Rad Protection Tech Sr

Date: May 9, 2019

Location: Port Gibson, MS, US

Company: Entergy


Perform radiological surveys on the primary, secondary, auxiliary systems, plant buildings and grounds.




1. Sample materials for radiological release. Provide contamination and dose control. Maintain the Radiation Work Permit Program.

2. Track radiation exposure for personnel and work tasks. Determine methods to reduce radiation exposure.

3. Provide radiation protection coverage for work tasks. Establish worker stay times. Establish radiological work requirements.

4. Respond to off normal conditions. Maintain radiation exposures ALARA. Maintain radiation exposures within limits.

5. Develop shield packages. Develop flush plans. Radiologically post the power plant.

6. Respond to off normal radiological conditions. Understand adverse radiological conditions on equipment and personnel performance. Serve as a member of the Emergency Response Organization.




Minimum education required of the position:

Desired: B.S. Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or a related technical degree or equivalent work experience. Naval Nuclear Power School and Engineering Laboratory Technician School.


Minimum experience required of the position:

6 years commercial nuclear experience. At least 2 years’ experience at the facility. 


Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operations. Outstanding communication and conflict management skill. Proficiency with current computer business applications.


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position:

Meet or exceed ANSI/ANS 3.1-1978. ANSI Section 4.5.2– Technicians The standard specifies this as Journeymen Level Personnel, Radiochemistry Technician, Nuclear Control Technician, Nuclear Control Technician (I&C), Metrology Technician, Radiation Protection Technician, Lead Technicians. High degree of manual dexterity. Individuals in training or apprentice positions are not considered technicians or maintenance personnel for purposes of defining qualifications in ANSI/ANS 3.1 section 4 “Qualification,” but are permitted to perform work for which qualification has been demonstrated. See applicable Reg. Guides (i.e., RG 1.8), ANSI / ANS Standards (i.e., 3.1 - 1978), and site TSs / FSAR / Procedures for any additional specific requirements.

Primary Location: Mississippi-Port Gibson
Job Function: Skilled / Craft
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: MISSISSIPPI BARG - NUCLEAR
Number of Openings: 2
Req ID: 86926
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


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In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.


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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