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Job #: R-00099125
Location: Cleveland, OH
Category: Health Physicist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking an individual to support the Ionizing Radiation and Laser Safety Programs at the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.  Health Physics technical services provided at GRC include services in support of laser and other non-ionizing radiation activities as well as those tasks/activities/projects involving sources of ionizing radiation.  The preferred candidate will have a general health physics background with specialized experience with laboratory counting systems (e.g., gamma spectroscopy, gross alpha/beta) and portable instrumentation.

This position involves comprehensive knowledge of this field and the ability to complete difficult and complex assignments. Must have good leadership, analytical, and reasoning skills as well as the ability to communicate complex ideas and provide innovative solutions. Requires the ability to operate independently and communicate effectively, both internally with technical staff, peers, and management as well as externally with customers.

The Health Physicist will:  

  • Manage and maintain laboratory and portable HP instrumentation as well as a small counting lab; associated functions include performing internal or coordinating external calibrations, ordering supplies, effecting record-keeping and documentation requirements, and periodically assisting/advising Center staff on use of nuclear counting instruments.
  • Provide HP technical support as needed in implementation of provisions of ionizing radiation safety programs in support of Center activities, projects, and programs such as performing radiation and contamination surveys and generating reports, conducting inventories and inspections, supporting shipping and receipt activities, etc.
  • Support implementation of the Center’s Laser Safety and Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety programs.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline and a minimum of 4 years' related health physics experience. Years of experience as a Radiation Protection or Health Physics technician (e.g., Senior RP/HP Technician) will be considered in lieu of degree. Additional experience implementing elements of laser safety and non-ionizing safety programs is a plus.
  • Candidate must be proficient with the use of Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel, for presentations, reports, and other uses.
  • Previous experience at NASA or other Federal Agencies is preferred.

Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance. U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residence is required due to length of investigation for non-U.S. Persons.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $52,650.00 - $81,000.00 - $109,350.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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