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Date Added: Wed 28/04/2021

Health Physics Monitor

Aldermaston, UK
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Job Type: Contract

Salary: £1 - £25 / hourly

Health Physics Monitor



SC Clearance Required

Market Rates


My client requires an experienced Health Physics surveyor to work on a decommissioning project on the AWE Aldermaston site. The successful candidate will be required to use/wear RPE, (Respirators and PBAS (Pressurised Breathing Air Suits) following the appropriate training.



City & Guilds stage 1 Radiological Protection or NVQ equivalent


Role and Responsibilities

The Health Physics Surveyor will:


  • Perform Health Physics Surveys (radiation and contamination) and complete Health Physics Survey Reports.

  • Use/wear RPE, (Respirators and PBAS (Pressurised Breathing Air Suits) following the appropriate training.

  • Undertake decontamination monitoring of PBAS workers.

  • Maintain a register of sources and record daily checks and defects

  • Make daily use of air sampling equipment.

  • Undertake function checking of Health Physics survey equipment and report any defects noted to Health Physics Supervisor.

  • Provide Health Physics coverage of operations as directed by Health Physics Supervisors.

  • Undertake Health Physics reassurance survey and clearance of items removed from and between controlled areas.

  • Maintain stocks of Respiratory Protective Equipment/Personal Protection Equipment.

  • Maintain local rules applicable to controlled areas, dresser and barrier duties, including the organisation with laundering of clothing.

  • Undertake instruction to trainee surveyors maintaining best practice.

  • Undertake radiological coaching of staff with whom they work.

  • Ensure that a Daily Log is completed.

  • Participate in Pre-job briefs and post job reviews.


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