Office for Nuclear Regulation

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Nuclear Safety Inspector - Mechanical engineering

What do mechanical engineers do in ONR?

ONR mechanical engineers contribute to the safety assessment of a wide range of mechanical plant, systems, and equipment used in the nuclear industry. From operational power stations to nuclear chemical plants, from defence establishments to new reactor build - all of these facilities require significant mechanical engineering regulatory involvement.

ONR mechanical engineers provide technical advice to support regulatory decisions and undertake targeted inspections of nuclear facilities. The role involves significant team working with colleagues, as well as interaction with a range of licensees / dutyholders and other stakeholders.

Who do we need?

We seek mechanical engineers with a sound understanding of nuclear or comparable high hazard industries, who can apply their skills and knowledge to the safety aspects of the nuclear industry. The type of work we handle requires experienced individuals who are self-motivated, can think for themselves, and can articulate complex technical issues with licensees / dutyholders and other stakeholders.

Which areas are we interested in?

We are looking for individuals who are flexible and prepared to tackle a wide range of mechanical engineering topics. You are likely to have experience in one or more of the following areas, preferably within the nuclear industry:

How to apply

Please visit our recruitment portal.