Senior Nuclear Safety Engineer - Defence

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  • Location:

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £60000 per annum + + excellent bens

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Senior Nuclear Safety Engineer - Defence

  • Safety Critical C&I Systems

  • Nuclear Power, Defence, Rail and Aerospace

  • Fault Analysis; Reliability Assessments; FMEA; HAZID;HAZOP; C&I Safety Systems

  • £40,000 - £60,000 + excellent benefits

We have a thriving safety-critical software team providing consultancy and engineering services to a range of clients in industries such as Nuclear Power, Defence, Rail and Aerospace.

Due to strong growth, particularly in the nuclear sector, we are looking to expand our team. The role is to lead the design of Control and Instrumentation systems solutions for our clients. The systems are expected to have a significant programmable element and be used in a safety or security critical context.

Your purpose:

  • Provision of cost-effective engineering design solutions and high-quality customer service

  • Ensure successful delivery of high-quality engineering works to time, quality, budget and customer satisfaction.

  • Perform end-to-end work related to safety critical C&I systems. This may include FEED, specification, high level and detailed design, coding, testing, installation and commissioning activities.

  • Experience of ding systems in high hazard industries.

  • Understanding of fault analysis and reliability assessments using recognized techniques such as FMEA, HAZID and HAZOP.

  • Engage with clients to understand technical needs and develop successful working relationships.

  • Providing advice and consultancy to clients on the design, implementation and substantiation of C&I systems.

  • Verification of peer and junior engineer's C&I technical documentation.

  • Assist with technical input for proposals/tenders.

What you can bring?

  • Knowledge and experience of a broad range of C&I equipment and its application in both conventional and safety related applications

  • Good knowledge of mechanical and process systems and how to control them

  • Experience of working in the nuclear industry or other highly regulated industries

  • Knowledge of nuclear sector standards applicable to the development of high integrity software-based protection and safety control systems (including BS EN 61513, BS EN 60880, BS EN 62138, BS EN 60987 and BS EN 61508)

  • Experience of the development of modern nuclear safety cases (including 'Production Excellence' and 'Independent Confidence Building Measures' aspects)

  • A good understanding of the safety lifecycle for C&I safety systems

  • Preferably educated to Degree level in a relevant engineering of scientific field

  • Chartered engineer status with a relevant professional body (or experience necessary to qualify for such).

Why work for us?

Our teams provide independent and objective advice in mission-critical sectors. Join us to make a direct difference in helping our country to achieve its security and defence goals. From advisory, conceptual design and acquisition, through transformation, manufacture, certification and in-service support. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in the industry.

We value diversity and believe that everyone deserves to thrive, without exception. So, you'll be part of a culture that wants to see more women in senior roles. We have signed the MoD's "Women in Defence"" and ""Women in Aviation and Aerospace"" charters. These pledges include providing opportunities for women to succeed at all levels. We're also committed to being a Military friendly employer and have been recognised with the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Gold Employer Recognition Award".