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Radiation Protection Technician Trainee Nine Mile Point Nuclear - Oswego, NY

Location: OSWEGO, NY, United States
Organization: Exelon Generation Co. LLC
Job ID: 236315
Date Posted: Jan 19, 2022
Job: Radiation Protection

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Job Description


Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!

Exelon Nuclear is looking for Radiation Protection Trainees to join our Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in Oswego, NY. 

Rate: $31.72

IBEW Local 97

Start Date: June 2022


Control access and egress for Radiologically Controlled Areas. Measure radiation and contamination levels and record radiological data.   Operate and maintain radiation protection equipment.  Provide radiological support through briefings and surveys/job coverage for normal and emergency situations.   Process personnel dosimetry including issuance and return.  Collect data, run tests and prepare reports. Review and provide input for procedure development and revision. Perform Radioactive Material processing, packaging, shipment and transfers including radiological surveys/job coverage, and associated equipment setup, teardown and movements. Perform decon, housekeeping, painting, hydrolasing, laundry, shielding activities, and other duties as assigned by the Company. Performs emergency response duties as assigned. This position requires the completion of a Radiation Protection Technician qualification book.




  • High school diploma or educational equivalent

  • Must have satisfactorily completed college level training in the basic concepts of physics, chemistry and associated math.

  • Must also have ability to read diagrams and prints, be able to prepare acceptable sketches and reports;

  • Must have knowledge of reactor and power plant operation.

  • May be subject to certification and recertification with periodic reviews if required by NRC or industry standards.

  • Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of this position.

  • Must meet requirement of NRC psychological testing regulations.

  • May be subject to certification and recertification with periodic reviews if required by NRC or industry standards.

  • Must pass a validated aptitude test. (TECH) 

  • Must satisfactorily complete Plant Access and Radiation Safety Training including Respirator

  • Qualifications and maintain unescorted access.


  • This position is not eligible to be upgraded within the series.

  • Successful completion, as determined by the Company, of 100 and 200 level series training is required within two years. After six months from assuming the position, unless deemed unsuitable per Article XI,4j., incumbent will move to pay group 15. Upon successful completion of 100 and 200 level series training, incumbent will move to pay group 17.  If unsuccessful in attaining 100 and  200 level series training within two   years from assuming the position, employee will be returned to his/her former regular position.  This action will not result in an increase in overall site headcount.

  • Instead, once the employee(s) is returned to his/her former regular position(s), the employee impacted by this action will be returned to his/her former regular position and so on with each subsequent employee being returned to his/her prior regular position.  This chain will be followed until the last person impacted is placed on the rehire list and laid off.

  • Due to initial training requirements associated with this position, for the purposes of performance assessment, represented employees hired after June 30, 2020, must successfully complete an additional 6 month probationary period for a total of 12 months.  If he/she  is not  successful, the Company  has  the sole  discretion  to terminate his/her employment without regard to other provisions of the agreement (treated as a probationary employee), but he/she will be regarded as a regular employee for benefits purposes only after the first 6 months.

  • Any modification mandated by law or regulation enacted by a governmental agency that affects either the duties or qualifications of this position will become a part of this job specification.

  • Employees who are awarded this job will not be eligible to submit bids on any other job while in a Radiation Protection Technician Trainee position.

  • This position is not eligible to be upgraded within the NMP Radiation Protection Technician series.

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. 

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