IH Technician Jr/Sr


IH Technician Jr./Sr. (HR-5285)

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Job Description

IH Technician, Junior

Job Code:       INDHYG08

Grade Level:   6 (Non-Exempt)


IH Technician, Senior

Job Code:       INDHYG07

Grade Level:   7 (Non-Exempt)


PER FPB Policy FBP-HR-PRO-00001: Internal employees must be in current position for (1) year or greater to be eligible to apply.


Position Overview

Under direct supervision, entry level position, participates in IH Technician training and qualification program, performs limited IH job functions as assigned by management.  Typical job responsibilities are to assist and support Senior IH Technicians, IH Technician Leads, supervision and management in ensuring the monitoring, controls and processes for reducing and controlling chemical, biological, and physical hazards are in compliance with all applicable procedures, policies, contractual/operational requirements, safety guidelines, DOE Orders and local, state and federal regulations. Typical job responsibilities do not include directing work activities or utilizing discretionary decision making authority. The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned: 

  • Provides assigned technical, administrative or functional support to the management team
  • Performs assigned tasks according to detailed instructions and established policies and procedures
  • Analyze data, within a limited scope, and compare readings with pre-determined limits
  • Assists in processing basic industrial hygiene analyses
  • Performs routine calculations according to specific guidelines and formulas
  • Assists in generating reports, charts and spreadsheets as needed
  • Provides administrative and/or functional support to the IH team
  • Perform duties of general/routine complexity in nature
  • Other job related duties as assigned
  • Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner
  • Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Working Conditions

Work in an environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities). Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed. 

Ability to wear respirator and other protective equipment to enter various types of potentially hazardous areas (such as but not limited to chemical, dust fumes, mists, heat stress factors, etc.). 

Ability to carry several instruments/equipment tools while walking extensively. Potential prolonged walking/standing, repeated pushing/pulling. 

Ability to perform medium to very heavy work, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, non-repetitive, up to 50 pounds of force frequently (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), and/or more than 20 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching. 

Potential for prolonged driving of or riding in a motor vehicle, machine operation, and/or working around moving equipment/machinery or motorized vehicles (such as but not limited to car, truck, golf cart, gator, heavy equipment). 

Ability to work in confined areas, tanks, heat stress conditions, high noise and areas with radiation and chemical hazards. 

Environmental conditions may include weather or temperature extremes, inclement weather (such as but not limited to wind, rain, excessive heat, excessive cold, snow/ice, etc.) 

Radiological training is required and will be provided. 

May be required to operate company vehicle during the course of work. All safety and DOT regulations and procedures must be adhered to at all times. 

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position.  Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job. 

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management.   All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

Required Contingencies:

  • Pre-Employment Physical (office or field work)
  • Drug Screen
  • The ability to obtain/maintain "L" or "Q" Clearance one year from hire date
  • Background Check
  • Any site required training 

Prospective employees must be available to start work with Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC within a reasonable time frame after acceptance of FBP’s offer of employment (typically 30 days or less). 

Applicants for employment can initiate a request for accommodation or obtain information concerning accommodations if contacted by the Company for an Interview.

As a reminder, all internal employees of Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC must submit a current resume.  External candidates must also submit a current resume.

Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing law. 

Most positions within the Professional and Technical bargaining unit (P&T Unit) are governed by the respective group Qualification Process or Program, referenced in the P&T Unit collective bargaining agreement (CBA).  If hired into a position that requires meeting a qualification standard, the qualification must be met within the 180 day time frame specified within the group qualification program in order to retain the rate of pay.  Advancement within the group is governed by the respective Advancement Process as defined in the CBA.  Additionally, employees new to the classification shall be considered a probationary employee for the first 180 calendar days.

Required Skills

Active DOE Security clearance or the ability to obtain 

Radiological training is required or the ability to obtain 

Intermediate PC skills including Microsoft software 

Basic understanding of federal and state policies and regulations, project policies and requirements 

Intermediate interpersonal and communication skills

Required Experience

Minimum Requirements

IH Technician, Junior

High School diploma/GED and 1 year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  Typical experience ranges from 1 - 4 years.

IH Technician, Senior

High School diploma/GED and 2 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  Typical experience ranges from 2 - 5 years.


Job Location
Piketon, Ohio, United States
Position Type

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School, Associate Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level, Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : Service

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