Temporary Nuclear Radiation Protection Technician - Special Crew

NextEra Energy - Florida City, FL4.0

Requisition ID: 34259

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Position Specific Description

This is a temporary position based at our Turkey Point Nuclear site in Miami, FL.

Job Overview

Minimum requirements for job:
An ANSI qualified health physics technician shall have a minimum of 6000 hours (PSL) or 5000 hours (PTN) of health physics experience (junior or senior level) in commercial nuclear power plants, of which, a maximum of 50 hours per week may be accumulated in any single year. Related education, training and experience may be credited as defined below.
Equivalent health physics technician experience for decontamination technician experience in commercial nuclear power plants may be credited at a rate of no more than 0.5 hours/hour worked up to a maximum of 1000 hours credit
A Navy ELT qualification is equivalent to 5000 hours of commercial health physics technician experience
Shipyard experience in health physics (108 qualification) is credited on a four hour basis up to a maximum of 5000 hours. Shipyard hours cannot be accumulated at a rate of more than 50 hours per week.
An associate degree in a related technical field or a bachelor’s of science degree is equivalent to 2000 hours of commercial health physics technician experience.
One year of training is equivalent to 500 academic hours
Or completes the JR RPT program

The Radiation Protection Technologist-Nuclear is responsible for performing and documenting the following:
Area radiation surveys (beta and gamma)
Area contamination surveys (fixed and smearable for beta, gamma and alpha)
Area and breathing zone air sampling
Area posting
Radioactive material labeling
Surveying, tagging and release of clean material from the Radiation Controlled Area (RCA)
Job coverage in accordance with plant instructions and Radiation Work Permits
Writing Radiation Work Permits
Maintaining Radiological Emergency Plan equipment and supplies as well as the regular inventory of the material
Providing support for the movement of Radioactive material within the RCA
Implementation of the Respiratory Protection Program to include maintenance and issuance of the equipment
Decontamination of contaminated personnel
Issue, service, calibrate, and perform minor repairs on radiation detection instruments and equipment
Responsible for shipping and receiving radioactive material and radioactive waste processing and shipping
Perform surveys and documentation for receipt of new fuel and spent fuel handling and shipping
Perform or direct decontamination activities
Maintain health physics supplies inventory
Monitor radioactive laundry so as to return to service
Control of radiography operations
The Radiation Protection Technologist reports to a Health Physics Supervisor or a General Maintenance Leader when working as a member of a Composite Crew
Required Qualifications
  • Technician Occup Sel Sys Test passed
Preferred Qualifications
  • Fork Lift Operator Certification
  • NRRPT Certification
Employee Group: Bargaining Unit
Employee Type: Temporary
Job Category: Nuclear Bargaining Unit
Organization: Florida Power & Light Company
Location: Florida City, Florida
Other Work Locations: Florida
Relocation Provided: No

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