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Principal Technical Consultant

Principal Technical Consultant

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities


Wood are recruiting for a Principal Technical Consultant to add to their team of high qualified consultants supporting the UK and world nuclear industry.

The Principal Technical Consultant will have the skills to work in multi-disciplinary teams of engineers, together with a wide variety of scientists and computer modellers. You will add your practical experience to tenders, workshops and projects helping others to understand how materials might perform especially in a nuclear environments. 



  • Prepare business cases and technical reports on a variety of topics
  • Provide technical responses to tenders and enquiries
  • Mentor junior staff members and help develop experts of the future
  • Assist in developing innovative solutions to problems such as plant life extension, waste minimisation as well as processing and decommissioning


Skills / Qualifications


  • An honours degree in metallurgy or materials sciences
  • Post graduate degree in a related subject (e.g. corrosion)
  • Either hold chartered status or have the ability to gain chartership
  • Experience of business development
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Thorough understanding of nuclear waste from inception to encapsulation
  • Thorough understanding of the materials and chemistry issues on AGR’s and PWR’s
  • Track record in applying your technical skills in laboratory and site environments


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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