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Project ESH Manager II (Field Radiological Protection Manager)
Grade 27


An active security clearance is not required but must have the ability to obtain one if needed in the future.

This position will serve as a Field Radiological Protection Manager.

Roles & Responsibilities

The Field Radiological Protection Manager (FRPM) is delegated responsibility, authority, and accountability by project management for the implementation of UCOR radiation safety policies, procedures and programs including the implementation of the Radiological Protection Program (RPP) on assigned projects.

In this capacity the FRPM directly supports execution of project work scope as assigned and provides oversight to ensure compliance with applicable regulations, DOE Orders and appropriate incorporation of industry best practices and acts as a project champion of the ALARA principle.

The FRPM functions as the primary liaison between the Project Team and the Radiological Protection functional discipline. Support area project manager and ES&H Operations Manager as assigned in executing project work scope.
• Assist the Project Team with health physics aspects of planning and executing radiological work scopes.
• Review planned work at the project, activity, and task level to ensure that all significant radiological aspects, including regulatory requirements, have been identified and controls implemented as required.
• Provide technical direction to project-deployed Field Radiological Engineers and Radiological Protection Supervisors, technical support to project planners, and coordinate the deployment of radiological protection staff and equipment resources as necessary to meet project needs.
• Conduct periodic oversight (e.g., walk-downs, management assessments) of work activities to ensure that work is performed in accordance with established requirements.
• Oversee the project implementation of radiological work permits (RWPs) and ensure compliance with all permit limiting conditions and requirements, including monitoring and sampling.
• Interface with TDEC regulators, DOE, and other DOE prime contractors as required and communicate with project and functional management any commitments or issues requiring resolution.
• Establish, maintain, and track project-level ALARA objectives and targets that are consistent with and support UCOR company- level ALARA goals.
• Serve as project advocate for integration of radiological protection controls with other craft and discipline requirements in collaborative work planning.
• Direct the collection of and evaluate the adequacy of field characterization data to ensure that RWPs reflect appropriate controls or safe conduct of radiological scope.
• Stay abreast of approved list of applicable laws, regulations, consensus standards and contract requirements as they pertain to project radiological work scope.
• Participate in incident investigation, causal analysis, and corrective action planning for identified radiological issues.
• Prepare input to roll-up reports for project activities such as site-level and ORR-wide dose accumulation and performance against LARA goals.
• Promptly report all radiological incidents (e.g., spills, personnel contaminations, and spread of contamination incidents to project and functional management.
• Serve on Emergency Operations Center Cadre as assigned.
• Participate in subcontract formation team for work activities having significant radiological aspects.
• Participate in project hazard review board (HRB) evaluation of work activities having significant radiological aspects.
• Comply with other responsibilities outlined in UCOR policies, procedures, and program descriptions.
• Supervise other Radiological Protection personnel and/or staff augmentation subcontractors as assigned.
• Functionally report to the UCOR Radiological Protection Manager. On project, report to assigned ES&H Operations Manager for day-to-day direction.
• Function as the single point of accountability for assigned organization’s or project’s radiological/ALARA performance.
• Communicate regularly to project and functional management on assigned responsibilities and any performance or compliance issues.
• Approve radiological work control documents, RWPs, Level I ALARA Reviews, dose estimates, calculations and reports for assigned projects prior to submittal to project/functional management.
• Approve project work control documents as assigned for radiological work activities.
• Advise and consult with Field Radiological Engineers where they have been delegated radiological work package approval authority.
• Delegate authority and responsibility to subordinate staff and others as appropriate.
• In conjunction with other assigned project personnel, approve waste determinations as either radiological waste or suitable for release.
• Exercise decision authority on behalf of the Company with respect to release of materials from radiological areas.
• Approve documented basis for determinations that such materials are suitable for unrestricted release.

Job-Related Education and Qualifications Required

Bachelor’s degree in ES&H discipline or related science/engineering area, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: This is a management level position requiring a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, including at least 3 years of experience directly involving leadership such as supervisor, manager, or lead role. ABHP certification is desirable. NRRPT registration and/or prior RPT experience is advantageous.
• Demonstrated proficiency in supervision and oversight of the ESH function area in a project work environment
• Technical and field knowledge in assigned areas of responsibility, as well as a general knowledge in IH, occupational safety, radiological protection, environment compliance and protection.
• Working knowledge and practical application of governmental ESH standards, procedures, rules, and regulations within area of responsibility.
• Working knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations and reporting requirements.
• Knowledge and understanding of ISMS, EMS, as defined in PPD-EH-1400
• Experience in conducting audits and assessments of projects and facilities
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Must hold, or have the ability to obtain, a DOE Security Clearance.

For persons with disabilities: If you require assistance completing, or are unable to complete the online resume/application process, please contact:

Human Resources @ (803) 644-0070
Mon. - Fri. 9am - 4pm

237 High Gate Loop
Aiken, SC 29803

Value Added Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a drug-free work environment.

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