Production Technician

Posted 2 months ago

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Position Overview:

Phoenix LLC, a wholly owned division of SHINE Medical Technologies, has an exciting employment opportunity as a production technician. You will support Radiography operations utilizing a state-of-the-art Dual Energy Neutron Radiography system and industrial X-Ray systems at the new Imaging Center. Candidates will provide technical support to operations of new and ongoing experiments involving engineering evaluation, fabrication, assembly, and documentation with a focus on non-destructive testing. The scope of the work may include programmatic support of experiments at various Phoenix locations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform radiographic operations and maintenance using radiographic film, direct reading flat panel detectors, phosphor storage imaging plates, and scanning equipment.
  • Provide general technical support to engineering, scientific, and technical staff to plan and conduct experiments at PNIC and other off-site locations.
  • Operate, maintain, assemble, and disassemble moderately complex electrical and mechanical components and systems, using work control process and procedure requirements.
  • Apply knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes in solving mechanical problems.
  • Participate/maintain training and qualification program for radioactive material and explosives handling certification.
  • Perform system upgrades, testing equipment, radiation surveys, and interlock systems checks.
  • Assist in maintaining systems documentation and experimental records.
  • Perform facility related and technical functions such as maintenance, testing, and upgrades to equipment.
  • Fabricate, assemble, and disassemble complex mechanical components and systems including planning and selecting materials, equipment, and methods.
  • Identify, analyze, and provide solutions and alternate approaches to complex problems using independent creativity and judgment.


  • High School Degree required
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in a technical environment preferred.
  • Ability to certify and maintain certification as a Radiographic Testing (RT) Level I, Neutron Radiography (NR) Level I, and Emerging Radiographic Methods (ERM) Level I per the National Aerospace Standard 410 or equivalent and ability to understand and interpret NDE codes, standards, recommended practices, and techniques.
  • Ability to operate various hand and power tools.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Desire to learn innovative technologies and concepts.
  • Knowledge of office computer software, including word processing and spreadsheets necessary to produce supportive documentation and graphics.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills, and ability to work effectively with all levels of management, technical, engineering, and scientific staff.
  • Work experience involving radiography of munitions, explosives, and other critical components and the interpretation of these radiographs is preferred.
  • Ability to pass medical examination as required for NDT personnel.
  • Ability to pass a background check and be eligible for licensure through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
  • Security Clearance: This position may require obtaining a security clearance.
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