Environmental Advisor (Radiation)

Environmental Advisor (Radiation)

Job Title: Environmental Advisor (Radiation)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Salary: Up to £25.73 per hour
Reference: BBBH13566_1557395960
Contact Name: Dan Bisset
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 09, 2019 10:59

Job Description

Environmental Advisor (Radiation)

Chapelcross nuclear power station- Dumfries

Contract - Full Time

£25.73 PAYE


We are currently recruiting an Environmental Advisor to join Chapelcross nuclear power station. This is a full time contract position, focusing on the environmental issues in radioactive environments. Developing and maintaining the arrangements for compliance with statutory and Company requirements, including RSA, for environmental and waste disposal processes.

The Job

Reporting to the Environmental Manager, you will be responsible for…

  • Providing authoritative advice on environmental and waste matters.
  • Supporting best practical means (BPM/BAT), Best Practical Environmental Options (BPEO) and ALARP assessments for projects as appropriate.
  • Advising on and reviewing routine and non-routine technical surveys and tests to monitor radiological conditions.
  • Prepare, advise and comply with documentation to meet environmental requirements at the site.
  • Advise on and develop methods of decontamination and waste minimisation.
  • Produce and maintain the consent under the Environmental Impact (EIAD) regulations.
  • Develop and manage the site improvement plan for environmental management.
  • Stand in for the Head of Environmental when needed.
  • Undertake the role of Accredited Health Physicist / Radiation Protection Advisor if SQEP and appointed to do so.

The Candidate.

Candidates will hold the following qualifications and experience.

  • Educated to NQF Level 6 / NVQ Level 6 (or equivalent in a subject related to the post)
  • Member of a relevant professional institute
  • Radiation Protection Advisor (Desirable)
  • Accredited Health Physicist
  • Experience working on a nuclear site.
  • Qualified expert (RSA Route - Desirable)

What on offer

  • Full time contract - £25.73 per hour

How to apply

To apply, please call Dan Bisset on 02392 288 213 or send a copy of your CV to

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