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EHS Radiation Hazard Professional

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) working in areas of advanced technology for national defense. The Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) Office has an opening for an EHS staff member with a background in radiation safety, concentrating in non-ionizing radiation safety.


The candidate will be working with technical leads and research engineers, and will review radar and radiofrequency transmitters for hazards to personnel.  The candidate will ensure test and operational plans comply with government regulations on personnel exposure and will assist technical groups with specific hazard concerns such as safety at test ranges as required.


The candidate will evaluate the potential radiation hazards from other sources such as lasers, x-ray equipment, and radioactive sources for compliance with government regulations and Institute requirements as part of a comprehensive radiation hazard control program. 


The candidate will work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) from the central MIT EHS Office, technical teams, and the Facility Services Department engineering staff to evaluate, design, and guide development of laboratories used for testing of energy transmitters including radiofrequency (RF) devices, radars, lasers, radiation machines, and radioactive materials.



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in radiation safety, physics, occupational safety, or a relevant engineering field with ten years of demonstrated experience with radiation safety programs including hazards of non-ionizing radiation. 
  • Certified Laser Safety Officer (CLSO) or Certified Health Physicist (CHP) qualification is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance is required.



Requisition ID: 25344 

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MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Full time