Company: Jacobs
Skills: Energy / Commodity Trading
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom

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About the opportunity:

Jacobs is currently recruiting for a Radiation Protection Adviser, work across a range of projects form small non-nuclear through to large scale Nuclear Decommissioning Projects. The role also offers the opportunity to apply this core knowledge to other closely related technical areas such as dose assessment modelling, shielding, waste management and characterisation, transport of radioactive materials and radiation protection instrumentation. Jacobs hold a diverse portfolio of projects and frameworks, which provide an excellent opportunity for career development.

The role would also provide an excellent opportunity for an RPA to develop and gain experience in the Nuclear Industry.


To act as the Technical Lead on projects, liaising with Clients, Regulatory Bodies and other stakeholders to ensure needs are met and clients are satisfied.

Typical projects include:

  • Providing radiological protection advice and support, defining and monitoring standards and behaviour
  • Development and delivery of specialist radiological training
  • Carrying out audits (internal and external) and recommending corrective action and improvements
  • Undertaking Radiological Risk Assessments and managing change as required, including correct designation of areas
  • Ensuring suitable Local Rules are developed and maintained in order that Radiation Protection Supervisors can monitor compliance
  • To critically review, analyse and summarise data in order to draw conclusions and make recommendations to clients in the form of a report and to check the work of others
  • To undertake practical radiological and environmental assessments
  • Coaching and mentoring staff to ensure continued professional development, reviewing portfolio and supporting applications to the RPA2000 scheme
  • To develop business capability through innovation, excellence in delivery, representation at industry forums and technical development
  • To support the corporate radiation protection body to ensure Jacobs continued compliance and strong relationships with key regulators
  • Working with the Operations Manager to grow the Business through client liaison, marketing, developing key client relationships, prospect management and tendering



Here's What You'll Need:

Significant experience in your technical field and your ability to build client relationships will enable the Radiological Business to achieve its full growth potential.



  • Experienced professional with several years' experience of Health Physics including operational support and advising on compliance with current legislation.
  • Degree qualified in science or mathematics or Chartered Professional
  • RPA 2000 accreditation
  • Valid UK driving license
  • Operational experience as a Radiation Protection Supervisor, Health Physicist or Radiation Protection Advisor
  • The ability to write well-structured reports that present clear argument with a sound basis for recommendations
  • The ability to confidently communicate with a wide range of staff and managers on Health Physics issues and influence decision making.

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.

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Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.