PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of specialized inspections of installations where devices emitting ionizing and non-ionizing radiation are used, handled or stored.
Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs specialized inspections of installations where sources of ionizing radiation, especially diagnostic X-ray machines, are used or operated; provides consultation in regard to ionizing and non-ionizing radiation control and related subjects; inspects microwave ovens for radiation output; assists Environmental Protection Radiation Control Physicists in all related work; maintains and calibrates radiation detecting field instruments; may assist Environmental Protection Radiation Control Physicists in responding to incidents and accidents involving sources of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of principles of ionizing radiation and its measurement; knowledge of radiation detection instruments; knowledge of ionizing radiation control methods; knowledge of practices pertaining to reduction of excessive or unnecessary exposures to radiation; knowledge of Connecticut laws and regulations pertaining to control of sources of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation; knowledge of radiation protection standards and guides; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills;; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of experience as an X-ray technician.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Incumbents must possess and retain certification and registration by the ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) as a Registered Technologist.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training with a major in the physical sciences may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. Graduation from an educational program accredited by a mechanism acceptable to ARRT for radiology may be substituted for the General Experience up to a maximum of two years.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
3. Incumbents in this class are required to meet medical requirements and maintain qualification for respiratory protection.
Incumbent may have significant exposure to ionizing radiation, toxic chemicals and fumes.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Environmental Protection Radiation Control Specialist in Salary Group ES 20 approved effective December 27, 2013. (Revised to modify Special Requirements)