• Title
    Radiation Safety Officer (RSO)
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Additional Work Location
    US-CO-Grand Junction
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has an opportunity for a Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) to oversee the radiation protection program at a project in the Toledo, OH area.


    While the project is in the Toledo, OH area, relocation to the area is not a requirement, although extensive travel to the project will be required.


    Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established environmental consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Will plan, coordinate and lead a team supporting radiological remediation work
    • The Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) will implement the Radiation Protection Plan (RPP) for the project
    • Supervise and direct daily activities of Health Physics Technicians and ensure daily oversight and field safety inspections and tests required by the project technical specifications and applicable professional standards
    • Will ensure radiation safety procedures are complete and that technical and field radiation safety personnel necessary to execute project tasks are trained and qualified commensurate with assigned responsibilities
    • Ensure all project personnel are trained on radiation safety related topics commensurate with assigned duties and responsibilities
    • Will ensure that occupational radiation hazards and hazard controls are properly addressed in the design of new facilities or processes or modification of same (with emphasis on hazard elimination)
    • Ensure that radiation hazards and hazard controls are identified during work planning and development of integrated hazard analyses/controls for each task
    • Ensure that radiation safety equipment, tools and materials necessary for task execution are available, calibrated and tested as necessary
    • Ensure that personnel participation in the readiness demonstration prior to initial task execution work area inspections are performed prior to the start of work and periodically throughout task execution
    • Ensure that exposure monitoring is conducted and personnel are informed of results
    • Will ensure that radiation safety records are generated and retained as required by the RPP and program or performance issues are identified, corrected and communicated

    Skills / Qualifications

    • BS degree in Health Physics or related discipline
    • CHP (Certified Health Physicist) certification is highly desired
    • A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in the development and/or management and implementation of radiation safety programs for Hazardous, Toxic, Radiological Waste (HTRW) cleanup, facility D&D or other projects, preferably involving beryllium and radionuclides
    • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in management or supervision of technical and field staff
    • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in final status survey (FSS) plan development and/or implementation to address MARSSIM and respiratory protection
    • Working knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local OSH regulations
    • Demonstrated completion of specialty training including, but not limited to: radiation safety instrumentation, air monitoring (occupational and effluent) shielding, internal and external dosimetry, non-destructive assay (gamma and alpha spectroscopy)
    • Self-started with strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Effective employee leadership and interpersonal relationship skills; Ability to plan, coordinate and lead a team
    • Demonstrated commitment to safety in the workplace
    • Demonstrated commitment to quality and technical excellence
    • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Ability and willingness to occasionally perform physically demanding work in outdoor environments and in potentially adverse weather conditions
    • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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