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Lead Radiological Assessor

Lead Radiological Assessor

  • Location:

    Chester, Cheshire

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  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Contact:

    Dameon Hulse

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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  • Client:

    Morson International

Job Purpose

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 client operations through the production and peer review of Safety Assessments produced by or on behalf of client by the supply chain.

Key Accountabilities

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 the client by the supply chain.

Champion for Radiological and Significant Non-Radiological Hazard Assessments through the clients 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 clients 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 clients Safety Review Group, MSEC or NSEC (as required).

Maintaining expert knowledge of the UK Regulatory framework and the implications for UK Licensees.

Experience Required

Minimum 5 years of directly relevant experience as a Radiological, Chemo-toxic or Nuclear Safety Assessor. (Essential)

Practical application of specialist Radiological/Significant Non-Radiological Hazards tools and software packages (Essential)

Competent Safety Assessor and Peer Reviewer (Essential)

Thorough understanding of the UK Regulatory Framework. (Essential)

Possesses a detailed knowledge and understanding of how specialist disciplines input and support the development of a Nuclear Safety Case. (Essential)

Thorough understanding of the UK Regulatory Framework and Regulator expectations in respect of Radiological/Significant Non-Radiological Hazard cases/submissions. (Desirable)

Has experience of each stage of the Safety Case lifecycle and experience of Safety Cases from other Licensees. (Desirable)

Strong analytical thinking/problem solving skills. (Desirable)

Ability to remain calm and professional during an emergency situation. (Desirable)


Degree qualified in Science or Engineering discipline or equivalent

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