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Waste Characterization Engineer/Scientist


Carlsbad, NM
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Waste Characterization Engineer/Scientist

JobID: 23339-1146218

Location: Carlsbad, NM, 88221, USA

Description: **Business Line** Government

**Position Title** Waste Characterization Engineer/Scientist

United States of America - New Mexico


**Job Summary**

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an experienced **Waste Characterization Engineer/Scientist** in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

The successful candidate will provide technical support for the Central Characterization Program (CCP) radiological characterization program. Ensure CCP radiological characterization complies with applicable requirements including the WIPP Waste Acceptance Criteria. Candidate will develop procedures, interface with operations personnel performing radiological characterization of transuranic waste containers and oversight authorities during audits. Recommend corrective actions regarding radiological waste characterization issues and characterization methods based on site specific TRU waste characteristics and needs.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors of Science in Nuclear Engineering, Radiological Engineering, Physics, or Health Physics required.

+ Experience in radiation detector theory and application obtained either through academic projects or on the job experience is required.

+ Education should include studies in physics, advanced mathematics and application of computer code.

+ Must possess the academic credentials that demonstrate a strong understanding of the concepts and techniques of radiological instrumentation used in waste characterization.

+ Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be US Citizens.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Previous WIPP experience is preferred.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

**Job Category** Engineering

**Country** United States of America

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 155849BR

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