Jr. Source Production Technician (Term up to 18 months)

Sotera Health


Working under close supervision and operating according to standard procedures, the Junior Source Production Technician performs duties related to the Technical Operations with respect to fabrication and processing of radioactive sources. Will maintain detailed and accurate production records.

This position is deemed a Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW). A Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW) is defined by the Nuclear Safety and Control Act as a person who is required, in the course of the person’s business, or occupation in connection with a nuclear substance or nuclear facility to perform duties in such circumstances that there is a reasonable probability that the person may receive a dose of radiation that is greater than the prescribed limit for the general public (1 mSv per year for the whole body).

Key Responsibilities

  • Routinely performs tasks related to the operation of one major process or facility
  • Maintains routine production related records and performs general housekeeping.
  • Operates hoists, slings, lift trucks, manipulators and other equipment in the performance of tasks.
  • Assists in removal of process waste decontamination of facilities and equipment.


Normally technical Post-Secondary Graduate (3 years) or related experience in an appropriate trade. 

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Attention to detail

Additional Requirements

  • Good manual dexterity and grip strength
  • Work with arms and hands on a constant basis
  • Push and pull carts with a force of up to 25kgs on an occasional basis
  • Lift and carry up to 10kgs on an occasional basis. 
  • Wear a respirator potentially for an extended period of time.
  • Availability to work the required shift(s) and overtime

The name Sotera Health was inspired by Soteria, the Greek goddess of safety, and reflects the Company’s unwavering commitment to its mission, Safeguarding Global Health®. Sotera Health Company is a leading global provider of mission-critical sterilization and lab testing and advisory services for the healthcare industry. With a combined tenure across our businesses of nearly 200 years and our industry recognized scientific and technological expertise, we help to ensure the safety of millions of patients and healthcare practitioners around the world every year. Across our 64 facilities worldwide, we have over 3,000 employees who are dedicated to safety and quality. We are a trusted partner to more than 5,800 customers in over 50 countries, including more than 40 of the top 50 medical device companies and 8 of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies. 

Sotera Health goes to market through its three best-in-class businesses – Sterigenics®, Nordion® and Nelson Labs®. Sterigenics is a leading global provider of outsourced terminal sterilization and irradiation services for the medical device, pharmaceutical, food safety and advanced applications markets. Nordion is the leading global provider of Co-60 and gamma irradiators, which are key components to the gamma sterilization process. Nelson Labs is a global leader in outsourced microbiological and analytical chemistry testing and advisory services for the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Learn more about Sotera Health at soterahealth.com. 

Nordion is a leading global provider of Cobalt-60 used in the sterilization and irradiation processes for the medical device, pharmaceutical, food safety, and high-performance materials industries, as well as in the treatment of cancer. Nordion supplies products to more than 40 countries around the world. Learn more about Nordion at www.nordion.com.

Safeguarding Global Health® – with every Cobalt-60 source we supply.

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