Safety Support & Environmental Summer Placement 2022

Safety Support & Environmental Summer Placement 2022

  • Full time Position
  • Cumbria (United Kingdom)
  • Published on August 26 2021
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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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.