IBD-SS Radiation Safety Officer, Senior (Remote)

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Redstone, Alabama

REQ#: RQ104509

Travel Required: 25-50%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Job Description Summary:

GDIT is seeking a Radiation Safety Officer (RSO), Senior in support of the IBD-SS program’s CENTCOM and Horn of Africa areas of operations. The RSO, Senior will maintain the Non-Intrusive Inspection Systems (NIIS) radiation program and work closely with military customers. This position desires an individual who has previous experience in maintaining the radiation program and producing reports. A strong background as a RSO Senior is a must in working this program with the military customers; CONUS and OCONUS. The successful candidate may be assigned supervisor duties to manage the day-to-day operations of the program and provide direction to other managers to maintain program compliance. CONUS and OCONUS travel will be required.

Primary Duties:

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of OCONUS, federal, state and local radiation protection regulations,
  • Prepare and maintain radiological regulatory licenses, and permits at OCONUS, federal, state and local levels when required
  • Act as liaison between local, state, federal, and OCONUS emergency response and regulatory organizations on radiological matters as required
  • Evaluate potential and/or actual radiation exposures to personnel or the environment, establish appropriate control measures, develop procedures, and assure compliance with pertinent policies and regulations.
  • Direct the radiation safety staff in administering the established site policy, collecting samples, performing analyses, taking measurements, maintaining records, and generally assisting in performing the technical aspects of the radiation protection program.
  • Investigate and advise management as to program status and make recommendations for program improvements to ensure continued compliance with the radiation protection program requirements,
  • Consult with management on radiation protection issues
  • Develop appropriate training programs to instruct personnel in the proper application of radiation protection procedures and radioactive material transportation requirements
  • Assess risks for radiological protection and safety
  • Review audits and conduct inspections of CONUS and OCONUS facility operations to assure compliance with radiation protection procedures, policies and regulations
  • Support the physical security program for radioactive material in quantities of concern (10CFR Part 37)
  • Support the Outage and Maintenance Services Dosimetry Records Program
  • Provide technical guidance for site remediation and decommissioning, both Facilities and equipment
  • Performs site surveys to determine type and placement of systems
  • Installs and de-installs systems and their components and trains operators and end users
  • May travels via military/commercial conveyances to outlying areas
  • Skilled using hand tools, power tools, and electronics measuring and test equipment
  • Must have the ability to generate/produce data and reports
  • Interact and professionally exhibit customer service skills and be able to present a positive approach with customers and peers
  • Must be able to withstand physical demands of seasonal hot or cold temperatures and willing to live and operate in an austere environment
  • Possesses a US passport that will not expire for at least 2 or more years and must have at least 4 consecutive blank pages for country visas
  • Must be capable of meeting standards of fitness for deployment to the SWA of Operations
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs, climb ladders, and be able to work in a non-climate controlled environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • Associates degree or higher from an accredited institution for health physics or radiological health; or in a physical or biological science, industrial hygiene, public health, safety sciences or management, and
  • 10+ years of applied radiological protection experience in a program with a similar radiation protection environment similar to that of the program to be managed.
  • Low-level radioactive waste management,
  • Management of radioactive effluents,
  • Multimodal transportation of radioactive material, 49CFR, IATA and IMDG training.
  • 10 CFR Part 20, 33, & 71 requirements, and
  • Familiarity with use and repair of radiation instrumentation, i.e. gamma spectroscopy, air sample analysis, whole body counting and instrument calibration.
  • Experience utilizing COLTS (or similar such as RCLS) and operating within the GCSS-A environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, and Excel
  • Import/Export (ITAR/EXIM) compliance experience
  • Experience in a rapid paced, time sensitive, high-quality environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills along with strong customer service
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, and manage time effectively including attention to detail

Education Required:

  • BA/BS with 8-12 years of experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of the degree. (15 total years of applicable experience in lieu of a degree.)

Security Clearance:

  • US Secret security clearance required


This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.