Radiological Controls Technician, Associate (Charleston, SC area)
Bechtel Bettis - Goose Creek, SC

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The Bettis Moored Training Ship organization is seeking to fill the position of Radiological Controls Technician (Applied Technology Technician) to staff a Navy support organization in Goose Creek, South Carolina. The site operates the Moored Training Ship to provide training and certification of Navy operators prior to their assignment to the fleet. This position requires work of assigned rotating shifts and possible travel to alternate work locations, as directed by management. Rotating shifts consist of seven eight hour days alternating from day shift to swing shift then to mid shift. The work schedule requires that shifts are covered 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and 52 weeks per year.

The technician will work under the close supervision of more senior technicians, professionals, and management and must be able to effectively communicate with these personnel. Perform work associated with preparation, assembly, configuration, operation, maintenance, and decommissioning of testing and production facilities, consistent with qualifications and assigned job tasks. This position requires working with and around equipment, material and systems which are sources of low levels of radioactivity. The Radiological Controls Technician will perform routine radiological monitoring and regulatory oversight of radiological maintenance in the Radiological Controls Operation Unit at the Moored Training Ship facility (Goose Creek, SC). The technician must attain and/or maintain radiological controls qualifications and Asbestos O & M qualifications. Attaining initial radiological controls qualifications requires the candidates to successfully complete the Radiological Controls Qualification School (RCTQS) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Attending RCTQS requires temporary assignment to Norfolk, Virginia for approximately six months.

Required Skills
AAS in engineering, science, technology or Journeyman’s Papers is required

Preferred Skills

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Bettis Laboratory and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory are operated for the Department of Energy by Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation. The Bettis and KAPL Laboratories, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Niskayuna, New York, respectively, develop naval nuclear propulsion systems. Our team of over 6,000 people design the world’s most technologically advanced reactor plants and systems, and we support the U.S. fleet of nuclear-powered ships. The Laboratories train enlisted and officer propulsion plant operators at the Charleston, SC and West Milton, NY facilities and operate a one-of-a-kind reactor core examination facility in Idaho Falls, ID.

All candidates must be U.S. citizens. Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter.

BMPC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is Committed to Workforce Diversity.

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