Want to feel like you are making a real difference in the Nuclear sector?
Come and join our talented team where you will play a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects.
At Orano, our people are our biggest asset. By investing in our staff and fostering a culture of continued professional development within the company, we combine the skills and experience of our teams with our commitment to a professional and high-quality level of service. We believe in the importance of developing and maintaining a good working environment to support staff development.
We understand that different people have different priorities, which is why we pride ourselves on our supportive and friendly environment and ability to provide flexible hybrid working arrangements. Whether you’re working from an Orano office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. No matter where you sit in the organisation you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
Come join us as a Senior Shielding Consultant in our Technical Division, and play a vital role in driving forward innovation across the Nuclear industry. There's no such thing as a one-size-fits-all career plan at Orano. And with a huge variety of projects to work on, you'll have plenty of opportunities to grow and challenge yourself.
Based in Birchwood Park, Warrington, the senior Dose and Shielding Consultant will be required to support the Discipline Lead in providing for the technical needs of clients and their projects.
Responsibilities will include:
- Managing dose and shielding projects, as well as a technical leadership role within other projects
- Providing expert knowledge of dose and shielding safety assessment including being up to date with developments in methodology and approach
- Providing dose and shielding support to multi-disciplinary teams addressing various safety challenges
- Identifying and developing new opportunities for the team, including technical support to bids
- Closely working with the rest of the team to ensure the delivery with high quality and on time
- Developing asset management plans and monitoring performance
- Supporting delivery and contributing to the direction of junior team members on various complex projects
- Contributing to the enhancement of radiation protection, safety processes and procedures
- Supporting the company’s business development activities
- Mentoring junior staff and providing technical advice
What you can bring:
- 5+ years’ experience in radiation shielding and dose assessment within the nuclear industry
- Extensive experience in the application of radiation transport-based codes such as MCNP,ADVANTG, Attila, MCBEND, FLUKA and Microshield etc
- A 2:2 or higher degree in an appropriate scientific or engineering technical discipline
- Good level of knowledge in the specialist field of dose and shielding assessment together with knowledge of advanced assessment techniques
- A working knowledge of aspects of nuclear Criticality would be beneficial
- Proven excellent analytical and organisational skills
- Flexibility and ability to adapt to a changing work environment
- Good presentational, influencing and negotiating skills
- Ability to detect and capitalise on others’ strengths
- Supervision, delegation, and capacity development abilities
- Ability to identify and minimise technical risks
- Strong teamwork skills, with ability to influence the work of a team
- Ability to establish and maintain influential working relationships at all levels / disciplines both internally and externally
- Good organisation, prioritisation and delegation skills
- Able to manage own workload and work autonomously within the parameters of the role
- Demonstrate commitment to always working safely
Why work for Orano:
Orano’s purpose is to provide customers with high performing products and services throughout the nuclear fuel cycle, thereby fully contributing to the efficient production of low-carbon nuclear energy, cancer-fighting radioisotopes, and innovative industrial applications.
Globally headquarters in Paris, with 16,000 employees worldwide, Orano includes eight primary business lines: Mining; Conversion & Enrichment; Logistics, for managing used nuclear fuel; Recycling & Nuclear Waste Management; Decommissioning & Dismantling; Nuclear Fuel Cycle Engineering; Operations Support, including radiological safety; and Nuclear Medicine.
These fuel cycle activities are of strategic importance to both the French nuclear sector and all customers operating reactors worldwide. Our clients are our number one priority and we are committed to providing a professional service to the highest standards of quality. We are a friendly company, place great emphasis on our working relationships and recognise the importance of partnering in our work.
Our ethos aligns with the Orano values of customer satisfaction; continuous improvement; respect and people development; exemplarity, integrity and responsibility; cohesion and team spirit. Building on these values, we have fostered a working culture that prioritises safety, performance and respect for everyone we work with, whether this relates to our clients, partners, or our own staff.
We are committed to the principle of equal opportunities and diversity and is opposed to any kind of less favourable treatment or financial reward to our employees or job applicants on the grounds of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background. We welcome all applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.
Meeting your needs:
To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees 25 days holidays plus bank holidays, a competitive salary, annual bonus scheme, hybrid working, free secure on-site parking and a great benefits package, including private medical insurance, non-contribution pension scheme, Enhanced Maternity Pay, Group Income Protection and Group Life Insurance.