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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Technician in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 310959

Directorate: Energy and Environment Directorate

Division: Nuclear Science Division

Group: Nuclear Chemistry and Engineering

Job Description

  • Conducts research and development activities including standard technical procedures that range from routine to specialized, under technical supervision. Operates in laboratory workspaces equipped with fume hoods, glove boxes, irradiators and with specialized instrumentation in order to conduct research.

  • Conducts radiological instrument calibrations utilizing radiological sources and irradiators

  • Prepares dosimetry for proficiency testing in irradiators

  • Operates irradiators to support radiation research activities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Level 2 High school diploma and 2+ years of relevant work experience or Technical Institute Graduate/relevant Associate’s degree and 1+ years of relevant work experience.

  • Level 3 High school diploma and 4+ years of relevant work experience or Technical Institute Graduate/relevant Associate’s degree and 2+ years of relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Radiological instrumentation function and calibration experience

  • Radiological worker experience

  • Laboratory experience

  • Basic nuclear physics knowledge

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. If you are offered a position at PNNL and are currently a participant in a foreign government talent recruitment program you will be required to disclose this information before your first day of employment.

Other Information

  • Working with radiation sources and radiation generating devices

  • Conducting with low risk electrical work

  • Industrial/nuclear laboratory setting

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs

  • US Citizenship Requiered

Directorate: Energy & Environment

Job Category: Safeguards and Security

Group: Nuclear Chem & Engineering

Opening Date: 2020-06-29

Closing Date: 2020-07-13