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2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Radiological Engineer

Job InformationJob Title: Radiological Engineer
Grade: 200/210
Org: Radiological Engineering
Contact: Pam Staples,
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (Site/MFC, 4x10 schedule)

Mission/Vision Statement Empowering the Nation's Energy FutureMission: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.Vision: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.Responsibilities Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking aRadiological Engineer to provide radiological engineering support and oversightfor the day-to-day activities regarding Radiation Protection implementation atthe assigned facility in accordance with the requirements of 10 CFR 835,applicable DOE Orders, INL Radiological Control Manual, and associated INLRadiological Control procedures.

Responsible for assisting with the implementation and continuing improvement ofthe INL radiological control program. This includes identifying programdeficiencies, developing appropriate corrective actions, providing technicalguidance for development of radiological control policies and procedures,reviewing new regulatory requirements for applicability, and reviewing researchand operations projects and programs for compliance with radiological controlrequirements.

Identifies, evaluates, and selects options for program implementation withinthe framework of DOE and INL requirements.

Works with and supports the assigned facility Radiological Controls Supervisorand related staff.

Reviews and evaluates proposed radiological work activities. Assists withTechnical Work Documents development, ALARA reviews, and Radiation WorkPermits. Ensures that radiological controls are comprehensive and documented inaccordance with radiological procedures.

The position requires the ability to work independently, with limited directionand guidance.

Reports to the Radiological Engineering Manager and MFC RadCon FacilityManagement.

Know and comply with environmental, safety, health, radiation andcontamination, and quality assurance regulations, policies, and procedures forthis position. Ensure own safety and safety of coworkers. Reports unsafe workconditions to immediate manager. Ensure that the five core functions of theIntegrated Safety Management System (ISMS) are understood and applied whenperforming job duties. Ensure that Laboratory excellence is achieved throughappropriate implementation of conduct of operations. Participate in safetyrelated processes and programs as defined by the Laboratory.

Must be familiar with DOE ESH&QA/ISMS programs. Support and use theestablished ISMS principles to ensure work is conducted safely and meets therequirements for Safety, Health and Environmental requirements.

Minimum QualificationRequirements (Education and/or Experience):
Bachelors degree in engineering, science, or related field and at least 2 yearsrelated experience.
Obtain and maintain Radiological Engineer general and facility specificqualification for assigned areas of responsibility at MFC.

Must have strong writtenand verbal communication skills.

Must be able to obtain andmaintain a DOE Q security clearance as applicable.

Special Requirements and/or Training:
Must be able to obtain and maintain ERO qualifications as required forfacilities supported.
Facility specific requirements.

License(s) or Certification(s) Required:
National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologies (NRRPT) Certification / American Board of Health Physics (ABHP) certification strongly desired.
Selective Service Requirements

To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see

Employee Job Functions Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

MotorAbilities: Lifting ability - 25lbs. max.

SpecialSenses: Depth perception; Basiccolor discrimination; Ability to hear audio alarms; Speech discrimination;Ability to smell.

WorkConditions: Highnoises (>85 dB); Heights; Stairs; Radiation work; Ladders > 6 feet; Motor vehicle use; Typing/keyboard; Working> than 8 hours/day; Working alone.

CertificationExam(s): Testing DesignatedPosition (TDP).

Please Apply Before: July 25, 2019 (midnight, MST) Environmental, Safety and Health StatementMust be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.Other InformationWhen applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.INL OverviewINL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.

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