW cleanup, facility D&D, or other radiological projects may be substituted and will be evaluated.

Master's degree in a related field
NRRPT certification
CHP Certification


40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER (with current refresher)
Radiological Worker II
NRRPT Certification preferred
CHP preferred
Must be medically able to wear a respirator
Employee must obtain normal BeLPT prior to working on-site

Computer Skills:

Must possess significant functional computer skills including use of mainstream business software including, but not limited to: MS Office Suites- (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point), Visio, Adobe Professional, Internet Navigation

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