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Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer (Nuclear)

  1. Manchester, Epsom, Bristol
R-110406

Are you ready to dive into the forefront of nuclear innovation?

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s leading multi-disciplinary consultancy firms offering unparalleled opportunities for individuals in search of a rewarding career. We offer more than just a job. We offer an opportunity to make a difference and shape the world to benefit future generations and the environment.

In the Energy sector, AtkinsRéalis supports the whole life cycle of the nuclear industry, from building the next generation of nuclear power stations, to keeping the current fleet operational and helping to solve decommissioning challenges. In the Defence sector, AtkinsRéalis supports the management of aging facilities, as well as the building of new nuclear facilities. Across the globe, there are difficult issues to overcome to create a sustainable energy supply and this is a great opportunity to make a positive difference to people's lives and the environment. At AtkinsRéalis you'll find the best place to apply yours.

It is an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis, with opportunities from concept design of new reactor technology and development fusion power to the licensing and construction of new build power stations within the UK and overseas. As a result, we are looking for Senior Environmental Specialists with a passion for working in the UK nuclear industry to join our new capability group – Environment, Waste and Radiological Services.

What you’ll be doing?

You will be working on a variety of technical projects within a team who specialise in Environmental Services and Waste Strategy Consultancy. This will involve supporting our UK new build clients, providing specialist advice, and delivering the environmental and waste management documentation required to demonstrate compliance with the nuclear site licence and environmental permit conditions.

You will also support our other UK clients at defence facilities, generation stations, decommissioning sites; and you will have the opportunity to apply your UK industry knowledge to overseas projects and international clients operating within the industry. The role will enable you to further develop your management skills by leading other team members within a project-based environment. In addition, you will get the opportunity to further develop your technical and project skills through targeted training, on the job experience, mentoring and continual professional development.

Ideally applicants will be:

  • Previously experienced or have awareness of environmental permitting and/or Best Available Techniques (BAT) assessments; waste management strategy development; radioactive waste characterisation and inventory; radiological dose modelling; radioactive contaminated land management.
  • Experienced in the areas of staff management, client liaison, and bid development.
  • Energised by developing and managing others. You’ll enjoy working with others, sometimes directly at client sites, sometimes from our offices.
  • Experienced in the nuclear industry.
  • Chartered or working towards chartership with a relevant professional body.

What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many qualified people looking to further their career but are unable to commit to full time employment. We understand the importance of a work-life balance and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate your individual needs. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

AtkinsRéalis value diversity and believe that everyone deserves to thrive, without exception. That's why we've developed a new global ED&I program – central to our Sustainable Business Strategy. Not just for our clients’ benefit, or even our people’s benefit; but for the benefit of our communities across the world. Click on the link below to find out more:

Global Quality, Diversity & Inclusion programe

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultancy firms and is commensurate with experience / qualifications. Our default of 25-days leave per year plus bank holidays can be adapted to suit your ambitions, with options to buy or sell leave.

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.

Read more about our Vision for Women: Women at AtkinsRéalis (atkinsrealis.com)

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.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

YourReward at AtkinsRéalis (atkinsrealis.com)

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.

AtkinsRéalis Projects (atkinsrealis.com)

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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