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Nuclear inspectors (M/F)

NuclearDo you have what it takes… to work as a nuclear inspector for the European Union?

Nuclear power plants generate about 30% of the electricity produced in the EU. There are currently 132 nuclear reactors in operation in 14 countries, with each EU country deciding on its own energy mix. The European Commission employs nuclear inspectors to carry out inspections of nuclear facilities and materials, to develop nuclear safeguards, and to liaise with operators, national partners and international organisations.

Interested applicants need a minimum of three years' professional experience (at least two of which must be in a relevant field) and post-secondary education in a technical field, or in natural or applied sciences.

You must be an EU citizen with a good command of two official EU languages (your native language, plus English, French or German as a second language). You should also hold a valid driving license and will have to undergo security vetting.

In addition to a stimulating, diverse and rewarding working environment, we offer a long-term career at the heart of Europe, plus a competitive benefits package (indicative starting salary of 3397 EUR per month based on a 40 hour working week).

As a nuclear inspector you could work particularly in the Directorate General for Energy (DG ENER) in Luxembourg and in the services of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) that work in the area of nuclear safeguards, and more specifically, in the Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU) in Karlsruhe (Germany), the Institute for Energy (IE) in Petten (the Netherlands), and the Ispra Site Management (ISM) in Ispra (Italy).


You can apply from: 3 April to 6 May 2014, 12.00 midday (Brussels time).

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