APTIM Construction Decontamination Demolition Tech in Niskayuna, New York

Contamination Worker

Position Summary:

This is a non-Exempt position in support of the Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) of facilities at the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in Niskayuna, NY. This project is a joint venture as we partner with BWXT to form BWSR LLC serving as a government sub-contractor. Candidates should have experience and knowledge of standard construction activities and methods using hand and power tools. Contamination Workers receive specific training in radiological controls, hazardous materials, and asbestos abatement and are expected to maintain their knowledge levels.

Position Key Responsibilities:

  • Radiological decontamination and component removal in strict compliance with radiological work procedures

  • Asbestos abatement of facilities and components

  • Demolition of equipment and structures

  • Set-up and operation of radiological work areas and containments

  • Environmental investigation and remediation activities

  • The segregation and packaging of hazardous, non-hazardous, chemical, and radiological wastes

  • Testing: written and practical exams to gain and maintain required qualifications

Basic Minimum Requirements:

  • 3 years minimum experience in Construction and/or Demolition

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to be Verbatim Compliant to work/safety procedures

  • Use of wide range of hand and power tools

  • Possess carpentry and mechanical skills

  • Ability to work in vigorous Safety conscious work environment

  • Ability to take written and practical examinations

  • U.S. Citizen - No Dual Citizenship

  • Must be able to obtain a Dept. of Energy "L" clearance

  • Ability to lift up to 60lbs.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience working with Asbestos, Lead, PCBs and other Hazardous Materials

  • Asbestos certification

  • 40HR HAZWOPER

  • Experience working by OSHA guidelines and standards

  • Prior experience in radiological D&D and remediation a plus.

  • U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program experience a plus

PLEASE NOTE THESE POSITIONS DO NOT START UNTIL DOE CLEARANCE IS OBATAINED TYPICALLY TAKES 7 TO 12 MONTHS BUT CAN RUN LONGER

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