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Eden Nuclear and Environment is a team of technical specialists providing consultancy and management services in the nuclear sector.  Working closely with our clients, we help them to develop effective strategies, evaluate and manage their environmental impacts, and address regulatory concerns.  We specialise in developing safe, sustainable and economically achievable solutions for radioactive waste management and the clean-up of radioactively contaminated land.


Immediate Vacancy Notice: Nuclear Waste Management Principal Consultants

Due to recent framework contract awards and a wide variety of on-going consultancy contracts, we are seeking to recruit Principal-level Consultants into our expanding team.

Role and Responsibilities

We are looking for excellent scientists, engineers or mathematicians who have a good first or second degree.  You should have at least five years’ experience in addressing a wide range of waste management and decommissioning challenges in the nuclear industry.  You should be flexible and able to manage or contribute to projects in a number of different areas:

  • optimisation studies;
  • strategy development;
  • decommissioning planning;
  • innovation in waste management;
  • specialist technical studies e.g. in relation to encapsulation and packaging;
  • waste characterisation strategies;
  • assessments and underpinning studies related to the disposal of radioactive waste;
  • management and disposal of spent fuel or nuclear materials;
  • support in obtaining regulatory approval.

You should be able to demonstrate success in winning and delivering work for major nuclear clients.

Excellent communication skills are required, as is the ability to deliver high quality technical reports to tight deadlines.  There will be opportunities to manage projects and make an important contribution towards the development of this rapidly growing employee owned company. 

You will be ambitious, results driven and have excellent academic credentials. Candidates are expected to be self-motivated and have the skills to work effectively with other people. You would ordinarily be based at our office in Penrith, however alternative locations might be possible for the right candidate. During the current Coronavirus pandemic, the majority of our staff are currently home working, which will be possible for all applicants until the pandemic working restrictions have lifted.

Company Information

Eden Nuclear and Environment Ltd. is an employee owned SME Consultancy Company, established in 2007. Our business is expanding and we have recently moved into our new bespoke office premises in Penrith, Cumbria.

Eden Nuclear and Environment Ltd. Is committed to equal opportunities in employment and in delivery to our clients and sub-contractors.  

Contract Type:  Permanent

Location:  Penrith, Cumbria (alternative locations might be possible for the right candidate)

Salary:  Competitive, including an annual company profit share.

Disciplines: Science; engineering; mathematics; environmental; waste management.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Please send a current CV and cover letter to by Thursday 12th November 2020. Our team will review all applications and, as appropriate, initially set up an informal telephone call to discuss the opportunity, prior to a formal interview at our Penrith office (subject to Coronavirus restrictions at that time).

Further details can be found here.

We are committed to an ownership model in which employees participate in the growth of the company through cash profit share and an employee share ownership scheme.