Rate: £130.09 - £146.67 per day
Job Type: Contract, 4.5 days per week, 37 hours.
Duration: 11 months +
Contact details: Joanne Anders - (Apply online only)
Capita Resourcing is the strategic resourcing business within Capita plc. We are the chosen provider of agency workers and permanent recruitment for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) collaborative framework, across nuclear sites and offices UK wide.
The Role Description
To assist in providing a comprehensive chemical analysis service to site and project teams ensuring appropriate standards are set and maintained for the chemical control of the plant, radiochemical analysis and discharges to the environment.
Essential & Desirable Skills
Previous laboratory experience/ operational discipline with direct chemistry experience is essential. (can be gained in an academic/industrial setting)
For internal suitable candidates, relevant work may be considered in lieu of formal qualifications
Awareness of the health & safety Legislation which impacts on the responsibilities of the post. (Essential)
Experience of handling radioactive/hazardous material (Desirable)
Working knowledge of microsoft office particularly excel. (Desirable)
Practical experience of Gamma Spectrometry & Liquid Scintillation Counting. (Desirable)
Provide a comprehensive chemical analysis service to site chemist
Provide a high standard of chemistry support to projects under direction of site chemist/Acc health physicist
Monitor performance of site’s effluent treatment plants
Assist in non- radiological environmental monitoring and compliance with site permits.
Function checking and calibration of laboratory equipment
Calculation and reporting of results
Trending of plant performance data
Highlighting abnormal results in a timely fashion
Assist in the ordering/delivery of laboratory consumables
Ensure all analysis work is carried out in accordance with site procedures and adhering to all risk & COSHH assessments
Ensure a high standard of laboratory housekeeping and safety at all times.
Assist in maintain required regulatory approvals as appropriate.
Assist in the maintenance of required external certification.
Providing an input into the writing of procedures, risk and COSHH assessments
As a customer-focused individual, the post holder will be expected to support delivery within his or her range of skills, knowledge, experience and competence.
Compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality policies, procedures, work instructions and risk assessments.
Support the continuous improvement of Health, Safety Environment and Quality on Site.
Support the effective deployment of company-wide policies, processes, systems and procedures ensuring that at all time the business remains compliant. This includes, but is not limited to, the need to comply with the company’s Equality and Diversity Policy and undertake identified associated learning and development activities.
May be required to undertake emergency scheme duties
HNC or equivalent in Chemistry/Related Subject (essential)
Membership of Royal Society of Chemistry (desirable)
Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.
Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us