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Health Physics Surveyor

  • Job reference: 930707
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: Up to GBP202 per day + Ltd /co
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Decommissioning, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 06/04/2020


Health Physics Surveyor

1 Year Fixed Term Contract - commencing August 2020

Location - Aldermaston, RG7 4PR

Rate - £25.23 per hour Ltd Co

Cavendish Nuclear require an experienced Health Physics Surveyor to work on a decommissioning project on the AWE Aldermaston site. The successful candidate will be required to use/wear RPE, (Respirators and PBAS (Pressurised Breathing Air Suits) following the appropriate training.

SC level security clearance is required for this role prior to starting.

City & Guilds Stage 1 - Radiological Protection

Role and Responsibilities
The Health Physics Surveyor will:

Perform Health Physics Surveys (radiation and contamination) and complete Health Physics Survey Reports.

Use/wear RPE, (Respirators and PBAS (Pressurised Breathing Air Suits) following the appropriate training.

Maintain a register of sources and record daily checks and defects

Make daily use of air sampling equipment.

Undertake function checking of Health Physics survey equipment and report any defects noted to Health Physics Supervisor.

Provide Health Physics coverage of operations as directed by Health Physics Supervisors.

Undertake Health Physics reassurance survey and clearance of items removed from and between controlled areas.

Maintain stocks of Respiratory Protective Equipment/Personal Protection Equipment.

Maintain local rules applicable to controlled areas, dresser and barrier duties, including the organisation with laundering of clothing.

Undertake instruction to trainee surveyors maintaining best practice.

Undertake radiological coaching of staff with whom they work.

Ensure that a Daily Log is completed.

Participate in Pre-job briefs and post job reviews.

Have an understanding of the requirements of a Radiological Work Permit (RWP).

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.