Agency Workers

Calder Engineering Ltd acts as an Employment Agency for Agency Workers.

Current Vacancies

Reference:  DSRL 2396

Post:  Senior Health Physicist

Contract Term:  12 months

Location:  Dounreay, Caithness

Rate:  £45-55 per hour LTD (no overtime rates apply)

The purpose of the post is to provide radiation protection advice and support to DSRL on the observance of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 and other related topics.

The Job Holder will be responsible for providing the site projects with relevant and timely information and support in line with legal requirements.

Qualifications/Experience Required:

  • Degree in Science or equivalent qualification plus experience.
  • Holder of RPA2000 Certification
  • 5 years experience in Health Physics on a Nuclear site
  • Experience of radioactive waste operations
  • Experience in the production of radiological protection documentation including Risk Assessments, Operating Procedures and Instructions

The Job Holder will:

  • Be an appointed RPA
  • Provide projects with Radiological Protection advice and support
  • Develop and provide specialist radiation protection training & technical advice to site
  • Support the maintenance of codes of practice, standards and guidance
  • Contribute to development of Safety Culture
  • Provide advice and support to emergency arrangements
  • Represent DSRL to regulators and external stakeholders
  • Develop area of specialist advice for DSRL
  • Undertake, interpret and cascade research of emerging topics
  • Provide Health Physicist cover to site on a rota basis
  • Supervision of supporting Health Physicists and trainees
  • Perform the responsibilities of Management Appointments relevant to post
  • Have a broad knowledge of safety/environmental monitoring techniques
  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge and understanding of Dosimetry and relevant key legislation
  • Have a thorough understanding of the philosophy behind, and application of, regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Have a thorough understanding of the philosophy and practical application of Radiological Protection
  • Have a detailed knowledge of Dounreay, its structure and product and service portfolio
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the philosophy and practical application of their discipline.

The Job Holder may:

  • Represent Assurance at DSRL senior meetings

Closing date for submission of your CV to Calder Engineering is close of play on Tuesday 23th August 2016.

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