Chemical Process Engineer PED-067

Chemical Process Engineer PED-067

ITER - International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor



  • To perform and/or oversee design, manufacturing, testing, installation and commissioning activities of selected Tritium Plant sub-systems of ITER;
  • To ensure process plant solutions are comprehensive and that the defined requirements are achieved and clearly demonstrated.

Main duties/Responsibilities

  • Produces and monitors Tritium Plant sub-system designs including overall system design, component selection, analysis (e.g. transient) and layout;
  • Prepares and/or reviews technical specifications for Tritium Plant sub-system equipment, in accordance with the defined requirements;
  • Provides and/or reviews design solutions for Tritium Plant sub-system equipment;
  • Performs functional analysis of the Tritium Plant sub-System to check that the design fulfils the requirements of full plant lifecycle including testing, commissioning, operation, maintenance and decommissioning;
  • Prepares and maintains design documents, in addition to communicating them with relevant stakeholders;
  • Follows-up and reviews the design, manufacturing, testing, installation and commissioning activities of Tritium Plant sub-system components and systems, including those performed by contractors;
  • Ensures that work is performed in accordance with quality assurance procedures;
  • Ensures quality control is performed effectively for equipment supply and installation;
  • Prepares technical specifications and follows procurement activities including subcontractors and equipment to ensure successful selection and delivery;
  • May be requested to be part of any of project/construction teams and to perform other duties in support of the project schedule;
  • Maintains a strong commitment to the implementation and perpetuation of the ITER Safety Program, values and ethics;
  • May be required to work outside ITER Organization reference working hours, including nights, weekends and public holidays.

Measures of effectiveness

  • Reports to the Tritium Plant Section Leader;
  • In response to requests from the Director-General and/or PED Head, or proactively, informs the DG/PED Head of any important and urgent issues that cannot be handled by the concerned line management and may jeopardize the achievement of the Project’s objectives;
  • Produces high quality, clear and thorough documents within the defined schedule;
  • Produces sub-system designs in a timely manner;
  • Ensures clear demonstration of the defined requirements can be achieved with the proposed design solutions that are coherent with the overall ITER schedule;
  • Provides practical, cost-effective, manageable and efficient solutions to issues;
  • Communicates efficiently with personnel associated with interfacing systems and management;
  • Works effectively in teams and contributes to the overall success of the Fuel Cycle design/build project;
  • Performs work safely and with regard for safety in designs.

Level of study

  • Master or equivalent degree.


  • Nuclear, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other.

Level of experience

  • At least 8 years.

Technical experience/knowledge

  • At least 8 years’ experience relevant to engineering design, integration, installation and maintenance of gas processing systems;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in nuclear industry or relevant technical projects within hazardous environments;
  • Experience with tritium and/or hydrogen processing is a strong advantage;
  • Experience in undertaking fire & explosion risk assessment and implementing solutions;
  • Experience in large design/build projects throughout all phases, i.e. conceptual, preliminary and final design, followed by manufacturing, installation and commissioning;
  • Good understanding of technologies relevant for or applied in Tritium Plant systems;
  • Knowledge and practical experience safe handling of tritium and radiologically contaminated materials typical for fusion is a strong advantage;

General skills

  • Extensive experience in similar jobs (involving similar work responsibilities) and/or additional training certificates in relevant domains may be considered a reasonable substitute for the required educational degree;
  • Ability to dialogue with a wide variety of contributors and stakeholders;
  • Ability to adjust communication content and style to deliver messages to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Ability to persist in the face of challenges to meet deadlines with high standards;
  • Ability to gather multiple and diverse sources of information to define problems accurately before moving to proposals;
  • Ability to apply high standards of team mindset, trust, excellence, loyalty and integrity.


  • Working knowledge of French would be an advantage due to the frequent interaction with the French Safety Authority;
  • MS Office standard (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Good knowledge of CAD software (e.g. AVEVA);
  • Analysis software, e.g. ANSYS, and Process Simulation software (e.g. ASPEN) would be advantageous.


  • English (Fluent);
  • French (Working).

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