Senior Safety Case Engineer - Defence & Nuclear

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  • Location:

    Bristol, S. W. England, England

  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent bens.

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Senior Safety Case Engineer - Defence & Nuclear

About Us

Following our recent major wins across the Defence Nuclear Market, we are now playing a key role in the development of the design of the Nuclear Submarine Supporting infrastructure. We are therefore seeking individuals to join us in delivering key facilities, systems and components across a variety of projects.

With existing relationships with the major operators in the defence sector, we offer a stimulating variety of work, within a team which is rapidly developing to meet the challenge of defence nuclear.

If you are ready to be a Nuclear Safety Case Engineer in the Defence domain, then we would love you to join our team. We are after people who thrive on making a strong personal contribution and working collaboratively with colleagues and clients to create solutions that enhance the reputations of themselves, our business and our clients.

The role

The role of Safety Case Engineer will entail providing support during the design, operation and decommissioning of nuclear facilities and for the production of all nuclear safety documentation as part of the Site Licence Conditions.

Typical documents you will be expected to support will include the following:

  • Hazard/fault identification studies e.g. HAZOP, FMEA, etc;

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Hazard Assessments;

  • Radiological Hazard Assessments;

  • Probabilistic Safety Assessments;

  • Safety Case preparation (e.g. EC, PMP, PSR, PCSR, etc);

  • Support to Engineering Substantiation studies;

  • Safety management studies.

  • Nuclear technology technical reports.

  • Engineering Change (EC) production (Cat 1 and Cat 2)

  • Fault studies

  • Design Authority technical reports

Other key aspects of the role may include assisting in the production of bids and proposals, and implementing and contributing to safety initiatives.

You will also liaise with operators, designers and clients, building a strong relationship with them.

Your background:

In addition to having excellent communication skills you will also be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Degree (or equivalent) in physics, mechanical engineering or closely related discipline

  • Background in safety case production and hazard analysis, ideally with experience within the nuclear and defence industry.

  • Able to demonstrate good engineering judgement and experienced in using fundamental engineering skills.

  • Able to produce high quality technical reports.

  • Motivated and driven to meet delivery/cost targets without compromising quality.

  • Awareness of your own technical limitations and using the help and support of others to deliver.

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