ALARA Specialist | Online Radiation Protection Operations

Date: Aug 11, 2022

Location: St. Francisville, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 08/24/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 


Review work documents and associated work plans. Determine special work requirements and incorporate into work documents.


  • Propose time saving tooling and work methods. Conduct pre-job planning meetings. Develop and revise procedures in accordance with current regulatory and administrative requirements.
  • Enhance communications by performing a liaison function between various work groups. Maintain the Radiation Work Permit Program. Track radiation exposure for personnel and work tasks.
  • Determine methods to reduce radiation exposure. Establish worker stay times.
  • Establish radiological work requirements. Perform work in progress and post-job reviews for inclusion into job history files; use this information when planning similar future work.
  • Organize, assemble, and maintain job history files to aid in future planning and estimating. Propose plant design changes that improve station and personnel efficiency and reduce exposure. Perform cost benefit analysis to evaluate tools, equipment and processes for potential implementation.
  • Interface with regulatory and industry representatives on behalf of station activities. Communicate technical information, concepts, and ideas verbally and in writing. Participate in the shared resources program. Serve as a member of the Emergency Response Organization.
  • Establishing and tracking departmental and station goals in the areas of radiation exposure.
  • Completing TEDE/ALARA reviews
  • Responsible for identifying and incorporating industry lessons learned, operating experiences, INPO good practices, etc., into radiological job coverage documents including the RWP and ALARA reviews.
  • Prepare, install and remove Temporary Shielding Packages
  • Communicate with all levels of the organization and represent the RP department at station meetings
  • Ensure all radiological activities are performed within regulatory and procedural requirements
  • Represent the RP department in the online and outage work planning processes.
  • Perform station work schedule reviews to determine radiological risk of any RCA work.
  • Review Station temporary alterations, modifications, or engineering changes for ALARA/dose impacts.

Minimum education required of the position:
B.S. Degree in Engineering or related technical degree may be credited for up to 4 years of experience, or equivalent work experience


Minimum experience required of the position:

  • 6 years commercial or military nuclear experience.
    • Desired: At least 5 years experience in the associated department.
    • Highly Desired: At least 2 years in the ALARA field


Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

  • Technical proficiency in the assigned area.
  • Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operation.
  • Highly Desired:
    • Proficiency with current computer business applications.
    • High level proficiency with all Microsoft Office products, INDUS Asset Suite work management  and the Sentinel Radiation Protection Management software products
    • Familiarity with Primavera Project Management (P-6) scheduling software


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

  • SRO certification on BWR or PWR (desired).
  • Highly Desired:
    • ANSI 3.1 Qualified Senior RP technician
    • National Registry of Radiation Protection practitioner status certification


Primary Location: Louisiana-St. Francisville
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 107351
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


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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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