Chemistry Technician

Description

To obtain samples, prepare the samples, and analyze the samples for chemical and radioanalytical analysis from plant systems.  To record and trend data from the chemical analysis.  To notify chemistry management for out of specification conditions and adverse trends.  To respond to operation’s chemistry needs.  To perform the on shift chemistry technician emergency plan duties.  To perform inventories of chemicals, equipment and supplies.  To maintain the laboratory and instruments in top material condition with good housekeeping.  To perform self-monitoring of radiation dose equivalent and perform associated radiological surveys for chemistry related tasks.  As required, to changeout gas bottles for chemical and counting room instrument; to change resin columns for laboratory demineralized water systems; to replace chart paper on recorders; and to refill liquid nitrogen dewars

Qualifications

Required:

 

§  High School diploma or educational equivalent, including chemistry and mathematics courses

§  Ability to pass pre-employment testing

§  Ability to work different shifts

§  Ability to receive unescorted Nuclear access

§  Excellent communication, teamwork and organizational skills

 

Preferred:

 

§  Bachelor’s Or Master’s Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, or       equivalent degree

§  Two years professional work experience in chemistry

§  Navy Nuclear experience as an Engineering Lab Technician (ELT)

§  Demonstrates leadership capabilities by motivating and inspiring others to accept challenges and meet or exceed expectations, and consistently achieves results, while acting as a role model for exhibiting appropriate behaviors.

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