Catalyst Recruiting, Inc

Applications Engineer

Catalyst Recruiting Inc. - Oak Ridge, TN

Radiochemical Equipment Engineer (Applications Engineer)


Oak Ridge, Tennessee OR remote

A manufacturer of radiation sensors and related radiochemical analysis instrumentation needs a uniquely talented engineer to support the entire line of radiochemical instrumentation within the company and to customers in matters of use, repair, software, system configuration and more.

The more expertise you have, the better, but there is plenty of backup to come up to speed.

If you are both technical and like variety, this might just be for you!

Some specifics (the more the better; no one knows it all!):

  • Work with a large line of equipment:
    • Gamma and alpha spectrometers
    • Gas proportional and liquid scintillation counters
    • Instrumentation using high-purity Germanium (HPGe) and silicon detectors
    • Multiple facets of analog and digital electronics/signal amplification systems
    • Cryo-systems associated with sensors/counters
  • Data acquisition systems
    • Hardware
    • Various software and data processing systems, LIMS interfaces, etc

Applications and expertise

  • Experience with as much as possible: nuclear power sites, radioactive materials mining, and processing, medical and oilfield applicatinos, etc.
  • Knowledge of various exposure limits, regulations, needs, etc, for nuclear power plants, government, environmental sites, etc.
  • Laboratory and field set-up and operation
  • Position can be remote! The more you know the subject, the easier it is to pull this off.


  • Appropriate Degree
  • Able to travel about 50% of the time
  • At least 5 years of experience in an environment needing counting equipment, radiochemistry labs, radioisotope handling, enviro labs, etc.
  • Technically capable AND able to work with people well!
  • U.S. resident or citizen (or TN-eligible); NO OPT or H1B


Salary is “Definitely over $90,000”, relocation available

Posted On: Thursday, August 18, 2022
Compensation: $90,000 - $110,000

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