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Emergency Preparedness Engineer

  • Job reference: 921191
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Date posted: 15/08/2018

The purpose of this post is to support the Emergency Preparedness Lead in establishing policies, arrangements and capabilities to deliver a robust and effective response to emergencies during construction, commissioning and operation of the Nuclear Power Plant.



  • Evidence of academic achievement and relevant professional development
  • Demonstrates a track record of success, achievement and learning in career to date, adding value within relevant positions.
  • Experience of implementing and testing of emergency plans within high hazard industries or within the UK nuclear industry.
  • Understanding of appropriate statue such as Control of Major Accident Hazards, Radiation (Emergency Planning and Public Information) Regulations, Nuclear Installations Act, Civil Contingencies Act and other relevant legislation.
  • Understanding of guidance documents including Approved Codes of Practice.
  • Strong verbal and written communication to include documentation and presentation skills.
  • Problem solving and solution focussed.
  • Ability to learn, adapt and thrive, delivering value in a changing and evolving organisation.
  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours aligned to company values: safety, courage, integrity, collaboration and inspiration.
  • Flexibility and mobility to undertake business travel as required.


  • An understanding of the energy sector with experience of UK nuclear industry and particularly power reactors, light water experience.
  • Experience of working with regulators.
  • Familiarity with the Nuclear Emergency Planning Liaison Group (NEPLG) guidance.
  • Experience developing emergency plans within high hazard industries or the UK nuclear industry.

Desirable Training

  • Nuclear Foundation
  • Intro to the UK ABWR
  • Fundamentals of Nuclear Licensing and Permissioning
  • Corrective Action Programme: Resolution Owner

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.