Safety Case Engineer

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a global engineering business as they deliver top-notch professional services to the largest nuclear construction project in the UK. The project is slated to take 10 years or more, meaning there will be significant job security & opportunities for career progression.

Salary budget: £60,000 – £80,000, depending on experience.

Hybrid work, 2 days in central London or Gloucester.

Principial Accountabilities, Activities and Decision

  • To understand the safety case elements related to internal hazards and fire protection/life safety.
  • Provide support to the Internal Hazards topic lead on all aspects of internal hazards topic.
  • Provide support to the Safety Studies & Methodology Group Lead on aspects of the fire protection/life safety topic, including interfacing with the technical leads for that topic inside EDF Nuclear Services.
  • Identification, production or review of design basis internal hazards/fire assessments.
  • To develop or review strategies and methodologies for managing and assessing risks from internal Hazards.
  • Understand, and be able to explain to others, the general provisions for protection from hazards.
  • Manage the production and development of the sections of the site-specific safety case.
  • Support the system groups in the Technical Client Organisation in developing changes to the safety case.
  • Work effectively and maintain a strong relationship with all Engineering and Regulatory bodies.
  • Co-ordinate support from other external organisations.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent in physical science, maths or engineering;
  • Chartered engineer status would be desirable.

Technical and Commercial Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrable evidence of complex safety case management/production within the nuclear industry with particular emphasis on hazards safety cases and/or fire protection/life safety;
  • Identification and resolution of issues and development work within the life cycle of nuclear plant construction through to operational level;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Ability to operate autonomously or as part of a team;
  • Understanding the needs of quality;
  • Decision making capability for resolution of safety case issues;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers.