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Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Technician

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Job Title:
Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Technician

Job type:
Permanent Full Time

Culham, Oxfordshire

£25,046 - £28,461 + Excellent Benefits including outstanding pension scheme

Closing date:
6th May 2018


Are you new to a Health & Safety role and keen to develop further?

Do you have excellent communication and analytical skills?

Do you have a relevant qualification in science or engineering?

If so, we would like to hear from you!

The UK Atomic Energy Authority have an excellent opportunity for a SHE Technician to join their team within the QSHE department. The team consists of circa 7 employees and are responsible for providing quality, safety, health and environment support to staff at the UKAEA, active monitoring of safety performance, the management of the Unusual Occurrence Report (UNOR) process, production of key reports and assisting in the delivery of appropriate safety training to site.

Key accountabilities/responsibilities include:
-Supported by the SHE Section, advise staff and contractors on safety and health throughout the site.
-Co-ordinating the on-going monitoring and measuring programme for SH&E, lead and focus on collection of lagging and leading metrics for reporting and as part of the continuous improvement programme.
-Supporting the management of Unusual Occurrence Reports (UNORs) as the systems expert in checking that UNORs have been competed correctly, generation of periodic reports and follow up of actions.
-Lead in supporting the various business areas of the UKAEA in the review and completion of risk assessments.
-Supporting the Environment Advisor in the management of key aspects of the ISO14001 management system e.g. maintenance of aspects and impacts database.
-Responsible for the Co-ordination of the Zero Injury Programme (ZIP) tours on site, to include the communication and feedback for reporting.

*Training will be provided.

The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people.

For further information on why UKAEA is a great place to work please review our recruitment video via the following link:

For full details on the role, UKAEA and our benefits please download the application pack.

Knowledge skills and experience

- HNC or equivalent in a science/engineering discipline.
- NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health and Safety or equivalent.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills, including good knowledge of Office 365 and the Office suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

- Demonstrable relevant workplace experience
- Ideally TechIOSH with a desire to work towards Chartered status.

Special requirements:
-Entry in controlled/supervised radiological and Beryllium areas may be required as part of the role

Selection Method(s):
-As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite.

-Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.

-The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role.

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