Waste Control Specialists is proud to work alongside the Andrews Chamber of Commerce and other community groups in ensuring Andrews citizens and WCS employees enjoy a high quality of life.

Company Benefits:

  • Medical (100% company paid)
  • Short-term Disability (100% company paid)
  • Long-term Disability (100% company paid)
  • Group Term Life (1x annual salary-100% company paid)
  • Teledoc (video call with physician)
  • Dental (100% company paid)
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • RX Discounts ($8/$15/$30 max out of pocket)
  • 401k Company Match (up to 3%)
  • Company-wide closure between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program (Degree/Higher Learning)
  • Employee Assistance Program (100% company paid

Current Job Openings

Date posted: June 17th, 2024

Department: Operations
Reports To: Facility Manager
Location: Andrews Worksite Facility

Summary
Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operations of the facility and trains operation personnel in the use, safety procedures and operation of heavy equipment or waste processing.  Directly reports to the Director, Operations.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Directs subordinate employees in the Operations Department in projects.
  • Conducts daily pre-job briefings with crew; including support organization personnel.
  • Inspects work areas to determine type of work required, materials needed and equipment to be used.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work related goals.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Studies production schedules and estimates person-hour requirements for completion of jobs assigned.
  • Interprets company policies and job orders to workers and enforces safety regulations.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of production.
  • Analyzes and resolves work issues or assists employees in problem solving.
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual department.
  • Performs activities of workers supervised.
  • Documents completion and status of all work activities in the appropriate work order and/or daily operations report.
  • Performs departmental training required for employees.
  • Performs Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for routine operation.
  • Assists in development of Work Instructions, Procedures, Cost Models and other job-related document.
  • Apply and reinforce the skills learned through human performance training to prevent personal errors and errors by other team members.
  • Participates and supports Emergency Management as directed by the WCS Incident Commander.
  • Performs other related work activities as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Directly supervises employees in the Operations Department and has overall responsibility in the field for carrying out operational activities for their assigned area. .  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable law. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical institute in engineering or construction technology; or sixty hours related study in the field of hazardous waste management, environmental science and/or radiation health and two to three years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret simple instructions and short correspondence.  Ability to write simple correspondence Ability to conduct pre-job briefings to groups in a logical and organized manner  Ability to develop & present safety related topics.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals, and small group situations

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract multiply and divide, in all unit of measures, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of internet software and word processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Desired but not required: Level III National Certification from the National Center for Construction Education and Research or the ability to obtain Level III certification within 6 months.,

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and smell. The employee is required to wear respiratory protection on a daily basis and personal protective equipment including hand, foot and body. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Sufficient strength and stamina to perform a variety of heavy construction-related tasks including use of hand tools; foot, hand and eye coordination sufficient to perform duties; and natural balance sufficient for standing on high ladders and scaffolding

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and hot and cold weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Working surfaces are often uneven and representative of a construction site.,

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Date posted: June 5th, 2024

Department: H&S (Training)
Reports To: Training Manager
Location: Andrews, Tx Worksite Facility

Summary
Responsible for coordinating and conducting all types of training including CBT and Classroom training designed to train personnel on procedures, policies, and regulations to mitigate conditions contributing to occupational hazards and regulatory compliance. Assist in planning, directing, and implementing the organization’s training program to ensure a safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment by performing the following duties.  This position reports directly to the Training Manager.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Assist Training Manager in determining training needs.
  • Administers the training database for employee training records for each department and job description.
  • Maintains employee training folders, contractor training records, and employee training qualifications.
  • Assists the Training Manager in coordinating and scheduling employee training.
  • Develop and update training programs for classroom and Computer Based Training (CBT) courses as required.
  • Prepare educational material and update as needed.
  • Creates and maintains reports of employee training qualifications, annual refresher training, training certificates and contractor training records and qualifications.
  • Ensures that all contractor training is updated annually.
  • Apply and reinforce the skills learned through human performance indicator training to prevent personal errors and errors by other team members.
  • Conduct training for personnel on issues related to site topics as needed/required.
  • Maintains employee training files and employee ID numbers.
  • Reviews Texas Department of Health and Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) regulations for updates on current training requirements and new training requirements for the future.
  • Contact person for DOE, TCEQ and various other WCS site audits regarding training.
  • Organizes and develops training manuals, reference library, testing and evaluation procedures, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials.
  • Uses resources creatively and adapts to change quickly and professionally.
  • Support and mentor new employees
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications
Must possess strong organizational skills and highly developed verbal and written communication skills including composition and grammar. Must possess the ability to work with managers to develop complex documents in a time-constrained environment. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.  Demonstrated ability to be detail oriented and interpret requirements. Must have knowledge of conventional administrative practices. Must be able to multi-task, strong team collaboration and communication skills.  Must be highly detailed oriented and can work in both team environment and independently.  Excellent organizational skills.

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required, but Bachelor Degree preferred; with a minimum of 3-5 years office or administrative related experience; minimum two (2) years conducting training and/or administration of training programs; or equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable to the hiring manager.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software, Internet software, Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software and general computer proficiency using Microsoft Office or similar applications.  Operate imaging scanning equipment and general office equipment.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; use hands, fingers to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit; climb or balance; talk or hear and smell. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to hot and cold weather conditions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but can be moderate when in field training areas.

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Date posted: May 14, 2024

Department: Radiation Safety
Reports To: Radiation Safety Manager
Location: Andrews, Tx Worksite Facility

Summary:
To provide health physics (HP) support to Facilities/assigned projects, technical support in various areas that include but are not limited to radiological environmental monitoring, data analysis, data management and regulatory reporting of the Radiological Environmental Monitoring Program.

Duties may include but are not limited to:
Providing Technical HP/Radiological Environmental Monitoring program management and oversight:

  • Establishing, implementing, and maintaining radiation protection performance models and metrics based on environmental monitoring data.
  • Managing Environmental Monitoring related non-conformances and corrective actions.
  • Analysis, data gathering, and preparing annual Radiological Environmental Monitoring Report (REMP).

Technical HP/RS services for assigned facilities and projects:

  • Project specific dose assessments utilizing data management software, spreadsheets and/or customized software.
  • Preparation, review and/or approval of environmental monitoring compliance reports.
  • Response and investigation of unplanned events pertaining to the REMP.
  • Review and approval of the selection and procurement of environmental radio analytical services.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Knowledge of recommendations and guidelines of environmental radiological protection standards.
  • Knowledge and understanding of radiation protection philosophies, procedures, equipment, and techniques used both in theory and practice.
  • Use of Microsoft computer software, knowledge, and use of databases.
  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work to meet objectives and targets.
  • Ability to make decisions based on established requirements, procedures, and practices.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelors in Health Physics / Physical Science or related field, or an Associate degree in Health Physics/Radiation Safety Technology or related field, and/or fifty (50) hours of related study and 2-3 years of experience in the field of environmental monitoring or combination of education and experience per the discretion of the hiring manager is required.

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of algebra.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software and Microsoft Access.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

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Date posted: March 14, 2024

Job Title: Health Physicist
Department: Radiation Safety
Reports To: Radiation Safety Manager
Location: Andrews, Tx Worksite Facility

Summary:
To provide health physics (HP) support to Facilities/assigned Generators, HP consultative advice to line and facility management, HP technical support, developing and implementing elements of the Radiation Protection Program Compliance Program.

Duties may include but are not limited to:
Providing HP/Radiation Safety (RS) program management and oversight:

  • Preparing, reviewing and revising radiation protection manual procedures.
  • Establishing, implementing and maintaining radiation protection performance models and metrics.
  • Monitoring RS related non-conformances and corrective actions.
  • Performing RS compliance inspections.
  • Preparing or participating in annual RS program compliance reviews.

HP/RS services for assigned facilities and projects:

  • Development and implementation of RS controls, processes and procedures.
  • Project specific dose assessments.
  • ALARA assessment and reviews.
  • Preparation, review and/or approval of radiological work plans/procedures.
  • Post-work ALARA reviews.
  • Response and investigation of unplanned event investigations.

Technical HP/RS services for assigned facilities and projects:

  • Review and approval of the selection and procurement of radiation and contamination measuring and monitoring equipment.
  • Oversight of site processes for the calibration of RP instrumentation.
  • In-Situ gamma spectroscopy.
  • Oversight of decontamination methods and techniques.
  • Planning, execution, and documentation of scoping, characterization, and release radiological surveys.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Knowledge of recommendations and guidelines of radiological protection standards.
  • Knowledge and understanding of radiation protection philosophies, procedures, equipment, and techniques used both in theory and practice.
  • Use of Microsoft computer software, knowledge, and use of databases.
  • Knowledge in the use of modeling tools such as MicroShield, Skyshine, RESRAD, CAP88, Hotspot Scale, and MCNP.
  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work to meet objectives and targets.
  • Ability to make decisions based on established requirements, procedures, and practices.

Education and/or Experience
Degree in Health Physics or Nuclear Engineering OR (B) Certified Health Physicist (CHP) OR (C) 3 years or more working functionally as a Health Physicist, plus a science or engineering degree.

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of algebra, trigonometry, and calculus.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software and Microsoft Access.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

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Date posted: May 3, 2024

Reports To: Controller
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Location: Dallas, Tx

Summary
Accountant responsible for all aspects of accounts payable. Maintains all internal controls in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Knowledgeable of all appropriate laws, regulations, and specific procedures for processing transactions. This position reports to the Controller.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Primary company contact for accounts payable
  • Receive vendor invoices and employee expense reimbursements
  • Work with senior staff accountant on proper coding of invoices
  • Obtain and track approval of vendor invoices internally
  • Match vendor invoices with approval (e.g., purchase order)
  • Prepare weekly check/ach/wire run for vendor invoices and expense reimbursements due
  • Work as needed with other accountants and departments on assigned duties
  • Review accounts payable vendor accounts regularly for anomalies requiring attention (e.g., application of payments/credits, duplicate bookings, etc.)
  • Prepare accounts payable related audit requests as needed
  • Perform any ad hoc projects as needed by controller or other members of management
  • Work cohesively and collaboratively with other team members as needed to complete essential duties and responsibilities and any other assigned ad hoc projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Minimum of five years related work (i.e. accounts payable) experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to employees of the company.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but involved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
Experience using an accounting software (Viewpoint a plus), intermediate knowledge of the following Microsoft applications: Excel, Word, Outlook

Physical Demand
The physical demands described here are representative to those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within the regulatory limits when visiting the worksite. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

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Date posted: April 28, 2024

Department: Integrated Services
Reports To: VP-Integrated Services
Location: Remote

Summary
Oversees all radioactive material licenses, performance assessment efforts, and any amendments or modifications to them, and assists with all other regulatory matters associated with WCS license and RCRA permits. This position is the primary interface and contact for the Texas Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission regarding all Import and Export Applications as well as all reporting or coordination for Commission meetings. Assures all license and associated permit reporting, systems, and documentation comply with the license and permit regulatory requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (Other duties may be assigned):

  • Directs and develops the content and format for licensing and as applicable associated permitted submissions and amendments to TCEQ, DSHS, or the NRC as needed.
  • Coordinates with senior management to advise them on the development and implementation of licensing strategy, potential areas of concern, and new government/regulatory developments at the state and federal level.
  • Negotiates directly with licensing authorities regarding company’s filings.
  • Directs and manages all licensing activities, processes, and initiatives and provides technical support and input for all licensing and procedure related activities to all departments. Is the licensing and regulatory authority for WCS over the performance assessment and manages all updates and work activity associated with it.
  • Reviews proposed rulemakings and regulatory publications to keep apprised of new regulatory developments, and provides technical support for the Part 61, rulemakings, or other appropriate initiatives at the state and federal levels.
  • Obtains necessary regulatory authorizations to conduct WCS operations in support of desired business opportunities including licenses, amendments, procedural/plans, or regulatory changes.
  • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of data sent to licensing authorities.
  • Manages direct reports and coordinates with other departments to ensure operational procedures are tracked through creation, review, editing and regulatory approval, as applicable.
  • Establishes policies to ensure WCS complies with applicable regulations and licenses

Technical Experience
Must have demonstrated experience to solve complex regulatory issues. Experience in licensing and permitting, and/or operations involving the storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel are highly desired. A comprehensive understanding and experience in assessing the public health and environmental impacts associated with disposal of Low-Level Radioactive Waste and storage of SNF is also highly desirable.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Directly supervises employees in the Licensing and Permitting Department consisting of compliance specialists. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
B.S. Degree in a Science, Engineering or an appropriate related field and a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in the nuclear industry, waste disposal, and/or in a regulatory oversight role.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Development software; Internet software; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
N/A

Other Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of nuclear regulations; exercising sound judgment; strong interpersonal and communication skills are required.  Apply and reinforce the skills learned through Human Performance Improvement (HPI) training to prevent personal errors and errors by other team members.

Other Qualifications
Must be able to travel 40% of the time.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative to those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

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Date posted: April 24, 2024

Department: Radiation Safety Department
Reports To: Radiation Safety Supervisor
Location: Andrews, Tx Facility

Summary

  • Performs contamination surveys for routines (daily, weekly, monthly, etc.)
  • Perform radiation surveys for routines (daily, weekly, monthly, etc.)
  • Perform receipt and exit surveys of waste shipments.

Essential Duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Monitors intensity of radiation levels in the environment and workplace to determine the types of potential radiation hazards.
  • Performs smear surveys of suspected contaminated area by wiping floor with smear and counting smear with field instrument and/or count room instrument to obtain contamination counts.
  • Recommends work stoppage in unsafe areas, posts warning signs, and ropes off contained areas.
  • Inspects shipments for contamination and tags shipments in which radiation count exceeds specifications.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
INTERNSHIP CANDIDATES
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Must have DOE Core Training Certificate; and must be 18 years of age or older.

Language Skills
Ability to read, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information on one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Inventory software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative to those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and smell. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  On this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

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Date posted: March 4, 2024

Department: Security
Reports To: Security Supervisor
Location: Andrews, Texas worksite facility

Summary
Performs routine security activities related to providing security for personnel and property at the facility by performing the following duties. Provides oversight involving access to the facility by all personnel and vehicles. Reports to the Security Manager. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Provides security oversight at the Facility main entrance gate
  • Conducts facility site orientation for visitors and contractors
  • Distributes vehicle passes, contractor and visitor badges
  • Conducts routine security patrols of the facility during off duty hours to ensure facility personnel safety, fire watch and property security
  • Conducts railcar inventories
  • Performs random inspections on vehicles on WCS property
  • Conducts training activities for new security personnel to ensure compliance with facility/department requirements
  • Coordinates with the Receiving Department to provide assistance in the processing of arriving transporter vehicles and the processing of required paperwork
  • Provides medical support, within the limits of their training, to WCS employee injuries on site
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals are required to either currently hold or obtain a valid non-commissioned security officer license from the Texas Department of Public Safety within a reasonable amount time from the date of hire as determined by the hiring manager and Human Resources. Requirements for eligibility of a non­commissioned security officer license are found at https://www.securityguard-license.org/states/texas-security-guard.html.

Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or GED. Previous security experience desirable

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software and Word Processing software.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

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Date posted: November 8, 2023

Department: Waste Acceptance
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Andrews, TX Facility Worksite

Summary
This position is responsible for document review of all incoming and outgoing licensed hazardous and non-hazardous waste received by the facility to ensure compliance with DOT, IATA and NRC requirements. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Daily review of all shipping paperwork to ensure compliance with DOT, IATA and NRC requirements for safe transport of all waste in certified containers.
  • Assists Customer Service representatives in resolving discrepancies and inadequacies.
  • Acts as mediator and facilitator between customers and inventory shipments.
  • Plans activities relating to the characterization and transportation of radioactive/mixed waste and
  • hazardous/non-hazardous waste to and from the facility.
  • Conducts a weekly review of scheduled loads.
  • Maintains an accurate inventory of on-site waste.
  • Ensures inventory stays in compliance with all federal and state permits, licenses, and regulations. Apply and reinforce the skills learned through human performance training to prevent personal errors and errors by other team members.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree (B.S) preferred, two years environmental waste experience a plus. or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Abilities
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully. An individual should have knowledge of Development software; Internet software; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Other Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated knowledge or ability in the following areas; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act(RCRA); Department of Transportation(DOT); Texas Commission on Environmental Quality(TCEQ); Texas Administration Code(TAC); Understanding of Federal, State and Facility policies and regulations.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee are occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Date posted: August 18, 2023

Department: Operations Support
Reports To: Facility Manager
Location: Andrews, Tx Worksite Facility

Summary
Manages complex laboratory functions and analysis relating to the operations of the WCS West Texas facility. Reports directly to the Facility Manager. May be exposed to radiation within occupational limits.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Manages Laboratory employees.
  • Periodically review analytical information from all laboratory personnel for technical correctness and compliance.
  • Assists the Facility Manager in formulating waste acceptance and characterization guidance.
  • Assures that all waste received at the facility is in compliance with permits and the Land Disposal Restrictions Program.
  • Advises and consults with interdepartmental management regarding laboratory support including, but not limited to sample identification, waste stabilization, characterization, various chemical analysis, weekly sampling and processing waste.
  • Supervises laboratory programs.
  • Operates the Analytical Laboratory of the facility.
  • Conducts oversight of all analysis performed in conjunction with the Waste Analysis Plan for the facility.
  • Secures competent off-site analytical services where necessary.
  • Assures all samples of waste or media taken under the Waste Analysis Plan utilize proper protocols and that all laboratory wastes are managed properly.
  • Ensures the maintenance of all Laboratory equipment.
  • Implements Quality Controls and Quality Assurance programs for the lab.
  • Acts as a mentor for all laboratory employees.
  • Performs other related work activities as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Directly supervises employees in the Laboratory Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor of Science degree(B.S.) in Chemistry, or a related field of study from an accredited college or university and four years of related experience working in a Chemical Analysis Laboratory, including a minimum of two years’ experience supervising Laboratory personnel.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability 
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Inventory software, Project Management software; Word Processing software and Spreadsheet software.

Physical Demand
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical shock and risk of radiation exposure within occupational limits. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Date Posted: February 10, 2021

Reports To: Operations Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Location: Andrews, Texas Worksite Facility

Summary
Performs work in specialized field of Heavy Equipment Operator or Waste Processing for Facility. Works under the general supervision of the Operations Supervisor. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conveys materials and items from receiving and/or production areas to storage and/or to other designated areas.
  • May operate stabilization treatment system, process equipment, compactors and conveyor, pumps, valves and control boards.
  • May operate and maintain process equipment to include sorters, blaster, separators, compactors and mixers.
  • Handles and manages containers in compliance with regulations.
  • May prepare records for tracking the movement and location of waste to and from the stabilization system.
  • May collects samples of waste from containers and the stabilization tank system.
  • Recognizes container leakage and/or damage.
  • Collects and manages all spills of waste in accordance with the Emergency Response Plan.
  • Operates roll-off bin truck.
  • Performs preventative pre-op checks and maintenance for process equipment.
  • Loads and unloads transport trucks;
  • Performs disposal crew duties such as, mixing waste using a track hoe and prentice arm machinery;
  • Ability to operate power industrial trucks, roll-off bin truck, hand trucks, and power jacks;
  • Transports waste containers to site locations using various transport equipment including trucks, forklifts or a container stacker.
  • May prepare tracking records for the movement of waste on the site.
  • General labor including; housekeeping, general maintenance, and assisting other departments as required.
  • Works closely with other Operators, which may also include training.
  • Treats and disposes of hazardous/low level radioactive waste.
  • May perform Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for routine operations;
  • Apply and reinforce the skills learned through human performance training to prevent personal and other team member errors.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to five (1-5+) year(s) of heavy equipment and/or radiation waste experience required, preferably in specialized field at WCS or equivalent facility. Must have a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience using cranes and heavy equipment. NCCCO certification preferred, but not required.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Inventory software and Word Processing software.

Other Skills and Abilities
Must pass mechanical aptitude test in math/science and meet physical requirements.

Other Qualifications

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and smell. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Sufficient strength and stamina to perform a variety of heavy construction-related tasks including use of hand tools; foot, hand and eye coordination sufficient to perform duties; and natural balance sufficient to perform duties; and natural balance sufficient for standing on high ladders and scaffolding. Must be physically fit and pass fitness requirements for Respirator and HAZWOPER. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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