The European Commission (EC) is looking for experts with professional experience acquired in the nuclear industry, a nuclear research centre or in a national or international public body. Recruited nuclear inspectors (grade AST 3) will work mainly at the EC’s Directorate General for Energy (DG ENER) in Luxembourg.
Your main tasks will be to check the accuracy of the declarations and reports made by operators of nuclear installations, to perform physical checks on nuclear materials, and to draw up reports on their findings. You will also be responsible for communicating with operators, national partners and international organisations. You may also contribute to the development, installation and maintenance of safeguards equipment.
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To apply, you need to be an EU citizen with a knowledge of at least 2 EU languages: thorough knowledge of Language 1 (one of the EU official languages) and satisfactory knowledge of Language 2 (English or French).
Additionally the following qualifications and work experience are required:
- A level of post-secondary education attested by a diploma either in a technical field (e.g. engineering, industrial engineering, electro mechanics), or in the field of natural or applied sciences (e.g. nuclear physics, nuclear chemistry, radiation protection, radiobiology, physics, chemistry), followed by at least 3 years’ professional experience, of which at least 2 years must be related to nuclear physics, nuclear chemistry, radiation protection, radiobiology, physics, chemistry, engineering, or any other relevant discipline,
- A level of secondary, general or technical education attested by a diploma giving access to post-secondary education, followed by at least 6 years’ professional experience in a relevant field, of which at least 2 years must be related to nuclear physics, nuclear chemistry, radiation protection, radiobiology, physics, chemistry, engineering, or any other relevant.