Geochemist, Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK

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January 12, 2009

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Geochemist

Reference: 1231756018

The successful candidate will take a leading role in the delivery of radioactive waste management projects. These might typically include studies for companies and organisations with interests and responsibilities for the safe management and disposal of radioactive and other hazardous wastes, in the UK and overseas, where expertise of the chemical processes affecting the management of such wastes is required.

Location

Harwell

Salary

Negotiable depending on skills and experience.

Key Responsibilities

Either working within a project team or taking the leading role in developing the conceptual thinking and implementing models of:

How effective the properties of cements are as a barrier to the release of radioactivity from a waste disposal facility.

The solubility of actinides and other elements in a range of chemical environments.

The sorption of dissolved metal ions onto geological materials (such as clays).

The corrosion of steels and other alloys such as are used in waste containers.

The degradation of organic materials and how these affect the chemistry of actinides and transition metals.

Other important aspects of the work will include:

Participating or leading expert evaluations of approaches to the packaging and disposal of wastes.

Undertaking literature reviews in specific areas of interest for customers and advising on strategies for addressing key problems based on the output from such reviews.

The management of software tools and databases that are key tools in the studies described above.

Leading and managing specific tasks as part of the delivery of a larger project or taking the lead in the project management of a large project.

Contributing to and potentially leading bids in responding to customer invitations to tender in the radioactive waste management and related fields.

Report writing, presenting the results of work to customers, attendance at conferences.

Also be expected to support and mentor other team members with technical and business development activities.

To discuss this or similar Nuclear Jobs, please contact ERS on 01454 203 460, or submit a CV to cv@energyrs.co.uk, to register your general interest, or to apply for this  position, or for other Nuclear Projects at Atomic Power Plant Sites, of which further details are available at http://www.ERSJobs.co.uk

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