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Senior Radiation Physicst (Radiation physics & Waste Management)

  1. Mississauga
  2. Nuclear
R-107012

Are you looking for a company that works on major engineering projects all over the world? Do you want to make a difference by improving the daily lives of communities worldwide? Are you seeking to join an inclusive and diverse team that you can truly count on? You’ve come to the right place!

Come join us in reshaping the future with AtkinsRéalis. AtkinsRéalis is dedicated in engineering a better future for our planet and its people.

Candu Energy Inc., is looking for a Senior Radiation Physicist to be a part of our team in the Fuel and Physics department supporting the design of new nuclear power plants and the operation, refurbishment, or waste management and decommissioning of existing CANDU nuclear power plants. 

Your role within the Team:

  • Lead, plan, perform, document, review, and/or verify technical analyses that includes:
    • the use of radiation transport codes,
    • performing dose calculations, and/or
    • application / development of activity transport models. 
  • Produce high quality reports effectively summarizing technical information and present results to internal and/or external stakeholders.
  • Collate, assimilate, and summarize results from existing analyses.
  • Follow the relevant procedures, guidelines and standards governing the work being performed.
  • Develop, adapt, or modify computer codes for specific applications and to solve new problems.
  • Attend and participate in meetings at the office, remotely, or at client sites as needed.
  • Continually improve skills through instructor-led courses and/or on-the-job training.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?

Because we offer:

  • The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.
  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.
  • Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.
  • A work environment focused on health and safety.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • At a minimum undergraduate degree in Physics, Engineering Physics, Nuclear Engineering, or equivalent. Minimum of eight years of experience with radiation transport, performing dose calculations, activity transport, shielding applications, waste management, radioactivity dispersion.
  • Experience with the computer codes MCNP, SCALE/ORIGEN, or ADDAM (equivalent codes acceptable, ability to program especially in python, PERL, MATLAB, C++, or Fortran. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite of programs especially Excel and Word.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize work, adhere to schedules, respect budgets, and respond to changing demands. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present technical material effectively.
  • Working knowledge ofwork processes, and associated technologies. Possess a high degree of initiative, be self-motivated and have a demonstrated commitment to life-long-learning.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Postgraduate degrees or equivalent qualifications in Physics, Engineering Physics, Nuclear Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with the Linux operating system.
  • Eligible to obtain license for nuclear software that falls under the US Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810 radiation physics codes, such as MCNP and SCALE.
  • Experience working at a nuclear facility performing radiation transport and shielding calculations.
  • Experience with rehabilitation and decommissioning activities and supporting station operations.
  • Ability to develop and deliver training.
  • Experience in code development including source control and testing.
  • Knowledge of the nuclear regulatory framework in Canada.
  • Familiarity with codes and standards applicable nuclear work in Canada.

Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

About AtkinsRéalis  

Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences. 
 

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