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  • 24 Jun 2021 1:11 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    Your new company

    The company is an industrial pharmacy with TGA/GMP licensed sites in major cities across Australia and overseas. The business compounds and dispenses the latest imaging and therapy agents from manufacturer's worldwide for use in Radiopharmacies, Oncology, PET Imaging and Medical Imaging Centres and also provides specialist manufacturing services.

    Your new role

    Reporting to the National Compliance Manager, as the National Radiation Safety Officer you will manage radiation practices, including maintenance of the sites Radiation Management Plan, ensuring all radiation related regulatory requirements are met. This is a full-time position based in our Sydney office.

    Duties

    • Reporting to the National Compliance Manager
    • Facilitation with site specific Radiation Safety Advisers
    • Manage all (indirect) staff/projects where relevant
    • Liaise with relevant industry regulatory bodies 
    • Provide relevant and accurate guidance to GMS relating to national and state level radiation regulatory requirements to ensure GMS compliance
    • Management/coordination of radiation safety requirements nationally to ensure state specific requirements & company radiation safety requirements (as per RMP, SOP, and Policies) are met. 
    • Management of the site-specific radiation safety advisors (RSA), to ensure correct and timely task completion, and coordinates work activities with other managers/supervisors.
    • Maintenance of the National RMP in accordance with State specific requirements in a timely manner, and management of the resultant national roll out (including end user training). 
    • Provide endurance that operation activities being carried out in the facilities are in line with licensee-approved policies and procedures.
    • Identification and investigation of radiation safety issues, including the notification of potential hazards to Senior Management.
    • Implementation of corrective actions and preventative actions, in line with internal procedures.
    • Management of radioactive sources transport, in compliance with local, national and, when applicable, international guidelines.
    • Management of radiation incidents across all sites.
    • Reporting of KPIs to senior management. 
    • Lead participation in regulatory audits (e.g. NSW EPA).
    • Project management work as required. 
    • Oversight of dosimetry service. 
    • Provide Radiation Safety Training to staff.
    • Coordinate staff licences.
    • Coordinate internal control and oversight of customer licences. 

    What you’ll need to succeed

    • Tertiary degree in health physics or science related equivalent
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a certified radiation safety officer
    • Working knowledge of state radiation control legislation (NSW)
    • Working knowledge of RMP requirements
    • Ability to research and resolve a wide range of diverse technical issues using project management techniques
    • Working knowledge of SOPs 
    • Sound written and verbal communication skills required
    • Ability to work as part of a team 
    • Proven attention to detail

    Culture

    You will be working with a collaborative team of professionals based at the Sydney office. The business has an inviting, open communication mindset and fosters an atmosphere of new ideas, innovation and continuous improvement. The start/finish times are flexible for the right candidate.

    Link to advert: Here

  • 23 Jun 2021 11:33 AM | Matthew (Administrator)

    Company Description

    We are SGS – the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. Our 89,000 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

    Job Description

    • Create partnerships with existing and potential clients, identify and develop new or improved service offerings and so grow the value of our customer base.
    • Actively grow the client base through interaction with new and existing clients utilising the client services and sales teams.
    • Analyse and report on the business performance on a weekly & monthly basis.
    • Perform Radiation Field Service Consulting duties including Surveys, Audits, Compliance Inspections and on process control instrumentation.
    • Perform Calibrations on process control instrumentation onsite and commissioning/decommissioning of process control instrumentation. 
    • reporting and compiling and approving technical/ inpsection reports
    • Coordinate, prepare and transport of radioisotops and containers
    • Load and Unload Radiation Gauges; including Gauge Refurbishment
    • Inspect, wipe test and prepare source capsules for disposal in the Hot Cell and Workshop, including following all administrative requirements
    • Corodinate, prepare and provide training to clients on safe use of radiation equipment and sources
    • Train the team and be responsible for managing performance

    Qualifications

    • Knowlege in Radiation Protection, understanding policies and procedures in site auditing.
    • An understanding of state and federal regulations for Radiation producing equipment across multiple discipline.
    •  Appropriate tertiary qualification and experience in one or more of the following areas of testing is preferred
    • Queensland Health issued Licences and Certificates (preferable)
    • Relevant experience in Radiation Safety Management and advice
    • Capability using wide range of radiation detection instruments

    Additional Information

    EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

    At SGS you will be part of our dynamic and innovative culture, and will be rewarded with:

    • Attractive remuneration salary packages
    • Flexible working arrangements - work a mix from the office, on the road and at home
    • Career development opportunities (nationally and/or globally)
    • Health & wellbeing incentives (gym membership rebates & discounted private health insurance)
    • Paid Parental Scheme
    • Access to financial products/services & corporate discounts
    • Ongoing training and development

    Link to the advert: here.

  • 23 Jun 2021 11:32 AM | Matthew (Administrator)

    Company Description

    We are SGS – the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. Our 89,000 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

    We are a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things, and we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.

    Job Description

    To perform field service radiation duties, inspection tests, arrange transportation of radioisotopes and containers as required. To contribute to and oversee implementation of radiation safety and protection plan and provide advice to customers as necessary. Assist in training of new employees.

    Responsibilities will include, however are not limited to:

    • Perform Field Service Consulting duties including Surveys, Audits, Compliance Inspections and process control instrumentation.
    • Perform Calibrations on process control instrumentation onsite.
    • Commissioning/Decomissioning of process control instrumentation.
    • Assist with Customer Technical enquiries onsite and in house.
    •  Prepare and oversee developments of Safety and Protection Plans and other associated documents.
    • Facilitate In house and Onsite Training programs.
    • Reporting and compiling technical audit/inspection reports.
    • Assist with the preparation and research of tender documents.
    • Assist with the review of technical procedures.
    • Assist with training and competency of other staff as directed.
    • Be compliant to all SGS QHSE and HR policies and procedures.
    • At all times, comply with SGS Code of Integrity and Professional Conduct.

    Additional skill set (favorable):

    • Coordinate, prepare and Transport of Radioisotopes and containers.
    • Load and Unload Radiation Gauges in house; Including Gauge Refurbishment.
    • Inspect, wipe test and prepare source capsules for Disposal in the Hot Cell and Workshop, including all relevant administrative requirements.
    • Maintain radiation safety in house and on field sites.
    • Provide radiation and instrumentation advice onsite and in house.

    Qualifications

    As the successful candidate you will have:    

    • Instrumentation experience is a must.
    • Calibration experience is preferred.
    • Queensland Health issued License’s and Certificates (preferable).
    • Relevant experience in Radiation Safety (preferred not essential)
    • Capability to use a wide range of radiation detection instruments.
    • Complete multiple and complex tasks and issues with competing commitments within specified time frames.
    • Experience working in the field.
    • Working knowledge of radiation physics and protection.
    • Demonstrated understanding of regulatory requirements where applicable.
    • Identify business opportunities for SGS RSS.
    • Identify opportunities for improvement in workflow and own practices.

    Link to the advert: here.

  • 23 Jun 2021 11:25 AM | Matthew (Administrator)

    Company Description

    SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

    Job Description

    As part of the Australian Industrial & Environment, key responsibilities include:

    • Leading the technical, operational and financial performance of the Consulting business within SGS Radiation Services business.
    • Oversee all operation within the consulting business, whilst successfully managing and leading direct reports and conducting operations
    • Provide managerial support to the Business Manager across the business.
    • Actively grow the client base through interaction with new and existing clients utilising the consulting, client services, calibration and sales teams.
    • Providing technical governance to PRMS, sales and the calibration lab.
    • Identify and generate increased revenue for the business.
    • Assist the Business Manager with advancing business by identifying and driving business opportunities to reduce cost or improve revenue
    • Successfully manage projects to resolution within specified timeframes and in accordance with regulatory guidelines, SGS Quality Manual, Operating Procedures and Codes of Conduct
    • Supervise and undertake tasks of complexity (e.g. site survey, assessments, complex projects etc)
    • Provide advice pertaining to irradiating apparatus, radioactive substances and shielding design to clients
    • Understand and facilitate the disposal of radioactive sources

    Qualifications

    • Solid understanding of health physics, environmental physics, calibrations and analytical services
    • Solid understanding of Victorian DHHS regulatory framework including other jurisdictions.
    • Good initiative and experience in business development to identify business opportunities
    • Previous managerial experience, including people development
    • Strong computer and instrumentation skills
    • Physics degree or other relevant degree
    • Previous relevant experience in the field
    • Working knowledge of all legislation, regulations, associated standards and codes of practice relevant to radiation health and in particular Victorian Radiation Health requirements
    • Sound knowledge and experience applying the techniques of radiation monitoring, surveying, transport and disposal

    Additional Information

    At SGS you will be part of our dynamic and innovative culture, and will be rewarded with:

    • Attractive remuneration salary packages
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Career development opportunities (nationally and/or globally)
    • Health & wellbeing incentives (gym membership rebates & discounted private health insurance)
    • Paid Parental Scheme
    • Access to financial products/services & corporate discounts
    • Ongoing training and development

    Link to the advert: here.

  • 10 Jun 2021 4:23 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    ANSTO is currently advertising for Safety Technician – Traineeship 4 Years- Fixed Term | Full Time | $53,204 + 15.4% super

    An opportunity proudly supported by the Sir William Tyree Foundation. The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under subsection 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)

    The Program
    ANSTO supported by the Sir William Tyree Foundation is offering this unique and exciting four-year development opportunity for two Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to work and learn on the job.

    Throughout the program you will:

    • Develop a range of different skills and practical work experience
    • Gain foundational experience which can be applied to assessing, monitoring, and managing safety situations on site in collaboration with other team members
    • Effectively time manage training requirements with day to day work duties
    • Work alongside others to add support and gain skills

    Features of the program include:
    • Continuous training and ongoing support
    • Mentoring to help with training, professional and personal development throughout the program
    • Rotations through Health Physics, Work Health and Safety (WHS) and Occupational Hygiene plus opportunities in the Radiation Protection Services Commercial and Regulatory team, Emergency Response and Safety Engineering
    • Training while working giving you multiple certifications and accreditations including:

    - Certificate IV Work Health & Safety

    - Accreditation as a Health Physics Surveyor & Occupational Hygiene Technician

    - Development opportunities to provide strong foundations for an exciting and fulfilling career

    - The opportunity to be considered for an ongoing job as a Nuclear Safety Technician after successful completion of the four-year program


    A day in the life of a Safety Technician

    This program is all about on the job learning. You will get to rotate through different areas of the business and learn all of the foundations for a career in safety. Here are some of the things you will learn what to do.

    • We will show you how to prioritise occupational health risks and advise workers on suitable control measures for chemical, biological and physical hazards in the workplace.
    • Work with ANSTO’s Emergency Response team to understand how to respond to emergency situations that could occur on site.
    • Work and be supported by Engineers to understand how risks and hazards are applied by engineers on site and how risk assessments are made and used.
    • You will learn from some of Australia’s top nuclear safety experts and develop a wide range of skills and knowledge which can be applied to a variety of industries and trades.

    Link to the advert: here. 

  • 10 Jun 2021 8:46 AM | Matthew (Administrator)
    ANSTO is currently advertising for Radionuclide Metrology Scientist Physics position. Applications close: 20 June 2021Ongoing| Full Time | $85k - $96k +15.4% super

    About the position
    The Radionuclide Metrology Scientist is responsible for contributing to laboratory operations through the development and maintenance of national radionuclide activity standards and associated equipment and instrumentation.  Reporting to the Specialist Radionuclide Metrology Scientist, you will also contribute to radionuclide metrology client services.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Perform ongoing maintenance and calibration of equipment and instrumentation to maintain the radionuclide metrology capability in good working order.
    • Assist with the delivery of radionuclide metrology client services. Gain competency with preparing and measuring radioactive sources; analysing measurement data, calculating uncertainties according to the ISO GUM; and preparing certificates and reports.
    • Develop specialist knowledge and experience in radionuclide metrology by contributing to the development and maintenance of radionuclide activity standards.
    • Develop and apply knowledge and expertise in physics to contribute to the development of equipment and/or methods required for radionuclide metrology applications.

    Skills and Experience
    • Degree in Physics or other related discipline
    • Knowledge of ionising radiation measurement techniques
    • Knowledge of radiation safety and radioactive source handling

    Link to the advert: here.  

  • 10 Jun 2021 8:46 AM | Matthew (Administrator)

    ANSTO is currently advertising for Nuclear Analyst position. Applications close: 13 June 2021 Ongoing | Full Time | $85k - $114k +15.4% super

    About the position
    The Nuclear Analyst is responsible for providing analytic assessments and technical advice to ANSTO senior management and other stakeholders in support of nuclear reactor safety, utilisation and operations. Supporting the safe operation of OPAL and other projects seeking to utilise the OPAL facilities are the main focus of the work.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Develop specialist knowledge in radiation transport, reactor physics and OPAL design.
    • Undertake numerical modelling, measurements, and analysis for a broad range of ANSTO projects.
    • Assist in the analysis and review of reactor design and safety to ensure the optimum operation of OPAL.
    • Assist in the provision of technical and analytic advice and assessments in support of safety submissions for OPAL and other ANSTO projects.  This includes assistance with development of submissions requiring ARPANSA approval.
    • Assist in the provision of high quality internal and external advice to stakeholders on relevant computational and experimental analysis techniques.
    • Develop and improve the available codes for reactor analysis and fuel management to support OPAL operational requirements.
    Skills and Experience
    • Degree in Engineering, Physics or Mathematics.
    • Knowledge of the principles of nuclear reactor physics and/or engineering.
    • Experience in modelling and analysis techniques.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyse data to develop practical advice and engineering solutions for problems.

    Link to the advert: here. 

  • 31 May 2021 11:17 AM | Matthew (Administrator)

    ARPANSA is currently advertising for Science Officer – Radiochemist positions. Applications close: 09 June 2021|Non-ongoing (up to 3 years)|  $98,057 – $112,161 per annum package inc 15.4% super|Yallambie, VIC

    Primary purpose of the role

    In this role, you will work under limited direction and perform a range of complex scientific and coordination tasks associated with the operation and maintenance of radiochemistry facilities. You will form part of a small team of scientific and technical-based staff engaged in the measurement of radioactivity in environmental samples and the radiological surveillance of the Australian environment. You will assist with related tasks including the implementation of relevant quality assurance programs, maintenance of records, preparation of technical reports and research activities. Performing a range of scientific tasks, you will assist ARPANSA in reporting and advising on sources of radioactivity.

    Domestic and/or international travel and field work may be required.

    Key accountabilities

    • Under limited direction and using established principles, practices and procedures, undertake a range of complex tasks associated with the radiochemical analysis of environmental samples and with the development and maintenance of a radiochemistry laboratory
    • Provide high-level support and supervision in a small team of scientific and technical staff involved in the measurement of radionuclides in environmental samples and the development of analytical techniques
    • Participate in the development and maintenance of quality-assured measurement systems, and ensure data analysis and validation is undertaken in accordance with relevant standards
    • Maintain accurate records of work performed and results obtained and prepare associated administrative and technical reports
    • Participate in, and sometimes lead, moderately complex environmental studies and assessments.

    Job specific capabilities

    To be considered for this position, you will hold a tertiary qualification in science from an Australian tertiary institution, or comparable qualification, and relevant experience which is appropriate to the duties of the position. You should possess a high level of scientific and technical expertise with a strong background in analytical chemistry and a sound knowledge in radiochemistry.

    You will have well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to contribute effectively in a team environment, sometimes in a leading role, together with the ability to liaise with all levels of staff, clients and members of the general public. You will have the ability to consistently perform efficiently and effectively at a high level and the demonstrated ability to make well-balanced and informed decisions.

    You must hold Australian citizenship or possess permanent residency status leading to citizenship and be prepared to travel interstate and/or overseas as required. ARPANSA requires all new employees to undertake a baseline security clearance as a condition of engagement.

    Selection criteria

    There are five selection criteria for this role. Candidates are asked to limit their response to no more than 300 words per selection criteria.

    1. Demonstrated experience in radiochemistry techniques and with instrumentation for the measurement of radionuclides in environmental samples.
    2. Demonstrated ability to apply initiative in adapting or developing experimental methods, under limited direction, to resolve moderately complex problems.
    3. Sound knowledge and experience in applying quality management systems within a laboratory setting, with a sound awareness of laboratory safety procedures in handling hazardous substances.
    4. Demonstrated well-developed oral and written communication skills including the maintenance of technical documentation and the ability to impart technical information to non-technical personnel and clients.
    5. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and cultivate positive working relationships with team members and a range of stakeholders, including in the delivery of projects.

    Benefits

    • Flexible working options
    • Study assistance and salary packaging options
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Located in the leafy northern suburbs 15 km from CBD
    • Modern amenities room with garden courtyard
    • Free parking
    Link to the advert: here. 
  • 6 May 2021 2:17 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    SGS is currently advertising for Health Physicist Lead position.

    Job Description

    As part of the Australian Radiation team, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Leading the technical, operational and financial performance of the consulting business.
    • Actively provide technical governance to PRMS division, sales and calibration lab while being responsible to maintain its NATA accreditation.
    • Actively grow the client base through interaction with new and existing clients utilising the client services, calibration and sales teams.
    • Assist the Business Manager with advancing business by identifying and driving business opportunities to reduce cost or improve revenue
    • Successfully manage projects to resolution within specified timeframes and in accordance with regulatory guidelines, SGS ARS Quality Manual, Operating Procedures and Codes of Conduct
    • Provide advice pertaining to irradiating apparatus, radioactive substances and shielding design to clients
    Qualifications
    • Solid understanding of health physics, environmental physics, PRMS, calibrations and analytical services
    • Solid understanding of Victorian DHHS regulatory framework including other jurisdictions.
    • Good initiative and experience in business development to identify business opportunities
    • Previous managerial experience, including people development
    • Physics degree or other relevant degree
    • Previous relevant experience in the field
    • Working knowledge of all legislation, regulations, associated standards and codes of practice relevant to radiation health and in particular Victorian Radiation Health requirements
    • Sound knowledge and experience applying the techniques of radiation monitoring, surveying, transport and disposal
    Additional Information

    At SGS you will be part of our dynamic and innovative culture, and will be rewarded with:
    • Attractive remuneration salary packages
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Career development opportunities (nationally and/or globally)
    • Health & wellbeing incentives (gym membership rebates & discounted private health insurance)
    • Paid Parental Scheme
    • Access to financial products/services & corporate discounts
    • Ongoing training and development

    Link to the advert: here. 

  • 9 Apr 2021 2:09 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    ANSTO is currently advertising for Three Health Physics Surveyor positions. Applications close: 25 April 2021 | Three positions available| Ongoing | Full Time | $62k - $81k +15.4% super |Sutherland Shire | Work-life balance |  Health & Wellbeing Programs

    About the position

    The Health Physics Surveyor provides hands-on safety advice and monitoring services to a range of operational areas to ensure the safety of staff, contractors and visitors; and compliance with ANSTO’s WHS Standards and Practices, and with regulatory requirements.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Monitor and measure radiation levels and advise on radiological hazards, provide ventilation safety advice, log information to ensure QA compliance,
    • Provide advice to different levels of personnel on the most effective practical radiation protection measures to be taken across a large and varied range of situations.  This advice is based on defined policies and procedures within a set range of parameters,
    • Deliver basic radiation safety training to other ANSTO staff, including trainee safety officers and describe work procedures to non-ANSTO visitors,                 
    • Provide advice on radiation safety procedures to be incorporated into divisional documents, including assisting in the preparation of these work instructions while following safety standards, procedures and instructions.

    Skills and Experience
    • Tertiary qualifications (commonly Trade certificate) in relevant engineering or science discipline or relevant ANSTO experience,
    • Knowledge of radiation measurement methods,
    • Organisational skills and meticulous approach to work with the ability to plan and organise tasks effectively for self,
    • Pro-active and reliable in following through with actions.
    Link to the advert: here.
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