Job TitleReactor Supervisor
Working TitleReactor Supervisor
Patient Sensitive Job Code?No
Standard Hours per Week40
Full Time or Part Time?Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Standard hours is 9-5pm but occasional evening and weekend hours will be needed.
VP AreaAcademic Affairs
Department00060 - Center for Nuclear Eng Prog
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Type of RecruitmentExternal Posting
Pay Rate Range$47,600 to $54,000
Open Until FilledNo
Responsible for the operations, calibration, maintenance, surveillance, and reporting pertaining to the university nuclear reactor, systems, and ancillary facilities. Trains and administers students and assigned personnel in the operation and utilization of the nuclear reactor, associated laboratories, and tracking systems. Ensures facility activities are appropriately tracked daily. Ensures all NRC compliance, licensing guidelines, standards, technical specifications, safety and security requirements, are met daily. Maintains currency in knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations governing the operation, maintenance and licensing of nuclear research reactor. Maintains skills in the operation and maintenance of nuclear research reactors. Must demonstrate the ability to effectively write and communicate with others. Reports to the UNEP Director and/or NRC Level II administrator, or his/her designated agent, and assists in coordination of all reactor/facility operations and safety matters; performs other duties, as required.
This position is considered Category IIA : Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah's response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Agreement.
1. Under the supervision of the Director of Nuclear Engineering Program and/or NRC Level II administrator, or his/her designated agent, develops weekly, short-term, and long-term plans, on utilization of the research reactor and associated nuclear engineering laboratories, and works on the updates/advancements of the class lab practices.
2. Responsible for all phases of safe and efficient reactor operations; ensuring compliance with all Regulatory requirements; Responsible for ensuring all events and activities are properly recorded and imported into the CAP system.
3. Responsible for the proper operation, maintenance, calibration and replacement of all electronic equipment in and around the reactor facility. Responsible for the maintenance of all documentation, forms and log-books (i.e. record system of reactor operation) as required by facility license and other in-house policies and practices.
4. Recommends proposed changes to the reactor, reactor equipment and associated facilities and of procedures to be utilized, and assures such changes are properly reflected by changes in the reactor drawings, descriptions and procedures, as well as develop new procedures to reflect such changes.
5. Enforces safety regulations and NRC compliance regarding reactor operations and entrance to and exit from reactor rooms, by observing the rooms for unauthorized persons, observing or listening for alarms, or announcing changes in reactor operations.
6. Assists with conduct of/teaching nuclear engineering classes and in training students to operate the TRIGA reactor, continues with training actions as may be required, and assists in scheduling NRC exams and form completion and submittal to regulatory agencies. Trains new SROs, assists in developing efficient training; retrains students/SROs on a regular basis to meet guidelines of the requalification program; supervises in full the activities of subordinates at the facility.
7. Reviews all personnel and students' radiation exposures and radiation survey records, and adjusts operating procedures to maintain ALARA exposures for persons using the facilities, as well as other duties, as required.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or science field AND completion of an approved training program in nuclear reactor maintenance AND minimum two years of nuclear reactor operation and maintenance experience;
OR, Completion of an approved training program in nuclear reactor maintenance AND seven years of nuclear reactor operation and maintenance experience.
Must obtain a Senior Reactor Operator license from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for assigned facility within six months from date of employment.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.