Safety Engineer

Posted 16 August 2022
Salary Market related
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Utilities, Power & Telecoms
Contact NameTheo King

Job description

Job Role - Safety Engineer

Location - Derby

Contract length - 6 Months

Pay Rates - Negotiable

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and produce reports including calculations, analyses, and designs to demonstrate acceptable performance or identify design issues
  • Author and update major technical documents to present technical findings (e.g. design substantiation reports, safety justifications) 
  • Lead requirements capture activities to identify the scope of work required 
  • Liaise with plant operators, designers and maintainers
  • Support bidding activities and produce proposal documents 
  • Manage task delivery against Time, Cost and Quality requirements 
  • Lead presentations to clients
  • Lead or work within project teams (though some independent work, including placements at clients' sites, may be required) 
  • Take responsibility for the quality and delivery of your own work and maintain reputations


  • Degree-qualified or equivalent in a science, or engineering subject (physics, or mechanical, electrical, chemical or process engineering).
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards chartership.
  • A proven track record of delivering high-quality, complex technical solutions in challenging timescales.
  • The ability to apply existing technical expertise and a sound understanding of engineering principles to varied projects and domains.
  • A desire to be challenged and to contribute to the success of the business.

Key Experiences:

  • Detailed knowledge of the design aspects of PWR systems.
  • Appreciation of PWR nuclear components and equipment, ie. Valves, Installations, Vessels, Heat Exchangers or Pumps.
  • An understanding of systems safety assessments and tools (e.g. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, reliability modelling).
  • Experience in Safety Justification authoring and safety case development.