Health Physicist / Site Radiation Safety Officer

Cabrera is seeking an experienced, knowledgeable & career focused HP/SRSO to join our nationwide remediation solutions team. With Cabrera, the selected candidate will leverage career hands-on experience and “HP know-how” to solve our client’s toughest radiological challenges and deliver the highest quality work products on schedule and within budgetary constraints.

As an HP/SRSO with Cabrera, the selected candidate will work as a member of a diverse field team providing on-site leadership in the handling of radiological matters while supporting successful project execution.

Work may be performed at an assigned office or at temporary field site locations and include the following essential duties:

  • Act as “Authorized User” or “Site/Assistant Radiation Safety Officer” at designated local/remote field sites ensuring compliance with procedure, plans, contract commitments, federal/state/local regulations, and accepted industry best-practices;
  • Develop/oversee project-specific technical work products with radiological components (e.g., technical bases documents, operating procedures, work plans, data reports, summary deliverables, etc.);
  • Utilize stop work authority to ensure effective implementation of Cabrera Safety & Health Programs
  • Oversee the set-up and effective operation of field survey instruments and field laboratory counting systems (e.g., gamma spec, gross alpha-beta, etc.)
  • Supervise & mentor less experienced staff providing “hands-on” leadership;
  • Interface with client and regulatory stakeholders in a manner that produces “win-win” outcomes.

Minimum Qualifications:     

10+ years of directly-related HP work experience.

A.S. Degree in Health Physics/Radiation Protection Technology or equivalent or; active registration with the National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists (NRRPT)

Ability to meet fitness-for-duty (drug & alcohol testing), medical, respirator use, background screening, training, driving records, strength/dexterity, and other requirements necessary for complete job performance.

Willingness to travel, as needed, to client work locations throughout the US & Canada for finite/indefinite duration assignments including construction sites and HTRW sites.

Ability to meet or exceed Company safety & health, quality, and performance objectives established by Senior Management.

 Desired Qualifications:

B.S. Degree in Health Physics or related scientific/engineering/safety discipline.

Ex-Nuclear Navy ELT with RADCON focus

Past designation as RSO, Assistant RSO, or Authorized User on an NRC or Agreement State radioactive material license (NRC & CA preferred).

Directly related work experience at sites within US (i.e., DOD, NNSA, NASA, NPP decommissioning) or Canada (PHAI or Chalk River).

Specific formal training or experience in application of consensus guidance (e.g., MARSSIM, MARSAME, MARLAP) to develop & oversee implementation of radiological survey work plans

Experience using Microsoft Office™ applications; HP computer codes (Microshield, RESRAD, RESRAD-Build, etc.) and; spectroscopic system software (Genie2K, GammaVision, ANGLE, MGAU, LACE, ISOCS, LABSOCS, etc.)

Experience collecting position correlated measurements and using GIS to evaluate and present radiological results data

Description of ideal candidate:

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with significant diverse directly related radiological experience and sound technical/regulatory knowledge who can effectively evaluate radiological conditions, correctly interpret and apply regulations and industry guidance, communicate effectively with clients and other stakeholders and, successfully lead small teams of technicians & technical professionals.

The ideal candidate can work effectively a member of a diverse project team committed to safety, quality, client focus, teamwork, integrity, innovative solutions, professional development and, corporate citizenship.

Benefits and Other Information:

This is a salaried exempt position with negotiable annual salary terms.  Position and Grade will be determined by evaluation of education and directly applicable experience against current/future opportunities.

The selected candidate will work under the limited supervision of the Corporate RSO/HP Group Manager and perform additional duties, as directed.

Travel to temporary work sites inside/outside the CA Capitol Corridor will be an essential expectation of the selected candidate.

The selected candidate will normally report during normal Company business hours to our North Highlands, CA office location.  Alternate work schedules and telework agreements may be considered for the ideal candidate.

In addition to base pay, Cabrera currently offers a comprehensive benefits package including 401K with employer matching and on-line tools; excellent medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance options; support for professional development; and incentive bonuses.  Employees also enjoy friendly and professional work environments.

Forward resume and cover letter expressing interest in this position to resumes@cabreraservices.com

Cabrera Services is and EOE, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.