Reading, England, United Kingdom
Preferred Member Company
27 days ago
Job Categories
Hazardous Waste


Type: Permanent
Position: Radiological Waste Team Leader
Location: Reading, England
Industry: Defence and Military
Salary: £36540 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits

AWE is recruiting for a Radiological Waste – Team Leader

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary - £36,540 - £45,000 (depending on experience and suitability for the role)

Closing date – 2nd July 2024

Why AWE?

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts – access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family.
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing – more information available on our careers site.

What’s A Day like in the life of a Radioactive Waste Team Leader?

As part of AWE Waste Services Group, you will manage and supervise all operational aspects associated with the collection, monitoring, storage, and dispatch of Solid Radioactive Wastes generated at the AWE Sites. You will supervise a team of operatives to deliver these services to the required standard, timeframe, and budget. Key aspects are effective planning, prioritisation and deconfliction to ensure optimal task and resource management whilst playing a vital role in keeping the site and staff members safe.

Successful Candidates will be responsible for:

  • The operational supervision of RA Waste services delivery in accordance with Company and legislative Security, Quality, Environmental, Safety and Health (SQESH) requirements.
  • Gaining and maintaining formal appointment as a Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person to control and supervise operations involving nuclear material and industrial safety.
  • Delivery of RA Waste services activities in accordance with programmatic timescales, customer expectations, and budgetary limits.
  • Formally planning operations, prioritising tasks, allocating personnel and de-confliction management.
  • Promoting and maintaining high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality.
  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.

Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

  • Working knowledge of hazardous waste operations.
  • Experience of working with nuclear waste would be beneficial but is not essential.
  • A good understanding of applying rigorous safety and quality cultures to practical demands.
  • Experience utilising a database to interpret and manipulate information.
  • Experience of leading or coaching others.
  • An awareness of health and safety and good working practice.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for this role.


Job ID: 73968467

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