Construction Advisor (1614)


Nuclear Restoration Services Limited (NRS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). NRS is responsible for decommissioning first generation nuclear power stations Berkeley, Bradwell, Chapelcross, Dungeness A, Hinkley Point A, Hunterston A, Oldbury, Sizewell A, Trawsfynydd and Wylfa, and research sites Harwell and Winfrith. NRS is also responsible for electricity generation at hydroelectric plant Maentwrog. As a division of NRS, NRS Dounreay is responsible for the clean-up and demolition of the former centre of fast reactor research and development.

NRS is an exciting place to be, and this role is the perfect opportunity for you to be part of our challenging mission - to safely and successfully manage the UK’s civil nuclear legacy on behalf of the nation. To deliver our commitment, we need people like you who want to perform at an industry leading standard and be part of a team that continues to develop, innovate and even exceed our greatest achievements.

At NRS, we understand, and acknowledge the value of an inclusive working environment, and celebrate the diversity this brings to our workplace. Without this approach, we wouldn’t be in the position that we are now, being able to safeguard and secure the future of our organisation.

Construction Advisor

Contract duration
Contract Requirement
Contract type
Permanent (Full Time)
Hours per week (include days if part time)
Work location
Any NRS site
Salary Range
H 60,439 - 70,319
Closing Date
Ref No

About the role

About the role

Support the safe compliant delivery of work of construction, demolition, and decommissioning works across the NRS business Providing expert advice, guidance, coaching and mentoring in Construction Management to sites and major programmes. Liaise with senior stakeholders providing guidance and specialist knowledge on Construction Design and Management Regulations.  Work with other construction/demolition professionals to provide practical solutions and construction/demolition best practices. Deliver advice and guidance throughout the project lifecycle assisting with constructability, buildability and demolition practices liaising with those fulfilling the Client, Principal Designer and Principal Contractor roles.                                                                   

Key Deliverables

  • Provide construction/demolition technical expertise to support and improve safe compliant delivery on sites, projects, and programmes.
  • Independent review of project and construction documents throughout the project lifecycle.                                                                                
  • Build relations at all levels of the organisation within sites, projects, and programmes to provide mentoring and coaching.                             
  • Provide assurance on construction/demolition activities and construction process.                                                                                  
  • Encourage and identify best practices which can be implemented across the business

Qualifications & Experience

  • Educated to Degree in Construction related subject / (NVQ Level 6 Construction Management)                                                                                                 
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate - Essential                           
  • NEBOSH Diploma - Desirable                                                     
  • Thorough knowledge of the CDM Regulations                             
  • Demonstrable experience of construction/demolition management within highly regulated/high hazard environments


Benefits Package

  • Nuclear Restoration Services Limited (NRS) staff should refer to the document titled “Spot Point v Grade alignment” available on SharePoint for more information on how the grade structure aligns to Spot Points.
  • Flexible working – where possible.
  • The equivalent of 25 days (185 hours per year) annual leave plus Public Holidays (59.2 hours per year). This increases by 2 days (14.8 hours per year) annual leave after two full calendar years of service (as at 5th January in the leave year) , and an additional 3 days (22.2 hours per year) annual leave after five full calendar years of service (as at 5th January in the leave year). You also have the option to buy or sell the equivalent of 5 days (37 hours) annual leave each year (available in specific windows for the following holiday year). For the purpose of assessing an employee’s annual leave entitlement, a day means seven and two fifths (7.4) hours. A pro rata entitlement will apply for part time workers.
  • Flexible benefits scheme – including cycle to work and reduced gym membership fees.
  • Participation in Company Bonus Scheme (up to £5,750 per annum based on corporate objectives).
  • Employee Assistance Programme including 24-hour telephone support & personal assistance service and access to an online wellbeing App.
  • Up to 13.5% employer pension contribution depending on individual contribution amount.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay (dependent on service).
  • Access to training and development through the company performance management arrangements, supporting you in maintaining your personal Continuous Professional Development.
  • We have various different employee networks supporting our inclusion, diversity and wellbeing mission at NRS.

Additional Information

Please be aware this role holder requires security clearance, or the ability to obtain said clearance.

There is a requirement to live within a commutable distance to the sites where the role is based. For central/multi-site roles, we have various hubs across the UK and can be flexible with base location.

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best. 

At Nuclear Restoration Services Limited (NRS), we are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive, we therefore particularly welcome applications from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBT+ and candidates with a disability as they are all underrepresented in our workforce. 

We are happy to talk flexible working where possible.