Principal Nuclear Radiation Protection Engineer, ESC - DCPP

PG&E   •  

Avila Beach, CA

Industry: Energy & Utilities


11 - 15 years

Posted 179 days ago

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Job Responsibilities


May perform the functions of Associate, Journey, Senior and Senior Advising/Senior Consulting level Engineer and in addition: (This list is not all-inclusive.)


  • Lead large highly complex (e.g. multi-discipline, multi-group) projects and perform technical analyses, studies, and develop conceptual solutions.
  • Develop innovative solutions to solve challenging technical issues.
  • Acts as a lead in cause analysis and makes recommendations to address local and plant-wide problems.
  • Acts as a company witness, liaison, and/or information provider to outside parties.
  •  Takes the lead in developing technical policies, procedures, and contributes to the development of standards, specifications, construction documents, and guidelines.
  •  Represents PG&E with regulatory agencies and at external industry associations, committees, trade organizations and other inter-utility groups.
  • Provide internal consulting for PG&E in areas of expertise.
  • Holds a position, RP related or otherwise, to support plant needs, within the Emergency Response Organization or holds a position on an ERO team such as a Scenario development team
  • Provide leadership, direction, and assistance to engineers and designers.
  • Coach and develop Nuclear Radiation Protection professional staff.
  • Successfully negotiate cost effective solutions beneficial to our customers and PG&E.
  • Complete complex assignments with few or no precedents or standards.
  • Apply extensive knowledge of concepts, principles and practices in a specific field or area of expertise to resolve complex problems.





  • BS in Health Physics or related discipline from an accredited curriculum in the US or the equivalent
  • Thirteen years’ experience at a commercial nuclear power facility
  • Five years’ experience in applied radiation protection (a masters’ degree may be considered equivalent to one year of professional experience, and a doctor’s degree may be considered equivalent to two years of experience where course work related to radiation protection is involved).  At least three years of this experience shall be in applied radiation protection work in a nuclear facility dealing with radiological problems similar to those encountered in nuclear power plants, preferably in an actual nuclear power plant.



  • MS in Health Physics
  • ABHP certification (Part 2) , depending on area of expertise, highly desired
  • Experience in applied radiation protection at nuclear facilities dealing with radiation protection problems and programs similar to those at nuclear power plants
  • The individual shall be familiar with the design features and operations of nuclear power station that affect the potential for exposures of persons to radiation.
  • The individual shall have the technical competence to establish radiation protection programs and the supervisory capability to direct the work of technicians and journeymen required to implement the radiation protection programs.
  • Formal training in radiation protection
  • Able to handle multiple large and complex projects without supervision and serve as team leader

Requisition ID # 11148