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Senior Engineer Energy - International Assignment

  1. Chalk River
  2. Nuclear
R-104079

Why join us?  

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis! 

We are seeking a Senior Engineer Energy – International Assignment.  This position is a remote position; however, requires international assignment at our Chalk River office, located in Ontario, Canada.  (Relocation to Canada is not required, and housing provided in Canada; may travel back to the U.S. every two – three months for one week, depending on business needs.)

About Us  

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy. 

How will you contribute to the team?  

  • Provides technical proficiency for waste planning, quantification, establishing the nature and complexity of waste, radiometric determinations, reviewing and validating data, waste route selection and consignment.

  • Draws on a high level of waste expertise, guide the definition of technical requirements and standards at a programme and project level and ensure correct implementation of waste management activities within scope, schedule, cost and risk.

  • Through positive interaction with stakeholders supports the implementation of CNL’s Integrated Waste Strategy, in a manner which aligns with industry best-practice, delivers value for money and assists the development of commercial and scientific opportunities in anticipation of future industry requirements.

  • Supports directly with waste generators that face these challenges and provide experienced customer service. Reviewing and presenting waste reports completed by the project team for waste generators and/or senior management to ensure legal compliance and liability reduction.

  • Provides waste management planning guidance in alignment with CNL waste management processes and procedures.

  • Develops detailed strategies and plans for managing specific types of nuclear wastes with non- radiological hazardous constituents (e.g., Mixed Wastes).

  • Supports in developing suitability qualified and experienced waste professionals to ensure credibility in CNL’s waste management programme.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What will you contribute?  

  • Requires BS degree in engineering or science field, coupled with at least 10-15+ years of significant and varied experience in radioactive waste management including direct experience successfully supporting decommissioning and environmental remediation projects.

  • Experience in waste processing, including sorting and segregation, packaging, transportation and minimization techniques.

  • Extensive awareness and understanding of international guidance, industry best-practices and the regulatory aspects of radioactive waste management.

  • Experience with developing innovative solutions to challenging waste forms, including mixed waste and cost-effective treatment options available to meet waste acceptance criteria of waste receipt facilities.

  • Ability to ensure that requirements are and can be demonstrated through application of verification and validation techniques.

  • Extensive understanding of nuclear management systems including quality control and quality assurance programs, as they apply to radioactive waste management.

  • Ability to collaborate with others to achieve a single integrated and optimum solution which ensures that the needs of the waste generator are addressed as well as other factors arising from safety and environmental requirements and industry best practices.

  • Ability to work against an agreed delivery schedule with the ability to identify and understand risks and issues to delivery as well as being able to clearly communicate and escalate these when needed.

  • This position is a remote position; however, requires international assignment at our Chalk River office, located in Ontario, Canada.  (Relocation to Canada is not required, and housing provided in Canada; may travel back to the U.S. every two – three months for one week, depending on business needs.)

  • Must be a U.S. citizen in order to be considered.  

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:  

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.  Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.   

We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes: 

·       Competitive salary 

·       Flexible work schedules  

·       Group Insurance 

·       Paid Family Leave  

·       Two Floating Holidays 

·       Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity) 

·       Pet Insurance  

·       Retirement Savings Plan with employer match 

·       Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

·       Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program 

·       An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals. 

·       A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college 

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!  

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability. 

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here: 

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement 

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data. 

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.   

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws. 

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies: 

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies 

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