Waste Engineer

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Job title Waste Engineer
Ref CBS9NM00004428
Location Harwell
Region Central and South East
Company Magnox
Salary 210.00-245.00 GBP per day
Duration 12 Months
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Job Title: Waste Engineer

Rate: £210 - £245 per day depending on experience

Reference: CBS9NM00004428

Location: Harwell, Didcot

Days/Hours: 5 day week / Mon – Fri

Duration: 12 months

Contact Natalie Mohamed 07548 712 554 or Natalie.mohamed@capita.co.uk

Capita Resourcing is the strategic resourcing business within Capita plc. We are the chosen provider of agency workers and permanent recruitment for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) collaborative framework, across nuclear sites and offices UK wide.

Overview of the role:

To provide a quality and responsive waste management service for the decommissioning projects and site infrastructure in order to secure compliant disposal of waste volumes and assist the execution of key waste targets delivered from the projects.

Key Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities

• Provision of technical support within the Waste Management organisation.

• To provide technical support to projects and relay the clear expectations of waste management.

• Provide technical support to current and future project design and implementation.

• Provide authoritative advice for internal and external stakeholders.

• Carry out timely investigation of events as required and identify improvements.

• Commit to continuous improvement of waste programmes/strategies.

• Contribute to the effective development and delivery of training within own area of specialism.

• Design, delivery and evaluation of training, acting as coach and mentor.

• Support colleague’s learning and development through knowledge sharing, task instruction etc.

• As a customer-focused individual, the post holder will be expected to support delivery within his or her range of skills, knowledge, experience and competence.

• Comply with the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality policies, procedures, work instructions and risk assessments. Support the continuous improvement of Health, Safety Environment and Quality.

• Support the effective deployment of company-wide policies, processes, systems and procedures ensuring that at all time the business remains compliant. This includes, but is not limited to, the need to comply with the company’s Equality and Diversity Policy and undertake identified associated learning and development activities.

• The post holder may be required to fulfil a role in the Site Emergency Scheme.

In addition, a Waste Engineer at a site has the following responsibilities:

• Collate technical waste performance information for analysis against waste management performance objectives and schedule for the Life Time Plan.

• Assist in preparation of safety cases under the plant modification procedure.

• Assist in specification of work instruction, documentation and processes.

Additional information about the process


HNC/HND or equivalent technical qualification (NQF Level 5) in a scientific, environmental or engineering discipline.

Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor Certificate

International Movement of Dangerous Goods Certificate


Knowledge of environmental issues including practices, policies, legislation and stakeholders relating to radioactive and non-radioactive waste management
Relevant experience in nuclear industry in areas of waste management
Experience in developing waste inventories together with records management
The ability to work with limited supervision once given a remit
Have the ability to be the vehicle to drive through change
Have the ability to take constructive criticism and respond with reasoned arguments

(Out of scope)

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will not apply to this assignment.

NuclearWorks welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. NuclearWorks is a trading name of Capita Business Services Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business.

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