Radiation Protection Field Manager


Job title: Radiation Protection Field Manager

Company: Nawah Energy Company

Job description: Job Description

Manage radiation protection and health physics throughout the planning, execution, and post close-out phases for the
Barakah Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) as per the regulatory requirements, operating policies and procedures, and
standards for nuclear safety and environment protection, to ensure overall business performance objectives are
achieved.

Radiation Protection

  • Manage radiation protection throughout decontamination and contaminated area surveys during outages to ensure

safe plant operations.

  • Manage on-hand (O/H) radiation activity in controlled areas and oversee radiation work to ensure compliance with

regulatory standards.

  • Manage the transportation and storage of radioactive materials to ensure safe plant operations.
  • Manage the execution of the radiation shield performance test to ensure safe plant operations.
  • Manage the preparation for World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) peer reviews to ensure industrial

best-practices are implemented.

  • Ensure plant groups are provided RP technical support to ensure safe, reliable, and efficient plant operations.

Effluent Management

  • Manage the implementation of effluent control and monitoring process to ensure compliance with regulatory

requirements.

  • Manage the quality control and calibration of radioactivity detection equipment such as High Purity Germanium

(HPGe), Liquid Scintillation Counter (LSC), and Low-Level Alpha/Beta Counter to ensure high quality
instrumentation.

  • Ensure the operability and maintenance of radioactivity counting laboratory to provide safe and reliable analysis

environment.

  • Ensure the operability and calibration of Radiation Monitoring System (RMS), and confer with Maintenance on any

malfunction and maintenance issue of the system to ensure proper radiological monitoring of the plant.

  • Manage operation of count room and lead radio analysis to ensure safe, reliable, and efficient plant operation.
  • Manage the calibration high purity (HP) instrumentation to ensure accurate and reliable operation of equipment.

Staff Training and Qualification

  • Establish management expectations and execute appropriate communication with the department to ensure a high

level of safety and reliability for radiation protection and health physics.

  • Monitor, instruct, and evaluate staff performance to develop necessary training and improve performance.
  • Validate training programs, provide necessary technical knowledge and skills, and revise as needed.

Operational Planning

  • Provide input into the development of the Division’s systems, processes and procedures, as well develop and

implement the Department’s systems and processes, identifying potential areas of improvement to ensure efficient,
effective, safe and risk-free operations as well as compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements.

  • Monitor, control and report Operational and financial Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to the Department,

to track performance and recommend corrective or mitigating actions.

  • Ensure that all relative reports are prepared timely and accurately, and meet the Department’s requirements and

standards.

Health and Safety, Security, and Business Continuity

  • Ensure compliance to all relevant health, safety and environmental management policies, procedures and controls

across the Department by the delivery of the Health and Safety Management Program to guarantee employee
safety, legislative compliance, delivery of high quality services and a responsible environmental attitude.

  • Follow all relevant Security policies, processes, procedures and instructions to ensure security compliance in all

aspects of work, by applying them on self, others and Corporate assets.

  • Ensure the compliance with Business Continuity and Resilience requirements for adherence to policies,

procedures and instructions related to the effective planning for, and response to, incidents or business disruptions
in order to continue critical business processes and activities with minimal adverse impact.

People Management

  • Manage the effective achievement of the Organization’s objectives by setting individual targets, developing and

motivating staff, and providing formal and informal constructive feedback and appraisal – in order to maximize
subordinate and Department’s performance.

  • Contribute to the development of UAE National employees in a manner which supports the objectives of the

corporation and its Emiratization strategy.

  • Contribute to knowledge dissemination/sharing in a way that assists with building internal capabilities of UAE

Nationals where applicable and maximize their effective performance.

Excellence and Quality Management

  • Ensure commitment to a culture of continuous improvement by eliminating waste, following operations procedures,

practicing innovation, problem solving, and teamwork; complying with Quality Management System policies and
procedures; providing and receiving constructive feedback; and striving to meet quality standards and stakeholder
expectations.

  • Ensure Commitment to the Nawah Fundamentals.

Skills

Minimum Preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related Physical Science.

With formal training in radiation protection.

  • 10 years of relevant experience, out of

which:2 years of Managerial experience
including:

i. Nuclear power operations,
ii. Refueling outage.
3years Nuclear Power Plant
Experience at a level requiring policy, planning, and decision making related to the programmatic aspects of the radiation protection program as a whole.
3years in two or more organizational areas of radiological protection, (including: As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA), Bioassay/whole body, Decontamination, Dosimetry,
Radiochemistry, Radiological environmental monitoring,
program/radiological effluent technical specifications, Radiation protection instrumentation, Radiation protection
operations, Radioactive waste).

Technical Competency

  • Ability to conceptualize, plan, develop, and manage the

assigned RP programs for a multi-unit station.

  • Knowledge specializing in Radiation Safety including predisposal

management of radioactive waste, acceptance criteria, health physics, radiation monitoring and dose limits.

  • Understand Nuclear Power Plant design and modification.
  • Understand license basis requirements.
  • Understand the responsibilities regarding the work control requirements of a Nuclear Power Plant.
  • Confident and empowering.
  • Systematic and strategic.

Expected salary:

Location: United Arab Emirates

Job date: Thu, 24 Feb 2022 03:38:06 GMT

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