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We are Hiring!!


Aug 23, 2023

Radioactive Material/Waste Shipping Specialist

WMG is the most recognized name in radioactive material/waste characterization and management.


For the right candidate:


  • We will provide training and generous compensation.

  • We will challenge you and provide opportunities for promotions.

  • We will value and appreciate your contributions.

  • We will trust and empower you to provide the best service for our customers.

  • We want you to be a part of our team and launch your career path with WMG.


WMG, Inc., is an engineering firm with over 40 years’ experience specializing in services and software for the nuclear industry.  We are a family-owned business with offices in Peekskill, New York and Sarasota, Florida.  We embody a dynamic organization, dedicated to delivering paramount service to our clients. Our approach centers around fostering effective communication, proactive initiatives, and collaborative teamwork in a family style culture 


Our Mission: Excellence in radioactive waste management through service, innovation, value, and integrity.


Our Vision:  We will continue to lead the way in developing smart engineered solutions that improve how radioactive waste/material is characterized, packaged, and shipped.


Our Values:  At WMG we focus on the best interests of our customers and our employees.  Above all else we treat our customers and employees with honesty, integrity, and fairness.  We consistently save our customers time, dose, and money and win their continued business by exceeding their expectations.


Compensation:  $80K - $103K


Location:  Various job sites


Are you a meticulous and detail-oriented professional with a strong background in nuclear power?  Do you thrive in an environment where safety, compliance, and precision are of paramount importance?  If so, we invite you to join our team as a Radioactive Material/Waste Shipping Specialist.  As a key member of our organization, you will be trained and qualified to play a vital role by ensuring the safe and compliant transportation of a variety of radioactive material/waste produced in the nuclear power industry.


Required Qualifications:


  • Naval Nuclear Power School (NNPS) graduate

  • Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) (Prototype Training)

  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal, communications, technology (computer software),           and problem-solving skills

  • Strong attention to detail to ensure compliance with safety protocols

  • Position requires travels


Preferred Qualification:


  • Honorable discharge from US Naval service

  • Engineering Laboratory Technician Training (ELT)

  • Qualified Senior Watch-Stander on a Naval Nuclear Power Plant (MM, EM, ET)

  • Advanced RADCON training


Provided Training:


  • Regulatory training to comprehend the responsibilities of the NRC and other government agencies in managing radioactive waste

  • Department of Transportation (DOT)/Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Radioactive Waste Packaging, Transportation and Disposal Training

  • International Air Transport Association (IATA)/DOT Air Transport of Radioactive Materials Training

  • Load Securement Training - Standards for Protection Against Shifting and Falling Cargo

  • RADMAN™ training (RC-102) and advanced RADMAN™ training (RC-1000)

  • Guidance regarding the requirements for maintaining unescorted access to nuclear facilities

  • On-the-Job Training (OJT) - Shipping Training of 3 to 6 months at various sites 

  • Mentoring – Working closely with an experienced radwaste shipper




  • Ensure compliance with DOT) regulations, local, state, and federal transportation regulations

  • Interpret DOT regulations, waste acceptance criteria, and Department of Energy (DOE) Orders

  • Provide guidance and oversight for loading, handling, segregation, and securement of loads

  • Determine containers and conveyance marking, labeling, and placarding requirements

  • Calculate radionuclide and hazardous material inventories for packages and conveyances

  • Determine proper shipping names for packages

  • Prepare necessary documentation for shipping hazardous/radioactive materials and wastes

  • Perform DOT compatibility reviews for Waste Management Representatives

  • Inspect containers/packages for condition and proper marking and labeling prior to shipment

  • Assist Waste Management Representatives in selecting appropriate containers for waste packaging

  • Provide guidance for selecting conveyance types for shipments

  • Provide manifest paperwork for shipment documentation


Join our team and contribute to the safe and compliant transportation of various radioactive materials in a dynamic and innovative environment.  Apply today by sending your resume and cover letter to Subject line: Radioactive Material/Waste Shipping Specialist. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated Radioactive Material/Waste Shipping Specialist to our team.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

It is the policy and practice of WMG, Inc. to abide by all anti-discrimination laws provided for by federal, state, and local statutes and regulations.  WMG is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, national origin, disability unrelated to the ability to perform the essential functions of a job, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.    

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