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Senior/Principal Safety Engineer

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The System Safety Assurance and Reliability Team work on a wide range of project both across the UK and internationally.

Before applying for this role, please read the following information about this opportunity found below.

System Safety Assurance and Reliability is a key area within our Strategic Consulting business.

Our team is a highly motivated group responsible for providing technical system safety, reliability, dependability and risk management services to highly regulated industries, assisting our clients with the delivery of their products, projects and programmes – safely, effectively and efficiently.

About the opportunity We are looking for a Senior/Principal Safety Engineer to join our UK System Safety Assurance and Reliability Team.

You will be joining a team who is delivering strategic and tactical support to some of the world’s most challenging projects and programmes across many industries including rail, Institute, water, defence, nuclear and processing.

As a Senior/Principal Safety Engineer you will be responsible to deliver Safety Engineering to meet the customer requirements.

These range from hazard identification, hazard management, risk assessment or production of safety technical reports.

A successful candidate will have an aptitude for innovation, ability to challenge the status quo, experience in problem solving and work effectively with multi-disciplinary teams.

The System Safety Assurance and Reliability Team is distributed nationally, supporting our clients globally.

We are a progressive and flexible team and offer the opportunity to work from home, business needs permitting.

Travel may be required to project and client offices with occasional overnight stays or longer-term secondments.

This may include opportunities for working overseas.

Here’s What You’ll Need A degree, or equivalent qualification, in a relevant subject area.

Experience in applying Safety Engineering in a regulated industry, preferably railways (e.g.

Common Safety Method).

Good knowledge of Hazard Identification and Management Techniques (e.g.


Understanding of Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Assessment Techniques (e.g.

FTA, FMEAS, ETA, QRA, etc.).

Experience in Safety Auditing and Assessment.

Some experience in Team and/or Workstream Management.

Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have Professional qualified or working towards professional qualification (e.g.


Experience in Reliability, Availability, Maintainability (RAM) (e.g.

RBDs, FMECAs, FRACAS, etc.).

Experience in Safety Cases development, SIL assessment/development, through-life safety case management, Bow Tie, etc.

Knowledge of reliability software tools such as Isograph Reliability Workbench Software Package.

Some experience in Bid and/or Business Development.

Additional capability in systems engineering, human factors, resilience engineering and/or asset management.

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