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Assistant Waste and Decommissioning Consultant

  1. Derby, Sheffield, Epsom, Bristol, Scotland
  2. Nuclear
R-111635

AtkinsRéalis Nuclear and Power has been operating for over 40 years with operations based in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America, and are fully engaged in the development of the next generation of nuclear power and decommissioning of legacy facilities.

We are currently embarked on an exciting journey to become the global leader in providing Reactor Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management Services to service the needs of the worldwide fleet of ageing nuclear reactors as decommissioning progresses.

It’s a stimulating time for the nuclear sector as there is a growing sense of responsibility and investment for the safe decommissioning of nuclear reactors and the management of the UK’s significant inventory of legacy wastes.

Our Reactor Operations and Decommissioning (RO&D) team is a technically diverse group of scientists and engineers, well-placed to meet these imminent and ongoing challenges in the UK, and beyond.

As a result of continued growth, we are looking to recruit scientists and engineers to join our team as Assistant Waste and Decommissioning Consultants at locations throughout the UK including Bristol, Epsom, Manchester, Sheffield, Derby and Glasgow. We welcome hybrid working arrangements.

We are looking for individuals who are willing to take responsibility and contribute to successful project delivery. We strongly encourage people diversity and multi-disciplinary skills, this allows us to approach technical challenges with confidence and resilience.

AtkinsRéalis will support you throughout your career offering structured routes to chartership with an institution appropriate to your discipline. AtkinsRéalis will support your professional development goals and will assist you in completing technical training and further learning at CPD courses. AtkinsRéalis empowers our people to shape their own career and professional development goals.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidates will be responsible for the following tasks, depending on knowledge and experience:

  • Work alongside colleagues and key clients, tackling challenges in radioactive waste and decommissioning projects.
  • Contribute to bids and proposals and provide technical text, diagrams and case studies.
  • Maintain a strong customer focus to sustain and develop client relationships.
  • Assist in successful project delivery to meet targets and work within budget and programme scope.
  • Develop innovative solutions to nuclear sector challenges through application of novel approaches, e.g. radiological dose modelling, automation, decommissioning technologies.

Requirements:

  • Ideally, degree-qualified in Science (Chemistry, Physics, Environmental) or Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Process) although candidates with significant relevant technical experience will be considered.
  • Experience of consultancy or working in a regulated industry.
  • Good standard of literacy and the ability to write clear, concise technical reports.
  • Innovative, open to ideas, and possess a questioning attitude.
  • Flexible approach to work and willing to travel to client sites, as required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, and stakeholders.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of the nuclear sector and decommissioning.
  • On-site experience at a nuclear facility or high-hazard industrial site.
  • An understanding of radiation principles and protection requirements.
  • Understanding of the waste – management, practices, and solutions.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

The UK is the first major economy to legislate for a Net Zero target by 2050. To achieve this, our nuclear and clean energy teams are ensuring a mix of secure and sustainable energies that can meet our industry and lifestyle demands today, and in 30 years' time. We help to power our world through exciting new technologies and intelligent cybersecurity systems on projects that vary greatly in size, scope, and scale. So, you'll be creating the right safe and resilient systems across nuclear power, renewables, decarbonisation development, new builds and energy efficiency.

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Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy “Total Reward,” a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

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More about us:

AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

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Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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