Senior Safety Case Specialist

  • Job Reference: R6148
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2022
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £50,000 to £75,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Role - Senior Safety Case Specialist

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary: £Negotiable (dependent on 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 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
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

It's an exciting time to join the Environment, Safety and Health function at AWE, we are transforming the way we work and continuing to support the demand of the business. We are interested in hearing from candidates at various stages of their careers who have a working knowledge of safety assessments on nuclear projects and are interested in developing their career with us.

As a Senior safety Case Specialist, you will provide subject matter expertise in the assessment of nuclear, explosive and other major hazards associated with actual, planned and/or decommissioned facilities, plant, equipment or product.

Ideally you will have demonstrable experience of working on multi-disciplined projects and be familiar with one or more of the following areas:

  • Produce risk assessments and safety justifications for a range of facilities including radioactive, explosives and chemical plant
  • Advise on strategies for the development of safety assessments (safety case/safety basis/risk assessments)
  • Complete complex safety analyses, assessments and associated documentation

To be considered for this position you will need:

  • Experience in the field of safety assessment for radiological, chemical and/or explosive hazards
  • The ability to undertake a range of safety assessment techniques
  • A Degree in a science or engineering based subject or vocational qualification (HND or equivalent) and/or extensive practical experience
  • To have worked/operated in a high hazard and/or highly regulated industry