Role description

For one of our clients in Belgium, we are looking for multiple Decommissioning Design Engineers to support the Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) of the Belgian Nuclear Fleet. The role will involve reading documents in Dutch, so at least some level of Dutch would be needed. This role would be based in Brussels.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Be responsible for conducting Engineering Studies which will serve as input for the Final Decommissioning Plan (FDP) of the Belgian Units. These studies are mainly conceptual design studies for the dismantling of the main components of the Nuclear Power Plant. The mission is under guidance of a Lead Engineer and will work closely together with the team and with the Project Manager.

As Design Engineer FDP, have experience in developing conceptual Design Studies and in-depth expertise in one or more of these fields:

  • Decommissioning of nuclear installations, including the set-up of preliminary and final decommissioning plans
  • Radioactive Waste treatment and conditioning techniques
  • Radioactive Waste interim storage buildings
  • Treatment and conditioning systems of solid waste and liquid & gaseous effluents
  • NPP primary systems and/or equipment

Essential skills

  • Master degree in engineering with a strong will to develop technical expertise.
  • Experience in the nuclear industry and particularly in radioactive waste management and decommissioning is an asset.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Good level of Dutch and fluency in English.
  • Ability to draw up reports in Dutch and English.
  • Knowledge of MS-Office software suite, Visual Basic, and Access.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team.
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge.

Anelia Koleva is a Senior Recruitment Consultant, specialised in the Continental European markets, with extensive nuclear experience across different countries, including new build, operations, decommissioning, and research reactors. Experience with senior and executive-level roles, both permanent and contract assignments.

Anelia Koleva