Health Physicist - WF3

Date: Apr 2, 2024

Location: Killona, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:  

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 

Legal Entity: Entergy Operations, Inc.-EOI 

At Entergy, we power life today and for future generations. That means we do more than provide electric and natural gas service. It means we're listening so we can continue to better serve, better support, and better build the future, together. Day in and day out, we’re working to improve lives, build businesses and create prosperity across our diverse communities.

 

We own and operate a fleet of nuclear reactors in four locations in the United States. Our fleet generates approximately 5,200 megawatts of clean, carbon-free nuclear power, which is critical in meeting our climate commitments to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Our nuclear fleet headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi.

 

Our nuclear safety culture is strong, and our performance record has proven us to be a clean, reliable, and affordable provider of electricity for our household customers in our utility areas of the southern U.S. and to our commercial customers in other parts of the country.

 

Entergy Nuclear is a business unit of Entergy Corporation that employs approximately 4,000 highly skilled and dedicated professionals. We exist to grow a world-class energy business that creates sustainable value for our four key stakeholders — our customers, employees, communities, and owners. This has been our mission for many years. We understood early on that to create real, sustainable value, the decisions we make and the strategies we pursue must benefit all stakeholders.

 

We invite you to learn more about Entergy Nuclear and the nuclear clean air energy that we supply for our nation. Entergy Nuclear Fact Sheet

 

*This position will be filled as a Health Physicist II, III, Sr, Sr Lead or Sr Staff based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. *

 

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

Contributing as part of the site team, performs well defined technical evaluations, calculations and health physics work, including in the specialized station technical program areas, such as dosimetry, instrumentation, respiratory protection and ensures programs are compliant from a regulatory, technical and programmatic perspective.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Tracks and monitors RP metrics. Performs in-field observations of technical work and ensures compliance with technical procedures. Generates corrective actions to ensure programs are free of regulatory risk.
  • Attends meetings representing radiation protection on technical programmatic issues. Participates in the fleet technical peer team and works with fleet peers to benchmark and improve programs to industry best performance.
  • Performs self-assessments of programs to identify problems and systematically corrects, develops technical procedures, investigates and resolves well defined technical health physics problems and assists in the evaluation and purchase of new equipment or software products. Conducts routine scientific and related projects with minimal oversight.
  • Conducts clearly defined projects and assignments with a focus on development, under the supervision of more senior health physicists. Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation and calculations associated with the resolution of well-defined health physics issues of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Supports the site in the implementation of technical procedure changes, including appropriate communications and change management.
  • Implements corrective actions and self-assessments to improve department performance and supports the development of training to improve department performance.
  • Serves as a member of the emergency response organization

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Supervisor will review EKSA for candidates without a degree
  • Desired: Bachelor of Science in Health Physics or related science or Engineering

 

Minimum Experience Required for this Position:

  • Health Physicist II:
    • With a BS degree, 2-4 years Health Physics experience
    • Without a degree, 6 years Health Physics experience
  • Health Physicist III:
    • With a BS degree, 5-7 years Health Physics experience
    • Without a degree, 8 years Health Physics experience
  • Health Physicist Senior:
    • With a BS degree, 8-10 years Health Physics experience
    • Without a degree, 10 years Health Physics experience
  • Health Physicist Senior Lead:
    • B.S. Degree in Health Physics, Desired M.S. Degree in Health Physic
    • 10+ years Health Physics experience
    • Required: CHP
    • Desired: PE, or NRRPT
  • Health Physicist Senior Staff:
    • B.S. Degree in Health Physics, Desired M.S. Degree in Health Physics 
    • 10+ years Health Physics experience
    • Required: CHP
    • Desired: PE, or NRRPT

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Possesses and applies concepts and practices to difficult assignments; broad know how of practices and procedures
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Develops positive working relationships to effectively co-ordinate work activities.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft desktop applications. Maintains accurate records and files
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to manage multiple assignments, changing priorities and differing situations and can make decisions that may affect the work of a team.
  • Possesses and applies health physics theories and principles
  • Proficient in health physics technical competencies and has ability to interpret technical health physics information and instructions
  • Understands practices of research, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations

 

Minimum Requirements: Certifications / Licenses

  • Required: ANSI 4.4.4
  • Desired: CHP, PE, or NRRPT

 

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Primary Location: Louisiana-Killona Louisiana : Killona 
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Professional
 
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT
 
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 114354
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the EEO page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.  41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity and Pay Transparency.

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment.  Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.


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