Safety Engineer

  • Job Reference: CMN-016-6765
  • Date Posted: 26 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Assystem
  • Website: https://www.assystem.com/en/sectors/nuclear/
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: 25 Days holiday, 5% pension contribution.
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Corporate Risk Associates has been an Assystem owned business since 2020. We are established as one of the UK's largest integrated Risk, Safety and Human Factors consultancies, renowned for 1st class delivery of quality services to the Critical National Infrastructure in the UK and overseas.
We have a long history of helping current nuclear operations and new build projects manage their safety and risk in the civil and defence nuclear sectors. This provides opportunities for varied project work for our staff.

We are seeking highly motivated safety engineers who are looking to build on their existing experience and become part of our team providing expert safety support to our clients in the UK nuclear and other high hazard industries.
Whilst contractually located at CRA offices in Glasgow, the post holder must be prepared to undertake site visits of varying duration depending on the needs of each project.

Typical activities will include:

  • Management and provision of safety and assurance support to projects in the civil and defence nuclear and other high hazard industries.
  • Working with colleagues to deliver client needs to time and budget.
  • Production of high-quality technical deliverables to the agreed milestones and cost.
  • Review, verification, and approval of work produced by team members.
  • Ability to clarify and agree project requirements at all levels.
  • Assist with the preparation of estimates for projects or proposals.
  • Design and assessment of new plant and modifications to existing plant.

Essential Experience & Qualifications

  • Degree (or equivalent) in any of the following disciplines Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Physics or Mathematics.
  • Experience of providing safety assessment advice and supporting documentation, for a range of facilities and nuclear hazard types, in a fit for purpose, proportionate manner in line with client expectations and arrangements.
  • The post holder should hold a current full driving licence and be eligible to apply for any security clearances deemed necessary by CRA clients.
  • An adaptable self-starter with good interpersonal skills and professional leadership approach
  • A good team-player with the confidence and ability to question traditional received wisdoms, think laterally and present alternatives.


Desirable Experience

  • Experience of providing safety assessment advice and supporting documentation, for a range of facilities and nuclear hazard types, in a fit for purpose, proportionate manner in line with client expectations and arrangements.
  • Understanding of UK nuclear regulatory requirements particularly relating to Nuclear Safety Assessment
  • Experience of nuclear decommissioning, including NDA Sites
  • Experience of leading and managing teams
  • Experience in consultancy environment