Job: IRC22373 Instrumentation Tech 3


Job TitleIRC22373 Instrumentation Tech 3
LocationBear Creek

·         Responsible for testing, calibration, and repair of radiation monitoring equipment for both installed equipment in company facilities and portable/hand-held instrumentation including work in support of the company’s commercial instrumentation business.  Handles radiation sources/calibrators and electronic test equipment safely and competently and ensures all work is completed in compliance with regulatory requirements and company procedures.

·         Performs calibration and repair of portable radiation monitoring equipment in the field or calibration shop setting.

·         Performs calibration and maintenance of installed radiation monitoring equipment installed in plant facilities including personnel and equipment contamination monitors, area radiation monitors, air sampling and monitoring equipment, and stack effluent monitoring equipment.

·         Responsible for the performance of HEPA filter penetration testing including building filter banks, portable ventilation units, and HEPA vacuum equipment.

·         Performs calibration and repair of radiation monitoring equipment in support of commercial instrumentation business including customer owned equipment and company owned equipment rented to customers.

·         Completes routine maintenance and cleaning of radiation monitoring equipment.

·         Completes pickup/delivery and response testing of portable radiation monitoring equipment.

·         Performs safe handling and use of sealed radiation sources and gamma calibrators.

·         Works safely in compliance with all company safety policies and promptly reporting any issues or accidents involving worker safety.

·         Stays current on TDEC-DRH license requirements for instrumentation operations, national instrumentation calibration standards, and EnergySolutions policies and procedures concerning proper use and calibration of radiation instrumentation.

·         Ships and receives radiation monitoring equipment in support of commercial instrumentation business.

·         Responsible for the completion of neat, accurate and thorough instrumentation test and calibration documentation including response test logs, calibration stickers, and calibration certificates.

·         Assists with maintenance of source and calibration tracking databases and generation of associated reports.

·         Completes source and instrumentation inventories.

·         Inventories and orders instrumentation repair parts using associated parts and procurement databases.

·         Develops and writes instrumentation calibration and operation procedures, instructions and other guidance and assists with training of instrument users.

·         Performs other instrumentation support duties as assigned by instrumentation department leadership.

·         Must be able to work independently and resolve practical problems including instrumentation trouble-shooting and repair with minimal supervision.

·         Responsible for the quality of his/her own work and satisfying customer (internal and external) specifications.

·         Travel to other facility or customer sites may be required occasionally to perform installed equipment calibrations.

·         There is no supervision of other workers at this level.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

·         Ability to work with a high level of attention to detail and to work reliably with minimal supervision

·         Effective verbal and written communication skills

·         Working knowledge of the interpretation and application of TDEC-DRH license requirements, national instrumentation calibration standards and company policies and procedures

·         Knowledge of electrical and electronic components, circuits, and associated principles

·         Knowledge of proper care and use of Measuring and Test Equipment (M&TE)

·         Ability to interpret electronic drawings/schematics and troubleshoot radiation measuring instruments

·         Skilled/Experienced with proper soldering techniques

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and their use (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) and database applications

·         Ability to lift, carry, push, pull up to 50 pounds; handle, grip, and reach above or below shoulder

·         Ability to use hands and feet to accomplish tasks as assigned

·         Ability to sit, stand, walk, climb, bend/stoop, crouch, squat/kneel, twist at the waist and balance

·         Ability to climb hand-over-hand on ladders, stairs, and scaffold

·         Ability to work at elevated heights including climbing fixed ladders for access to stack equipment calibration

·         Ability to effectively communicate; speaking, reading, understanding, writing and hearing clear English; pass audiogram in hearing conservation program as required by location

·         Basic math and computer skills

·         Ability to perceive depth and adjust focus; basic hand/eye coordination

·         Ability to see close and distance, basic colors/shades, and peripheral vision

·         Ability to work inside an office, outside, and in extreme temperatures

·         Ability to work with moving objects, hazardous machines, and on slippery/uneven walking surfaces

·         Ability to wear protective equipment such as: goggles, hard hat, gloves, steel toe boots with or without shank, and chemical resistant coveralls

·         Ability to work with others; ability to operate equipment

·         Ability to work around ionizing radiation and work with ionizing radiation sources

·         Ability to read small text, blueprints, documents, procedures, and instrument readouts

·         Ability to complete Certified Radworker training and Instrumentation Technician training program.

Minimum Qualifications and Years of Experience



·         High School diploma or GED

·         AA in Electronics Technology or similar desired



·         None required


Required Experience

·         A minimum of 3 years of experience as an instrumentation calibration technician or closely related experience


Preferred Experience

·         Specific experience with calibration and repair of radiation monitoring equipment






How To Apply

EnergySolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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