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Description du poste

Safety & Licensing Engineer

As one of the world's largest engineering consultancy companies and with more than 150 years of experience, TRACTEBEL is able to offer to its customers multidisciplinary solutions in energy, water and infrastructure. Its broad range of expertise extends across Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East and Latin America, and allows to rise to our clients' most demanding challenges with the same high-quality engineering and consulting services no matter where their projects are. TRACTEBEL is part of ENGIE Group, a global energy company and leading provider of electricity, natural gas and energy services.

The working environment

Working in close cooperation, the competence centers « Safety Rules & Implementation » and "Safety and Licensing Studies" offer their expertise in licensing, regulatory compliance support and safety assessment.

Specifically, these groups provide :

  • Nuclear Safety-related requirement management for the projects;
  • Harmonized safety analyses for multidisciplinary nuclear projects;
  • Support to customers for drafting nuclear licensing and permitting documents;
  • Specific technical expertise, :
  • Calculation of radiological consequences;Statistical Setpoint Studies;Internal and external hazards studies including definition of the load case;Determination of PIE's (Postulated Initiating Events - internal or external), importance and prioritization of PIE's, choice of DBA's (Design Basis Accidents);Definition of the classification of systems, structures, components and;Assistance to the client for writing, optimization and compliance of Technical Specifications;Assistance to the client with respect to Integrated Management Systems (IMS);
  • Operational support and training in the various disciplines practiced;
  • Safety Culture : contribute to the understanding and implementation inside TE of nuclear safety principles.
  • Your functionAs a Nuclear Safety & Licensing Engineer - Confirmed, you will work in several of the following domains :

  • Safety Officer function within projects: assure the proper consideration of nuclear licensing and safety aspects in studies/projects; establish and manage safety requirements, analyze and ensure compliance with safety requirements, organize safety reviews, contacts with Safety Authorities;
  • Assistance to the client's nuclear licensing process, including the establishment of associated documents such as PSAR and FSAR (preliminary and final safety assessment report);
  • Safety analysis and assessment, classification & qualification requirements with respect to safety functions and items important to safety, radiological consequences studies, internal and external hazards studies including definition of the load case, determination of PIE's (postulated initiating events) and DBA's (design basis accidents), statistical setpoint studies;
  • Coordinating and coaching younger colleagues (in case of senior profiles).
  • Description du profil


    our profile

  • You have a master degree in Engineering;
  • You are a "generalist", having knowledge of all technical disciplines within the nuclear domain, enabling you to discuss on safety aspects related to these disciplines;
  • You have minimum 3 to 20 years of experience with the general nuclear safety approach and general nuclear licensing preferably within the French or Belgian licensing process; there are job openings on junior, medior and senior level.
  • You speak and write French or Dutch on a professional level, and possess a minimum knowledge of English;
  • You have a critical and inquiring mind, you are dynamic, rigorous and pragmatic;
  • You have the capacity to develop personal contacts, thanks to your facilitating skills and mature, diplomatic communication;
  • You are able to write position papers and synthesis reports as well as clear safety positions and argumentation;
  • You have demonstrated capability in coordinating and coaching a team of younger engineers;
  • You are a team player;
  • You have the capacity to assume responsibilities and to take initiatives;
  • You are able to work autonomously.
  • What we offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an international environment with a good work/life balance.
  • A stable work environment where professional growth and development are connected.
  • An attractive compensation package with fringe benefits.
  • A permanent contract to ensure the roles offered are in accordance with your skills, interests, career goals and lifestyle.
  • More about Tractebel in Belgium

    Tractebel was born in Belgium 150 years ago and today is proud to be one of the world's largest engineering players for energy, water and infrastructure projects. Headquartered in Brussels and present in 33 countries, the company maintains five regional offices and one subsidiary in Belgium, from where more than 1600 staff members provide high-quality engineering and consulting services to private and public clients in the country and across the globe.

    Tractebel welcomes candidates from all backgrounds, and actively promotes Diversity in the workforce.

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