Health Physics Maintenance Technician

Rullion Limited
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Health Physics Maintenance Technician
Culham, Oxfordshire
Contract role - Ongoing
Salary – Competitive

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority is a large UK government research organisation based on an expansive site just outside of Oxford. UK AEA’s mission is to lead the commercial development of fusion power and related technology and position the UK as a leader in sustainable nuclear energy. With over 1,000 employee’s, this is an exciting and vibrant place to work.

The vacancy sits with the Health Physics Group is part of the Safety and Environment Unit within the UKAEA/EFDA -JET Facilities organisation. The duties of the group include providing occupational hygiene and radiation protection services to the many facilities operating with toxic or radioactive materials, in particular beryllium and tritium.

Your role:
In this role there is a requirement to work as a maintenance technician, Area Waste Officer (AWO) and an assistant to the health physics technicians. The key responsibilities will include:
- The coordination of the air sampling, maintenance programme
- Identification and replacement of faulty sampling equipment
- Collecting instruments for calibration or repair
- Maintenance and of Operations and Beryllium laboratory equipment
- Processing , clearance and transfer of all waste arising from the laboratories including preparation of relevant paperwork and liaison with the Waste Management Group
- Routine surface contamination monitoring of non-designated areas

Your experience:
As the ideal candidate for this role you will be proactive and have the ability to work with minimal supervision. You will have sound knowledge and hands on experience of mechanics and have a background in this field. This role is open to candidates with formal qualifications as well as those who have hands on practical maintenance experience.

For a full job description and additional information, please submit your CV or contact

All employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.

The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants

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