Radiation Control Agent (80%), backup filter test assistant operator (20%) (m/f)

Health Physics

Job description

SCK•CEN is one of the largest research institutions in Belgium. Every day, more than 700 employees dedicate themselves to developing peaceful applications of radioactivity. Our developments have already resulted in a long list of innovative and forward-looking applications for the medical world, industry and the energy sector. We are renowned for our expertise world-wide.

Your tasks as Radiation Control Agent (80%) are:

  • Measuring the irradiation and/or contamination level of persons, rooms and objects.

  • Supervising the application of the safety regulations, the working procedures approved by Radiation Control and the correct use of the appropriate (fixed and portable) monitoring equipment.

  • If necessary, drawing up internal working procedures in connection with work, experiments (protective clothing, measures to be taken).

  • Following and complying with the ALARA procedure.

  • Giving advice on this, depending on the measurements taken.

  • Monitoring the transport of radioactive material on public roads and in the technical domain.

  • Taking part in the installation, adjustment, repair and maintenance of measurement chains and equipment.

  • Monitoring interventions with higher contamination risks

  • Monitoring decommissioning works

AscFilter test assistant operator 20% you will be:

  • Providing support for carrying out filter tests in the nuclear installations in Belgium (KC Doel, CN Tihange, SCK•CEN, etc.).

Required qualifications

  • Higher secondary technical school (A2) diploma, specialising in electronics, electromechanics or industrial science or A2 diploma with several years of experience as a radiation control agent.

  • Sufficient knowledge of the two official languages and basic knowledge of English

  • Basic knowledge of IT applications

  • Willingness to work as part of a team if necessary (in order to replace others)


Should you have any questions, please contact

Rosez Maïté
+32 (0)14 33 22 01