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Southern Company Health Physicist - Plant Hatch in Baxley, Georgia

Health Physicist - Plant Hatch



The Health Physicist reports to the Radiation Protection Support Superintendent and will have some combination of the following responsibilities in the Radiation Protection department:

• Obtain, retain, and expand knowledge necessary to execute job duties in assigned area of work for procedures, plant systems, technical specifications, and applicable agency regulations

• Monitor, analyze, and trend data and prepare reports for assigned work and systems

• Advise department management on technical matters, to including provide guidance and training on technical issues and challenges within an assigned area of work or system

• Act as technical resource within Fleet peer group to drive performance improvement

• Prepare, revise, and process radiation protection-related procedures

• Oversee radiological source control to ensure radioactive sources are properly stored and controlled in accordance with regulations and plant procedures

• Coordinate department training, qualifications, and performance evaluations, and serve on department training committees

• Conduct observations of technician training and conducts on-the-job training and task-performance evaluations of trainees

• Identify department gaps and performance improvement opportunities, and provide feedback to Radiation Protection and Training management

• Administer department corrective action program

• Provide secondary duties as department budget coordinator and/or purchasing representative

•Provide technological and administrative guidance and coordination to the Radioactive Material Shipping program.

•Administer the station ALARA program requirements, dose reduction planning and implementation, dose tracking and radiological outage planning activities

•Serve as department Dosimetry Specialist, administration, record keeping and report writing associated with the station dosimetry program


• High school diploma or equivalent is required; A.S. degree in Radiological Protection is preferred; BS degree in a related science (Health Physics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, or Environmental Health Science) or engineering discipline is strongly preferred.

• Five (5) years’ experience in related radiological protection work is preferred

• Three (3) years’ experience in applied nuclear plant radiation protection is preferred


• Completion of nuclear industry initial radiation protection training course is preferred

ALARA principles and application

• Technical aptitude for radiological protection instrumentation

• Knowledge of nuclear plant systems and processes

*In accordance with our standard selection practices, candidates will be expected to clearly demonstrate behavioral attributes including Southern Style and Target Zero

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Job Field: Research & Laboratory Sciences

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Central Georgia-Baxley

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

Plant Hatch - 11028 Hatch Parkway, North (11028BAXLEY)

11028 Hatch Parkway, North

Baxley, 31513

Req ID: SNC2005977

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