Instructor, Radiation Protection (RP)

Holtec International
Instructor, Radiation Protection (RP)
Holtec Decommissioning International (HDI) is currently seeking a Radiation Protection Instructor to join the Palisades Nuclear Plant team in Covert, MI.

We are proud of our reputation for professional and technical excellence, and we recognize that the key to upholding that reputation resides in the excellence of our employees. We are looking for talent who brings value to the organization and contributes to advancing our business and reputation.

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant may soon become the first nuclear power plant in the United States to restart after previously entering the early stages of decommissioning. By joining our team, you will be part of a unique and historic undertaking for the industry and the nation!


Conducts RP initial and continuing training. Works closely with RP department personnel to identify weaknesses in knowledge, skill, and behavior, and then systematically leverages training solutions appropriately to close gaps in performance in a timely manner.

  • Develops instructional materials and conducts training for RP technicians.
  • An incumbent for this position should have in-depth knowledge of instructional design theory (SAT/TSD).
  • This level is also responsible for maintaining training programs in accordance with nuclear industry, regulatory, and legal requirements.
  • Ensures accredited RP training program and instructional materials are maintained current by incorporating plant changes.
  • Maintains knowledge of plant operational conditions to support the analysis, design, and development of high-quality training materials.
  • Conducts trainee evaluations in various training settings (classroom, laboratory, OJT, etc.,).
  • Supports station business initiatives, refueling outages, Emergency Planning (EP) duties, and other projects.
  • The RP instructor is also required to participate in instructional continuing training.
  • Must participate in management assessments.
  • Ensures training records are complete, accurate and auditable.
  • Demonstrates leadership by upholding high standards in all training settings.


Minimum education required of the position:
  • High School diploma or equivalent or associate’s/bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in health physics, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, physics, etc., with four years of nuclear (preferable) or other related industry work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position:
  • Four years of commercial nuclear (preferably) or other related health physics industry work experience (military).
  • Nuclear (preferable) or other related industry experience teaching RP initial and/or continuing training to technicians.
  • Knowledge of and experience using the systematic approach to training (SAT) process.
Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position:
  • Technical proficiency in the assigned area.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Any certificates, licenses, etc., required for the position:
  • SRO license or certification on BWR, PWR or both.
  • Senior RP Technician, NRRPT or ABHP.

ANSI Required: No

HDI offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, hospitalization, and other valuable voluntary options; time-off programs; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. HDI is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.