Radiation Protection Specialist

at SHINE Medical Technologies
Location Middleton, Wisconsin
Date Posted March 26, 2021
Category Bioscience
Job Type Full-time
Address 8123 Forsythia St, Ste 140


SHINE is seeking a Radiation Protection Specialist to perform duties, to implement activities related to radiation protection (RP) programs and facilities to control on-site personnel doses ALARA and limit the public’s exposure to radiation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Design/Construction Phase

  • Work with the RP Manager and Radiation Safety Officer to establish and implement radiation protection department policies, programs, and procedures as required for the Operations Phase.
  • Propose process and design changes that improve radiological safety.
  • Assist in the development of a Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Operating License Application.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Operations Phase

  • Perform radiation and contamination surveys and decontamination work.
  • Perform sampling and analysis of gases, liquids, and solids.
  • Analyze and interpret the results of surveys and analyses and recommend appropriate radiation protection controls and actions.
  • Provide briefings and guidance to facility personnel to prevent unplanned exposures and maintain exposures ALARA.
  • Maintain and calibrate radiation monitors, radiation detection instrumentation, and other associated equipment.
  • Ensure radiological safety activities are in compliance with federal and state standards and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.


  • Associate’s degree in health physics, relevant engineering technology, or related physical science specialty; or High School Diploma with ANSI RP technician qualifications and experience at a nuclear power facility; or Navy Nuclear experience, including Engineering Lab Technician (ELT) qualifications.
  • Certified Health Physics (CHP) or National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists (NRRPT) preferred.
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in applied radiation protection or related field.
  • Technical understanding of nuclear facility principles and operation.
  • Familiarity with federal regulatory requirements regarding radiation protection.
  • Strong PC skills to include Microsoft software.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.


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