about 2 years ago
The role of the Radiological Assessor is to act as the Technical Authority and Intelligent Customer for Radiological and Significant Non-Radiological Safety Assessments. The Radiological Assessor imparts subject matter expertise to ensure the Radiological and Significant Non-Radiological Safety of UUK operations through the production and peer review of Safety Assessments produced by or on behalf of UUK by the supply chain.
Organisational & Job Context
The purpose of the UUK Safety Case Team (within the Compliance Department) is to Deliver, Implement, Adopt and Maintain fit for purpose Safety Cases to support UUK operations. The role of the Radiological Assessor is to fulfil the Technical Authority and Intelligent Customer requirement for Radiological and Significant Non-Radiological (e.g. Chemo toxic. Human Factors & Environmental) assessments. The Radiological Assessor ensures the technical integrity of the Safety Assessments produced by or on behalf of UUK by upholding the standards of the UUK Safety Case Framework (UUK Safety Case Manual and UUK Safety Assessment Handbook) and through assurance to the UUK Safety Case governance function with respect to the validity of Radiological/Significant Non-Radiological Assessments. Key internal stakeholder relationships are with the Site Safety Case Manager, Safety Advisers & Safety Case Quality Assurer, Safety Case Owners (service demander), Nuclear Safety Assurance (Safety Case Framework) and the UUK Safety Case governance function. Key external stakeholders include the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), Environment Agency (EA) and supply chain engagement (as service providers to UUK). The Radiological Assessor will be required to use of critically evaluate outputs from specialist software packages e.g. used in the production of fault trees and Human Factors assessments.
Production of Radiological and Significant Non-Radiological Hazard Assessment to time, quality and cost standards.
Intelligent Customer and accepter of Radiological & Significant Non Radiological Hazard Assessments produced on behalf of UUK by the supply chain.
Champion for Radiological and Significant Non-Radiological Hazard Assessments through the UUK Safety Case Governance Process (Safety Review Group, Independent Peer Review, Management of Safety & Environment Committee (MSEC) and Nuclear Safety & Environment Committee (NSEC).
Competency Assessment for UUK and supply chain resources (Radiological & Significant Non-Radiological).
Working collaboratively with the Safety Case Systems Manager (or nominated deputy) to inform updates and revisions to the UUK Safety Case Framework.
Producing ad-hoc assessments input to Change Modification Proposals (CMPs), advice and guidance to the Site Safety Case Manager in response to events and in support of business improvements.
Membership of the UUK Safety Review Group, MSEC or NSEC (as required).
Maintaining expert knowledge of the UK Regulatory framework and the implications for UK Licensees.
Education & Qualification Required
Degree qualified in Science or Engineering discipline or equivalent