Electrical Qualification Engineer

The function

 You will enter a vibrant and inspiring environment where you work together in a team of talented engineers working on challenging projects in the energy sector.

In the context of the operation and lifetime extension of power plants (in Belgium and abroad), lots of equipment have to be replaced and will be found obsolete. Sustainable replacement has to be found and tested to conform to nuclear qualification requirements. Lifetime extension plans have to be defined to demo

nstrate the capacity of the equipment to go beyond their original lifetime. Furthermore, design upgrade projects required qualification of components to guarantee the safe operation of the plant.

As an Alten Belgium consultant in the Engineering industry, you will support the utilities for the identification of the obsolete components (through various methods, including contacts with original supplier, stock). So you will be in charge to research of substitute the products for those obsolete equipment. After that, you need to validate the new design between the original and current instrument. You will be in charge to evaluate the different options for re-stocking.


You draft qualification reports, specifications and technical requisition files for purchasing of instrumentation equipment. You evaluate and choose the best test laboratories to use and follow up of qualification tests.


As you love to be in contact with other people, you manage the relationship with the suppliers, to evaluate the alternative solutions. Another important task will be to conduct an audit of the technical performance of the suppliers and qualified the equipment in Belgium and abroad. This position is crucial, as you will be in charge of presenting and defending hardware qualification in front of the Client and the Belgian nuclear Safety Authority.

Your profile

You have a completed master’s degree in Civil or Industrial Engineering and at least 5 years of experience in safety sector (nuclear, industry, railways, aeronautics). You have experiences in electricity and/or instrumentation, quality assurances. You have already in the past worked in an electrical environment, have knowledge in nuclear power plant electrical and systems. 


You are known to be particularly careful and you treat installations as they were your home.  You try to maintain the equipment as best as you can to avoid discarding them. You are a problem solver, especially when looking for the best sustainable options. Being flexible, having a good resistance to challenging environment, being curious and autonomous while taking initiatives and expressing ideas will be an asset for this job. You have good communication skills in both French, English and/or Dutch while being endowed with an analytical mindset. If you think you have all these abilities, then this job is for you!

What we offer

ALTEN offers a technically challenging environment where your growth is central through the diversity of projects. We believe that as a consultant you never stop learning, which is why we offer you the opportunity to further develop yourself both personally and professionally.

Within our ALTEN Academy we offer trainings that match your ambitions. Our consultants also regularly organize knowledge evenings about new technologies, in which you can take part. Or maybe you would like to organize a knowledge evening yourself with your colleagues?

If, after the interviews, it turns out that you and ALTEN are a good match, we will immediately offer you a permanent contract. As we expect our consultants to be mobile, we offer you the choice between a lease car or a mobility allowance. In addition, we offer a good salary and a standard net expense allowance. We think it is important that you also have time to relax that is why we give you 32 days off. You do not have to worry about your pension; we arrange that for you with a non-contributory pension scheme. 

About the organisation


ALTEN ENGINNERING Division is part of ALTEN Benelux and specializes in consultancy in the areas of engineering, life sciences and IT. ALTEN is present in more than 29 countries around the world and offers the opportunity to move abroad while broadening one's knowledge.

Today, our customers are among the most renowned in the country and they offer plenty of challenges. We create an ALTEN community. Indeed, several events are organized throughout the year so that you can meet your colleagues. So apply now to be part of our friendly team ! 

*** ALTEN BELGIUM is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. ***

Publication date 17/11/2020
Location Belgium
Catégorie Consultants Engineering
Recruiter Kevin Marcos Alvarez
Reference Number AD001765