Arizona Public Service Supervisor Radiation Protection in TONOPAH, Arizona
Supervisor Radiation Protection
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Date: Aug 5, 2022
Location: TONOPAH, AZ, US, 85354
Arizona Public Service generates clean, reliable and affordable energy for 2.7 million Arizonans. Our service territory stretches across the state, from the border town of Douglas to the vistas of the Grand Canyon, from the solar fields of Gila Bend to the ponderosa pines of Payson. As the state’s largest and longest-serving energy provider, our more than 6,000 dedicated employees power our vision of creating a sustainable energy future for Arizona.
Since our founding in 1886, APS has demonstrated a strong commitment to our customers in one of the country’s fastest growing states, earning a reputation for customer satisfaction, shareholder value, operational excellence and business integrity.
Our present and future success depends on the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate the principles outlined in the APS Promise: Design for Tomorrow, Empower Each Other and Succeed Together.
Supervises and directs the daily activities and tasks associated with Radiation Protection (RP) at the shift and unit operations level. Provides leadership, technical and programmatic support and/or assistance in the administration and maintenance of the Radiation Protection Program.
A four-year Bachelors degree in Science, Engineering or other job-related field from an accredited college or university plus four (4) years experience in radiation protection positions at a nuclear power plant. In lieu of bachelors degree, college coursework and/or experience in radiation protection positions at a nuclear power plant equaling six (6) years required. Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills to interface with both internal and external customers. (Meets or exceeds ANSI 3.1, 1978 4.3.2.)
Nuclear requirement: Any PVGS employee may be called upon to serve as a member of the Emergency Response Organization (ERO) and will be expected to fulfill their obligation as an ERO member. This is a condition of employment at PVGS. Roles and Responsibilities defined in Policy 1503 and implementing policy guide are applicable to all PVGS employees.
Any PVGS employee may be called upon to support a refueling or short-notice outage. This includes line roles and responsibilities as necessary to execute outage activities.
This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120 ) (collectively, U.S. Export Control Laws). Therefore, this position requires applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants for this position will be required to confirm their U.S. person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors.
1) Establishes and continually monitors short term work priorities for the team to ensure maximum utilization of manpower and resources. Ensures adequate supervision and radiological surveillance is available round-the-clock for maintenance and operations evolutions within the Units. Ensures adequate supplies of survey instrumentation and RP supplies are maintained for coverage.
2) Reviews operating procedures that may affect radiation safety. Monitors and assesses RP activities by direct observation and tours to identify situations in which exposure may be reduced. Controls radiation exposure for personnel working in their designated areas of authority by ensuring locations, operations, and conditions that have the potential for causing significant exposure to radiation are identified, posted, and controlled.
3) Responsible for staffing, training, salary administration and performance management of personnel. Ensures radiation protection technicians maintain technical competence and proficiency.
4) Supervises the collection and evaluation of information obtained from radiological monitoring activities.
5) Oversees the daily work activities of RP technicians by ensuring they properly operate radiation detection and analysis equipment, Radiological Records and Access Control System (RRACS), Emergency Response Facility Data Acquisition and Display System (ERFDADS), and other RP computer systems. Resolves operational or technical issues within the unit.
6) Monitors expenditures to ensure costs are controlled within budget limitations.
Export Compliance / EEO Statement
This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, 'U.S. Export Control Laws'). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Generating Stations (PVGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.
Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Pinnacle West') maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law.
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Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.
This position requires work to be performed in the field and/or at the work site, due to the nature of work.