Requisition Number:  14510
Company:  W Electric Sweden AB

Västerås, SE

At Westinghouse Electric Company, we are pioneers in nuclear technology and our technology is the basis for nearly half of the world's commercial nuclear power plants in operation. Today, we are also building several new reactors that contribute to more fossil-free energy. Globally, we have over 10,000 employees in 19 countries, of which 1,000 are at our Swedish workplaces in Västerås and Täby. Our Swedish operations were founded in 1969 and supply nuclear fuel as well as products and services in automation, maintenance, testing and decommissioning for customers around the world. Read more about us 

Radiation Protection Engineer 


Are you meticulous and a quality minded person with leadership intuition? Are you interested in working with advanced technology, together with an innovative team? Do you also want to contribute to a better climate and a future filled with clean energy?


Welcome to Westinghouse’s nuclear fuel factory and the unit for radiological safety! We are 15 employees in areas such as radiation protection, dosimetry and investigation who works together to oversee and develop the nuclear safety in the factory here at Västerås.


Your contribution for a carbon-free future
As a radiation protection engineer here with us, your main responsibility is to ensure that the nuclear fuel factory is a radiologically-safe workplace with minimal environmental impact.


In the role, you have responsibility for exemption and, together with other engineers and technicians, you will measure, analyze and make decisions on how to move forward with the material depending on its content of radionuclides. You also have responsibility over requirement interpretation and internal training on radiation safety.


A strategic goal for the nuclear fuel factory is to reduce the amount of nuclear waste and we believe you to be a central piece for further development by implementing and improving methods for exemption.


The role is in Västerås, Sweden, and you are expected to perform your job on site in the factory.


Why Westinghouse? 


At Westinghouse, you will get the opportunity to learn and develop together with other skilled professions, in a complex and high-tech industry. Here, you are part of a global network of experts within several different areas such as fuel manufacturing, industrial safety, industrial hygiene, criticality safety, etc. We offer great opportunities for competence development and work exchange abroad.

We are looking for you 

To be a good match for this role, we believe that you are meticulous and a quality-minded person with focus on progress and results. You are motivated to work in a safe environment when working with ionizing radiation and conduct your work in a responsible, safe, and sustainable way. You have experience in working with, and interpreting data from, different measuring instruments and knowledge in how to write clear and educational documents. Experience in gamma spectroscopy is helpful as is experience or knowledge about radiation protection according to SSMFS 2018:3.


We believe you excel in an environment with focus on safety and personal responsibility, surrounded by experience colleagues and that you lead your work with complex questions.




  • Master’s degree or equivalent in the science subjects
  • Experience and knowledge how to handle different radiological measurement instruments
  • Fluent in English, both in speaking and writing. Knowledge in Swedish is helpful.


Apply today! 

Welcome with your application including CV and cover letter. We interview candidates on a continuous basis, so please send in your application as soon as possible!

Security clearance is required as part of the hiring process.


For more information about the role, please contact the hiring manager Anders Marklund


Union agreement 

This role belongs to the union agreement Teknikavtalet.

Union representatives

Akademikerförening på Westinghouse (AFW): Cecilia Wahlström, +46 21 44 01 505, 

Unionen: Maria Gunnarsson, +46 21 347 595, 

IF Metall: Zlatko Grbic, +46 732 367 035, 



We offer 

At Westinghouse, we offer an inspiring work environment in a high-tech industry. You will be a part of a network of global experts from several different areas and we offer great opportunities for competence development and career growth, both in Sweden and abroad. 
As a member of our team, you will work together with engaged colleagues and be a part of an environment that is both challenging and supportive. Many of our positions are based in activity-based environments which enables a flexible workplace. 

At Westinghouse, we have a strong safety culture. Our business is covered by the union agreement Teknikavtalet and local agreements.


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