Role description

The Nuclear Safety & Licensing Engineer will take part in the following objectives:

  • Assure the proper consideration of nuclear licensing and safety aspects in studies/projects;
  • Establish safety requirements, analyse and ensure compliance with safety requirements, organise safety reviews, contacts with Safety Authorities;
  • Assistance to the client’s nuclear licensing process, including the establishment of associated documents such as PSAR and FSAR (preliminary and final safety assessment report);
  • Safety analysis and assessment, e.g.: classification & qualification requirements with respect to safety functions and items important to safety, radiological consequences studies, internal and external hazards studies including definition of the load case, determination of PIE’s (postulated initiating events) and DBA’s (design basis accidents), statistical setpoint studies;
  • Coordinating and coaching younger people in the team.

You will be working closely to different safety groups. These groups provide:

  • Nuclear Safety-related requirement management for the projects;
  • Harmonized safety analyses for multidisciplinary nuclear projects;
  • Support to customers for drafting nuclear licensing and permitting documents;
  • Specific technical expertise, e.g.: Calculation of radiological consequences; Statistical Setpoint Studies; Internal and external hazards studies including definition of the load case; Determination of PIE’s (Postulated Initiating Events – internal or external), importance and prioritisation of PIE’s, choice of DBA’s (Design Basis Accidents); Definition of the classification of systems, structures, components and;Assistance to the client for writing, optimization and compliance of Technical Specifications; Development of Safety Options and Safety Requirements; Assistance to the client with respect to Integrated Management Systems (IMS);
  • Operational support and training in the various disciplines practiced;
  • Safety Culture : contribute to the understanding and implementation of nuclear safety principles

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Master degree in Engineering. A degree in Nuclear Science constitutes a further asset;
  • A “generalist”, having knowledge of all technical disciplines enabling you to discuss on safety aspects related to these disciplines;
  • Experience in nuclear, general nuclear safety approach, general nuclear licensing;
  • Knowledge of French or Belgian licensing process constitutes a further asset;
  • Good knowledge of French, willingness to learn English or the other language is a further asset;
  • Good listener and communicator, have the capacity to develop personal contacts; have good facilitating skills; be diplomatic;
  • Able to write position papers and synthesis reports; able to write clear safety positions and argumentation;
  • Have demonstrated capability in coordinating and coaching team of younger engineers;

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