Senior Reactor Operator-Training Supervisor

Updated: 2 days ago
Location: Cambridge, MASSACHUSETTS

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SENIOR REACTOR OPERATOR-TRAINING SUPERVISOR, Nuclear Reactor Laboratory, to perform reactor startups and shutdowns; provide control room coverage; perform diagnostic tests, calibrations, refueling operations, and decontamination procedures; prepare samples for irradiation; package and ship radioactive samples; and perform safety reviews and analyses of reactor system modifications and experiments.  Will train to become a shift supervisor to oversee the duties listed above and other routine reactor operations, assist with various special reactor and experimental projects, adhere to all radiation protection measures, exercise sound radiological control judgment while working in areas containing radioactive materials, and participate in the annual requalification program for licensed personnel. Once fully qualified and in addition to the above, will maintain all aspects of initial and requalification training programs, including personnel tracking, exam writing/grading, oral walk-throughs, and other training duties as needed.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: high school diploma or GED; four years’ experience with nuclear reactors; licensure by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission or ability to obtain a license within one year of hire; either two years of technical college or Navy nuclear education; ability to work both independently and as part of a team; attention to detail; and excellent interpersonal skills for successfully communicating with a diverse group of staff, students, MIT community members, and external organizations.  Seek someone who would like to advance to senior level position if necessary.  PREFERRED:  experience in a training environment, i.e., Navy Nuclear Training Prototype or PowerSchool; knowledge of the systematic approach to training, as is INPO training certification; background in physics and chemistry; and at least one year of additional experience working with either nuclear reactor mechanical or electrical systems.  Job #21844-8

Salary range:  $72,800-91,520

Employment is contingent upon passing a basic NRC form physical and appropriate background checks.

Must have U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status.


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