Job Description

Are you in search of an exciting Senior or Principal Nuclear Safety Engineer position? Are you intrigued by the prospect of contributing to specialised projects within the defence sector? This versatile role offers an ideal chance to work across an entire business, shaping nuclear safety strategies, and providing technical leadership. If you thrive in a collaborative team environment and enjoy solving complex safety problems, this could be the next step in your career.

Joining our client's company could be a pivotal move forward for you. Our client has an exclusive training program tailored to each individual and offers comprehensive mentoring opportunities throughout the organisation. We are a forward-thinking company that recognises the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance and supports your professional growth and well-being.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Shape the nuclear safety case strategy.
  • Work closely with project partners to ensure a safety-informed design.
  • Engage with stakeholders to facilitate 'Right First Time' delivery.
  • Undertake safety assessments and analysis.
  • Produce safety reports and other technical documents.
  • Provide technical leadership for:
    • Hazard/Fault Identification Studies (e.g., HAZID, HAZOP, FMEA, etc).
    • Qualitative and Quantitative Hazard Analysis Assessments.
    • Radiological Hazard Assessments.
    • Safety Case Report production (e.g., PSR, PCSR, etc).
    • ALARP Assessments.
    • Support to Engineering Substantiation activities.
    • Liaison with regulatory organisations (e.g., ONR, DNSR).
    • Development and review of Safety Management Arrangements.
    • Managing/Leading Safety Case activities and teams.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven track record in safety within the defence or nuclear domain, or other regulated industries.
  • Honours Degree in physics, mechanical engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Chartered status (or working towards it).
  • Strong technical and engineering judgment.
  • Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Leadership experience and the ability to mentor junior staff.
  • Proficient in using engineering software and familiar with ISO 19650-1 & ISO 19650-2.

If you are interested, call me for a confidential chat on 0151 666 8931 or alternatively, share your CV and any questions to