Radiation Safety (Health Physics) Technician - 100054

Health Physics · Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Department Health Physics
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Manufacturing Sciences Corporation (MSC) is a Specialty Metal Manufacturer with the ability to process & manufacture technology metals in an Environmentally Sound, Safe and Controlled location.  We have over 35 years of experience with depleted Uranium.  We are the only commercial organization globally capable of casting, rolling, and machining products from depleted Uranium.  


We are a team-oriented facility where each member plays an important role in our safety and ability to deliver quality products on time and within customer specifications.  We are searching for individuals who want to contribute and make an impact while participating in our open, team-oriented culture.  We welcome candidates interested in working in Radiation Safety to join our organization as entry-level Radiation Safety  (Health Physics) Technician.

Essential Job Function/ Skills/ Responsibilities:

The Radiation Safety Technician is responsible for ensuring workplace radiation safety in a manufacturing/production environment.  The position will ensure compliance with company, local, state, and federal radiation safety policies and regulations.  Monitors radiological work activities and implements controls. 


  • Provide job coverage and radiological monitoring for manufacturing operations and maintenance activities to keep exposure to ALARA
  • Develop Radiological Work Permits (RWPs) and conduct pre/post-job briefings
  • Conduct contamination and dose rate surveys
  • Set up barriers and posting to identify radiological hazards
  • Collect smear and air samples and performs analysis
  • Maintain performance tests and operates radiological monitoring equipment
  • Calibrates radiological equipment
  • Input data into the DOSISERV system database
  • Generate survey records, reports, and facilitates record archival
  • Identify and respond to unplanned conditions
  • Conduct radiological safety walk-downs and pre-job walk-downs
  • Stops/suspends work of unsafe conditions potentially affecting personnel or environmental risk
  • Provide worker feedback and guidance with regard to real or perceived radiological safety issues
  • Ensures the radiological control program complies with local and state regulations
  • Interacts with management on policies, practices, and procedures to ensure the safety of site personnel
  • Communicate effectively both written and verbally with peers, supervisors, and management


  1. Proficient in working independently and as a team
  2. Ability to work with line management and workforce to provide solutions to solve problems
  3. Effective written and verbal communication

Minimum Required Education & Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a radiation safety technician or technical schooling equivalent
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn the principles and practices of radiation safety compliance
  • Ability to learn the use of radiation monitoring instrumentation and methods
  • Strong computer skills with software applications such as MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Technical Schooling in Radiation Protection, Health Physics, Environmental, or Engineering
  • Or 1-year experience in Radiation Protection


MSC is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vet Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.  EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IS THE LAW.  For additional information go to:  EEO.pdf (rsac.com)

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  • Location
    Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • Department
    Health Physics
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience