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Decommissioning Services Technical Manager

R-045414
  1. Whitehaven
  1. Nuclear

Decommissioning Services Technical Manager

Atkins Nuclear has been operating for over 40 years with operations based in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America, and are fully engaged in the development of the next generation of nuclear power. Atkins are also currently embarked on an exciting journey to become the global leader in providing Decommissioning and Waste Management services.
As a result of continued growth, we are looking to recruit a wide range of experienced Decommissioning/Waste Management and Radiological Protection professionals to help us in achieving our goal of becoming the global leader in this arena.
We are looking for creative individuals who want to shape the Atkins Decommissioning, Waste Management and Radiological Protection service offerings on a global scale. If you would like to be part of this journey and are keen to become part of the Atkins family then then we would love to hear from you.
Successful candidates will be based out of our Rutherford House (Whitehaven) office delivering high hazard decommissioning working as part of a multi-discipline team.

Responsibilities for the role will be focused around those detailed below:

  • there will be an expectation to support other team members outside this specific discipline where the need arises.
  • There will also be potential opportunity for national and international travel for the right candidates.
  • Degree qualified in an environmental, science or engineering subject (or suitable equivalent industry experience)
  • At least 5 years’ experience of working within the nuclear industry, with detailed knowledge and on-site experience in the management of radioactive waste. Sound technical experience and understanding of one or more of the following:
  • Waste activity assessments
  • BAT/BPM studies
  • Waste Characterisation
  • ILW / LLW waste packaging and disposal assessment
  • Development and implementation of waste management strategies
  • Working relationships with external clients and stakeholders (LLWR, Magnox, Sellafield etc.)
  • Experience in the management of resources including people management and supervision
  • Experience of managing and leading waste projects
  • Experience of leading and participating in bids
  • Thorough understanding of recruitment procedures in line with Atkins policy
  • Understanding of Atkins Business Management System with respect to delivering work
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of internal / external stakeholders
  • Aptitude to take ownership of large packages of work ensuring they are delivered to time, budget and quality
  • Bid oversite and review

Benefits
Flexible working options may be considered including part-time working or job-share arrangements
Please refer to our website for full details of our benefits package, which includes the opportunity to purchase up to 15 days additional annual leave per year on top of our standard 25 days paid annual leave.
Training
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.
Additional Information
Travel to other company sites may be necessary. There will also be opportunities for international travel and applicants with a desire for non-UK based assignments will be welcomed.
We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. 

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance

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