Support daily chemistry laboratory operations, environmental monitoring and radiological measurements.
Operate the mass spectrometers and other chemical and radiological laboratory equipment, including set-up, operation, calibration and quality control measurements.
Collects site and environmental gaseous, liquid and solid samples and performs chemical and radionuclide analysis of those samples.
Assures the minimization of contamination and generation of hazardous and radioactive waste in the laboratory.
Prepare reports for chemical analyses of UF6 production, survey and personnel monitoring programs.
Maintains an effective record file system.
Keeps the laboratory contamination log.
Implements the timely transfer of document test results and forms as required by procedure.
Performs cross-functional duties of a chemical, environmental and radiological measurement technician employing sound scientific practices to minimize the contamination and the generation of hazardous and radioactive waste.
Ensures all work is performed in a manner that the radiation dose is “as low as reasonably achievable” (ALARA).
Performs emergency plan duties and responsibilities and participates in training exercises and drills. Includes other duties and responsibilities as directed.
Performs routine and event initiated occupational and environmental radiological surveys and monitoring activities.
Performs emergency plan duties and responsibilities and participate in training exercises and drills.
Includes other duties and responsibilities as directed by supervision.
The ideal Chemistry Analyst will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Technical or Science related field and have one to three years of experience working in a scientific laboratory environment, analytical chemistry and have one year of mass spectrometry experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are needed to efficiently and effectively communicate via telephone, radio or in person. Visual acuity and manual dexterity is necessary to inspect plant equipment for leaks or other visible flaws and operate plant equipment. Must be able to attain and maintain qualifications that are needed for respiratory protection and breathing equipment usage required in nuclear materials work and HAZWOPER. At a minimum, candidate must have an Associate’s degree in a technical or scientific discipline and one to three years of experience working in a scientific laboratory environment.
How to apply
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