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Radiological Environmental Lead - Nuclear

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    Utilities, Power & Telecoms

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    Permanent - Full Time

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    Market related

  • Contact:

    Cale Phillips

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    02393 876 090

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

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Sector: Nuclear New Build
Role: Radiological Environmental Lead
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: Market related
Carrington West are working with RPOne powered by the Morson Group to support their client Rolls-Royce SMR (small modular reactor) in the recruitment of an Radiological Environmental Lead to join their team based out of Warrington or Derby.

The Company
Rolls-Royce SMR is a start-up joint special purpose vehicle (SPV) business, specifically created to design, construct and deliver a new fleet of Small Modular Reactors power plants that will be a critical and strategic player in the race to Net Zero carbon emissions globally. Spun out of Rolls-Royce with its pedigree in engineering excellence but also attracting world class inward investment this is an exciting new business with an optimistic opportunity to be a global player in the coming years.

The Post
Reporting to the Environmental Case Lead, as the Radiological Environment Lead you will play a key role in supporting the development of the UK SMR Power Station and the successful completion of the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and the Environment Agency (EA) Generic Design Assessment Process (GDA).

Key Responsibilities
Supporting the Environmental Case Lead in developing and maintaining the Environment Case delivery programme.
Supporting the Environmental Case Lead in maintaining the register of environmental requirements.
Participation in optioneering workshops and design decision process for plants and systems supporting the demonstration of Best Available Techniques (BAT) and/or providing environment protection functions.
Collaboration with the reactor chemistry and radioactive waste management teams to quantify the discharges of gaseous and liquid radioactive waste to the environment.
Working with the radioactive waste management team to ensure that radioactive waste management arrangements meet EA requirements and expectations.
Supporting the development and delivery of appropriate training on BAT and wider environmental requirements.
Supporting the BAT Case Lead in developing and producing the BAT case.
Supporting the Environmental Case Lead during regulatory interface meetings and meetings with other relevant stakeholders on radiological environmental topics.
Supporting the Environmental Case Lead in producing responses to Regulatory Observations and Queries.
Leading the production of the relevant GEP chapters.

Desired Competencies
A proactive, positive attitude, with the desire and ability to learn fast, and make a difference.
A willingness to challenge conventional thinking, and to embrace change and new ways of working.
Strong interpersonal skills - comfortable bringing together people from different functions and backgrounds, to draw out a coherent strategy through effective team-working and collaboration. This will include working together with external partners and suppliers.
The ability to communicate clearly and concisely, including distilling complex technical information into simpler, more digestible forms.
A team mentality - keen to support and coach other team members, and to actively seek out and spread best practice.
Strong planning and organising skills, to manage all activities, and focus on delivery.

Qualifications and Experience
Qualified to degree level or equivalent in Engineering, Maths, Physics or related discipline, or have significant relevant industry experience.
Chartered or working towards Chartered status with a professional engineering or equivalent body.
Experience in radioactive substances regulations and associated permit requirements and conditions.
Ability to quantify radioactive waste discharges and assessment of the impact on people and the environment and relevant best practice guidance.
Experience of UK civil nuclear regulatory regime and in particular the UK regulator's GDA process.
Optioneering and design reviews.
Stakeholder and project management.
Providing leadership to team and involved in implementing nuclear safety culture.