Health Physics Monitor (Environmental Safety Technician)

  • Job Reference: 41907110
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2023
  • Recruiter: EDF Energy
  • Location: Hartlepool
  • Salary: £32,659 to £34,641
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you looking for a role to challenge your working knowledge and understanding within the Nuclear industry and drive this into a long-lasting career? If so, we currently have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as our next Health Physics Monitor (Environmental Safety Technician) at our Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station.

The Opportunity

In this role you will need to utilise your skills of being well-motivated, engaging and enthusiastic to help drive these behaviours within the Environmental Safety Group. Reporting into our Environmental Safety Team Leader, you will hold a key role ensuring high standards of Radiological Protection are maintained at our station. 

If you feel like this is the role for you, we would love to hear from you!

Pay, Benefits and Culture

We're offering a salary of £32,659 - £34,651 that apply with our terms and conditions covered by the EDF Company Agreement. The starting salary for the appointment will be dependent on your existing salary, competence, experiences and qualification. 

At EDF, everyone's welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself. We're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We'd like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility. We are a disability confident employer and we'll do all we can to help you thought the process, making adjustments along the way as required.   

We value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.  

What you'll be doing

Working as our next Health Physics Monitor, your daily roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Carrying out activities to support regulatory compliance primarily with the Ionising Radiations Regulations and Environmental Permitting Regulations.

The range of activities include, but are not limited to

  • Routine radiation and contamination surveys, radioactive source accountancy, radiation and contamination instrument first line repairs and calibrations, clearance monitoring, environmental monitoring, sampling and analysis of radioactive effluents, solid radioactive waste processing, on-job monitoring for Operations and Maintenance as required.
  • You will be required to participate in the nuclear emergency scheme and will receive suitable remuneration for this.

Who you are

We're looking for you to hold a basic understanding of legislation and company processes relevant to Radiological Protection. As a minimum as well, you will be qualified to GCSE level or higher within relevant fields including Mathematics and English and candidates with a C&G in Radiation Safety Stage 1 will have a distinct advantage. Additional qualifications supporting knowledge in a role like this would be desirable.

Previous experience of working within a Radiological Protection environment along with a strong understanding of radiation safety practice in the nuclear field would be desirable.

With all this said, we're looking for you to have a can-do attitude towards work and a commitment to drive a high-level standard to all work you will do.

If you feel like this is the role for you, please follow the application process and a member of the recruitment team will be in touch with you once the advertising has closed.

Applications for this role close: Wednesday 27th September 2023

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 9th October 2023

Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.

EDF is a core part of the EDF Group, one of the largest energy companies in Europe with key business operations in the UK, France, Italy and Belgium. We're the UK's largest producer of low-carbon electricity, the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain, the largest supplier to British businesses and we employ more than 13,000 people. We operate nuclear, coal and gas power stations, wind farms, and combined heat & power plants. We have a focus on safe, dependable energy generation and an ethos of service excellence. We are playing a leading role in new nuclear build in the UK to secure a bright future for the combined business and its employees.