Safety Engineer (m/f)

Health Physics

Job description

SCK•CEN is one of the largest research institutions in Belgium. Every day, more than 700 employees dedicate themselves to developing peaceful applications of radioactivity. Our developments have already resulted in a long list of innovative and forward-looking applications for the medical world, industry and the energy sector. We are renowned for our expertise world-wide.

As Safety Engineer you are responsible for:

  • Carrying out the following:

    • Studies within the scope of safety and protection against ionising radiation at SCK•CEN,

    • Safety studies and evaluations concerning the theoretical and practical aspects of the operation of the nuclear installations at SCK•CEN,

    • Safety studies commissioned by the government and external customers;

  • Project coordination and follow-up of the SCK•CEN Periodic Safety Review, including managing the project teams, drawing up budget estimates and reporting to the Management Committee and the safety authorities.

  • Contributing to the periodic revaluations of the safety files of existing (nuclear) installations.

  • Monitoring the nuclear and radiological safety of the BR1 and VENUS installations, as site inspector.

  • Preparing and supervising inspections by the nuclear safety authorities.

Required qualifications

  • Civil engineering diploma or Master's in engineering sciences, physics or PhD in science, specialising in physics;

  • Additional Master's in Nuclear Engineering course or a willingness to take this course;

  • Willingness to follow additional studies in the field of safety;

  • Good knowledge of IT applications;

  • Adapted knowledge of French and English is required.


Should you have any questions, please contact

Rosez Maïté
+32 (0)14 33 22 01