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Job

Safety Engineer

  • Location
  • Plymouth
  • Job type
  • Contract
  • Salary
  • £50-£80/hr Ltd Co
  • Job ref
  • JO10318 - JW

Safety Engineers: 12 Months+ Contract; Plymouth; £50-£80/hr Ltd
KEY Words and Skills: Safety Engineer, Nuclear Licensing, Naval Marine, Submarine, Frigate, Warships

 

 

The Role:
Devonport Dockyard is Western Europe’s largest naval base, its history spanning more than three hundred years.
Babcock Marine is creating the naval base and dockyard of the future, both supporting the Royal Navy’s current surface and submarine fleets and ensuring the yard is ready to receive the next generation of naval platforms. 
We need you to help continue this tradition, transforming, sustaining and improving Devonport to meet the demands of the Royal Navy for the next hundred years. 
Comprising of 14 dry docks, 4 miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy’s new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme, including the Astute and Dreadnought class boats. 

Duties will involve:
You will be responsible for providing Babcock’s operations with specialist knowledge and support relating to nuclear and radiological safety, including radiological protection and human factors, and to ensure Babcock’s ongoing compliance with regulations. We are looking for individuals to support both new-build infrastructure as well as projects relating to the development of existing dockyard and naval base assets.
 
Key responsibilities/Tasks:
Provide nuclear and radiological knowledge and support to the business.
Ensure compliance with statutory legislation and the terms of the site licence.
Deliver nuclear safety cases and licensing plans
Develop and implement nuclear safety processes and standards
Provide technical advice on nuclear safety assessment processes and policy

The Candidate: 
You should be qualified to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline and be a Chartered Engineer or able to attain chartership status.
You ideally also possess;
Nuclear safety policy and methodology 
Safety case development leadership 
Nuclear facility licensing and authorisation 

Experienced in leading, motivating and supporting design teams
Security Check (SC) clearance would be a distinct advantage.

To discuss this vacancy please contact:  James Walker on 0161 474 6856 / 07788668931

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