Los Alamos, NM
REPORTS TO: SERVICES MANAGER
Pajarito Scientific Corporation (PSC) is actively seeking a System Operator interested in challenging career opportunities in the nuclear instrumentation and waste characterization field.
The System Operator position includes knowledge and involvement with aspects of NDA data and other duties as qualified and assigned: Independent technical data review (ITR); Instrument calibration, testing, quantification, documentation, and operations as prescribed; Test matrices by mixing materials and placing source tubes according to physics specifications to simulate waste in various containers; Order materials for preparing matrices and for on-site portable and mobile systems; Prepare dose maps to determine where radiation boundaries should be placed; Accurately position radioactive sources for measurement; Use forklifts and dollies to maneuver materials and matrix containers; and Operate radiation generating devices and sealed radioactive sources safely.
This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. Pay is based on experience.
Successful Candidate Qualifications
Successful experienced candidates will have working knowledge in the following areas:
Additional knowledge in the following areas, while not required, would be beneficial:
Configuring, operating and troubleshooting radiation detectors and instruments in laboratory and field environments. Candidate should be able to obtain a clearance.
A High school diploma or equivalent technical training, or equivalent years of experience in the nuclear industry is required.
Effective team working skills and practical hands on approach are important qualities for this role.
PSC offers an extensive benefits package. Benefits include:
PSC is an equal opportunity employer.
WORKING CONDITIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to regularly stand, walk, and use hands to lift or handle objects tools or controls. The employee may be occasionally required to bend or kneel or sit for an extended period of time. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.