Dounreay

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An opportunity to be involved in some of the UK’s most challenging technical projects, developing unique skills and experiences which are increasingly in demand across many industries.

Dounreay is Scotland’s largest decommissioning project and is widely recognised as Europe’s  most complex nuclear closure programme.

For more than 50 years it was known as the centre of the UK’s fast reactor research and development and now the team is aiming to be recognised as a centre of excellence for nuclear decommissioning.

Dounreay offers an opportunity to be involved in some of the UK’s most leading edge technical projects, developing unique skills and experiences which are highly sought after across the industry.

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In 1955 there were no drones around to take photos of the Dounreay Fast Reactor being built, we have to thank the RAF for taking this image. Technology has moved on and we now routinely use drones to aid decommissioning. #FlashbackFriday

Almost 800 members of our team have the ability to work remotely. In this new feature we will share with you what they are doing as they get to grips with working from home.

Caroline Easthope normally spends her time writing safety cases or doing internal audits for waste operations at Dounreay. But during lockdown, she’s been applying a different set of skills volunteering in the community: https://www.facebook.com/212374275508023/posts/2982502798495143/?d=n