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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


For over 30 years Galson Sciences Limited has been providing Consultancy and Research expertise to nuclear sector clients worldwide. We specialise in radioactive waste management, surface/near surface, geological disposal and decommissioning end states. In April 2021 Galson Sciences Limited joined the Egis Group. The merger has created excellent synergies, expanding the range and depth of experience offering in support of radioactive waste management solutions in the UK, in France and abroad, and the company is growing rapidly.


Egis Group is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. With a workforce of over 16,000 strong, across all corners of the globe, we work together with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world.


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.


 We are looking for a Junior Scientific Consultant to work alongside our team of technical experts in a multi-faceted role including technical research, project management and business development.

Job description


You’ll be given a unique opportunity to develop all-round experience in the nuclear decommissioning, radioactive waste management and disposal industry. You’ll work in small teams alongside world-class experts and be given ample opportunities to develop expertise and grow into the role early in your career.

You’ll have the opportunity to provide services to clients on an international basis and deliver high-quality research while building and maintaining strong client and project team relationships.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver & support on quality technical projects or in a timely cost-effective manner, in accordance with regulations and internal procedures.
  • Deliver written work and research on a wide range of industry, regulatory and policy projects in the UK and overseas.
  • Present research and findings to clients, and or workshops where necessary.
  • Project management in accordance with company standards and guidelines (training provided).



If you’re a recent post-graduate who’s motivated by a challenging and innovative environment and you love the idea of contributing to the development of a growing, dynamic company, and you meet the following criteria, we’d love to hear from you:


Essential requirements:

  • PhD or MSc in quantitative earth sciences, applied mathematics, physics, chemistry or engineering, or you’ll hold a BSc alongside relevant experience.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work with excellent attention to detail within tight deadlines.
  • Excellent time management, prioritisation and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, using English language.


Desirable skills and experience:

  • Radioactive waste management planning/options assessment, disposal, nuclear safety and related fields, potentially with experience at nuclear sites.
  • Modelling, particularly with respect to site characterisation, groundwater flow, gas transfer, and/or contaminant transport in geological media (e.g. GoldSim, COMSOL).
  • Familiarity with criticality safety assessments; radiological risk assessment; and/or environmental safety case development.
  • Project and contract management experience.
  • Coding skills (e.g. Python, C++).


To apply, please provide your CV and a Cover Letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role.


Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks: 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.


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