Position:                                Radiation Protection, Health and Industrial Safety, and Emergency Response Manager, Refurbishment

Pillar:                                     Kinectrics Nuclear Romania (KNR)

Hours:                                   40 Hours per Week

Location:                              Cernavoda, Romania


This role will be to support major refurbishment projects at Cernavoda Nuclear Generating Station in Romania. 


This exciting opportunity offers the potential to further develop Kinectrics’ capabilities and expertise in large-scale refurbishment projects, as well as expand the company’s presence in Romania. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and monitoring project activities for large refurbishment projects and will interface closely with the client and 3rd party contractors.


General Accountabilities

  • Implementation of the radioprotection program and carrying out the activities in compliance with the ALARA principle for the refurbishment project
  • Defining the management program of radioactive waste resulting from refurbishment activities
  • Defining the specific training and qualification requirements in the field of radioprotection for the personnel involved in the refurbishment activities
  • Interface with Cernavoda NPP and contractor(s) regarding the preparatory activities and those during the long-term shutdown for refurbishment from the point of view of radioprotection and work safety
  • Evaluation from the point of view of radioprotection and work safety of the preparatory activities and those during the long-term shutdown for refurbishment
  • Implementation of the Cernavoda NPP occupational safety program in the Project activities
  • Analyze the labor safety conventions for the service contracts
  • Identification of work safety requirements and specific training requirements on fire protection aspects
  • Ensuring the interface on labor safety and fire protection aspects with the external partner organizations
  • Ensuring the control, monitoring and maintenance of conduct and discipline at work, as well as compliance with all legal regulations applicable in the line of work safety and fire protection for the activities for the purpose of the refurbishment project


Selection Criteria

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Engineering or Science is preferred
  • Direct involvement in a CANDU Refurbishment Project/Organization will be an advantage
  • 10 years relevant experience, with a minimum of 5 years of experience working with CANDU Nuclear Power Plants
  • Comprehensive understanding of CANDU technology and operations
  • Demonstrated capability to manage and lead
  • Demonstrated expertise in radiation protection and safe operating practices as relevant to refurbishment activities
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain excellent client relationships
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and experience in leading technical projects to successful conclusions
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and have demonstrated a high commitment to quality
  • High sense of personal accountability
  • Romanian Language proficiency would be beneficial, but is not a requirement


This role requires full-time relocation to Cernavoda, Romania for an extended duration. The successful candidate must have a willingness to relocate to Romania for project execution.


Kinectrics welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.