Safety Engineer

Vacancy ID: 1028201
Created Date: 05.07.2019
Job Title: Safety Engineer
Salary £35460 - £43735 per annum
Temp or Perm: Permanent Role
Region: South West
Sector: Nuclear
Consultant: Daniel Wolstenholme
Consultant Phone: 01942 323277

Job Description:
Our client, an industry leading defence contractor, currently have requirements for Safety Engineers to support nuclear/defence projects in Plymouth.

As a Safety Engineer, you will be the first port-of-call for the business in relation to nuclear and radiological safety, including radiological protection and human factors. You will ensure compliance with the statutory legislation and requirements relevant to nuclear related activities carried out at Devonport and help maintain and develop associated safety cases.

We are looking for individuals to support both new-build infrastructure as well as projects relating to the development of existing dockyard and naval base assets.

Provide nuclear and radiological knowledge and support to the business.
Ensure compliance with statutory legislation and the terms of the site licence.
Deliver nuclear safety cases and licencing plans.
Develop and implement nuclear safety processes and standards.
Provide technical advice on nuclear safety assessment processes and policy.


Qualified to degree level in a relevant engineering or scientific discipline.
Chartered Engineer or able to attain chartership status.
Relevant safety experience is also beneficial but not essential, as training will be given.

What’s in it for you?
A job that matters - the opportunity to play a role in our nation’s security.
Challenge – complex projects in a unique environment.
Excitement – not the view from your average office window.
Great work/life balance – long-term prospects in a beautiful part of the country.
A chance to leave your mark – help us to write the next chapter in our 300-year history.

Our client is committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. You will receive a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career development opportunities that will help you grow and achieve your full potential.

Our client is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and offers a range of family friendly policies which support work/life balance.  For certain roles, support with relocation may be available.

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