Reactor Chemistry Consultant

Reactor Chemistry Consultant

Job Title: Reactor Chemistry Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH12971_1547053996
Contact Name: Dan Parker
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2019 17:13

Job Description

Reactor Chemist - Technical Consultant

Bristol or Warrington - £30-50,000 DOE


Astute are looking for a chemist with current reactor chemistry experience to work in a consultancy environment providing technical support to an exciting ongoing project in the UK civil nuclear sector.

The Person

With demonstrable prior experience of analysing and modelling radiation and corrosive effects on materials in reactor systems, you will be keen to develop your knowledge in this field with the goal of becoming a subject matter expert.

In addition to your technical expertise you will be comfortable working in a client facing scenario, with the ability to maintain positive working relationships with stakeholders and the capacity to clearly and concisely convey complex information to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Skills Required

  • Chemistry Degree or equivalent in a related subject
  • Radiochemistry experience is essential, ideally relating to fault studies in nuclear plants
  • Reactor coolant chemistry, and an understanding of materials selection and corrosion mechanisms is desired
  • Current knowledge of AGR, PWR or ABWR reactor systems would be advantageous, with future potential to work on SMR and AMR projects likely
  • A working understanding of safety case production, alongside BAT and ALARP principles

What's on offer

An extremely competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits package is just the start. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and career with a progressive consultancy that is considered the benchmark for excellence by their clients. You will have a personal mentor to provide guidance and technical assistance as required, with both internal and external training conducted to supplement your own on the job learning.

Positive behaviours are rewarded by a reactive review process that allows proactive individuals to advance in line with their achievements, and you will have the opportunity to excel across a wide range of exciting projects, not the least of which being to make a significant contribution to our nation's clean energy future.

How to apply

If you'd like to discuss this fantastic opportunity in more detail, or can think of somebody that might be interested, then give me a call on 02392 222 961, or 07766 452 373 if out of hours. CVs can be sent to, but please do follow up with a supporting call to find out more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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