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Duke Energy Science Technician II - Dosimetry Lab - Huntersville, NC in United States

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Summary

This level requires, as a prerequisite, complete satisfactory performance of Science Technician I tasks. In addition, incumbents must demonstrate a thorough understanding of the technical aspects of the job. Incumbents function under general supervision, i.e., incumbents receive assignments and are expected to carry them through to completion with substantial independence. Incumbents at this level resolve problems with little or no supervision. Incumbents may be assigned responsibility for small or routine projects. Promotion to Science Technician III is made based on an organizational need.

This position will be part of a small team that shares responsibility for managing the Harshaw thermoluminescent dosimeter/dosimeter of legal record (TLD/DLR) program and the self-reading electronic dosimeter (SRD) program for the nuclear fleet. This position will have lead dosimetry responsibility for at least one nuclear site. Specific daily duties may vary depending upon need. The successful candidate will perform various functions in a laboratory, potentially requiring work for prolonged periods in laboratory conditions. Specific procedures and proper PPE requirements must be followed. Occasional work at each of the nuclear sites is also expected.

Responsibilities

This position will be part of a small team that shares responsibility for managing the Harshaw thermoluminescent dosimeter/dosimeter of legal record (TLD/DLR) program and the self-reading electronic dosimeter (SRD) program for the nuclear fleet. This position will have lead dosimetry responsibility for at least one nuclear site. Specific daily duties may vary depending upon need. The successful candidate will perform various functions in a laboratory, potentially requiring work for prolonged periods in laboratory conditions. Specific procedures and proper PPE requirements must be followed. Occasional work at each of the nuclear sites is also expected.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Learn and perform routine laboratory tasks in accordance with established procedures, e.g., manage Harshaw thermoluminescent dosimeter (TLD/DLR) support for at least one nuclear site, manage the self-reading electronic dosimeter (SRD) program for multiple nuclear sites and maintain detailed records and reporting of all processes• Receive training in the operation and application of computer hardware and software to support TLD/DLR processing and management of the SRD program• Maintain NVLAP qualifications as part of the TLD/DLR program responsibilities• Resolve routine problems and participate in creation and review of Laboratory procedures with acquired experience• Communicate effectively with internal and external customers using excellent verbal and written skills• Participation in internal audits and various cross check programs• Maintenance and calibration of laboratory instrumentation and equipment

Basic / Required Qualifications

  • Associates degree in Radiological Sciences and 2 years of work-related experience

Desired Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience in external radiation dosimetry (TLD/DLR or SRD) program support

  • 2 years of experience in maintenance and calibration of laboratory instrumentation

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently on projects, with little or no supervision

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Demonstrated computer application skills (Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook and Custom databases/software)

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, be a self-starter, exercise flexibility when work plans and hours are modified, and take personal responsibility for assigned accountabilities

  • Ability to work a varying work schedule in response to customer needs

  • Demonstrated verbatim compliance with written procedures

  • Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner

Working Conditions:• Exposure to radioactive materials• Office, environmental and scientific laboratory environments• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.• Ability to walk prolonged periods outside in sometimes hold and cold temperatures• Maintain and exercise awareness of safety on the job

Specific Requirements:• Ability to obtain and maintain unescorted access and nuclear security clearance• Occasional overtime• Occasional call out

Travel Requirements

5-15%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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