Nuclear Engineer (Engineering for NPP Operation)(P4)

Nuclear Engineer (Engineering for NPP Operation)(P4)

IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency

Vienna, Austria

Main Purpose

As a member of a team reporting to the Head of the Nuclear Power Engineering Section, and under the overall guidance of the Director of the Division of Nuclear Power, the Nuclear Engineer ensures a results-oriented programmatic response to Member States' priorities by organizing training programmes, workshops and technical meetings, and preparing state-of-the-art reports on engineering and operation of nuclear power plants.

Role

The Nuclear Engineer is: (1) an expert in engineering and operation of nuclear power plants; (2) a technical officer, arranging and conducting activities required for the successful and timely publication of technical documents as an outcome of tasks in the relevant field under his/her responsibility and as defined in the IAEA programme; (3) a scientific secretary, planning and leading moderately complex Technical Meetings; (4) a relationship builder, establishing, developing and maintaining international partnerships and network in nuclear power plant engineering and operation with international organizations and other relevant stakeholders.

Functions/Key Results Expected

  • Coordinate, support, facilitate and implement the various meetings organized within the scope of engineering and operation of nuclear power plants;
  • Prepare technical reports and guidelines on engineering, and operation of nuclear power plants;
  • Plan and implement activities in the area of engineering, and operation of nuclear power plants in accordance with Member States' needs, including but not limited to operation of nuclear facilities, management support for operation leadership and engineering and compliance of Member States with the requirements and recommendations of the IAEA's guidance in these same areas;
  • Provide advice and technical assistance to Member States for specific projects in the field of engineering, and operation of nuclear power plants, as required, and contribute to preparation of the IAEA's programme, financial plan, annual reports, etc.;
  • Convene consultancies, Technical Meetings, workshops and coordinated research projects resulting in the development of technical publications or deliver other tangible outputs to best serve the needs of interested Member States.

Competencies and Expertise

Core Competencies

  • Planning and Organizing: Plans and organizes his/her own work in support of achieving the team or Section’s priorities. Takes into account potential changes and proposes contingency plans;
  • Communication: Communicates orally and in writing in a clear, concise and impartial manner. Takes time to listen to and understand the perspectives of others and proposes solutions;
  • Achieving Results: Takes initiative in defining realistic outputs and clarifying roles, responsibilities and expected results in the context of the Department/Division’s programme. Evaluates his/her results realistically, drawing conclusions from lessons learned;
  • Teamwork: Actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions.

Functional Competencies

  • Judgement/decision making: Consults with supervisor/manager and takes decisions in full compliance with the Agency’s regulations and rules. Makes decisions reflecting best practice and professional theories and standards;
  • Partnership building: Identifies and builds partnerships. Develops and maintains long lasting partnerships to strengthen relationships. Delivers programmatic outputs and acquires resources in support of Agency goals;
  • Technical/scientific credibility: Ensures that work is in compliance with internationally accepted professional standards and scientific methods. Provides scientifically/technically accepted information that is credible and reliable.

Required Expertise

  • Nuclear Engineering and Technology: Knowledge of scientific/technical principles and developments in the field of engineering and operation of nuclear power plants;
  • Nuclear Power Plant Life Cycle Management: Comprehensive understanding of the stages and processes of the nuclear fuel cycle and related facilities;
  • Nuclear Power Plant Operation and Maintenance: Policy making, strategic planning and technology development in the areas of Nuclear Power Plant management, operations and maintenance;
  • Project Management: Advising, assisting and coordinating international projects in the field of engineering and operation of nuclear power plants.

Qualifications, Experience and Language skills

  • Master's Degree - Advanced university degree in nuclear engineering;
  • At least 7 years of working experience in engineering and operation of nuclear power plants;
  • Experience of working in a national/international nuclear organization or institute desirable;
  • Comprehensive experience in the coordination of international projects related to engineering, and operation of nuclear power plants;
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience in the scientific/technical principles and developments relating to the field of engineering, and operation, of nuclear power plants;
  • Experience in technical writing in English for producing and reviewing documents related to engineering, and operation, of nuclear power plants;
  • Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.

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