Health Physicist (Temporary/Rotation)

Remote friendly

Posting Start Date: June 3, 2024

Posting End Date: June 17, 2024

Are you looking for a meaningful career that makes a difference in your community? Would you enjoy an opportunity to contribute to our innovation and growth by bringing personal perspectives and experiences to your everyday work?

Working at Bruce Power, you can enjoy the benefits of small-town living with outdoor adventures and a rewarding career. As part of our progressive, diverse, and inclusive workplace, you will work in a Safety-First environment, supporting challenging and impactful nuclear projects like our Life Extension Program and medical isotope production. Ongoing training and development are part of every job, offering constant growth and skill-building potential.

The successful candidate will be a member of a small and dynamic team of Radiation Protection Professionals, within the larger department of Bruce A, Radiation Protection and Industrial Safety. You will provide general Health Physics support to the Bruce A Team, to ensure that all radiological work is properly planned and safely executed whilst maintaining dose as allow as reasonably achievable. Your specific accountabilities will include working with line management in the control of radiological hazards through proper planning and developing initiatives, and for providing guidance to employees and work groups on eliminating, controlling and reducing radiological hazards and risks. The ability to lead and influence others is important to be successful in this role.

This is a rotational opportunity which may be for a period of up to 12 months, offers a competitive compensation package and is located on-site in Tiverton, Ontario.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Solve radiation safety problems arising in Bruce Power and assess on a continuing basis the effectiveness of such solutions.
  • Investigate non-routine radiation protection problems and make recommendations as to their resolution.
  • Interpret policy and procedures and provide technical assistance in health physics and provide information to assist in the approval of radiation protection methods and equipment.
  • Participate in planning and scheduling meetings as required to represent Radiation Protection standards.
  • Prepare routine reports on station radiological conditions and assist in the preparation of reports for outside regulatory authorities on the radiation protection program in the station.
  • Prepare or revise Radiation Protection Program documents.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A sound knowledge of biology, chemistry, physics, health physics or nuclear engineering and appropriate related mathematics as necessary to understand and apply radiation protection principles and theories
  • General knowledge of radiation protection principles and theories and of the design and operation of CANDU nuclear stations. Green/Yellow Radiation Protection Qualification an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems, work on jobs with tight deadlines and conflicting priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others without having direct authority
  • Good facility in written and oral English to write procedures and reports, to deliver training and make presentations to all levels of staff
  • Preference for knowledge and skills in software management and development.

Education and Experience:

  • Four-year University Degree in the area of Science or Engineering or other relevant discipline (Health Physics, Medical Physics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Nuclear Engineering, Engineering Physics, etc.) is required.
  • A period of over 6 years of relevant experience is required.

Selection Criteria

  • Skills, Knowledge, Education, and Experience per the above qualifications and experience.
  • Verbal and written communication.
  • Transferable skills (for example, effective communication, drive for accountability and results, time/organizational management, collaboration, and teamwork).
  • Competency based interview.
  • Past performance record and suitability for this position.

Are you ready for a change?

Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume, indicating your education and experience as it relates to this opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application and will be in contact with you, should you be selected for an interview.

The successful candidate will be selected based on related and required education, experience, knowledge and skills, a competency-based interview, and background reference checks.

As one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Bruce Power is committed to promoting a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion where workers feel valued for their uniqueness and are recognized for their individual differences, talents and skills. Diversity, equity and inclusion is critical to our business as we recognize that our people are our greatest resource. To support our inclusive workplace culture, we welcome and encourage everyone to apply.