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Principal Safety Assessment Specialist

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    Utilities, Power & Telecoms

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    Contract - Full Time

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    Market related

  • Contact:

    Theo King

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    02393 876 037

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

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Job Role - Principal Safety Assessment Specialist

Location - Reading

Contract Length - 12 Months

Pay Rate - Negotiable (market rate averages)

This role will require the candidate to provide extensive specialist subject matter expertise in the assessment of nuclear, explosive and other major hazards. These hazards will be around the planned and/or decommissioned facilities, plant, equipment or product so experience in this area is crucial.

You will also be required to advise on strategies for the development of safety assessments (safety case/safety basis/risk assessments). Develops and delivers complex safety analyses, assessments and associated documentation.

Lead Accountabilities:

  • Leads and manages the technical input to the planning and production of safety documentation
  • Delivers safety assessments and other technical safety documentation to agreed standards.
  • Monitors the production and delivery of safety documentation, using appropriate metrics.
  • Ensure the implementing safety documentation requirements meet the standards set in the MSPs.
  • Provides technical input to the production of Company and SESH policy, guidance and strategy.
  • Provides technical input to the design and/or delivery of technical training.
  • Mentor SAS Assessors and Senior SAS members as part of a planned development activity.
  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in security, environment, safety and health.
  • Additional accountabilities for this job profile may be defined and appointed through the Chief Engineer Management Arrangements, with appointees listed within the Company Design Authorities and Technical Authorities, as held in the company management system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a Safety Assessment Specialist team in the production, delivery of safety justification/documentation and through the governance process.
  • Take ownership of safety justification/documentation as directed by Group Leader, Nuclear Safety or SESH Management.
  • Ensuring that company strategies, policies and management system requirements for safety are communicated and understood.
  • Contributing to processes that assess performance of the development and use of safety assessments and Licence Condition compliance and identify where improvements could be made.
  • To assist with verification and checking safety documentation.
  • Mentoring others in safety assessment approaches, documentation and techniques
  • Maintaining and promoting high standards in security, environment, safety and health
  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.

This role is based in the UK nuclear defence/weapons sector and will require clearances up to DV so I can only accept applications from Sole UK nationals. Candidates that already have the clearances in place will be prioritised.