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Jacobs Emerging Environmental Radiation Health Physicist - West Coast in San Diego, California

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world more connected and sustainable. For our radiation services community of practice, that means using innovative approaches to provide economical client solutions for complex environmental solutions. We’re seeking an emerging Radiation Health Physicist to support various remediation projects. We are also wanting to develop your career to build task and project management skills.

Projects will involve a variety of field implementations for radiological assessments and remediation, decommissioning, plan development, data evaluation, desktop research and document reviews. Must have experience in environmental projects that evaluate soil, groundwater, surface water, or sediments. Projects could be executed under EPA, NRC, Agreement States, USACE, or Tribal Agency authority and may include investigations, risk assessments, feasibility studies, engineering analysis, remedial actions, and closures.

It is expected that field tasks would be required and may include performing and/or leading teams during surveys and assessments. Additionally, characterizing radiological materials in various matrices, implementing radiation safety practices, maintaining radiation protection programs, and regulatory compliance during project activities.

A balance of remote and office work is expected, and preference will be given to candidates located in California (West Coast Areas) and Virginia (East Coast Areas).

The position offers the opportunity to elevate your Health Physics career working with and being mentored by the highly professional, experienced, and credentialed Jacobs radiation services staff on a wide variety of health physics related issues. Opportunities for leadership and ownership on projects is expected and developing technical as well as project management skills will be further developed. Writing clearly, presenting technical approaches, and justifying decisions are essential, as we help clients obtain regulatory and community acceptance and close projects.

Bring your curiosity, collaborative attitude, desire for leadership, to our team and we’ll help you.

Jacobs’ health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Employees have access to medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance, a 401(k) plan, and the ability to purchase company stock at a discount. Eligible employees may also enroll in a deferred compensation plan or the Executive Deferral Plan. Jacobs has an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for full-time salaried/exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. And certain roles may be eligible for additional rewards, including merit increases, performance discretionary bonus, and stock.

The base salary range for this position is $67,300 to $88,350. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • B.S. degree in Radiation Health Physics, Nuclear Engineering, Environmental Studies, or other Science related degree.

  • Experience with Environmental projects.

  • Environmental remediation or survey/sampling experience.

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • 3 years professional Health Physics experience.

  • Experience with MARSSIM investigations or closures.

  • Experience with environmental projects under CERCLA or State Environmental Programs.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.