Radioactive Field Technician

Technicians Albuquerque, New Mexico


Description

We are looking for a candidate that meets the following criteria: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • HAZWOPER 40-hour training and current 8-hour refresher training
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to obtain a CDL with HAZMAT endorsement
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance (Q)

 It is also desirable, but not mandatory, that the candidate meets the following qualifications:

  • Two years’ experience in waste management or related activities
  • Experience in operating materials-handling equipment
  • Experience sorting/segregating material in a glovebox 

Typical tasks conducted by the candidate will include: 

  • Performing critical thinking about safety before performing hazardous tasks
  • Picking up, transporting, and handling waste/material on and off-site
  • Using a barcode scanner to retrieve and store waste/material
  • Utilizing air purifying and/or supplied air respiratory protection
  • Operating forklifts, various waste handling equipment, and hand tools
  • Operating facilities including monitoring mechanical, electrical, and HVAC systems