Safety Case Specialist

Bristol, United Kingdom Countrywide
23 Jan 2019
22 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 77,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours' contracts.

Working in Technology and Defence, you will be involved in planning, managing and delivering programmes of work to support nuclear safety critical infrastructure, in a multidiscipline 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:

• to take a lead role in the development of nuclear safety cases including periodic reviews of safety

• technical quality and excellence of your work and the work of those working under you

• communication with clients and other design team members and participation in Design Reviews, HAZOPs and stakeholder meetings

• project planning, delivery and financial performance

• contributing to the development of designs for complex nuclear facilities

• adherence and contribution to business and quality management systems

operational and design safety, and developing good safety culture


• experience and knowledge of safety case procedures and systems 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 produce safety case documentation

• 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


• knowledge of fault/reliability assessment processes and methodologies, specifically FMEA process and FTA, and the principles of SIL assessment

• • 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.

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have celebrated over 10 years of our culture of caring - 'BeyondZero'. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours' contracts.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.