Senior Electrical Safety Manager

  • Job Reference: R8682
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2022
  • Recruiter: AWE
  • Website: https://www.awe.co.uk/
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £70,000 to £87,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

For nearly 70 years, AWE has been at the forefront of nuclear weapons research and development. We have a critical mission: to provide the warheads for the UK's ultimate deterrent - Trident. We also use our unique skills to provide wider UK government with counter-terrorism and nuclear threat reduction solutions.

It takes a special sort of person to work at AWE. What if that person was you?

Unique opportunity to lead electrical safety within a complex organisation which utilises some of the most advanced research and production facilities in the world.

The Senior Electrical Safety Manager role is equivalent to the JSP 375 Senior Authorising Authority/Engineer role.

Senior Electrical Safety Manager

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary - £70,000 - £87,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement 270 hours a year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) plus every other Friday off

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary sacrifice scheme

  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide - and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

As the Senior Electrical Safety Manager, you will report directly to the Chief Engineer for Sites & Assets and be required to:

  • Provide a focal point for advice, information and expertise on policy, best practice and electrical safety engineering knowledge

  • Apply your skills on a wide array of unique electrical technologies that only exist at AWE

  • Review, Maintain and Improve an organisation of competent persons who will be responsible for application of the electrical safety code across the company

  • Monitor AWE's compliance with electrical legislation, standards and relevant good practice

  • Provide an Intelligent Customer interface with AWE's Regulators at a corporate level

  • Build and maintain communications with other organisations to share best practice and improve

  • Help to shape AWE's future as a world class company

  • Be a role model in excellence, integrity and accountability

Ideal attributes for this role include:

  • Experience in development, implementation or application of electrical safety policy

  • Experience in electrical safety throughout the asset lifecycle (design to decommissioning)

  • Experience of working within a regulated industry

  • Experience as an Authorising Engineer (JSP 375), or equivalent

  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status or working towards professional recognition

  • Level 4 qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent technical experience

  • 18th Edition Wiring Regulations BS7671-2008 (C&G 2382)

  • Electrical Inspection and Testing (C&G 2391)

  • NEBOSH General Certificate or recognised Health & Safety qualification

All candidates must be able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.

Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role at AWE

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AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world.

AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and people with disabilities.