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Jacobs Nuclear Decommissioning Characterisation Specialist in Warrington, United Kingdom

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Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Our Critical Mission Solutions business – we are invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defence, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It is our challenge as human beings, too. That is why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It is our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

About the opportunity:

Jacobs Radiation Protection and Characterisation Team, within the Decommissioning Services Business, is looking to recruit staff with skills in radiological characterisation of sites and facilities. The role will cover all aspects for waste, facility, and site characterisation in support of nuclear site/facility characterisation. The successful candidate will play a key role in planning for characterisation, radiometric modelling, and deployment of High-Resolution Gamma Spec equipment. The team is also focused on the development of detectors and tools for radiological characterisation, so the successful candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in R&D initiatives.

The Role will be based at our Birchwood Site, Warrington, with occasional require travel required to support in the delivery of characterisation programmes. Role will also require a degree of management and mentoring skills, associated with technical delivery and deployment

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need, Experience in one or more of the following:

  • Honours Degree, MSc, or Ph.D. Physics or allied science

  • Experience of HRGS systems, Research or Industry based experience

  • Experience in the application of ISOCS, MCNP, or Similar

  • Mathematics / Statistics expertise are also desirable.

  • Ability to write scientific reports / Journal Publications

  • Modelling using IOCS, MCNP, or similar

  • HRGS equipment deployment

  • Statistical Sample Planning (DQO, VSP)

  • Radioactive/ Conventional Waste Management

  • Deployment of Radiometric Equipment on Nuclear Sites

  • Site Deployment of High-Resolution Gamma Spectrometry

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