Radiological Controls Technician (RCT)
West Milton, NY 
Posted 21 days ago
Job Description
Job Title
Radiological Controls Technician (RCT)
Job Classification
Organizational Unit
Naval Nuclear Laboratory -> Kesselring Site -> Compliance
Kesselring - West Milton, NY 12020 US (Primary)
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
High School or equivalent
Job Type
Job Description

The Radiological Controls Technician (RCT) position offers hands-on experience in an industrial work environment including the performance of radiological surveys in support of radiological work evolutions, and response to unexpected conditions. An RCT maintains and operates radiation measuring equipment; conducts radiological surveys and performs radiological sampling; interprets survey and sample data; and can document survey and sample data. The RCT must uphold the radiological standards during the performance of work and use resources efficiently. An RCT will carry out independent responsibilities, work as a team with group performing work, and will demonstrate leadership when carrying out radiological work tasks.

Required Skills

Intermediate Applied Technology Technician:

  • Qualified Radiological Controls Technician (RCT); or
  • High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of seven years of relevant experience; or
  • Associate degree in a related field or Journeyman's Papers and a minimum of three years of relevant experience; or
  • Bachelor degree in related field

Senior Applied Technology Technician:

  • Qualified Radiological Controls Technician (RCT) and
  • High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of ten years of relevant experience; or
  • Associate degree in a related field or Journeyman's Papers and a minimum of six years of relevant experience; or
  • Bachelor degree in related field and a minimum of two years of relevant experience

Basic Required Skills:

  • Must be able to gain medical qualification to wear respiratory equipment without limitations in support of project work objectives
  • Must be able to work in both office and construction site environments, including walking, standing, kneeling, climbing and be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work overtime as required
  • Must be able to perform administrative functions utilizing standard offices suite products including Microsoft Word, Excel and Access
  • Must be able to demonstrate skills in performing mathematical calculations, including algebra
  • Strong attention to detail and capability of interpreting and understanding work procedures.
  • Qualified technicians will support and participate in a continuing training program to maintain and improve their level of knowledge
  • Candidates at a Senior level will be expected to utilize their extensive experience to mentor less experienced technicians.

Necessary Qualifications:

  • If not already completed, the successful candidate will be required to attend and complete (travel, lodging and per diem provided by the company) a 22-week course at the Radiological Controls Technician Qualification School (RCTQS) in Norfolk, Virginia
Preferred Skills
  • Prior experience with commercial or naval radiological applications is preferred.
  • Previous Naval Nuclear radiological training/experience as an Engineering Laboratory Technician (ELT) or RCTQS graduate.
  • Previous emergency response training, including the use of personal protective and respiratory equipment.
  • 2 years of site (Kesselring) radiological controls experience
About Us
The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC (FMP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation. Naval Nuclear Laboratory personnel are FMP employees who work at four DOE facilities: Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and Naval Reactors Facility, and at the U.S. Department of Defense-owned Nuclear Power Training Unit-Charleston. FMP employees also have an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations. For nearly 70 years, the Naval Nuclear Laboratory has developed advanced nuclear propulsion technology, provided technical support, and trained world-class nuclear operators to ensure the safe and reliable operation of our nation's submarine and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is a national asset solely dedicated to the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. We rely on the dedication and innovation of our nearly 8000 engineers, scientists, technicians, and support personnel.
All candidates must be U.S. citizens. Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. FMP is a government contractor and maintains a drug free workplace and workforce. All candidates must be able to pass a drug test in compliance with FMP company policy and 10 CFR 707. Federal regulation requires FMP test for marijuana.
Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity

Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC, who operates the Naval Nuclear Laboratory, is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) and is committed to workforce diversity.

We have a commitment to small business and supplier diversity, including small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, women-owned small businesses, veteran-owned small businesses, and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
7+ years
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