Radiological Control Technician IV

Oak Ridge, TN
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Engineering/Design
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q
  • Req ID: 2024-8561


Job Summary:

Akima Infrastructure Services, LLC (AIS), is actively seeking Engineering, Professional, Technical, and Administrative personnel as part of our staff augmentation team supporting the Department of Energy at the Y‑12 National Security Complex located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and the Pantex Plant located in Amarillo, Texas.

Successful candidates will be employees of AIS, a premier government contractor charged with employing highly motivated and well-qualified personnel who can advance Y-12's core mission to ensure a safe, secure, and reliable U.S. nuclear deterrent, which is essential to national security. Though employed by AIS, the employee will take day-to-day direction and assignments from Y-12 staff employed directly by the security complex. Pay, benefits, Human Resources, and Employment Management functions are provided by AIS.

Qualified applicants must be a US citizen, at least 18 years of age, and able to meet pre-employment requirements including any required physicals, drug screen, and/or background investigation to satisfy clearance requirements from the Department of Energy.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs monitoring of personnel, work areas, and items leaving radiological areas for control of exposures from internal and external sources.

  • Recommends appropriate personnel monitoring devices, protective equipment, and working time for operations and maintenance personnel working with sources of radiation.

  • Observes processes; reads, records, evaluates, and reports data from radiation detective devices, and air and bioassay sampling.

  • Conducts investigation of cause and effect for results exceeding the guides, standards, and limits.

  • Calibrates instruments, operates automated low background counting equipment, processes TLDs, and performs lung counts.

  • Participates in the planning phase of new work processes. Serves as a member of the emergency response organization.


Minimum Qualification:

  • Associates or higher degree in a technical field & 10 to 15 years of related experience or high school diploma & 20 or more years of relevant experience. Requires demonstrated in-depth knowledge & skills in technical specialty. This level should be limited to a small population. Individuals in this group may lead other technicians by planning and providing work direction. Recognized as the expert in their field.

  • DOE Q Clearance preferred.

  • Pre-employment Drug Screen - External applicants selected for this position are required to successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

  • Medical Exam(s) - Job related pre-placement medical examinations may be required for this position.

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance from the Department of Energy. If determined as such, this position would be identified as a Workplace Substance Abuse (WSAP) testing designated position. WSAP positions require participation in an ongoing random drug testing program in addition to the pre-employment drug screen.

Job: Engineering/Design

Travel: None

Organization: AIS - Akima Infrastructure Services

Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8561