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  • Title:

    Health Physics Surveyors

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  • Salary:

    No Benefits

  • Contact:

    Amanda Taylor

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    June 2021

Sitec - a Belcan company are currently looking to recruit Health Physics Surveyors for our client who are a leading supplier to the nuclear industry. The positions are based on an MoD establishment near Reading and are estimated 12 month contracts paying competitively on an hourly basis for a 40 hour week.

Successful applicants will be required to gain an SC Clearance if not already held. Sitec can only accept applications from those resident in the UK who hold a full British Passport. Unfortunately, dual nationals will not be considered for this position.

Our client requires experienced Health Physics Surveyors to work on a decommissioning projects. The successful candidates will be required to use/wear RPE, (Respirators and PBAS (Pressurised Breathing Air Suits) following the appropriate training.


  • City & Guilds stage 1 Radiological Protection or NVQ equivalent

Role and Responsibilities

The Health Physics Surveyors will:

  • Perform Health Physics Surveys (radiation and contamination) and complete Health Physics Survey Reports.

  • Use/wear RPE, (Respirators and PBAS (Pressurised Breathing Air Suits) following the appropriate training.

  • Undertake decontamination monitoring of PBAS workers.

  • Maintain a register of sources and record daily checks and defects

  • Make daily use of air sampling equipment.

  • Undertake function checking of Health Physics survey equipment and report any defects noted to Health Physics Supervisor.

  • Provide Health Physics coverage of operations as directed by Health Physics Supervisors.

  • Undertake Health Physics reassurance survey and clearance of items removed from and between controlled areas.

  • Maintain stocks of Respiratory Protective Equipment/Personal Protection Equipment.

  • Maintain local rules applicable to controlled areas, dresser and barrier duties, including the organisation with laundering of clothing.

  • Undertake instruction to trainee surveyors maintaining best practice.

  • Undertake radiological coaching of staff with whom they work.

  • Ensure that a Daily Log is completed.

  • Participate in Pre-job briefs and post job reviews. Ability to follow processes and procedures accurately

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan