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Radiation Shielding Engineer

  1. Manchester
  2. Nuclear
R-115839

Take the lead in global nuclear safety.

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

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.

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Join us as a Radiation Shielding Engineer in our Nuclear & Power Division, and play a vital role designing complex new schemes to protect our clients' assets. There's no such thing as a one-size-fits-all career plan in AtkinsRéalis. And with a huge variety of projects to work on, you'll have plenty of opportunities to grow and challenge yourself as a consultant.

Your purpose:

Working within the Nuclear & Power business, you will be supporting delivery on a number of client projects, either on behalf of AtkinsRéalis or even based within the client’s organisation. The role will be versatile and encompass all stages of project delivery, from initial set up, to delivery of the finished project and our clients span the New Build, Generation, Defence, Decommissioning and Disposal areas of the industry.

Within the Nuclear & Power business our clients work in highly regulated nuclear environments and you will be directing your multi-disciplinary teams to deliver complex and unique projects.

Main aspects of the role will include enhancing radiation protection and safety processes and procedures, assisting in the production of bids and proposals, and implementing and contributing to our safety culture, an environment we value so greatly.

What can you bring?

  • Science or engineering expertise (physics, chemistry, mechanical, chemical or process engineering, degree qualified or equivalent).
  • Understanding and experience of industry recognised radiation transport codes such as; MCNP, MCBEND, RANKERN, SCALE and ATTILA.
  • Successful delivery of shielding assessments including the development of key associated documentation such as bulk/detailed shielding, dose & ALARP assessment reports.
  • Experience working as a radiation shielding engineer within multi-disciplined project teams.
  • Teamwork and collaborative qualities.
  • An appreciation of what’s required for design when working in safety critical industries, like nuclear.
  • An appreciation of project and client management.
  • An understanding of the fundamental factors that contribute to business success.

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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