Health Physics Surveyor

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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We are recruiting for Contract Health Physics Surveyor for our Client based in Reading. Competitive rates on offer for the right candidates.

Role and Responsibilities

The Health Physics Surveyor will:

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

Qualifications and Experience:-

  • City and Guilds Radiological Protection Course - Part 1 or be qualified to N/SVQ Level 2.
  • 1 years' experience (minimum), in the role of Health Physics Surveyor as part of an experienced site team working in radiological areas under the 1999 Ionising Radiation Regulations.