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Senior Safety Case Engineer - Epsom

  • Job reference: EN-002904
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Power
  • Location: Epsom
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Why not...

We are seeking a Senior Nuclear Safety Case Engineer who thrives on making a strong personal contribution and who is enthusiastic to help make the organisation a little better every day. You will want to deliver – for the client, for the business and for yourself.
 
We need a Senior Nuclear Safety Case Engineer who wants to play an effective role in a range of projects, which will both assure the integrity of existing UK nuclear infrastructure and support the delivery of a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK. In addition to this, the Engineer will be expected to deliver innovative consultancy advice to core clients, critical to the success of the global energy market.
 
Does this sound like you? In which case, we’d love you to apply for this role.
 
The Team

Following our recent major wins across the Nuclear New Build Market, SNC-Lavalin are now poised play a key role in the development of the design of the next generation of Nuclear Power stations.  We are therefore seeking individuals to join us in delivering key facilities, systems and components across a variety of power station projects.
 
Working within our Nuclear New Build business in London/Epsom (we are also recruiting in Bristol and Warrington), you will be in a unique position of being able to offer full concept through to detailed design capability across some fantastic, inspirational projects. From our office we are involved in developing innovative, practical solutions for our clients across the UK and further afield.
With existing relationships with the major operators in the nuclear sector, we offer a stimulating variety of work, within a team which is rapidly developing to meet the challenge of new nuclear build.
 
Based in Epsom, the team you will join is one of our most culturally diverse, with people from all around the world. Whilst your office base will be in Epsom, flexibility in work location is a must – from time to time our clients do call on our team to deliver work from their sites.


The role

The role will entail providing safety case advice during the design, operation and decommissioning of nuclear facilities and for the production of all nuclear safety documentation as part of the Site Licence Conditions. Typical documents you will be expected to produce will include the following:
• Hazard/fault identification studies e.g. HAZOP, FMEA, etc;
• Qualitative and Quantitative Hazard Assessments;
• Radiological Hazard Assessments;
• Probabilistic Safety Assessments;
• Safety Case preparation (e.g. EC, PMP, PSR, PCSR, etc);
• Support to Engineering Substantiation studies;
• Safety management studies.
• Nuclear technology technical reports.
• Engineering Change (EC) production (Cat 1 and Cat 2)
• Fault studies
• AGR, PWR and BWR Station procedures and manuals.
• Design Authority technical reports
Other key aspects of the role will include mentoring others in a technical capacity, assisting in the production of bids and proposals, and implementing and contributing to safety initiatives. You will also liaise with operators, designers and clients, building a strong relationship with them.
 
The Person
 
You will enjoy approaching things in different ways to find the best possible fit – you like making improvements and consider different approaches, trying to find the best approach to fit whatever is the current context. As soon as you’re presented with a problem, you are focused on how to resolve it, whatever it might be.
 
You don’t just tackle these things alone. You like to engage with others, and especially enjoy watching people develop and grow in the team. You enjoy explaining complex ideas, helping people to ‘get it’, and then watch them go on and achieve more.
 
Building and developing relationships is a key part of this role. You enjoy getting to know people, and working out how you can have a positive impact on them – whether that’s delivering something that a client needs, or helping someone to progress within the organisation.
 
In addition to having excellent communication, presentation and problem solving skills you will also be able to demonstrate the following:
• Honours Degree (or equivalent) in physics, mechanical engineering or closely related discipline (2:1 minimum).
• Chartered Engineer
• Technical practitioner able to demonstrate good engineering judgement and with extensive experience in using fundamental engineering skills.
• Proven record of delivering technically challenging projects.
• Strong background in safety case production and hazard analysis, with extensive experience within the nuclear industry
• Able to produce and review/correct high quality technical reports.
• Leadership of technical teams and development of more junior staff
• Motivated and driven to meet delivery/cost targets without compromising quality.
• Awareness of their own technical limitations and using the help and support of others to deliver.
• Sound commercial acumen.
 
About Us

• This is an exciting time for us, we are diversifying our portfolio to become a more global organisation, while also continuing to grow our services in the Nuclear and Power New Build sector in the UK. As part of a larger SNC Lavalin global business, there will be opportunities to develop your skills and experience in the UK working across all our clients and also for international travel.
• We develop individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house and well as external training for all of our engineers.
• We support flexible working and equal opportunities as we believe that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations
• Please refer to our website for full details of our benefits package, which includes the opportunity to purchase up to 15 days additional annual leave per year on top of our standard 25 days paid annual leave
• Some work outside normal office hours may be necessary. Travel to and from client sites and/or temporary secondment to client’s offices may also be required.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview. 
If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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