Company: Jacobs
Skills: Physicist
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Birchwood, United Kingdom


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It is our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

About the opportunity:

Jacobs is currently recruiting for a Radiation Consultant to join our Advanced Reactors business.
As the demand for our expertise continues to grow, an opportunity has arisen to work in the area of radiation physics, based in our Birchwood office to support our technical lead in a number of UK and international nuclear projects.

The role will include, but not be limited to radiation transport and inventory calculations, shielding design, criticality safety, reactor physics and radiation protection.

You will be a key part of our team, supporting a wide range of consultancy projects, small and large, for a variety of customers across the nuclear industry, including new build projects, SMR and AMRs, existing civil and defence plant, fusion reactor design and decommissioning.

Mentoring and training will be provided to support the development of your technical and professional skills throughout your career at Jacobs.

Key Responsibilities include:

- Developing radiation models
- Shielding and criticality calculations
- Assessment of handling, movement and transportation of radioactive materials
- Production of high-quality, complex, technical documents

Qualifications:

Here's What You'll Need:

Essential
• Degree in any numerate scientific or engineering discipline
• A broad range of experience covering radiation physics and radiation transport modelling
• The ability to write well-structured reports that present clear argument with a sound basis for recommendations
• Ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues

Desirable
• Higher degree in relevant discipline (Masters / PhD)
• Experience in programming, digital design/analysis and simulation

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We're invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we're more connected, and if we are diverse, we're more creative.

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