Radiological Engineer

Radiological Engineer

Duration: 6 – 12 months

Rate: £45-50 per hour


Techniche are working with a leading Technology Engineering organisation who specialize in Defence sector projects.

About the Role

We're seeking an experienced Radiological Engineer to work on assignment in Plymouth.


To provide, as a service to Plant/Project Managers, specialist knowledge, support and advice as necessary, to enable them to comply with statutory legislation and requirements as defined in the Licence Conditions/Authorisation Conditions (LC/AC) relevant to nuclear related activities carried out by, or on behalf of the Plant/Project Manager.

To prepare appropriate Radiological Protection documentation and assessments, as required by the Plant/Project Manager, relevant to specific Plant, Processes or Modifications, in accordance with agreed standards as determined by relevant Legislation, associated compliance documents and Company Guidance. Acceptable standards are judged by the relevant safety committee(s) followed by regulatory approval where appropriate.

To include production of or support to:

  • Normal Operations Dose Assessment (NODA)
  • Consequence assessments in support of the safety case
  • Demonstration of ALARP
  • Input to Hazard Identification and Analysis activities
  • To provide radiological protection advice to designers
  • To be the Intelligent Customer for Radiological Protection information provided by project Design Houses
  • To ensure that any documentation produced covers the scope of operations, as defined by line management and agreed with relevant stakeholders, to timescales and standards that will allow continued operations. This will involve liaison as appropriate with P/SE, DSMs, Plant/Project Managers and any other relevant stakeholders (customer).
  • To represent the project on radiological protection issues with project stakeholders, including MIP central organisation and projects and wider Babcock radiological protection community.

Experience Required:

To have practical experience of providing radiological protection support to design activities and on-site construction/ commissioning/ operation of nuclear plant.

An appreciation of submarine operation and maintenance activities (desirable)

A good understanding of safety case development, with ability to produce stand alone safety case documents (or provide input to safety case documents produced by others), including:

  • Hazard Identification and Sentencing techniques
  • Safety Assessment techniques including but not limited to:
  • Normal Operational Dose Assessment
  • Fault sequence development using IRA, DSA, SAA and PSA.
  • Determination of Facility/Operational Limits and Conditions and Safety Functional Requirements
  • Risk Reduction
  • Tolerability of Risk and ALARP