Safety case engineer - nuclear

England, Bristol
pension, negotiable
16 Nov 2016
16 Dec 2016
Laura Whyte
Contract Type
Full Time

Mott MacDonald is a £1.2 billion management, engineering and development consultancy with 16,000 staff and a global reach spanning six continents. Our network of 180 principal offices in 140 countries gives us local market insight backed by world class expertise to deliver excellence for every client.

The power, process & nuclear division works within four main sectors which include the following: - nuclear, defence, industry and process and power civil's. We have a successful and distinguished track record of delivering innovative and robust solutions to the standards required by the nuclear industry. The division has long standing relationships with some of the key clients in this sector.

We have a requirement in our Bristol office for a Safety Case Engineer. The Safety Case Engineer will provide technical input and authoring into the production of safety documentation for major engineering and construction programmes.

Job description:
*Responsible for carrying out and documenting safety assessments and other technical inputs to safety cases and other safety documentation.
*Responsible for ensuring that the safety assessments conform to ALARP principles and best practice arrangements
*Ensuring the relevant quality requirements for assurance assessments are met and that corporate arrangements are followed.
*Carrying out and documenting hazard identification and undertaking a full assessment of the identified hazards using deterministic and probabilistic techniques.
*Using the output from the assessments to derive safety requirements and to work effectively with the design engineers to ensure a safety led design solution from which the associated risk can be demonstrated to be reduce to acceptable levels which are ALARP
*Use features of the final design and the output from the safety assessments and design substantiation to derive the safe operating envelope and demonstrate that the associated risk has been reduced to levels which are acceptable and ALARP
*Providing visible commitment to safety improvement programme
*Understand the importance of meeting customer, statutory, regulatory and internal requirements
*Understanding the company strategies, policies and management system requirements
*Input into review and learn activities which assess performance of the safety case process and Licence Condition compliance and identify where improvements could be made within the arrangements
*Responsible for delivery of safety assessments to time and budget

Candidate Specification:
*Degree (or equivalent) in a science or engineering based subject or equivalent work based experience
*Good working knowledge of the production, review and approval process for safety documentation within a nuclear facility (EC, PMP, POI, PSR, PCSR)
*Suitable training and accreditation on PASSPORT would be desirable.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Candidates must be eligible to apply for security clearance.