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RADCON Engineer

  • Job reference: AE-000317
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins Nuclear Solutions US is currently seeking a RADCON Engineer to join the nuclear team in Oak Ridge, TN.


Serves as back-up to Radiological Controls (RADCON) Manager.

Participates in critiques/investigations involving radiological issues as requested and maintains awareness of radiological operations.

Provides and coordinates support for the As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) Program by developing ALARA plans and performing RADCON evaluations and investigations and performing, (or reviews and approves) ALARA Reviews and Evaluations of Radiological Work Permits (RWPs). Performs ALARA Pre- and Post-Job reviews.

Supports processing and construction activities as matrix technical support staff providing Management RADCON expertise and counsels on those activities.

Reviews Work Packages, procedures, and other documents to ensure compliance with RADCON requirements and performs audits and assessments of RADCON program and its implementation.

Reviews and approves Operations Evolution Plans (OEPs) as part of the Data Review Committee.

Develops and revises radiological training materials (e.g., Radiological Worker II (RWII), Radiological Control Technician (RCT), Operations Technician Radiological Review, etc.).

Supports job walk-downs and JHEs, develops RAD documents, and performs RAD evaluations and investigations.

Reviews dosimeter readings and bioassay analyses for unexpected positives results and trends and assists in investigations of unexpected doses.

Supports operations through review and preparation of dose and shielding analyses.

Determines, approves, and procures instrumentation needed for RADCON and develops maintenance and calibration procedures.

Prepares, reviews, and revises Technical Basis documents, RADCON Procedures and Work Instructions.

Provides technical assistance to operations staff, RADCON Manager and RCTs.

Assists in the development of survey plans for demolition activities, and review demolition, design and construction documents


Baccalaureate in Engineering or related science.

Minimum of 16 years’ job-related experience, of which 1 is nuclear.

Demonstrated experience working in high-contamination and high-radiation areas.

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter.

US citizenship required for Atkins Global Isotek Systems project positions.


Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Strong communication, verbal and written skills.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience with 10 CFR 835.

Due to current law, and in conjunction with the advertised position’s scope of work, candidates that are Non-US citizens are required to be submitted for further approval to the NNSA before being considered for hiring purposes. In addition, any candidates with dual citizenship in the US and another country must undergo further review for approval by the NNSA. Proof of citizenship will be requested upon receipt of application/resume.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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