Health Physics Surveyor

  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities, Radiation Protection , Nuclear Decommissioning

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  • Salary:

    £30.00 - £31.00 per hour + Maximum rate is £30per hour (Ltd)

  • Contact:

    Gabriela Avian

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    September 2021

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The role's purpose is to provide independent advice and assurance to the client to confirm that radiological safety control measures are functioning and being adhered in line with regulatory requirements.


  • Undertake assurance/audit surface contamination and radiation dose rate monitoring surveys as specified by the client to ensure that radiation protection control measures are functioning.
  • Under the supervision of the client, the Health Physics Surveyor provides advice on radiation safety, barrier techniques and contamination control.
  • Supports the Radiation Safety Technician in the repair, maintenance, calibration and functional testing of radiological monitoring instruments.
  • Delivers training and competency assessments for operational monitoring and radiation protection.
  • Acts as a coach to operations and engineering technicians in the area of operational monitoring.
  • Assists in the preparation of operational monitoring procedures.

Job Requirements

Experience as an operational health physics surveyor preferably in a commissioning environment.


  • Min of 5 GCSE's at Grade C or above to include Maths, English and Physics
  • Vocational training in radiation monitoring e.g. NVQ or City and Guilds or equivalent
  • City and Guilds Trainer Assessor module 301, 302 A1 or equivalent

Skills / Knowledge

  • Technical experience to use radiological monitoring instruments
  • Knowledge of radiation protection principles and practices
  • Technical experience and interpersonal skills to be able to train and mentor others in radiological monitoring practices
  • Working knowledge of the Ionising Radiations Regulations
  • The ability to explain complicated concepts in simple terms
  • Ability to work on own initiative to support operational terms.