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Safety Support & Environmental Summer Placement 2022

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Our 10-week summer placement scheme is an ideal opportunity for you to gain valuable skills and experience that will help to enrich your studies for when you return to university after the summer break.

We’re looking for students who can take on true responsibility on major projects, which will contribute to our present challenge and future mission; be involved in business-critical work and experience far reach training with support from many members of the existing Sellafield Ltd community.

On our placement scheme you will get the opportunity to take part in activities that will allow you to develop your skills in line with our Graduate programme - Meaning you may get the chance to re-join the company as a graduate when you complete your degree.

Safety Support Summer Placements

The Safety Support profession is comprised of 700 Nuclear Professionals. The profession is responsible for setting policy and standards, giving competent professional advice and undertaking monitoring and assurance activities of those standards, in all aspects of Radiation Protection, Conventional Safety and Occupational Hygiene.

The remit of the profession is to support the Sellafield Site to meet its objectives for high hazard reduction whilst supporting plants through all phases of their life cycle from design, through operations to decommissioning.

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Environmental Support Summer Placements

The Sellafield site focus is shifting from operations to environmental remediation: ensuring safe, secure reduction of hazard and risk driving sustainable solutions that maximise environmental, economic and societal value.

The purpose of the Environment Capability is to support the Sellafield Ltd business whilst ensuring that the requirements of our environmental obligations are met, and our environmental impact is minimised. The work of the Environment Capability includes: provision of an Environmental Management System certified to ISO14001, giving specialist advice and guidance regarding environmental compliance and improvements, interfacing with regulators to ensure environmental permits and other decisions are in place, production and management of Environment Cases and environmental assessments, and undertaking monitoring and assurance activities against environmental standards.

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What we are looking for

Qualifications

You’ll need to be on track or expected to achieve at least a 2:1 in a STEM based discipline and ideally will be heading into your final year of study after completion of the placement.

Accepted degree subjects

  • environmental science and ecology
  • physics
  • electronic and electrical engineering
  • biology and life sciences
  • mathematics
  • aerospace engineering
  • chemistry
  • computer sciences
  • civil engineering and construction
  • chemical engineering
  • transport engineering
  • mechanical engineering

Additional job details

Location
Cumbria
Warrington
Salary
£17,433 - £18,538

Annual leave of 25.5 days’ holiday plus bank holidays

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term

Full-time

How to apply

Apply at your earliest opportunity, applications may close early for certain programmes if we experience high numbers.

Video interviews: Throughout September and October 2021.

*Please note, if you are unable to attend an Interview during these months you will be unable to complete our application process.

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

In promoting equal opportunities, Sellafield Ltd welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum entry criteria for this vacancy.

Additional Information

You are advised to regularly check your emails (including any junk mail/spam folders) for correspondence related to this post, including assessment or interview invitations and any other type of correspondence relating to your application. In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, Sellafield Ltd reserves the right to close the programme early.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 1 October 2021

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Closing date:  1 October 2021

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