Immediate Vacancy for Technical Consultants - February 2024


Eden Nuclear and Environment Ltd. is a small, well-established, and highly successful, employee-owned consultancy company with nineteen staff. Our head office is in Penrith, Cumbria, and our staff work either from our office, from home or have hybrid working arrangements. There is the possibility of working from home locations around the country. Due to recent and exciting business growth and client diversification, we are seeking to recruit Consultants into our friendly and supportive team.


We provide technical consultancy and management services to a wide range of UK and international clients in the energy and nuclear sectors. We specialise in developing environmentally safe, sustainable and economically achievable solutions for the management and disposal of radioactive waste and the clean-up of radioactively contaminated land. You will work closely with your colleagues and with our clients to develop technical solutions and effective strategies, to evaluate and manage environmental impacts, and address regulatory requirements. You will have the opportunity to carry out challenging and interesting work in a wide number of technical areas and contribute to various projects, potentially of national importance, gaining experience and knowledge passed on from our own international level experts.


Contract Type: Permanent

Hours of work: Full time is 37.5 hours per week, potentially with flexible working times. Depending on personal circumstances and role, part time roles will be considered.

Salary: As an employee-owned company, we can offer a very attractive package based on a competitive base salary and many enhanced terms and conditions to all employees, including:

  • Company profit share scheme, which can add significantly to basic salary Company pension;
  • Generous annual leave, with option to purchase extra 5 days, and all public and bank holidays;
  • Periodic issue of free shares via a tax efficient scheme;
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave;
  • Flexible working hours, with potential to work from home;
  • Excellent training opportunities including on-the-job mentoring from UK and international experts;
  • Free on-site parking;
  • Sick pay, with income protection insurance.

Progression: We utilise training and succession planning to drive the growth of our staff. We support our staff to obtain and maintain relevant professional qualifications through continuing professional development.


We are looking for excellent scientists, engineers or mathematicians who have a good undergraduate degree, and possibly also a postgraduate qualification, who are interested in a challenging and varied career in the nuclear industry. You will be flexible and able to apply yourself to varied problems and projects. You will be self-motivated and have the skills to work effectively with other people. Excellent communication skills are required, as is the ability to deliver high quality technical reports to tight deadlines. There will be future opportunities to manage projects and make important contributions towards the development of our rapidly growing company. While knowledge of the nuclear industry would be helpful, our focus is on recruiting capable and flexible staff. We welcome applications from talented individuals seeking entry level positions, as well as those with relevant experience to offer. Our approach is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams. We celebrate difference and encourage everyone to join us, and be themselves at work.


Please send a current CV and cover letter (highlighting your suitability and relevant experience) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 17:00 on Monday 25th March 2024. For technical enquiries about the vacancy please email Paul Gilchrist, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will answer by return or arrange an informal telephone discussion. 

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