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C Fulton, Missouri
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Reference Number
17111
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196736
Job Title:
Radiation Protection Tech Support Associate

Radiation Protection Tech Support Associate

About Ameren
Ameren Missouri is part of St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation, generating almost 10,200 megawatts and serving 1.2 million electric customers in Missouri, including 127,000 natural gas customers. Our 4,000 employees account for more than one third of Ameren’s 8,500 total workforce, and our service area covers 64 counties and more than 500 towns, including the greater St. Louis area.

Duties:
Under direct but not constant supervision and working on a rotating or straight shift as
required to measure and keep records of radiation levels and chemical analysis; to service
radiation protection and analytical equipment; to perform laboratory testing and related
work such as, but not limited to, the following:
1. Make complex and routine radiation surveys by operating detecting and
counting instruments according to schedule or as requested and recording
the data.
2. Sample and determine the radioactivity level of materials using portable or
laboratory type equipment.
3. Sample and determine specific chemical properties of material using
portable or laboratory type equipment, and record the test results.
4. Service and calibrate radiation protection and analytical chemical equipment
and instruments as may be assigned.
5. Give routine and special instructions to plant personnel and others regarding
radiation safety.
6. Operate and maintain a Whole Body Counting Unit to conduct routine
individual activity inventories.
7. Clean and maintain laboratory and laboratory equipment and make minor
equipment repairs.
8. Assist Technicians in other Rad/Chem classifications when required.
9. Each of the above duties may be administratively restricted until the individual
has adequately demonstrated proficiency in related skills.
10. Communicate verbally or in writing with authorized inspectors or other
representatives of plant management, or the Nuclear Regulatory Commission,
on any plant activity with which Technician has been involved.
11. Properly drive a motor vehicle when directed or when required to perform
his/her duties.
12. On an as needed basis, to serve in any other plant activity for which he/she is
trained.

SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
To develop and maintain a complete understanding of the plant emergency program and
the plant security system. To react as appropriate in the protection of the public in case of
an operational emergency and to serve as an active participant in these programs.

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
1. A high school diploma or have passed a high school equivalency examination.
2. At least one of the following:
a. Three years of experience doing comparable work
b. Achieve a rank of E5 or above as a Navy ELT
c. Associates degree in Chemistry, Health Physics, or Radiation
Protection
d. Achieve NRRPT registration
e. Pass the appropriate competency exam
2. Successful completion of the TECH test.
3. Successful completion of Journeyman Program.
4. Sustained proof of ability to perform duties of this job through demonstration in
normal work assignments or by examination when ability may be questioned.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Must have good eyesight, good reflexes, good hearing and no color
deficiency in vision.
2. The candidate must successfully complete a full medical examination. This
examination is to include a test or examination by a psychiatrist or physician
to determine that there is no sign of aberrant behavior or emotional
instability that would impair his ability to discharge his duties in a competent
manner.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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