(Medior/Senior) Safety & Licensing Engineer

Requisition ID:  6192


(Medior/Senior) 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


Within the Metier Nuclear Safety & Engineering, the groups Safety & Licensing Studies and Safety Implementation & SAR are responsible for the following activities:
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, e.g.:
    • 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 prioritisation 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 function


As 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, e.g.: 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.

Your 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 5 years of experience with the general nuclear safety approach and general nuclear licensing preferably within the French or Belgian licensing process;
  • You speak and write French or Dutch on a professional level, and possess a good command 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 stimulated (via the Tractebel School and the ENGIE University);
  • 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.


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


Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ES Tractebel L2
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree