Maintaining and protecting the radiological safety and health of BNL employees, the public and the environment is our mission. Our professionals and technicians are certified and provide expertise in support of the overall BNL mission by use of field deployed Facility Support personnel, an accredited Personnel Monitoring service, a fully functional Instrumentation & Calibration facility, expertise in Radiological Engineering and the handling of Isotopes and Special Nuclear Materials.
Reporting to the Associate Laboratory Director for Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H), will provide overall leadership, strategic direction, personnel development, and oversight to ensure full implementation of all Division responsibilities, accomplishment of all Division objectives and satisfaction of all Division customers. This position directs the staff of the Radiological Control Division (RCD) through subordinate managers. The Manager, RCD is responsible for the safe, effective implementation of 10CFR835, Occupational Radiation Protection rule as well as all applicable DOE Orders and regulations to maintain compliant operations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manages and ensures the effective implementation of the Laboratory's Radiological Control Management System, internal Division procedures, BNL Radiation Protection Plan, and BNL Radiological Control Manual.
- Set high standards and clear expectations for institutional priorities, performance, and outcomes.
- Manage the risks of leading a multidisciplinary, complex research and engineering institution by balancing responsible, safe radiological operations and innovation
- Build and strengthen partnerships and connections with DOE as well as advancing and facilitating partnership within the Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Directorate and across scientific and support organizational boundaries at BNL.
- Collaborates with line organizations and sets and maintains high standards for performance and operational excellence
- Provide inspirational and strategic leadership for RCD programs’ continued growth, impact, and maturity.
- Manage strategic and cultural change that aligns staff around the Laboratory’s vision and mission
- Be an authentic and credible communicator. Demonstrate excellent technical, leadership, interpersonal, management, communication, and decision-making skills. Proven ability and successes in proactively seeking and executing creative solutions, developing and executing strategic plans on time and within budget; motivating staff and have a strong customer service orientation
- Create and maintain a healthy, positive inclusive and diverse work environment that promotes innovation and reinforces BNL’s values.
- Attract and develop the highest quality, diverse managerial and technical staff to lead and deliver impactful radiological control engineering and support
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Requires a bachelor’s degree in an engineering or science field and a minimum of 15 years of experience.
- Familiarity with DOE Occupational Radiation Protection regulations (i.e., 10CFR835) and applicable radiation protection standards.
- Experience managing, performing or evaluating radiological control operations.
- Five (5) years managing staff in a technical organization or program, including responsibility for radiological control and/or nuclear operations
- Requires excellent technical, leadership, interpersonal, management, communication, data analysis and decision-making skills.
- Should have proven ability and successes in: proactively seeking and executing creative solutions, developing and executing strategic plans on time and within budget; motivating staff and leading change, and a strong customer service orientation.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy Q-level security clearance
- Must be a US citizen
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Advanced degree and professional certifications such as: National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologist (NRRPT), Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or American Board of Health Physics Certification (CHP) / or successful completion of one part of the examination.
- Experience within a DOE regulatory environment highly preferred
- Demonstrated history of successful strategic leadership and planning. Must have excellent skills in organization, interpersonal interactions, writing and communication.
- Demonstrated strong leadership and business management skills with a proven record of accomplishments in radiological protection through awards and professional recognition.
- Occasional (once or twice a year) travel to other DOE National Labs and participation
Environmental, Health, and Safety Considerations:
- Moderate lifting (less than 30 lbs.)
- Alertness, Hearing alarms, understanding speech and speaking / communication