Radiation Protection Technician
North York, ON
SNC-Lavalin is a rapidly growing full service consulting firm that is dedicated to responding to the changing needs of our clients. We are committed to providing solutions driven environmental services to assist clients in planning, managing and conducting their projects. Our growing organization is seeking like-minded individuals to join our multi-disciplinary team.

We are seeking a Radiation Technician to join our team serving our work remediating nuclear facilities, fuel processing operations and areas impacted by these operations. This is an entry level position that will provide a strong introduction to the field of nuclear decommissioning and remediation of impacted sites. The candidate will be working as part of a team that includes Senior Health Physicists from our Nuclear Division, Remediation Specialists from our Environment and Geoscience Division and our Construction Group. It is anticipated that the project work will include high profile projects in Ontario with extensive interactions with government agencies, officials and community members.

This position would be based in our Toronto Center Office (Lesmill Road) in Ontario but much of the work would be conducted in Durham, Northumberland and Renfrew counties, primarily in Port Hope at the commencement of work.


Assisting in the implementation of radiation protection plans for sites undergoing remediation
Completing construction radiation safety monitoring and inspections
Conducting site inspections and radiation surveys of varying complexity including operating direct-reading instruments and gathering samples for laboratory analysis
Providing training, direction and support to excavation and other contractors respecting radiation protection
Proactively self-started and self-monitor the work performance, identify any potential risks/gaps of scopes of work performed;
Working with a team to collect and interpret soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment and air samples
Supporting dosimetry program implementation
Maintaining and calibrating direct-reading instruments
Preparing samples for laboratory analysis
Documenting field activities and data
Assessing and managing data generated from laboratory analysis
Compiling, processing and presenting field data in tables, figures and plans
Assisting in report preparation

Bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering, radiation science or health physics or a College Diploma in radiation science, health physics or equivalent
Able to implement technical solutions under the guidance of Senior Staff;
A quick learner able to become familiar with work procedures, plans and programs of existing projects in a short period of time
At least 1-3 years of valid experience
Capable of understanding and appropriately applying prescribed safety and technical procedures and protocols
Able to understand and apply related nuclear regulatory documents, nuclear codes and standards
Able to understand and apply nuclear safety culture, concepts and philosophies to assigned tasks;
Effectively and efficiently communicate (verbally and in writing) with team members with good interpersonal skills for the work team , inter-disciplines, sub-contractors and project management
English proficiency in reading and writing, and good communication skills, specifically, strong written skills in order to complete detailed, descriptive and comprehensive field notes in legible hand-writing
Proficient computer skills
Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills
Self-motivated, independent worker
Strong organizational skills
Detail and accuracy oriented
Much of the work will take place on construction sites and will require the candidate to wear construction and radiation protection safety gear
Willing to undertake field work year-round and travel throughout Ontario, sometimes for extended periods
Ability to undertake work requiring moderate physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; lifting; recurring bending or similar
Surveying (level), total station and GPS experience is an asset
The candidate will be required to obtain necessary Government of Canada security clearance upon hiring and assisted by Senior Staff
Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
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Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the on boarding process.

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. http://www.snclavalin.com

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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