RADIAC Calibration Technologist
Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory 10 reviews - Niskayuna, NY

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Job Description:
Selected applicants will be subject to a Federal
background investigation and must meet eligibility
requirements for access to classified matter. U.S.
citizenship is required.
Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory
For more than 60 years, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory
(KAPL), as part of the Naval Reactors Program has been
at the forefront of technological and operational
submarineinnovation. We have a proud tradition of
producing reactor plants for submarines and surface
ships that provide unprecedented endurance and power. We
also train the sailors who operate those plants. We are
a Program with cutting edge technology, high technical
standards and integrity. If you are interested in a
challenging career and working with some of the finest
technical people in the country, then explore your
future with the Naval Reactors Program. We know that you
will consider many factors when choosing where to work.
The Naval Reactors Program has much to offer, including
the opportunity to work with some of the brightest
engineers, scientists and professionals from a wide
spectrum of disciplines. Our management team will
challenge you to apply your skills, learn new things and
grow professionally and personally.
Job Description
The RADIAC Calibration Technologist is responsible for
all aspects of calibration and maintenance of portable
field and installed radiological intrumentation. Typical
instruments are air samplers, air particulate detectors,
radiation meters, alpha and beta-gamma meters. The
Calibrationist is responsible for safe operation of
various radiological source ranges and handling of
radioactive sources. The Calibrationist is responsible
for providing exchange of instrumentation in the field.
The Calibrationist is responsible for ensuring
administrative requirements related to souce
accountability, inspections, etc. are accomplished as
required. The Calibrationist is responsible for
quailfying as a contamination worker and limited
Qualified Monitor. The Calibrationist will be
responsible for developing an implementation plan for a
new series of field instrumenation, and ensuring
execution of the plan. The Calibrationist works closely
with hourly instrument mechanics to ensure repairs and
supporting instrumentation checks are completed in
accordanace with procedures. The Calibrationist must
complete a comprehensive training program to be fully

Job Requirements:
BS in a technical discipline plus 2 years of related
experience in radiological controls and the application
of RADIAC equipment, or AS with 6 years of experience in
radiological controls and the application and use of
RADIAC equipment to monitor work evolutions. High School
diploma and a minimum of ten years of relevant
experience in radiologic controls.
Open Date : 2012-03-06 11:00:00
Date Required : 2012-04-23
Req. Code : 3596
# of Openings : 1
Other Skills : Good computer skills are important.
Ability to develop and work schedules with limited
management direction.
Offer Relocation : No
Exemption : Non-Exempt

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