AECOM Senior Health Physicist in Greenville, South Carolina

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146650BR

Position Title Senior Health Physicist

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - South Carolina

City Greenville

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


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a mid to senior level Health Physicist. The position will be based out of Greenville, SC. Relocation is preferred.


The Senior Health Physicist will assist the Radiological Services Group Manager with technical oversight of commercial and non-Department of Energy federal projects. Responsibilities will include preparing project documents such as decommissioning plans, field sampling plans, site survey plans, and radiation protection plans. These documents will be prepared in accordance with standard guidance documents such as the Multi-Agency Radiological Site Survey and Investigation Manual (MARSSIM), the Multi-Agency Radiation Survey and Assessment of Material and Equipment (MARSAME) Manual, Consolidated Decommissioning Guidance (NUREG-1757), and Surface and Volume Radioactivity Standards for Clearance (ANSI/HPS N13.12-2013). The position will also require project reporting to inform clients of the progress of project work using standard reporting formats.

The Senior Health Physicist should have experience in estimating the decommissioning and remediation project costs. This would include a knowledge of naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM), technically enhanced NORM (TENORM), and low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) transportation and disposal options and regulatory requirements.

The position will require occasional travel and field oversight of remediation, decommissioning, or verification projects within all areas of the US and potentially outside the US. The candidate should be qualified to fill the roles of Site Radiation Safety Officer, Contractor Quality Control Officer, Radiological Engineer, or Project Health Physicist. Field oversight duties would include implementation of field work plans and daily reporting to the project manager and the client.

Additionally, the Senior Health Physicist may be asked to support inspections and audits of radiation safety and radioactive materials management programs as well as other consulting and license support activities. Such activities may include the preparation of radioactive materials license application documents, radiation safety program documents, radiation safety procedures, and radioactive material management procedures.

The position has opportunities for project management following applicable in-house project manager training on financial systems.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS in Health Physics or Nuclear Engineering from an accredited college or university.

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship required.

  • Ability to pass an FBI criminal background check.

  • Good communication skills. Ability to express ideas concisely and clearly, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to travel. Perhaps for assignments of a week or more.

  • 10+ Years' of relative experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Health Physicist (CHP) or registration with the National Registry or Radiation Protection Technologists (NRRPT)

  • Professional Engineering (PE) License (Environmental)

  • Working knowledge of modeling programs such as RESRAD and Microshield.

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.