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Location: England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon

Tritium analysis laboratory Analyst

England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon

Job Description

Laboratory Analyst
Culham, Oxfordshire
UKAEA - Energy Sector

Overall Purpose:
A methodical and enthusiastic Laboratory Analyst is required to join an exciting innovative team at UKAEA who are the UK leading expert in nuclear fusion. Your role will be to assist the Waste Innovation Team in a pioneering laboratory, undertaking testing, analysing and disposal of contaminated waste. You will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge laboratory equipment and be involved in testing a wide range of samples to support the UKAEA programmes for waste characterisation and disposal.

* Preparation of radioactive and chemically contaminated samples
* Working with radioactivity and other hazardous materials
* Maintenance and use of laboratory equipment (balances, reagents, pipettes etc)
* General laboratory duties as required.
* Preparation and upkeep of laboratory QA systems
* PC-based data processing of results
* Assisting Waste Innovation Group operations in other areas as required

* Experience of working in a scientific laboratory
* A proven ability to operate and maintain analytical equipment is essential.
* Education to HNC/HTEC level in a science discipline
* Prepared to be appointed as a classified radiation worker and registered beryllium worker

* A degree in a science discipline.
* Experience in method development or validation.
* Experience working to UKAS or other laboratory standards.
* Experience working with liquid scintillation counting.

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority is a large UK government research organisation based on an expansive site just outside of Oxford. UK AEA's mission is to lead the commercial development of fusion power and related technology and position the UK as a leader in sustainable nuclear energy. With over 1,000 employee's, this is an exciting and vibrant place to work.
- Please note, this role is strictly within IR35 and only available on PAYE basis.

- All employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.
The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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