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EHS Technician 1 in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 4/23/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: 27111BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company! Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we’re proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers’ success. If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an EHS Technician 1. In this position, an EHS Technician can expect to be responsible for the following:

HP lab function
Distribute, collect, prepare and analyze air samples.
Operate, maintain and calibrate radiological sample counting equipment.
Process and analyze effluent/environmental samples and uranyl nitrate samples.
Perform respirator fit tests.

Contamination control area surveillance coverage
Provide radiological airborne, contamination and airborne chemical monitoring for routine and non-routine activities and events in the contamination controlled area (CCA).

Plant support
Evaluate and complete work order requests including survey of potentially contaminated parts/equipment for transfer or release from the facility.
Survey of incoming and outgoing shipments of radioactive materials.
Leak testing of high efficiency filtration systems.
Provide support for non-routine requests from internal and external customers.
Provide guidance to radiological workers to minimize personnel contamination and exposure to radioactive materials.

Radiation Safety Programs
Provide support for major radiation safety programs such as bioassay, dosimetry, instrumentation, transportation, ventilation, contamination control, environmental monitoring and radiation work permits, ensuring they are properly managed, documented and maintained in accordance with regulatory requirements.

Emergency Response
Obtain training for proper response to emergency events and participate in response to events when needed.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Please know, your application will only be considered if it is completed and submitted via the Westinghouse careers website.

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Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

High school graduate or the equivalent with technical or college courses in engineering, math, physics and chemistry or the equivalent. Preferred - Associate degree in radiation protection or other equivalent field of study

Work experience in radiation protection, or an equivalent field that involves the use of math, physics and chemistry to perform the job functions. Preferred - At least one year experience as a Radiation Protection Technician or an equivalent field where the job functions parallel that of the requirements for CFFF Radiation Protection Technicians


Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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