Senior Chemist (Nuclear)

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
05 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Excellent salary & benefits package on offer

Are you an experienced Chemist or Corrosion Scientist with experience within a heavily regulated industry...? Do you want to work in an environment where your talent is recognised and your efforts are appreciated...? Would you like to be part of one of the UK's most significant infrastructure projects...? If so, we have the ideal role for you!

About The Role

We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Chemist to work within the Technical Operating Unit in our Gloucester Headquarters. The purpose of this role is to support the Lead Chemist in the delegated nuclear engineering subjects associated with the UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor, from the GDA/ Site specific design phase through to plant construction and operations. The post holder will also manage framework contracts and support production of nuclear related studies.


About You

You will need to hold a Degree or equivalent qualification in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials or corrosion science or other relevant discipline and be a member of relevant professional body or institution. You will need to have a good knowledge and understanding across a broad range of nuclear power plant chemistry issues, including a good working knowledge of key legislation and regulation affecting chemistry across a nuclear power plant (including conventional legislation).

About Us

Horizon Nuclear Power is building real momentum on its journey to developing and constructing new nuclear power stations at Wylfa on Anglesey and Oldbury in South Gloucestershire. We will deliver affordable, low carbon energy for present and future generations, boost the country's power supplies and develop local skills.

We are combining the best of UK and global strengths: tried and tested technology; excellent sites and expert people. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in the complex challenge of delivering a sustainable energy future and one of the largest civil infrastructure projects in the UK.

This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your skills and develop your career while playing a key role in the success of this exciting project.

Horizon Nuclear Power is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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