Principal and Senior Nuclear Safety Engineers

Job Title: Principal and Senior Nuclear Safety Engineers
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Ltd Co
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO0000019937_1574516945
Contact Name: David Gillard
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 23, 2019 13:49

Job Description

Sitec have two very interesting requirements, a Principal and also a Senior Nuclear Safety Engineer. These are contract roles with an estimated initial duration of 6 months and are based in Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth.

Western Europe's largest naval base:-

For more than three hundred years, engineers have been shaping the dockyard to ensure it supports the fleet and protects the nation. We need you to help continue this tradition, transforming, sustaining and improving Devonport to meet the demands of the Royal Navy for the next hundred years.

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme, including Astute and Dreadnought

Candidates must have been in a similar environment previously.

You will be responsible for providing our clients operations with your specialist knowledge and support relating to nuclear and radiological safety (which could include radiological protection and human factors), and to ensure their on-going compliance with regulations. 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.

Duties could include:

*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 licensing plans

*Develop and implement nuclear safety processes and standards

*Provide technical advice on nuclear safety assessment processes and policy

Skills and qualifications:

*Qualified to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline

*Chartered Engineer or able to attain chartership status

*Nuclear safety policy and methodology

*Safety case development leadership

*Nuclear facility licensing and authorisation

*Experienced in leading, motivating and supporting design teams

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.