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Senior Health Physicist 2021-192a-HAINC-CF

Location : Las Vegas, NV
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 2021-192a-HAINC-CF
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 9
Required Education : Bachelors-Health Physics, Nuclear Engineering, or a calculus-based Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) field
Travel : Yes
Relocation : No

Job Description :

HukariAscendent is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, Small Business specializing in comprehensive engineering and technical support services associated with commercial nuclear power and other Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear activities. 


HukariAscendent is looking for a Senior Health Physicist.  

Primary responsibilities will include performing radiological dose assessments, evaluations, and calculations using industry available software; assisting in developing new methods and techniques for acquiring, analyzing, and processing radiological data; ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) orders, and corporate requirements; consulting with supervisors and departmental representatives on radiological control matters to ensure work procedures are in compliance with core processes, and governmental requirements; participating in the conduct of management assessments; reviewing work packages and proposed test plans to ensure necessary requirements are incorporated into work control; and completing special projects to meet internal and external customer expectations.

Period of Performance: 6 months, with possible extension

Work Location:  NNSS

Clearance Requirements:  L or Q or ability to obtain

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Physics, Nuclear Engineering, or a calculus-based Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) field, plus at least 9 years’ relevant experience; three years of experience must be in dosimetry. 

  • Advanced degree and/or professional certification (CHP) desired. 

  • Advanced experience with dosimetry systems and programs is highly desirable. 

  • Experience with radiation detectors, data acquisition systems, laboratory analysis, and alpha and gamma ray spectroscopy is also desired; must possess effective oral and written communications skills and demonstrated ability to write technical reports; must possess planning/organizing skills and initiative; must be able to employ independent judgment and apply professional knowledge to ensure that assignments are completed efficiently and on time; must possess interpersonal communication skills to deal with contacts in an effective, positive, and professional manner; must possess mathematical skill and ability to understand complex data, terminology, procedures, laws, and regulations; must be capable of performing moderate lifting; and may be requested to work nonstandard hours.

 HukariAscendent offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.


Opportunities with HukariAscendent change frequently.  For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at https://www.hukari.com.


HukariAscendent is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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