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Health Physics Technician

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Job Summary

North Anna Power Station in Mineral, Virginia is seeking Health Physics Technicians to join the team.


Job Duties include:

  • Provide radiological protection to protect the health and safety of the general public and employees from the hazards of radiation through surveys, analyses, sampling and compliance with regulations, standards and procedures.  
  • Provide job coverage for radiological concerns during routine and special plant maintenance activities.  
  • Perform routine and random radiation surveys (including personnel exposure, equipment contamination, air samples) to assess radiological conditions.  
  • Prepare and monitor Radiation Work Permits.  
  • Inspect, calibrate and maintain radiological protection instrumentation and sampling equipment.    
  • Provide technical expertise and support to all radiological protection program elements.  
  • Evaluate regulatory and industry standards for applicability to radiological control activities.  
  • Prepare, analyze, survey, package and ship radioactive material and waste. 
  • This position is on a 5-shift rotation (12 hour shifts).
  • Will require respirator qualification.


The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Qualified candidates must have at least 4 years of radiation protection experience of which one year should be related to technical training.
  • Nuclear Navy ELT's with 6,000 hours of overhaul experience will be considered.
  • Completion of Health Physics Technician Development Program or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Nuclear industry experience preferred.
  • Training as required by ANS 3.1  12/79, Sections 5.3.4 and 5.4.
  • Must be able to fulfill duties as directed for Station Emergency Plan to include obtaining and maintaining required ERO/SERO qualifications, participating in ERO/SERO exercises and drills, verifying availability through response to ERO/SERO call in drills.
  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above.
  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above.




Education Requirements

Education Level:  HS Diploma required

Associates Degree in a technical field preferred.  Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

For North Anna and Surry Power Stations, must meet ANS 3.1 12/79 (Sections 4.5.2., 5.3.4 and 5.4). Must obtain and maintain required ERO/SERO qualifications

Working Conditions

Confined spaces Up to 25%
Dust / Grease / Oil 26-50%
Fumes Up to 25%
Heat 26-50%
Loud Noise 26-50%
Office Work Environment Up to 25%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
Outdoors 26-50%
Pressurized Lines & Valves Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Technician (TECH) aptitude test, administered on site during the pre-employment process. To view the practice test, cut and paste the following URL in your browser,


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Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

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