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Energy Northwest Health Physics Technician-Temporary - 6512 in Richland, Washington

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Health Physics Technician-Temporary

Job ID



Energy Northwest

Full/Part Time


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General Summary

This is a temporary position that would start February 1st and last for seven weeks to help with a short term project.

Responsible for performing routine health physics tasks and special radiological surveillance and control, radiological surveys, dose assessment, instrument calibration, records and report filing. Will initially work under the guidance of a fully qualified Health Physics Technician. Once full qualifications are obtained, will work independently on assigned tasks.


Responsible for assessment of airborne and/or surface contamination and radiation levels, and establishing radiological controls for station activities.

Typical duties of job include performing routine and special health physics tasks such as plant radiological surveillance and control, radiological surveys, dose assessment, instrument calibration, radiological records and report filing.

Assist in training of technicians/others, and participate in writing, reviewing, and revising of health physics procedures as directed.

Function as a plant emergency plan team member at 90% and above, and perform other tasks as required.


Requires a high school diploma or GED and at least three years commercial nuclear power plant health physics experience; OR an Associate’s degree in Science/Engineering/Mathematics or military nuclear training coupled with at least two years commercial nuclear power health physics experience.


This is a bargaining unit position and the pay rate is $47.66 per hour plus $1.50 per hour pay in lieu of benefits.

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This posting is open through January 19, 2021.