Comply with set safety standards while performing essential job functions; specifically, the handling of radioactive waste. Use caution while operating equipment and machinery. Retain knowledge of training material. Operate during 2nd shift as needed (start/end times may vary).
Essential Functions Statement(s)
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED).
Experience: 1 year related experience. A Bachelors or Associates degree in science, health physics, or a related field may be accepted in lieu of experience or any combination of education, training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
Preferred: 2 years nuclear or radioactive waste handling experience.
Computer Skills: Internet Navigation.
The Physical Demands and Work Environment characteristics described below are critical features of this job, and are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to wear personal protective and safety equipment when handling radioactive waste. This equipment includes but is not limited to a respirator, safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, safety harnesses, and bubble suits. The employee is occasionally required to climb stairs, ladders, and stand for extended periods of time. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is typically moderate.
Reasonable Accommodation Statement
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.