Huntington Ingalls Industries IAM Radiological Control Tech in Newport News, Virginia


Job Title:

IAM Radiological Control Tech

Department/Cost Center:

E85: Radiological Control

External Job Description:

Radiological Control Technicians perform surveillance of radiological work areas to detect and document the level and type of ionizing radiation/radioactivity in accordance with radiological control regulations. Performs and documents air, water, solid and surface radioactivity/radiation surveys using instruments designed to detect type and level of activity. Monitors also determine usage and maintenance of nuclear containment apparatus and respond to radiological incidents to ensure employee and environmental safety. Work is performed in the shipbuilding construction environment involving exposure to outside temperatures (both summer and winter), confined spaces, and elevated work areas. In addition, crawling, lifting, climbing vertical ladders and wearing respiratory equipment will be expected.

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Marketing Title:

IAM Radiological Control Tech

Basic Qualifications:

Must possess the flexibility to work rotating shifts. The Radiological Control Tech candidate must attend and meet the requirements of the Radiological Control Technician Qualification School (RCTQS), a 22 week course of intensive academic and practical training, located at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, VA. Successful completion of RCTQS is required for continued employment. Prior to reporting to the school, the candidate will be refreshed and tested in basic math and science skills. While attending school, the candidate will be taught the basic knowledge and use of nuclear instrumentation, as well as, other aspects of the nuclear field. Candidates will be required to successfully complete written, practical, and oral examinations. Upon successful completion of all requirements the candidate will become a fully qualified Rad Ctl Tch. This position requires a high school graduate or equivalent. The candidate should be able to apply knowledge of algebraic and geometric calculation and should have basic knowledge of biology. Prior to employment the candidate must be able to pass a complete physical examination.





Clearance Type:





Yes, 25% of the time

Company Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 37,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Relocation Assistance:

No relocation assistance available

Minimum Education:



Newport News-Virginia-United States

US Citizenship Required for this Position:


EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.

Preferred Qualifications:

Provide transcript to reflect successful completion of algebra, geometry, biology and chemistry. Associate Degree in Applied Services, or prior military experience, and 50 lbs. lifting capabilities. RCTQS potential to utilize other offsite locations (besides Norfolk Naval)