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Characterisation Consultant

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NUVIA is a branch of VINCI, the world's largest integrated concessions and construction group. NUVIA is more specifically the nuclear entity of the VINCI Group and is involved in the entire life cycle of nuclear facilities, from new build to decommissioning, maintenance and operation.

NUVIA is constantly growing, with more than 2700 employees worldwide. On average, 100 men and women join us every year. Now, more than ever, we are looking for new talent to support the group's growth.  

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Characterisation Consultant

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Description of the assignment

The Land Remediation and Characterisation team specialise in the deployment and operation of mobile gamma spectrometry systems to various nuclear and non-nuclear sites throughout the UK and abroad. In addition, we provide higher level consultancy on various aspects of the waste management lifecycle and land quality.


Main Duties:


·        Transport and operation of gamma spectrometry systems in support of decommissioning and remediation programmes of work

·        Writing technical reports on gamma spectrometry works undertaken for various customers

·         Data checking to ensure good quality results are supplied to customers

·         Undertake technical consultancy work, such as critical reviews, fingerprinting, DQO reports, delicensing, Environmental Permitting Regulations documentation, waste management and characterisation plans

·         Management of projects


Required Technical Competence

•         Competent in knowledge of radioactivity

•         Excellent technical report writing skills

•         Good knowledge of legislation/guidance relating to radioactive materials



Degree (BSc, MSc, PhD) in chemistry, geology or physics

Driving licence

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Keen to learn on the job

Good attention to detail

Commercially aware



Experience or knowledge of gamma spectrometry – high and/or low resolution

Knowledge of programming (e.g., VB Script)

Knowledge of GIS

Knowledge of conventional/chemical land contamination and remediation

Why us?

Subsidiary of VINCI Construction, and division of the world-leading VINCI Group, NUVIA is an international company that operates world-wide on highly regulated and sensitive industrial sites, and has done for decades. We have been involved in
all the major nuclear projects in the world thanks to our solid and historical expertise.

Applicant criteria

Minimum education required

Bachelor’s degree

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Europe, United Kingdom, England

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