Waste Officer

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  • Location

    Newbury, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Waste Officer, Contract, Nuclear, Aldermaston

Our Client require a Waste Officer to work on the Aldermaston site undertaking all waste related tasks and issues associated with a current Nuclear Decommissioning project.

This role will require the use of RPE so the candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment medical and routine D&A testing.
The role requires minimum SC clearance for site access and the chosen candidate must be willing to undergo and obtain DV clearance.


  • Positive, self-motivating and open to change.
  • Takes responsibility for their own decisions and understands the impacts on their area.
  • Good communicator both written & oral with staff at all levels.
  • Inquisitive nature and desire to drive constant improvement.
  • Ability to work independently and to generate and plan own programmes of work with the knowledge of when to seek advice from the Waste Specialist.
  • Ability to work effectively and enthusiastically as part of a team where necessary.
  • Ability to conduct audits and investigations and to assess proposed improvement schemes.
  • Understanding of the fundamental requirements of the waste hierarchy and waste segregation and storage.
  • Self-confidence to challenge long established processes and activities in order to manage waste in line with the waste hierarchy.
  • Willingness to undertake necessary training and update knowledge as and when required.


  • A background in Waste Management/Environmental operations would be an advantageous
  • Good analytical abilities
  • Good computer skills are essential
  • Waste Management/Environmental qualifications would be an advantage.