Graduate Nuclear Safety and Risk Consultant, Buildings - Bristol, Cumbria

Job Title: Graduate Nuclear Safety and Risk Consultant, Buildings - Bristol, Cumbria
Contract Type: Full-time
Location: Bristol
Salary: Competitive
Reference: ONE002M5
Contact Name: Sophie Brady
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 20, 2017 09:49

Job Description


Graduate Nuclear Safety and Risk Consultant




The Exciting Opportunity:


If you’re looking for a role as a Graduate Nuclear, Safety and Risk Engineer and you are ambitious to achieve your career potential then join our Buildings team and we’ll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go.


At Arcadis ongoing professional development and coaching means that you will have the opportunity to participate in programmes designed to help you grow your skill sets and take your career to new heights.


Our Nuclear Safety and Risk Consultancy is presently working on some of the largest nuclear projects in the UK, spanning the breath of the nuclear cycle from design, licensing and construction of new nuclear facilities through to care and maintenance, and decommissioning of older facilities.  Our work is spread over a number of disciplines including Safety, Human Factors, Environmental, Radiological and Substantiation, and we provide services to nuclear licensees all over the country. 


We are committed to the growth of our nuclear business within the Water and Energy sector of our UK operation. Our service delivery in nuclear is technically led, with client account managers and technical leads working in tandem to deliver a valued service to our clients and in parallel support the development of our people. Being the best and enjoying what you do is at the heart of our model. Working from three resource hubs (Bristol, Manchester and Cumbria) aligns our resources to clients, delivers technical excellence, and enables business growth and the advancement of our staff.



Key Qualifications / Experience Requirements:


  • You will have a strong background in Chemical/civil/mech or engineering science)or knowledge of the technical areas listed above would be advantageous but not essential.


Your Day-to-Day:


As a graduate within the Nuclear S&RM team you’d be assigned a mentor to support you in your role as you integrate into the company and gain a greater understanding of the nuclear industry and the work we do.  You’d be involved in a variety of projects with the chance of being able to work in different locations in the UK.  Initially your work would likely be under the supervision of more experienced consultants, however you’d be expected to take greater responsibility for your work as you progress and develop in your career. 


Prior experience or knowledge of nuclear safety or the related legislation is not essential.  We will provide for structured training and mentoring schemes and you will be supported to achieve professional chartership and accreditation as part of your professional and personal development.  You’ll undertake a variety of different tasks, which will vary greatly between disciplines and clients.  These include:


  • Assisting with the preparation of nuclear safety / radiological protection documentation relating to nuclear facilities and projects;

  • Preparing reports and other project documentation as required in line with company, client and regulatory requirements;

  • Liaising with designers, engineers and other specialist disciplines in order to produce adequate safety arguments for nuclear facilities and operations;

  • Assisting with project delivery and management aspects such as writing bids and developing programmes;

  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager or Arcadis.

  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills;

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    Good IT, written and verbal communication skills;

  • Ability to solve a variety of scientific and technical calculations and apply basic analytical principles;

  • Positive attitude, flexibility and adaptability in problem solving approaches;

  • Willingness to travel within the UK for meetings and occasional work on client’s sites.



Graduate Programme:


We have a two-year development programme for our Graduates, during which time you will be fully supported in working towards various accreditation routes. Our Graduate programmes have helped over 300 people through their accreditation exams since 2011. 


As part of our global business, from day one you’ll get to work with some of the brightest minds on projects that truly improve the quality of life.




Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets.  Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exception and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets.  Our 27,000 strong team work all over the world.  We build rail systems in Doha and provide clean water in Sao Paulo.  We’re improving social housing in Glasgow and transport links in Wales. 


It’s a complex business.  But while our expertise and projects reach far and wide, they’re also united under the same simple vision: to improve quality of life. 



What We Offer: 


We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career.  In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:


Pension scheme


Income Protection

Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell

Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid                       

Tax Free Season Ticket Loan                                                                                          

Cycle to Work Scheme                                                                      

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave                                                                     

Childcare Vouchers                                                                           

Birthday Vouchers      

Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make!

Applying could not be easier, please click the link below and follow the simple steps to upload your CV and commence what could be the next and most fulfilling chapter in your career to date.

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