Senior Waste and Decommissioning Consultant

City of Bristol

Job summary

Babcock International
£50,000 - £59,999
Nuclear, Renewable Energy, Science
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Senior Waste and Decommissioning Consultant
Location: Bristol/ Warrington/ Newbury
Compensation: Competitive plus Additional Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF53841

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior Waste and Decommissioning Consultant at our Bristol, Warrington or Newbury site. The Senior Waste & Decommissioning Consultant role is within our Cavendish Nuclear business.

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects.

The role

As a Senior Waste and Decommissioning Consultant, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be a specialist who has a wide breadth of nuclear waste knowledge to support the development and delivery of waste consultancy opportunities and capability in line with Cavendish Nuclear & Nuclear Services business stream strategy and growth plans.

Day to day, you'll support the management and delivery of technical activities relating to Nuclear Waste Characterisation, Management, Decommissioning and Strategy through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience.

  • Provide resolution to a range of technical issues and problems (inclusive of decision-making processes).
  • Produce technical reports and accompany presentations, provide expert reviews, and adhere to specifications in accordance with stakeholder requirements.
  • Provide expert advice within your discipline, develop business awareness, build strong working relationships with stakeholders, lead small single-discipline teams either to deliver a project or within larger multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Support and guide the development of junior staff to grow the capability.

This role offers Monday to Friday hybrid working arrangements.

Essential experience of the Senior Waste and Decommissioning Consultant:

  • Strong experience of working within the nuclear industry, with good, applied knowledge and hands-on expertise.
  • Waste characterisation planning (e.g. DQO) and Waste Inventory
  • Waste packaging and transportation
  • Development and implementation of integrated waste management strategies
  • Option identification and assessments
  • Environmental planning, legislation, permitting and assessment studies (e.g. BPM, BAT)

Qualifications for the Senior Waste and Decommissioning Consultant:

  • Engineering or Science Degree
  • HNC plus experience will be considered.
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer or Scientist status would be beneficial.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 7.5% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date:15/11/2023

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