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Health Physics / Radiation Protection Advisor

  • Location:

    Lancashire

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Sector:

    Radiation Protection

  • Salary:

    £90.00 - £100.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

  • Contact email:

    lorraine.ryan@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    184205LR_1618993969

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-21

  • Start date:

    asap

We have an excellent opportunity for a HEALTH PHYSICS / RADIATION PROTECTION ADVISOR with our Client within the nuclear industry based in Preston.


JOB PURPOSE

Provision of radiological protection advice to the business to ensure compliance with the ionising radiation regulations in respect to ongoing and proposed future operations.

Evaluation of operational activities and the undertaking of radiological risk assessments as well as providing guidance on implementation of safety arrangements and controls.

The successful Candidate will be responsible for the day to day activities of radiological support to operations, capturing a range of assurance activities of plant inspections and audits along with the monitoring and trending of plant performance data, authoring and revision of radiological procedures and oversight of dosimetry arrangements.


PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBLITIES

Monitoring & trending of metrics

Scheduling and review of contamination surveys

Regular monitoring of facility discharges

Review and tracking of operational doses, management of issued dosimetry and production of dose performance reports to management

Review of in-vitro/in-vivo radiometric data and scheduling of assays

Assurance activities with respect to calibrations of RPI/sources/monitoring systems

Production of routine radiological assessments, and written systems of work

Provision of radiological protection training

Undertaking of radiological review of plant performance, undertaking of plant walkdowns and audits

Calculation of RPI response to fingerprints

Authoring and revision of radiological procedures

Approving clearances and waste sentencing memoranda

Provision of operational advice


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Radiation Protection Advisor (RPA) or Health Physicist (HP) or other suitable qualifications in Radiation Protection

Experience of working in the nuclear industry

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