Passionate about engineering? Radioactive Waste Management has several opportunities for Senior Engineers to join them at a critical stage in one of the world’s largest environmental projects.

Role description

You will join the team in support of the site evaluation process for the geological disposal facility (GDF) by providing engineering feasibility and design expertise to inform siting decisions and permissions. You will be:


  • An Intelligent Customer for engineering design services.
  • Developing and implementing engineering aspects of the programme, producing safety integrated design solutions for the GDF and its transport system.
  • Design Authority for appropriate aspects of GDF design.
  • Managing the supply change interface.
  • Project managing work packages.
  • Championing a systems engineering approach.
  • Contributing to strategy, risk management and programme development.

Essential skills

A diverse array of engineering backgrounds would suit these positions, whether established in nuclear or radioactive waste management, or other industries such as tunnelling, mining, construction, infrastructure, systems engineering etc. RWM actively promotes career growth, making these great opportunities to pursue professional development (for example chartership) and be an integral part of a first of its kind project.

If you feel you are suitably qualified for this position, Thomas Thor would like to hear from you. Please contact Alii Gleason on

About RWM:

RWM’s vision as an organisation is to create a safer future by managing radioactive waste effectively, to protect people and the environment, collaborating with experts on multi-million pound research programmes and radioactive waste producers to find ways to package it that are suitable for disposal in a Geological Disposal Facility.

Experienced HR professional, based in Cumbria UK with a demonstrated history working in staffing and recruitment across multiple industries. Communicates and partners with all levels of personnel by using excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Self-motivated with a passion for diversity and inclusion!

Alexandria Gleason