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Waste Advisor Support/Skip Controller

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Sellafield
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/09/2014
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The Company:
Our client is a nuclear specialist, covering both civilian and defence sectors, across the complete lifecycle from New Build, through Operations and Maintenance, to final decommissioning and waste disposal.

The Role:
Our client requires a Skip Controller to work on site at Sellafield Nuclear plant, working with skips / nuclear waste
The role is a full time role for at least 12 months (possibly longer).

Approx 80% of time out on plant working in the compounds where the waste skips are loaded.
Approx 20% time in office and candidates need to be computer literate as they need to fill in detailed spread sheets which identify the waste items and radioactivity levels etc.

This role will require previous experience working in radioactive areas.

Role Overview:
The Waste Advisor Support role provides support to the Waste Advisor to manage the disposal of waste across the Sellafield Site. In addition they provide day to day assistance to the OU's supporting the implementation of solutions and improvements in accordence with the Waste Hierarchy.
Work as a Skip Controller supervising and loading wastes ensuring it is compliant with procedures and Waste Acceptance Criteria.
Generating and processing consignment paperwork for solid waste containers.
In addition the Skip Controller role provides advice and assistance to plants and buildings on different waste routes to make sure waste is routed correctly.

Complete site wide disposal documentation.
Provide advice/guidence to site wide consignors on routine waste issues.
Support Waste Advisors on non routine issues.
Complete and participate in audits as required.
Supervise Waste/Metals loading operations to disposal containers, to be compliant with procedures and WAC's.
Provide supervision for waste packaging operations as requested.
Promote the application of the Waste Management Hierarchy.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Role would suit someone with Health Physics background able to hold Skip Controller role.
A 1 day Skip Controllers training course will need to be undertaken if not already held
Must have experience working in a radioactive area on a nuclear site.
The ability to work alone and as part of a small team.
Good communication skills.
Good IT skills in word, excel and databases etc.
Monitered/Classified worker.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
P4 pass, SC clearance, film badge - will be required to commence work.
Possess a sound working knowledge of all current waste routes, practices and CFA/WAC's.
Knowledge of waste management and Waste Acceptence Criteria.
Experience in solid waste disposals.
Experience of nuclide calculations.
Technical knowledge of waste disposal and treatment options that are available to solid waste.
Understanding of the waste characterisation process for solid waste.
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