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Gamma Spectroscopist Job at Jacobs – in Warrington

Job Description

Your Impact:
Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Our Critical Mission Solutions business – we are invested in you and your success. Everything we do – whether Aerospace, Defence, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications – is more than just a project. It is our challenge as human beings, too. That is why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It is our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world’s greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

About the opportunity:
Analytical Services provide radioisotope analyses from multiple matrices; this can include soils, waters, herbage, cements, building products, asbestos containing materials

Primarily services are used by decommissioning contractors, contaminated land consultants, local authorities, water companies and defence establishments.

Analyses are performed to UKAS accreditation and the laboratory is ISO 17025 compliant

Located at Birchwood, Warrington the role reports to the departments Gamma specialist and the role is;

  • To conduct testing work in the Gamma laboratory
  • To support the technical lead within the Gamma laboratory
  • Responsible for supervising other members of staff as/when required
  • Responsible for health, safety, radiological and housekeeping standards in their area.
  • Responsible for the workload, quality and on-time delivery of results in the Gamma laboratory
  • Responsible for ensuring that the laboratory under their control is conforming to ISO17025.

Here’s What You’ll Need:
Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Graduate or postgraduate in a science subject and/or experience working in a UKAS accredited analytical chemistry facility with specific knowledge and/or experience of radiochemistry, preferably Gamma Spectroscopy
  • Hands on practical experience and knowledge of Gamma spectrometry ideally in a fast-paced commercial laboratory
  • Excellent self-management and personnel supervisory skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Knowledge of health, safety and radiological safety issues in laboratories.

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:
We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit to view and access our roles.

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

About Company

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Company Location:  Warrington

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