AECOM Radiological Control Technician in Carlsbad, New Mexico

Requisition/Vacancy No. 157149BR

Position Title Radiological Control Technician

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - New Mexico

City Carlsbad

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Radiological Control Technician in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

Radiological Control Technicians at WIPP are responsible for providing radiological support activities related to radiation safety, radiation measurement, radioactive material handling, and implementation of the Radiation Protection Program assuring safe and compliant radiation protection per Radiological Control's policies and procedures. The successful candidate will perform routine and complex radiological surveys, sample collection, and analysis (radiation contamination, and airborne radioactive) of facility, construction areas, and other work areas and generate associated documents and reports. Perform release surveys of materials, equipment, and property from areas controlled for radiological purposes to uncontrolled areas. Evaluate radiological conditions within the facility and work locations to support the development of radiation work permits, work plans, survey plans, and waste management activities (technical work documents). Post/label areas and items controlled for radiological purposes. Conduct and/or support assessments, audits, investigations, and other measures needed regarding radiological corrective actions and incidents/emergencies. Respond to contaminated personnel/areas and other radiological incidents and emergencies. Assist in the planning of radiological work activities. Provide radiological support during preparation, packaging, shipment/transfer, or receipt of radioactive materials. Provide job coverage for work groups. Provide briefings and guidance to radiological workers to minimize exposure to radioactive material. Use of a respirator is required, must be able to pass a pulmonary function test.

Minimum Requirements

  • A High School Diploma or GED is required.

  • Successful completion of a competency test in mathematics (algebra) and physical sciences (chemistry and physics).

  • Previous experience as a DOE qualified Radiological Control Technician or demonstrated equivalent is required.

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical.

  • Must be able to lift and carry 35 pounds in order to complete radiological surveys.

  • Will be required to complete and maintain training and qualifications for respirator use.

  • One year nuclear operations experience is required.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous WIPP experience 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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.