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Radiation Protection Advisor

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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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Radiation Protection Advisor

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Who are we looking for?

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Radiation Protection Adviser (RPA) to join our business. Nuvia operates a diverse and successful radiation protection business across the UK. Our customers range from large government departments using a range of scanning and detection equipment through to small industrial users with a few closed sources. The RPA team provide consultancy across the nuclear sector including generation, decommission and defence projects. 

To be considered, you will have an RPA Certificate of Competence or be very close to gaining this qualification.  This is an excellent opportunity to further develop your career, working with a team of experienced radiation protection professionals within the Nuvia Health Physics Business. 

What will you be responsible for?

The successful candidate will work in the Nuvia RPA team and be responsible for:

·         Provision of radiation protection advice to assist clients with radiological safety and regulatory compliance.

·         Evaluation of working environments and development of safe systems of work to ensure an appropriate standard of radiological safety.

·         Delivering an excellent customer focussed service to clients.

·         Facilitating radiation protection training courses.

·         Participating in the development, testing and evaluation of operating instructions and contingency arrangements.

·         Reviewing operational health physics data and initiating follow-up action as required.

·         Promoting services that Nuvia can provide to our clients.

·         Attending working groups on behalf of Nuvia and our clients.

·         Mentor less experienced colleagues in the RPA team.



Essential skills, experience and competence required

·         Valid Radiation Protection Adviser Certificate

·         Relevant degree or equivalent in a science related subject

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desirable skills, experience and competence

·         Ability to manage own workload and be able to prioritise effectively

·         Working towards RWA certificate

·         Member of the Society for Radiological Protection

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What we offer

·         A competitive salary

·         An Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders, with a full calendar or health and wellbeing initiatives.

·         Flexible working options including hybrid working

·         25 days annual leave increased with length of service

·         Wide range of career development opportunities (e.g. professional registration, internal promotions, coaching and mentoring programmes)

·         Pension?

·         Annual corporate bonus scheme

·         Relocation allowance (if eligible)

Please note that this position will require security vetting and a full driving licence is essential. 

Following a period of training, the candidate will be expected to join our on-call response team (not relevant to all Nuvia locations).

The candidate should be prepared to undertake the necessary survival training for work on oil rigs / vessels. This training will include underwater survival.

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.

Today, NUVIA is a key-partner for highly demanding industries that place regulatory requirements and safety at the top of their priorities. Our clients can also count on NUVIA for cutting-edge support services and solutions. With three ranges of NUVIATech products, NUVIA is a leading designer and supplier of sophisticated radiation protection and detection instruments, as valuable in Healthcare, protection, as in radioactivity geolocation...

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Europe, United Kingdom, England

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