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State of Washington Classified Job Specification

RADIATION SAFETY TECHNICIAN 3

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RADIATION SAFETY TECHNICIAN 3
400K
Category: Protective Services

Definition

Coordinate routine programs in support of radiation safety in research and clinical laboratories on campus.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Senior level class of series. Coordinate routine programs such as laboratory surveys and radiation source inventories to assure that program quality and schedules are maintained according to established protocol.

Typical Work

Survey radioisotope laboratories; review results of surveys conducted by Health Physics Technicians I and II; estimate radiation dose to workers based on measurements and dosimetry models;

Review uses of radioisotopes in laboratories and determine adequacy of survey schedules and patterns;

Assist researchers in establishing routine monitoring programs within their laboratories;

Assist researchers in establishing special procedures for non-routine uses;

Conduct random audits of laboratories to review the accuracy of inventory records;

Advise the Radiation Safety Officer of deficiencies in laboratories;

Conduct special studies to evaluate problem areas for possible corrective actions involving changes in procedures;

Develop and write procedures for routine programs; maintain internal procedures and record systems to assure compliance with state regulations;

Maintain quality control of routine programs;

Assist professional staff in training programs;

May lead assigned personnel;

Perform duties of Radiation Safety Technician 2;

Perform related duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Desirable Qualifications

A Bachelor's Degree in science or engineering or equivalent and one year of experience as a Radiation Safety Technician 2 or equivalent; OR two years of experience as a Radiation Safety Technician 2.

Class Specification History

New Class: 10-19-84
New class code, formerly 4827, effective July 1, 2007.

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