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Waste Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 14/11/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
The purpose of the post is to support the Waste & Decommissioning team in the provision of specialist advice on land quality management and conventional waste matters.

- Support the Lead Waste Management Specialist on issues related to land quality management.
- Support the completion of desk and site-based land quality investigations.
- Support the Lead Waste Management Specialist on a range of conventional waste management issues.
- Assist in ensuring that the Waste & Decommissioning engineering design is compatible with the BAT case, permit applications and DCO submission.
- Support the identification, documentation and management of Waste & Decommissioning engineering design team interfaces regarding conventional waste discharges.
- Support Optioneering on assigned Waste & Decommissioning engineering design aspects of the project.
- Apply safe systems of work at an individual level, with due regard for all Health and Safety legislation and best practices.
- Support the development of Procedures and Forms that comply with the requirements of our Nuclear and Environmental Safety Principles and Criteria.
- Support the production of environmental risk assessments and waste management plans.
- Support the Implementation of Quality procedures relevant to assigned work.
- Under the direction of the Lead Waste Management Specialist, work with suppliers to ensure licensing and permitting requirements are met as required.

The Company:
Our client is building real momentum on its journey to developing and constructing new nuclear power stations at Wylfa on Anglesey and Oldbury in South Gloucestershire. They will deliver affordable, low carbon energy for present and future generations, boost the country's power supplies and develop local skills.
They are combining the best of UK and global strengths: tried and tested technology; excellent sites and expert people. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in the complex challenge of delivering a sustainable energy future and one of the largest civil infrastructure projects in the UK.

This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your skills and develop your career while playing a key role in the success of this exciting project.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- The Role Profile and Competency Definition forms for Roles held by this Post list mandatory requirements of the Post; any additional requirements are listed below.
- Holds a graduate degree or equivalent qualification in a suitable engineering or science subject and preferably hold professional membership of an appropriate institution.
- Evidence of continuous professional development. Working towards membership of an appropriate professional body e.g. IEMA/CIWM.
- Experience of working in a highly-regulated industry, and demonstrates good knowledge of the relevant environmental legislation and codes and standards.
- Flexibility and mobility to undertake business travel as required to fulfil the post.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Experience of obtaining formal acceptance of design output (e.g. through permissioning process).
- Nuclear industry sector knowledge; REPS, Safety Assessment Principles and Site License and Permit conditions.
- Relevant post-graduate qualifications.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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