Radiation Protection Adviser

Gibbs & Cox Australia (GCA) provides world-leading naval and marine engineering expertise for Australia’s maritime enterprise. Our vision is a vibrant, sustainable, sovereign Australian shipbuilding, design and maritime enterprise.

GCA is a subsidiary of Gibbs & Cox, Inc., an international leader in naval ship design, providing naval engineering and design services on a range of major combatant and surface autonomy programs. Based in Arlington, VA, Gibbs & Cox has a proud history of excellence, serving naval, government, commercial, and private marine clients since 1929. GCA leverages support from Gibbs & Cox’s international network of expertise to offer world’s best practice in naval ship design and engineering.

In Australia, we operate a select, highly skilled, internationally diverse engineering team, providing engineering and design advisory services to Australia’s naval programs. Our team holds expertise across naval architecture, marine engineering, nuclear engineering, safety and security, systems engineering, integrated logistics support, engineering consulting and acquisition program management.

Job Title: Radiation Protection Adviser

Location: Canberra, Australia

General Description

We are looking for a Radiation Protection Advisor with significant experience managing radiation protection issues in the nuclear industry. The position requires experience managing radiation protection issues across nuclear facility planning, construction, safety & security, sustainment, and related infrastructure.

Key Tasks of Position

Support the client in provision of technical advice in relation to radiation protection

Ability to offer advice on nuclear radiation protection management

Analysis and adapting of infrastructure to support nuclear infrastructure

Advise on radioactive waste management systems

Develop policy to comply with regulatory requirements

Relationship building and the ability to think strategically, influence, and communicate in multi-national teams are essential attributes

Desired skills and qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (nuclear, mechanical, electrical, systems or civil), or at least 5+ years’ professional experience in Radiation Protection in a position of responsibility.

Experience in nuclear submarine engineering and related infrastructure is an advantage

Security Requirements

Hold at minimum a Baseline security clearance with an NV1 preferable.

Must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, as per Australian Government guidelines (https://www.health.gov.au/ )

Applicant will be subject to a security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain an appropriate security clearance. In addition to the security clearance, this position may require an additional background screening.

Please send your resume to canberra@gibbscox.com.au