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Radiation Protection Manager

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 9/12/2017 10:51:39 AM
  • 2981342
  • Job Function: Environmental Health & Safety
  • Business Segment: Power Nuclear
Location(s): United States; North Carolina; Wilmington


About Us:
Based in Wilmington, N.C., GEH is a world-leading provider of advanced reactors and nuclear services. Established in June 2007, GEH is a part of a global nuclear alliance created by GE and Hitachi to serve the global nuclear industry. The nuclear alliance executes a single, strategic vision to create a broader portfolio of solutions, expanding its capabilities for new reactor and service opportunities. The alliance offers customers around the world the technological leadership required to effectively enhance reactor performance, power output and safety.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Radiation Protection Manager is the leader and technical expert for the GEH / GNF nuclear radiation protection programs, reporting to the General Manager of EHS-Nuclear. In close partnership with operations, the program manager will provide strategic focus and technical leadership for of the radiation protection function. The Radiation Protection Manager will provide overall technical mentoring and guidance to other safety professionals in the business.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Radiation Protection Manager, you will:

  • Provide leadership and programmatic guidance of the GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) / Global Nuclear Fuels (GNF) radiation protection program function
  • Be responsible for all programmatic safety, compliance and process improvement elements of the radiation protection program including procedures, training, audits, data trending, compliance assessments, regulatory interface, independent oversight, nuclear safety culture and technical support for the GEH / GNF nuclear business
  • Be responsible for managing program leaders in radiation protection as they support coordination of activities on all shifts and effective utilization of manpower of RP staff that provide technical support to facility managers on radiation protection control measures in the facility
  • Serve as interface between GNFA radiation protection program and GEH senior business leadership team
  • Be responsible for staffing and organizational support activities needed to support business commitments to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for compliance with 10CFR70
  • Support emergency response planning and events
  • Assess the effectiveness of the radiation protection program through independent audits and surveillance


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in science or engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of nuclear industry experience in radiation protection related activities


Desired Characteristics:
  • Master’s Degree in nuclear / radiological engineering, physics or Health Physics
  • Doctorate Degree in nuclear / radiological engineering, physics or Health Physics
  • Certification by the American Board of Health Physics
  • Experience leading professionals
  • Experience with 10CFR70 licensing and ISA program implementation
  • Active DOE Q-clearance
  • Experience with 10CFR71 and IAEA transportation licensing
  • Green Belt certified (GE candidates only) or equivalent quality certification
  • Proficient in standard Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interface at all levels of the organization

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Locations: United States; North Carolina; Wilmington

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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