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Junior Scientific Consultant

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Junior Scientific Consultant

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We work hand-in-hand with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience and a team of 16,000 employees in over 100 countries around the world. Joining our Group means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.


In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry and the planet.


Job description

Galson Sciences Limited (GSL) is a dynamic consultancy and research company, specializing in radioactive waste management, surface, near surface and geological disposal and decommissioning worldwide.  GSL joined the Egis group in April 2021.



If you are a recent post-graduate who is motivated by a challenging and innovative environment, and you love the idea of contributing to the development of a growing and dynamic company, then we are waiting for you to join our team!



Galson  are a small team of around 20 technical Consultants providing consultancy and research services in nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management to an international clientele.


You will have a multi-faceted role that will allow you to cover different duties such as technical research, project management and business development. You will have the opportunity to support client and project relationships, interpret results and provide technical reports in line with client requirements.



Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver quality technical projects or parts of a project in a timely cost-effective manner, in accordance with regulations and internal procedures where appropriate
  • Written work and research on a wide range of industry, regulatory and policy projects in the UK and overseas and will be given a unique opportunity to develop all-round experience in the nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management and disposal industry.
  • Presenting research and findings to clients, and or workshops where necessary
  • Providing a professional, consistent, and effective project management service including the use of project reporting systems in accordance with company standards and guidelines
  • You will work in small teams alongside industry experts and been given ample opportunities to develop expertise early in your career.


You will have an MSc or PhD in quantitative earth sciences, applied mathematics, physics, chemistry or engineering, or a relevant BSc and 3 years’ experience. You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both  oral and written using the English language,
  • An aptitude for applied problem solving,
  • Self-motivation and initiative,
  • Successful teamworking and
  • An ability to deliver high quality work to tight timescales.


Experience in one or more of the following areas would be advantageous:

  • Work in the nuclear industry, and in particular radioactive waste management planning/options assessment, disposal, nuclear safety and related fields, potentially with experience at nuclear sites;
  • Modelling, particularly with respect to geological characterisation, groundwater flow, gas transfer, and/or contaminant transport in geological media;
  • Criticality safety assessments, radiological risk assessment; and/or environmental safety case development
  • Experience of project and contract management
  • Coding skills (e.g. Python, C)



Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including : Right to Work permanently in the UK, Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.


To apply, please submit a full curriculum vitae (including academic qualifications), and a covering letter showing how your skills and experience suit this role and why 




Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and every one’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

8-Doctorate - Ph.D.

Minimum level of experience required