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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  30,046-39,870

Dunbar, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Environmental Safety Technician



Are you looking for an entry level role to develop your knowledge, skills and experiences in a unique environment? If so, we currently have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Environmental Safety team as a technician at Torness Nuclear Power Station. 


Environmental Safety Teams hold a key role in the implementation of radiological protection standards and ensuring compliance with company standards and UK legislation. This position requires communicating across a variety of personnel on site and forms a necessary link as EDF hold environmental safety paramount in its operations. 


Pay, Benefits & Culture


In addition to a salary ranging from £30046 - £39,870 we offer a company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits that support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.


At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.   
We are a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help you thought the process, adjusting along the way as required.   


We value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.  


What you’ll be doing


Following your training and authorisation into the role, you’ll have a wide variety of responsibilities, including:

  • Measuring levels of radiation and contamination, recording results and reporting as necessary
  • Assisting colleagues to work safely with radiation and contamination
  • Setting up, calibrating and commissioning radiological measuring equipment, checking all instruments and apparatus are in good order and reporting defects
  • Collection and processing active waste 
  • Carrying out environmental sample collection 
  • Carrying out sampling and analysis to comply with effluent discharge authorisations. 


Who you are


As a minimum, you’ll be educated to GCSE/National Qualification standards (or equivalent) If these qualifications include "C" and above grade passes in English and Mathematics, it may be an advantage.


You must hold a full valid UK driving licence. 


Previous Health Physics Monitoring experience is preferred, however not essential as full training is given.  The training will cover key elements to a future role in Radiological Protection and will involve passing relevant assessments


Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero. 

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