Nuclear Engineer - Radiation Protection & Monitoring

Requisition ID:  6118


Nuclear Engineer | Radiation Protection & Monitoring

TRACTEBEL Brussels office (Partial Homework possible)

Engineer your positive impact!



Tractebel is a global engineering and consulting company delivering integrated solutions for sustainable energy and built environment projects. Our expertise is trusted worldwide across multiple markets like nuclear, renewables, power & gas, electrical grids, hydropower & dams, water resources & supply, desalination, complex & high-tech buildings, transport infrastructures, and ports & waterways. By connecting strategy, design, engineering, social & environmental studies, project management and in-house digital applications, we partner with companies and public authorities to create a positive impact on people and planet. 

Backed by more than 150 years of experience, today Tractebel is a community of over 5,500 passionate experts across the globe, committed to ethical business and the fight against climate change. Tractebel is part of the ENGIE Group, a global reference in low-carbon energy and services.

Thanks to a strong increase in business activity, we are currently recruiting a fulltime Nuclear Engineer Radiation Protection for a permanent position in our Brussels HQ, Namur, Hasselt or Ghent office (partial homework possible).



As Nuclear Engineer Radiation Protection & Monitoring you will join our dynamic team which is responsible for the engineering works related to Radiation Protection & Monitoring, Radioactive Waste Management and Nuclear Decommissioning. In close collaboration with your colleagues, your Group Manager and the Project Manager, you conduct Engineering Studies in the field of Radiation Protection, Radiological Characterization and/or Radiation Monitoring. You will mainly work from the office (with the possibility to do partial homework), some projects might require on-site interventions.


Core responsibilities

Technical expertise

  • Radiation Shielding calculations and ALARA follow-up of nuclear installations, with computer codes such as Microshield, MCNP and RayXpert;
  • Co-development (with senior experts) of waste characterization methodologies and contribution to the subsequent measurement campaigns;
  • Writing technical specifications, technical follow-up of contracts and commissioning of Radiation Monitoring systems.


  • Verify the technical work performed by your peers;
  • Provide regular feedback about ongoing activities;
  • Actively engage in knowledge sharing with others;
  • Working in close relationship with the final Client and interact with Safety Authorities and Radioactive Waste Management Agencies.

As an ambassador

Embody the image and values of Tractebel and the ENGIE group (Ethics, QHSE,…) in all your contacts, both inside and outside the ENGIE group, and other external stakeholders.


Working environment

Within the Tractebel Business Area Global Nuclear, you will join one of our technical departments which is managed by the Head of Métier and the Group Managers. Together with the engineers in the teams, we cover all Engineering aspects in the field of:

  • Radiation Protection, Radiological Characterization and Radiation Monitoring;
  • Radioactive Waste Management (both waste from operational and from dismantling operations);
  • Nuclear Decommissioning Processes (preparation of the dismantling of the Belgian Nuclear Power Plants).



Our offer

We offer more than just a job: you get the possibility to carry out a complex job full of challenges in an inspiring environment in which we contribute to many projects in the (inter)national nuclear industry and in which you can develop your career. We offer opportunities to travel and expatriate, opportunities to attend prominent conferences, as well as trainings via our Tractebel Academy or other providers.


We do our very best to provide the best working environment for our employees in function of their personal work-life balance needs with:

    • the possibility for partial homework and flexible hours;
    • well-designed and comfortable workspaces to boost productivity and focus rooms;
    • lots of areas where you can take a break with your colleagues and have a snack or a drink;
    • a free gym at the office which can be used within your preferred time schedule.


Your profile 

Minimum requirements:

  • a Master degree in Engineering / Sciences, preferably in physics;
  • Language: (French or Dutch) and English;
  • Knowledge of the Belgian Nuclear Ecosystem;
  • Working principles of a Nuclear Power Plant (type Pressurized Water Reactor);
  • Knowledge about Radiological Characterization is an asset;
  • Working Experience in the nuclear sector is an asset.


You can relate to following skills or attitudes:

  • You can work autonomously and have a high sense of quality;
  • You like to research and get to the bottom of things;
  • You can easily write qualitative reports within a respected deadline;
  • You like to co-create with your team in order to make things better, faster or to boost business.



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