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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  £62,000 - £81,000 depending on experience plus bon

London, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Radwaste and Decommissioning Lead (Sizewell C)

Sizewell C. The power of good for Britain.

Location: London/Bristol, with frequent travel. (hybrid working arrangements).
Employment type: Permanent full-time
Employment basis: The role is expected to be a full- time position however we are open to discussing a more flexible or part- time approach where possible.
Salary: £62,000 - £81,000 depending on experienc, plus bonus and other benefits. 
Closing date: 21st June




The Opportunity   

Are you looking for a career which is rewarding, at the cutting edge of project development and where you can really make a difference? Come and join our expanding Sizewell C (SZC) team and work on one of the most exciting and largest megaprojects in the UK, whilst being at the forefront of the UK’s climate change agenda and energy policy.
Following on from the success of Hinkley Point C (HPC), the SZC Project is a nuclear new build project in Suffolk, which has obtained planning approval and Government financing support. The project is now seeking private investment with a view to start construction in 2024. When completed, it will provide dependable electricity to 6 million homes for 60 years, which along with renewables, will support Britain to achieve Net Zero by 2050. 


We have a fantastic opportunity for a Radwaste and Decommissioning Lead as part of the Radiation Protection and Nuclear Liabilities Team in the Environment, Social, Governance and Radiation Strategy Directorate within the Sizewell C project. 

Our teams are set up to work flexibly, with a hybrid working approach between our offices and your home. We provide a full suite of IT equipment to ensure that our employees can work from home comfortably and effectively. 



The Role 



You’ll have good experience in radioactive waste management and decommissioning looking to further develop your expertise and build experience in an exciting and challenging environment of new nuclear build. 


You’ll provide advice on the design, specification, manufacture, commissioning and operation to support compliance with the environmental permit for the disposal of radioactive waste and to support the maintenance of the decommissioning waste management plan (DWMP).  


You’ll be responsible for producing company documents and provision of advice to other groups in the organisation and contractors on ensuring the application of Best Available Techniques is demonstrated in compliance with the conditions of the environmental permit. 


You’ll lead the radwaste and spent fuel technical workstreams and provide support to the Radiation Protection and Nuclear Liabilities Manager.


You’ll support the delivery of Intelligent Customer capability in the organisation on matters related to decommissioning and radioactive waste management.


You’ll produce company documents and provision of advice to other groups within and outside of the organisation. 


The Skills 


You’ll have experience of working with the preparation, review and delivery of technical documentation.


You’ll have recent working knowledge & experience of radwaste and decommissioning practices.


You’ll also have good working knowledge and experience of radioactive waste management practices and nuclear safety requirements, engineering, design, safety case and nuclear facility


You’ll have good working knowledge of legislation, policy, regulatory guidance and standards relating to decommissioning and radioactive waste management.


You’ll have excellent understanding of the Energy Act 2008 and Funded Decommissioning Programme (FDP) Guidance and resultant operator obligations with regard to decommissioning and waste management planning.


Knowledge and experience in the preparation and management of decommissioning plans.


Ideally you’ll already hold, or working towards, Radioactive Waste Adviser or chartered status.


If the above sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you! 


A full job description is available on application.  



Power in Diversity



Sizewell C is a great place to work, where everyone is welcome.


To fulfil our commitment of doing the power of good for Britain, our ambition is to have a workforce which reflects and benefits the society we are part of and serve.  Every worker on SZC, wherever they are, should help to create and experience the right environment where everyone on the team understands, respects and embraces diversity with a culture where everyone is treated with equal respect and are all given equal access to opportunities.  By valuing the different points of view and experiences that having a diverse team brings, and by fostering an inclusive climate, we will create a great place to work and a more successful project. 


We create the right environment where people feel able to bring their whole selves to work. Whilst working together there is mutual trust and appreciation created through the building of meaningful relationships with one another, aligned with our key values:


Respect: Value the rules and environment in which we operate

Positivity: Positively challenge poor quality and performance

Humility: Be open to other’s points of view and ideas, be willing to debate and to compromise

Solidarity: One team, working closely together and helping each other

Clarity: Communicate clearly and consistently

Everyone is able to get the most from their work and the workplace, and in return, give their best.


Competitive Salary and Benefits


We’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives and we’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, discounts and employee pricing.

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.









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