• Radiation Protection Adviser / Senior Consultant

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Radiation Protection
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Radiation Protection Advisor, work across a range of projects form small non-nuclear through to large scale Nuclear Decommissioning Projects. The role also offers the opportunity to apply this core knowledge to other closely related technical areas such as dose assessment modelling, shielding, waste management and characterisation, transport of radioactive materials and radiation protection instrumentation. Wood hold a diverse portfolio of projects and frameworks, which provide an excellent opportunity for career development. The role would also provide an excellent opportunity for an RPA to develop and gain experience in the Nuclear Industry.


    • To act as the Technical Lead on projects, liaising with Clients, Regulatory Bodies and other stakeholders to ensure needs are met and clients are satisfied. Typical projects include:
      • Providing radiological protection advice and support, defining and monitoring standards and behaviour
      • Development and delivery of specialist radiological training
      • Carrying out audits (internal and external) and recommending corrective action and improvements
      • Undertaking Radiological Risk Assessments and managing change as required, including correct designation of areas
      • Ensuring suitable Local Rules are developed and maintained in order that Radiation Protection Supervisors can monitor compliance
    • To critically review, analyse and summarise data in order to draw conclusions and make recommendations to clients in the form of a report and to check the work of others 
    • To undertake practical radiological and environmental assessments
    • Coaching and mentoring staff to ensure continued professional development, reviewing portfolio and supporting applications to the RPA2000 scheme
    • To develop business capability through innovation, excellence in delivery, representation at industry forums and technical development 
    • To support the corporate radiation protection body to ensure Amec Foster Wheeler's continued compliance and strong relationships with key regulators 
    • Working with the Operations Manager to grow the Business through client liaison, marketing, developing key client relationships, prospect management and tendering


    Skills / Qualifications

    Skills Qualification

    • Significant experience in your technical field and your ability to build client relationships will enable the Radiological Business to achieve its full growth potential.
    • Experienced professional with several years’ experience of Health Physics including operational support and advising on compliance with current legislation.
    • Degree qualified in science or mathematics or Chartered Professional
    • RPA 2000 accreditation
    • Valid UK driving license
    • Operational experience as a Radiation Protection Supervisor, Health Physicist or Radiation Protection Adviser
    • The ability to write well-structured reports that present clear argument with a sound basis for recommendations
    • The ability to confidently communicate with a wide range of staff and managers on Health Physics issues and influence decision making.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    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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