Nuclear Safety and System Engineer
Nuclear Safety and System Engineer
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Do you enjoy working in safety critical industries? Do you like delivering solutions to technical problems? Are you looking for a new challenge in your career but with the right work-life balance?
Join us as a Nuclear Safety and System Engineer in our Nuclear & Power Division and you'll deliver innovative consultancy advice to support our clients through the completion of safety assessments, engineering / design substantiation and operational support.
In the Nuclear Safety and System Engineering teams, you will join an expanding group supporting nuclear generation, new build and decommissioning markets. You’ll help solve a wide variety of interesting problems for our clients during a significant period of growth in the nuclear industry. As you progress you will develop and mentor teams of engineers to further support our growth.
We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.
To provide engineering and safety advice during the design, operation and decommissioning of nuclear facilities and to produce nuclear safety documentation as part of the Site Licence Conditions. You’ll enjoy addressing interesting problems in safety critical systems through production of nuclear safety cases, engineering substantiation, system design and operational support to nuclear facilities. In doing so you’ll take pride in your attention to detail and delivering quality services to our clients. You will also enjoy providing technical input to bids and help define the approach to unique single and multi-disciplinary projects.
What can you bring?
- A love of addressing interesting technical problems in the nuclear industry during a period of significant growth and change.
- You’ll love engaging and working with colleagues and clients to address these problems and through your attention to detail will enjoy presenting technically complex work to a variety of stakeholders.
- You’ll be good at optimising your time to maximise whatever time you have available. You will also be motivated by a fast paced work environment.
- Dependent on your experience you will help develop and grow teams of engineers to support delivery to our clients.
- As a minimum we need you to be,
- Educated to degree level, or equivalent, in engineering or technical field.
- Proactive with a willingness to learn and adapt to changing roles and priorities within a fast paced consultancy environment.
- Able to produce and review high-quality technical reports.
Why work for Atkins?
Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. We have offices in Bristol, Warrington, Epsom, Derby, Sheffield and Glasgow. This enables flexibility in where the role would be based; aware of that fact that projects may require a physical presence on client sites (site visits, on-site operational support, etc.).
We value your diversity and believe that everyone deserves to thrive – no exceptions. You'll be part of a culture committed to finding new talent from underrepresented groups. We're Disability Confident, an Inclusive Employer, and support STEM Returners. We also want to see more women in senior roles at Atkins. In the energy sector, we've signed up to the AXIS Pledge, promising to make equal pay, equal leadership, and equal opportunities a reality.
This is an exciting time for the nuclear industry, and we are anticipating a significant period of growth to meet energy demand. Atkins has a significant role already supporting key generation and new build clients including Hinkley Point C and as a member of the design consortium supporting Rolls-Royce in developing their Small Modular Reactor (SMR)
Atkins is ranked as one of ‘The Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies to Work For’ and as one of the ‘The Times Top 50 Employers for Women’. We support flexible working and equal opportunities as we believe that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations. Our commitment to staff development is underpinned by numerous stable and long-term framework agreements with key clients’.
Atkins develops our people through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have a comprehensive program of in-house and well as external training for all of our engineers.
Rewards and Benefits:
- We provide our people with an excellent benefits package that comprises:
- Competitive salary: £36,000 - £50,000 per annum plus additional pay in line with our performance philosophy and recognition culture.
- Double matching Company pension scheme (up to 10% company contribution).
- 25 days' holiday entitlement plus the ability to buy an additional 15 days holiday (or sell up to 5 days) to support your work-life balance.
- Flexible and hybrid working inc. opportunity to work abroad for up to 20 days per year.
- Wellbeing – company paid flu jab, digital GP Service and access to a wellbeing app.
- Sustainable benefits - Electric vehicles and cycle to work schemes available on a salary sacrifice basis.
- Voluntary discounts portal.
- Paid membership fees to a professional institution.
- Protection benefits – company paid Life assurance and Income Protection.
- Number of other salaries sacrifice benefits.
Atkins recognize that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career in engineering, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.
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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