Radiological Control Technician (RCT)

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Type: Contract

Reference ID: 682

Category: RAD / HP / Dosimetry Technicians

GEM Technologies, Inc. (GEM) is seeking a Radiological Control Technician to join our team at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, TN, which provides integral mission support to the NNSA. Key skills for this role include radiological monitoring experience and hazards/radiation awareness.

This position will serve the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, TN

About the site: 

Position Overview:

  • Performs monitoring of personnel, work areas, and items leaving radiological areas for control of exposures from internal and external sources.
  • Recommends appropriate personnel monitoring devices, protective equipment, and working time for operations and maintenance personnel working with sources of radiation.
  • Observes processes; reads, records, evaluates, and reports data from radiation detective devices, and air and bioassay sampling.
  • Conducts investigation of cause and effect for results exceeding the guides, standards, and limits.
  • Calibrates instruments, operates automated low background counting equipment, processes TLDs, and performs lung counts.
  • Participates in the planning phase of new work processes.
  • Serves as a member of the emergency response organization.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Must be knowledgeable and trained in principles, methods, and mechanics of monitoring and sampling of radiological hazards, as well as their mathematical computations.
  • Must be able to perform mathematical computations and conversions to express sampling and monitoring results in proper units and terms.
  • Must understand the basic nature of the types of radiation.
  • Requires the ability to recognize and characterize problems related to standards and limits, plan investigation action and define corrective measure.

General Requirements:

  • Associate degree and 1+ years of relevant experience OR high school diploma/equivalent and 2+ years of relevant radiological control experience.
  • Certificate of passing the DOE RCT standardized CORE Exam.
  • Certificate confirming active HAZWOPER 40 Hr. or 8 Hr. Refresher.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a DOE “Q” Clearance.


About GEM: We are a federal contractor to the Department of Energy, its major contractors, and state-level and commercial agencies throughout the nation. Founded in 1994 as an engineering and technical services company, our service lines have since expanded to include environmental remediation, facilities maintenance, construction, demolition, and waste management. We are headquartered near Oak Ridge, TN, and provides nationwide services in locations that include Texas, Illinois, Kentucky, New Mexico, Ohio, Georgia, and South Carolina.


GEM Technologies Inc., is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer