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Safety Case Engineer

  • Job reference: 913470
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: GBP50000 - GBP70000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Civil & Structural, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 18/04/2017

We are looking to recruit a Senior Nuclear Safety Case Engineer to support our client's technical delivery capability to meet opportunities in the nuclear and defence industries.

If successful, you will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.
Working in Technology and Defence in Glasgow, you will be involved in planning, managing and delivering programmes of work to support nuclear safety critical infrastructure, in a multi-discipline environment. The team includes a wealth of experience and expertise in the design and substantiation of nuclear safety related structures and equipment. Sharing of knowledge and learning of new skills is actively encouraged.

Your responsibilities will include:
be a recognised nuclear safety case expert and to take a lead role in the development of strategy and solutions to project issues relating to delivery and supporting nuclear safety cases
nuclear safety case discipline lead
technical quality and excellence of your work and the work of those working under you
technical and professional guidance, support and development of more junior staff
communication with clients and other design team members
project planning, delivery and financial performance
business development activities including safety case aspects of proposals
adherence and contribution to business and quality management systems operational and design safety, and developing good safety culture


- Experience and knowledge of safety case management and risk management at UK nuclear licensed sites
- Understanding of the principles of nuclear safety as applied on both civilian and military applications
- A working knowledge key legislation and regulatory requirements relating to nuclear licensed sites
- Proven track record in delivering safety case documentation, including PSR, PCSR and PCmSR
- Good verbal and written communication, and report writing skills
- Ability to lead safety case documentation delivery including managing quality, budget, programme and resources
- Proven ability to work as part of a team, liaising directly with clients and other design team members
- Degree qualified
- Chartered with a recognised UK Institution or be working towards chartered status

- Experience of chairing and contributing to HAZOP and HAZID studies
- Knowledge of fault/reliability assessment processes and methodologies, specifically FMEA process and FTA, and the principles of SIL assessment
- Understanding of the control and protection systems used within mechanical handling systems
- Experience of working on a nuclear licensed site in some capacity and to be familiar with the safety and quality standards that are expected
- Candidates shall be willing to travel and to perform short secondments to client sites.