Provides support for all aspects of the Michigan State University radiation safety program at the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Main duties include: radiation safety inspections, equipment calibrations, dosimeter collection and distribution, bioassays, training, incident response, radioactive waste management, reporting, record keeping, and other duties as assigned.
Position responsibilities are expected to include inspection and risk remediation in laboratories and other facilities governed by provisions of the Arms Export Control Act, the Export Administration Regulations, and/or by government grant terms and conditions imposing citizenship restrictions on project participants.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Health Physics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, or related field.
Six months to one year of related work experience, internship, or an equivalent combination of education in: Health physics subjects, radioactive material handling, radiation producing machine safety, safety inspections, sample collection & analysis, radiation detection instrument use, calibration techniques, radioactive waste handling, Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations, State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs regulations, training, and general record keeping.
Possession of a valid vehicle operator’s license.
NRRPT certified. Health Physics experience in a clinical setting. Experience with veterinary medicine. Experience with nuclear medicine, radiography, radiation therapy, lasers, and MRI. Strong customer service skills. Advanced computer skills. Proactive, self-starter, able to work independently.
Required Application Materials
MSU Veterinary Medical Center operates 24 hours a day, so the job will require rotating 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts on a regular basis.
Description of End Date
This is an off-dated position funded for two years from date of hire, with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Summary of Physical Demands
Lifting, carrying, pushing, and climbing up to 2 hrs. per day and 70lbs. moving radiation packages and equipment.
Bidding eligibility ends on 11/5/2019 at 11:55 PM
Internal Number: 618127
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