[ RadSafe ] RCT I Position

Marshall, Elaine emarshall at lrri.org
Fri Jul 15 11:50:21 CDT 2011

Hi there,


I find myself looking again for a technician.  Please refer to the
posting below and pass along to anyone who might be interested.  LRRI's
website is www.lrri.org <http://www.lrri.org/>  for more information.


S6911 Radiological Control Technician I


Category : Biotech/R&D/Science

Location/City : NM - Albuquerque


Radiological Control Technician I- Job #S6911



Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI) is a growing and dynamic
non-profit biomedical research and professional services institute. The
Institute and its staff are committed to curing respiratory diseases
through basic research aimed at understanding their causes and
biological mechanisms, eliminating exposures to causal agents, and
developing improved treatments. Our key capabilities are in the areas of
therapeutics, toxicology and human health risks, and the pathobiology of
disease.   Located in the sunny Southwest, the Institute offers its
employees competitive salaries, generous benefits, and an exciting,
world-class research environment in which to work. 


LRRI is seeking a Radiological Control Technician I who will support the
area of radiological protection ensuring compliance with state and
federal regulations by measuring, assessing, and documenting
radiological conditions in the workplace.  Ability to understand and
apply basic health physics fundamentals, including, but not limited to,
radiation detection and radiological instrument operation.  An
understanding of applicable OSHA, EPA, NRC, and DOT related regulations.
This position involves a significant amount of interface with research
and development staff, facility operations, and maintenance personnel in
the performance of required duties and planning of work activities to
ensure procedure compliance. A high school diploma or GED is required
plus a minimum of 1 year experience working with radioactive materials
and radiation generating devices.  An Associate's Degree (AAS) in health
physics or radiological science and 1-3 years experience as a
radiological control technician or equivalent combination of directly
related education and experience is highly desired.  Must be able to
demonstrate good computer skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office
Suite and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Training in shipping Class 7 materials under both DOT and IATA is


Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

Successful completion of a post offer, pre-employment physical
examination/medical history check is required.  Individual all also be
required to have medical clearance and ability to wear a variety of
respiratory protection devices, as well as protective clothing and
equipment for extended periods of time.  Individual will be subject to a
Trustworthy and Reliable determination as outlined by the requirements
of Increased Controls as promulgated by the Nuclear Regulatory
Commission and employment is contingent upon a favorable result.  In
addition, successful completion of CDC/DOJ, DOD approval to access
Select Agent(s) and Toxin(s) may be required.    Work environment may
require vaccination/immunizations as a condition of employment.  Work
environment may include extremes of hot and cold and may require working
in a confined space.  Position requires infrequent heavy lifting (up to
100 pounds) with assistance, carrying, and handling of hazardous and
radioactive materials. Individual must possess a valid driver's license
(comparable to NM Class D) that would permit the transport of materials
and equipment on behalf of LRRI between campuses.  May also be required
to operate a forklift and travel between our South and North Campus. 


Job will close on July 28, 2011. An Equal Opportunity Employer-M/F/D/V.


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