Health Physicist

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Job ID:

760607

Location:

Saskatoon, SK 

Category:

Mining, Other
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Job Views:

99

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

05.31.2017
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Job Description:

At Cameco, we are committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of the communities we operate in. We promote employment equity and encourage candidates to voluntarily disclose during the application process if they are a member of a designated group (i.e. women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities).  In addition, Cameco is committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection process and working environment. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise the representative of any accommodation measures that would be required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.  Information received relating to accommodation measures will be address confidentially.

 

Position and Responsibilities

 

You will provide guidance and technical support on radiation protection issues, including developing and utilizing specialized tools, software and techniques to assist the sites in mitigating potential hazards. You will also play a role in the oversight and implementation of the radiation protection program and associated standards at the sites, including modifying or improving documentation, ensuring proper equipment use and consistency across the company.  

 

Utilizing your ability to independently achieve results through solid organizational and analytical skills, you will develop, enhance and manage a database of worker and workplace radiation information, as well as assist in the administration of radiation data. You will also assist the divisions with licensing and regulatory issues, reviews of draft regulatory documents and internal audit support. This role requires regular travel to Ontario, Saskatchewan and US operations for short visits to assist operations in radiation protection initiatives.

 

Education and Qualifications

 

Requirements of the position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health physics or other physical sciences or engineering
  • Three to five years of applicable work experience
  • Equivalent combination of education and work experience considered
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Assets:

  • Applicable work experience in radiation protection
  • Change management experience
  • Eligibility for registration with the Canadian Radiation Protection Association, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists, and/or Health Physics Society
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