Campus: 139 Wyoming Hall
Mail: Dept 3422
1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071-2000
Regular: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Summer: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday
This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3824
UW Job Family: 32
SOC Code: 29-9011
Pay Grade: 24
Date: July 01, 2006
Maintains the University's license from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and individual permits for users of byproduct and special nuclear materials; develops, and maintains radiation safety policies, procedures and guidelines; provides specialized radiation safety services, advice and training to the University; maintains compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations; ensures proper procurement, inventory and disposal of radioactive materials; assists and helps coordinate other Environmental Health & Safety functions.
Conduct or supervise surveys and inspections of University facilities including laboratories and storage areas to maintain compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
Interpret policies and regulations dealing with radioactive and other regulated materials; identify deficiencies and advise the Director on requirements of a comprehensive health and safety program on and off campus; develop programs and ensure compliance.
Advise and instruct Radiation Safety Committee, radiation users and other employees on established, new or revised federal, state and institutional policies and procedures related to radiation safety.
Assist in preparation of required reports to maintain compliance with federal, state and local regulations; maintain records required by the regulatory agencies.
Be available to respond to emergencies involving radioactive and hazardous materials, sometimes on a 24/7 on-call basis. Monitor routine and accidental radiation exposures to University employees and members of the general public. Supervise and participate in the correction of exposure and accidents, or potential contamination to University, community or state facilities and personnel.
Coordinate the orders, receipt, surveys delivery and inventory of all radioactive materials for the University; manage the storage and disposal of regulated waste; package, label, survey, etc., all shipments of radioactive material leaving the University.
Approve, coordinate, monitor and/or close out facilities, storage sites and field experiments involving radioactive and hazardous materials or environmental hazards.
Laboratory environment with routine exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals and radiation.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.