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Junior Radiation Surveyor

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

BWXT Medical Ltd. provides its customers, who conduct life-saving medical procedures for patients around the world, the benefit of decades of experience in the development, manufacturing, packaging and delivery of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Kanata, Ontario, BWXT Medical Ltd. employs over 300 highly-skilled people in Kanata and Vancouver, British Columbia. BWXT Medical Ltd. is part of the BWXT nuclear power segment (NPG) of BWX Technologies, Inc.

 

We are recruiting for a Junior Radiation Surveyor for our facility in Vancouver, BC.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Under general supervision of the Director, Quality, Safety & Regulatory Affairs, performs the following functions:

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Carry out or monitor occupational health and safety and radiation safety procedures to provide a safe working environment within Vancouver operations and to provide a safe surrounding environment.
  • Perform radiation safety duties that satisfies the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) regulations and associated site license.
  • Provide technical radiation safety advice to staff.
     

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Secondary school graduation with credits in physics and mathematics. 
  • Preference given to community college graduate in a science discipline plus 3 to 5 years experience in an appropriate technical environment plus 1 year in radiation safety. 
  • Must have reasonable knowledge of CNSC and Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. Must be aware of hazards of radionuclides and safety procedure for hot laboratories.
  • Must be able to inspire confidence, communicate clearly, deal harmoniously with others and remain calm and objective in emergency situations.
  • Must be able to select appropriate detection equipment, operate electronic instrumentation and assemble basic monitoring systems.
  • Environmental health and safety education and experience would be considered an asset.

 

We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

 

BWXT Medical Ltd. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended or any other category protected by federal law.


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