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Radiologic Technologist

Associate | Full-time
Environmental, Safety & Health | livermore, CA | 11/23/2021

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Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Job Description

We have multiple openings for a Radiologic Technologist in the Environmental Safety and Health (ES&H) Directorate, supporting both Health Services Department (HSD) and Technical Services Department (TSD).  In HSD, this role will provide clinical x-ray services and oversite for the radiography program.  Within TSD this position will support radiological control functions including external dosimetry, ES&H surveillance, and safety related activities.  This individual would also interact with patients and multidisciplinary health and safety professionals. 

This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level. 

In this role you will

  • Provide clinical x-ray services according to applicable procedures.
  • Provide general technical support, radiological surveys and measurements, as well as guidance and monitoring in radiation protection, to assist programmatic personnel in the safe performance of facility and experimental operations.
  • Participate in HSD Radiology Program while ensuring Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) requirements are in place.
  • Responsible for maintaining the standards of the x-ray unit in accordance with State and Federal guidelines, including assisting in State audits and AAAHC audits involving the x-ray. 
  • Operate radiological and industrial hygiene detection instruments and provide safety guidance to assist workers in safe work practices.
  • Interact with patients as a medical assistant including performing and documenting measurements of height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respirations and body fat.
  • Perform and accurately document spirometry, audiometry, vision, and electrocardiogram tests as well as medical assistance in Treatment Area.
  • Complete and maintain training including qualification as a DOE Radiological Control Technician (RCT) as well as requisite H&S Technician Training (i.e. Industrial Hygiene and Industrial Safety).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Job Responsibilities at the 571.3 Level

  • Coordinate the Radiology Program, including equipment maintenance, performing audits and obtaining verification and certification from qualified agencies. 
  • Provide advanced technical support and perform advanced radiological tests and sample analysis on experimental operations in a wide variety of multi-discipline activities. 
  • Provide flu shots and fingerstick assessments for lipid and glucose testing.  Perform phlebotomy for blood testing and place intravenous catheters for delivery of fluids and medication.


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Associate degree in Occupational Safety or Radiation Protection with related experience or equivalent combination of education and extensive experience in Occupational Safety, Radiation Protection or related scientific area.
  • Limited California X-ray certification and experience providing clinical X-ray services.
  • Experience interacting effectively with patients and multidisciplinary health professions.
  • Analytical, decision making, and problem-solving skills including the ability to interpret data and report results.
  • Experience operating and maintaining radiological sampling and detection equipment, or other analytical equipment of similar complexity.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment, exercising discretion and sound judgment.
  • Willingness and ability to learn new responsibilities.

Additional Qualifications at the 571.3 Level

  • Advanced technical skills and knowledge, ability to acquire and analyze complex data, experience in the maintenance and operation of radiological detection and analytical instrumentation and equipment, and practical radiological contamination control practices.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support and able to perform medical testing as a Medical Assistant.
  • Related experience in Occupational Safety, Radiation Protection, or related scientific area.

Qualifications We Desire

  • BS degree in a scientific field and relevant experience

Additional Information

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2021 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

Security Clearance

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory.  Some positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement above).  If you are selected and a clearance is required, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2.

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam

A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

LLNS is committed to offering reasonable accommodations during the application and recruiting processes due to a disability.  If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via our online form

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