Health Physics Monitor

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    Newbury, Berkshire

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    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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    Zaida Bhana

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Health Physics Monitor, Aldermaston , Nuclear, Contract 12 months

Our Client requires an experienced Health Physics surveyor to work on a decommissioning project on the AWE Aldermaston site. The successful candidate will be required to use/wear RPE, (Respirators and PBAS (Pressurised Breathing Air Suits) following the appropriate training.

Age and weight restrictions due to pressurised suit operations Max age - 55 yo BMI - No greater than 30

Role and Responsibilities
The Health Physics Surveyor will:

Perform Health Physics Surveys (radiation and contamination) and complete Health Physics Survey Reports.

Use/wear RPE, (Respirators and PBAS (Pressurised Breathing Air Suits) following the appropriate training.

Maintain a register of sources and record daily checks and defects

Make daily use of air sampling equipment.

Undertake function checking of Health Physics survey equipment and report any defects noted to Health Physics Supervisor.

Provide Health Physics coverage of operations as directed by Health Physics Supervisors.

Undertake Health Physics reassurance survey and clearance of items removed from and between controlled areas.

Maintain stocks of Respiratory Protective Equipment/Personal Protection Equipment.

Maintain local rules applicable to controlled areas, dresser and barrier duties, including the organisation with laundering of clothing.

Undertake instruction to trainee surveyors maintaining best practice.

Undertake radiological coaching of staff with whom they work.

Ensure that a Daily Log is completed.

Participate in Pre-job briefs and post job reviews.

Have an understanding of the requirements of a Radiological Work Permit (RWP).

City & Guilds stage 1 Radiological Protection