Waste Engineer


Job Description

My client is looking for a Waste Engineer for their Radiological Waste Management team on a contract basis.

  • Contribute to the development of bids and proposals through identifying strategies, developing submittals, and providing proposal text, diagrams, case studies, etc
  • Commit to continuous improvement of waste programmes/strategies
  • Develop and implement characterisation strategies
  • Produce sampling and analysis plans
  • Assess analytical results
  • Derive radionuclide Fingerprints
  • Waste Sentencing
  • Produce BAT assessments
  • Provide input into the development of monitoring procedures to support characterisation and waste sentencing
  • Produce waste management documentation
  • Contribute to the development of bids and proposals through identifying strategies.
  • Support other team members, sharing knowledge and experience.
  • Use knowledge and experience to influence and improve project delivery.
  • To assist successful delivery of projects, work to meet targets, work within budget and programme.
  • Be customer focused, client liaison and communication.
  • Work with projects and clients to help solve complex and challenging problems
  • Liaise with Project Managers to deliver projects.


  • Practical Radiological Waste Management experience in the nuclear industry.
  • An understanding of Radiological Protection requirements.
  • An understanding of waste routing and acceptance criteria / conditions for acceptance for these routes (VLLW, Combustible, Metallic Waste Treatment, LLW, ILW and PCM).
  • An understanding of waste packages available in the industry.
  • Able to work in the field and interact well with delivery teams.
  • Good standard of written English and the ability to write clear technical reports.
  • Innovative and open to ideas.
  • Flexible in approach, willing to travel to work on client sites.
  • Highly motivated and proactive, have good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively.
  • Interpersonal skills, able to build and develop relationships internally and externally.