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Health Physics Surveyor

  • Location: Dounreay
  • Salary: £18 - £25 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Daniel Wolstenholme
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: ASAP (security clearance depending)
  • Expiry Date: 01 March 2021
  • Job Ref: 1034599
NRL currently have a requirement for a Health Physics Surveyor to support nuclear activity at Dounreay. 

Main Responsibilities:
  • Undertake radiation and contamination surveys.
  • Support site operations as they progress by monitoring the radiological conditions and reporting the results.
  • Undertake surveying operations in areas with enhanced levels of radioactive contamination wearing appropriate PPE/RPE.
  • Review and support the production of health physics documentation.
  • Be required to participate in emergency arrangements.
  • Perform the responsibilities of local/management appointments relevant to post.

Desirable skills, aptitudes and experience:
Qualifications and Experience
  • City and Guilds Radiological Protection Course – Part 1 or to 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 2017 Ionising Radiation Regulations
  • Open, flexible approach to work and prepared to undergo training.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with staff/contractors at all levels.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Required to be designated as a classified worker and as such must be 18 years old or over in accordance with the Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017.