Why Work at BNL? Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation's future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University.
Maintaining and protecting the radiological safety and health of BNL employees, the public and the environment is our mission. Our professionals and technicians are certified and provide expertise in support of the overall BNL mission by use of field deployed Facility Support personnel, an accredited Personnel Monitoring service, a fully functional Instrumentation & Calibration facility, expertise in Radiological Engineering and the handling of Isotopes and Special Nuclear Materials.
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a nonprofit research and development institution whose purpose is to advance ideas and knowledge through a multidisciplinary program of basic and applied research. The Radiological Control Division has a position available for a Facility Support Manager.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop staff capability to meet future needs by building new competencies, maintaining an appropriately trained and motivated staff, and supporting their long-term professional development.
Ensure that work is planned and completed within established controls, and according to Laboratory priorities and customer-sanctioned schedule, budget, and deliverables. Set goals for, evaluate and address staff performance.
Assist in the development of business or science programs according to organization's plans.
Serve as a key advocate for the development and execution of a strong Safety Culture Work Environment (SCWE) across BNL organizational boundaries.
Provide exceptional leadership and support for achieving solutions-oriented services that enables the mission of the Laboratory.
Ensure the quality of products and services. Measure and monitor them for continual improvement.
Ensure safe, effective, and compliant operations, preventing pollution, minimizing waste, and conserving resources.
Interface with BNL senior management, external sub-contractors, regulatory agencies and represent BNL in forums with peers and management of other National Labs
Comply with Laboratory policies, standards, and procedures, and regulatory requirements.
Maintain awareness of environmental impact of work and apply pollution prevention and waste minimization techniques.
Identify potential hazards, environmental concerns, and unsafe conditions or practices in work or at work site and implement or suggest controls to minimize risk.
Cease work activity, and/or issue a Stop Work Order upon observing imminent danger and report the danger immediately to supervisor or SHSD Coordinator.
Report and document non-compliances with radiological regulations, standards, and procedures; as well as reviewing non-conformances for PAAA applicability.
Respond to emergency situations, alarms, or occurrence in an appropriate manner. Adhere to instructions on location warning signs and postings.
Ensure the RAP Program is supported with technical and professional assistance when required.
Monitor contractor progress in accordance with the contract's terms and schedule by interfacing with the technical representative for each contract issued by the department/division.
Effectively communicate and interface with the U.S. Department of Energy, state and local response agencies, and other DOE contractors
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor's degree in health physics or related technical field
Fifteen (15)+ years professional full-time progressively responsible experience in operational radiation protection.
Five (5) years professional full-time supervisory experience managing radiation protection operations activities
Ability to communicate concisely and effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels of management, employees, guests, and representatives of regulatory agencies is required.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Masters' degree in health physics or related technical field
Certification as a Health Physicist by the American Board of Health Physics (ABHP) and/or Certification as a Registered Radiation Protection Technologist by the National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists (NRRPT)
Previous experience at DOE and NRC Agreement State facilities
Experience as a radiological or ALARA engineer, radiological control supervisor or RCT
Experience or education in industrial hygiene, industrial safety, environmental protection, or emergency management; experience in subcontract management
Experience managing budget procedures
Environmental, Health, and Safety Requirements:
This position is subject to travel
At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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About Brookhaven National Laboratory
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.