Chemist waste manager in Ottawa, Canada at Naurex Group

Date Posted: 4/1/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Ensure safe processing, handling (on/off-site), storage of all types of solid and liquid radioactive waste generated during all project phases

  • Management of sorting, pre-treatment, treatment, conditioning and packaging, handling, transport and storing of all types of radioactive waste in accordance with the procedures and in compliance with the established waste acceptance criteria for storage or disposal.
  • Where non-compliance with the acceptance criteria is detected, takes corrective measures according to approved procedures.
  • Implementation of licensing conditions and prescriptions of the regulatory and other authorities.
  • Preparation and update of records for all types of waste, and any incidents or accidents related to waste processing, handling or storage on the site according to the quality system.
  • Development and update of the working instructions and procedures in accordance with the approved operation plans.

  • (Pre-) Treatment of solid / liquid radioactive wastes.
  • Management of hazardous chemical and radioactive wastes.
  • Safety Culture.
  • Occupational Safety and personal protective equipment.
  • Quality assurance and control.
  • Storage types and requirements for liquid and solid waste.
  • Nuclear power plant: reactor fundamentals, reactor and power plant process systems, process auxiliary systems, ionizing radiation, heat generation and removal systems, steam supplies system, nuclear chemistry, instrumentation and control system, electrical systems.
  • Nuclear safety principles and requirements.
  • National and international codes and standards.
  • Engineering graphics, drawings and diagrams.
  • Radiation Protection.
  • Industrial Safety.
  • Project management, planning methods and tools.
  • ICT literacy.
  • Technical writing.
  • Operating experience.
  • Nuclear engineering.
  • Emergency response and management of emergency situations.
  • Radioactive waste transport and disposal concepts and acceptance criteria.

SKILLS (Technical and functional competence)

  • Identification of safety requirements.
  • Monitor and maintain a safe working environment.

  • Producing and communicate requirement specifications, technical specifications, procedures and reports.
  • Planning, coordinating, implementing and monitoring project activities.
  • Ensure the implementation of engineering codes and standards.
  • Perform work analysis, breakdown of activities and allocate tasks.
  • Assess performance and identify measures and indicators to improve or correct performance.
  • Define actions to improve safety culture based on operational feedback.
  • Use and interpret engineering data and technical documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory regulations and organizational QSE requirements.
  • Retrieve technical information by using computer aided techniques.
  • Identify possible impacts and interactions with other related disciplines.
  • Coordinate testing of waste and waste packages.
  • Coordinate of work activities to guarantee the safety and security conditions.
  • Coordinate the operation and monitoring of computer-controlled equipment.
  • Record keeping and reporting.
  • Respond to radiation incidents.

COMPETENCE (Attitude, behavioral and personal competence)

  • Accountability.
  • Conscientiousness.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Team working.
  • Lead by example: consistently demonstrating positive behaviors in relation to environment, health and safety, security and quality.
  • Problem solving.
  • Decisiveness.