Radiological Controls Supervisor

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BWSR, a partnership led by BWXT, is the Decontamination, Decommissioning, and Demolition (D&D) subcontractor at the Naval Reactors Facility (NRF) located in Idaho Falls, ID.  BWSR performs the remediation of legacy nuclear and environmental materials on site. The main project areas at the site include remediation of historical research facilities, demolition of buildings, and characterization of site-infrastructure to support on-going maintenance and construction.


Radiological Controls Supervisor  -  BWSR   -  Idaho Falls, ID


Position Summary:


This is an exempt position reporting to the Radiological Controls Manager for the Decontamination and Decommissioning of facilities at the Naval Reactors Facility (NRF) site located in Idaho Falls, ID. 


Responsibilities / Duties:


This position is responsible for maintaining strict radiological standards, control or radiological and environmental work operations and procedures, and providing on the job supervision of all radiological and environmental work.  This position is the supervisor for Radiological Control Technicians (RCTs).


  • Provide radiological oversight and leadership for crew personnel to ensure the highest radiological standards are kept.
  • Assign RCTs to tasks and provide technical supervisor of RCTs in the performance of their jobs.

  • Review and approve radiological monitoring reports performed by RCTs.

  • Responsible for the daily administrative, employee relations and disciplinary issues concerning RCTs.

  • Interprets radiological control requirements, participate in task scoping and provides technical review of work documents.

  • Primary interface with customer radiological and operations management personnel concerning radiological issues.

  • Provide guidance for proper handling and documentation associated with radioactive material and sources.

  • May be required to act as alternate Radiological Controls Manager as needed.

  • Primary person-in-charge at the scene of radiological casualties.

  • Others duties as assigned by management.


 Job Qualifications / Requirements:


  • A two-year college degree in math or science and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the Naval Reactors Program as a RCT supervisor or senior radiological technician.  However, experience in lieu of education may be considered with customer approval.

  • The candidate will be required to qualify as a supervisory RCT per section 106.2 of LAB-RC-0288.

  • The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain Respirator qualifications.

  • Must be a US citizen – no dual citizenship.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DOE "L" clearance – a current clearance is preferred.  
  • The ability to obtain and maintain radiological dosimetry in the Naval Reactors Program.



Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation and previous employment reference verifications.


BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.


BWX Technologies
Full time
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401, US