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[Environmental Engineer] Engineer of Radiological Work

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Job Description

Salary: $55,000.00 - $73,000.00 annually depending upon experience plus a generous benefit package.

The Engineer of Radiological Work (ERW) will provide engineering support for Shielded Cell Cleanout within the Materials Evaluation Laboratory (MEL) at the Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory (Bettis in West Mifflin, PA, Prime Contractor Site to the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of the Navy).


Development of Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D)/Radiological engineered work procedures and supporting documents which require controls for handling radioactive materials to execute:

Radiological and environmental characterization

Maintenance on MEL radioactive systems

Upgrades to MEL infrastructure where radiological controls may be required

Removal of MEL radioactive systems including packaging for disposal

Removal of paint from radioactive material surf aces

Refurbishment or remediation of structural components, machinery, piping, and ventilation systems

Equipment assembly and system upgrades in the MEL radiological areas including small-scale work.

Industrial remediation of various non-hazardous and hazardous materials, such as Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), mercury, beryllium, solvents, and lead, which may or may not be radioactively contaminated.

Develop plans, reports and perform environmental investigation and remediation activities pursuant to local and federal regulatory programs, as required.

Provide engineering support as work is executed to ensure compliance with engineered work products. Including any updates or changes needed for work execution procedures.

Develop engineered drawings, sketches, lifting and handling diagrams to support complex D&D projects.

Training and qualifying as an Engineer of Radiological Work.

Other engineering efforts related to reducing the radiological footprint of the MEL.his


A B.S. degree in Engineering or Science is required.

Experience of two years or more is preferred.

Individual will qualify as an Engineer of Radiological Work (ERW).

Individual responsibilities include preparation of technical radiological procedures for D&D, equipment design and fabrication to support D&D work, disassembly of equipment and packaging

equipment for shipment and preparation for burial, minimizing radioactive waste volume and appropriate safety controls, and preparation of radioactivity estimates for packaging of radioactive material.

Radiological background in D&D and environmental projects is preferred.

Approximately three-months of site-specific training at the Bettis facility will be required to be

fully qualified to perform work.

Must be able to obtain an "L" Security Clearance. Holding an existing clearance is preferred but not required.


Minimum: B.S Degree in Engineering or Science and two years of experience is preferred.

Salary: $55,000.00 - $73,000.00 annually depending upon experience plus a generous benefit package.

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