Senior Consultant Shielding & Criticality


Senior Consultant Shielding & Criticality

Nuclear Decommissioning Opportunity


Sector: Nuclear Decommissioning & Waste Management

Category: Engineering

Hear from the hiring manager:

“The Radiological Assessment & Shielding Team is recruiting a Senior Consultant (shielding & criticality) to lead a variety of radiological assessment and design activities across Waste & Decommissioning projects. The team is central to the delivery of radiological assessments to underpin decommissioning design and waste packaging strategies across all sites, providing plenty of opportunity to be involved in a diverse and varied portfolio. The role will require the individual to be technically competent, solution orientated and be able understand, process and interpret a wide range of data.”

As the Senior Consultant Shielding & Criticality, you will lead a variety of radiological assessment and design activities across Waste & Decommissioning projects. Additionally, as Senior Consultant Shielding & Criticality you will:

  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert in shielding and criticality and provide suitable advice and guidance
  • Produce shielding / dose rate modelling assessments
  • Represent the company in technical discussions with ONR and other regulators
  • Provide technical expertise in radiological inventory assessment
  • Identify shielding requirements and assessment methodologies to establish waste and decommissioning facility design and operations
  • Contribute to the effective development and delivery of shielding and criticality training

Skills and Experience

  • Degree in an Engineering, Science, or related discipline
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations applicable to management, transport, and packaging of radioactive waste
  • Leadership skills combined with comprehensive technical knowledge
  • Chartered Engineer Status or equivalent

Click the apply button now to send over your CV, we will call you to discuss the role in more detail. Even if your CV is not up to date then please send the most recent version, and we can discuss your recent experience on the phone.


  • 25 days (equivalent) annual leave – option to buy or sell up to 5 days each year
  • Participation in Company Bonus Scheme (up to £4,500 per annum based on corporate objectives)
  • Up to 13.5% employer pension contribution depending on individual contribution amount
  • Access to training and development through the company performance management arrangements, supporting you in maintaining your personal Continuous Professional Development

Please be aware this role holder requires security clearance, or the ability to obtain said clearance

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included, and able to perform at their best.

Lisa Morgan

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Lisa Morgan


Lisa is a Search and Process consultant, based in Finland, specialized in the UK nuclear market. Experience in successfully placing engineering, technical and administrative personnel on both permanent and contract assignments across different countries.

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