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Safety Assurance Engineer - Rail Systems

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    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £40,750 - 65,000 per year

  • Contact:

    Oliver Gooch

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    02393 876 010

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

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Are you a safety assurance engineer with excellent rail systems experience?
Would you like to work client side working on HS2?
The successful candidate will be an engineer within the Construction Engineering system safety team responsible for the leadership of the system safety activities in Phase One of HS2, supporting the design and construction of a safe, technically integrated and compliant future operational railway.
Location: Birmingham ideally but would consider London
Salary: up to £61,000 Birmingham, up to £65,000 London
The team works with contractors to ensure compliance with the Common Safety Method on Risk Evaluation and Assessment (CSM-RA) including - CSM-RA Assessment Body (AsBo) and the Notified Body (NoBo) in the assessment of Phase One projects.
This role will involve undertaking lots of risk assesments and also and hazard records to ensure the rail systems are authorised.
Role will also involve preparing bid documents and tender evaluation for when contractors bid for the rail systems packages.
·Experience of working in major rail infrastructure upgrade projects or alternatively, a level of consultancy experience in producing assessment and deliverables for a project of HS2 scale and scope.
·Ability to undertake qualitative and quantitative assessment of risk as part of railway safety engineering or similar.
·Awareness of interoperability compliance.
·Ability to present safety arguments to independent assessment bodies and regulators
·Knowledge of the CSM-RA regulation or a similar application of engineering safety management.
·Knowledge of hazard identification and analysis techniques and management of hazards through hazard records.
·Working knowledge in HAZOP, Fault Tree and Event Tree analysis in a railway environment or similar.
·Knowledge of engineering safety management and compliance with EU and UK law relating to engineering safety