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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Yesterday we talked about work restarting on a new waste store at Dounreay and numerous lorry loads of concrete being poured to reinforce the walls. This image takes you back to 1956 and the building of the walls of a retention tank. Two examples of great workmanship decades apart. #FlashbackFriday ... See MoreSee Less

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Construction has restarted on Dounreay’s new waste store, with numerous lorry loads of ready mixed concrete being poured to create reinforced concrete walls. The first of 3 shield doors is also being installed, weighing in at 30 tonnes. Forty workers are on the site working under COVID-19 measures, to keep them safe. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Chief Executive David Peattie and Chair Dr Ros Rivaz for taking part in our first fully 'virtual visit' to Dounreay this week. While they were unable to travel to Caithness as planned, they still took the time to meet those working at home and on site, such as decommissioning teams and our employee wellbeing group, as well as answering questions from local community representatives at a meeting of the Dounreay Stakeholder Group ... See MoreSee Less

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Yesterday we talked about work restarting on a new waste store and lorry loads of concrete being poured to reinforce the walls. This image takes you back to 1956 and the building of the walls of a retention tank. Two examples of great workmanship decades apart. #FlashbackFriday

Construction has restarted on a new waste store, with loads of ready mixed concrete being poured to create reinforced walls. The first shield door is also being installed, weighing in at 30 tonnes. Forty workers are on site working under COVID-19 measures, to keep them safe.

Thanks to @NDAgovuk CEO David Peattie and Chair Dr Ros Rivaz for taking part in our first virtual visit to Dounreay. They met those working at home and on site, such as decommissioning teams and our employee wellbeing group, as well as attending the Dounreay Stakeholder Group