Safety & Environment Engineer

Job Title: Safety & Environment Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Ltd Co / Umbrella
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO0000019888_1572366906
Contact Name: David Gillard
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 29, 2019 16:35

Job Description

Sitecs' client is seeking two Safety & Environment Engineers for an interesting role at their site in Plymouth. These are contract roles for an expected duration of 12 months.

Must have a background that will allow BPSS Security Clearance to be obtained

Our Clients' Marine and Technology Division employees highly skilled people and are the UK's leading naval support business. It draws on an unmatched range of engineering and technical skills in providing through-life services and deep maintenance to the Royal Navy's major warships and nuclear-powered submarines, in addition to operating a wide range of strategic shore-based naval support facilities. The Division is also expanding rapidly into the overseas naval market sector.

The UK-based business units each focus on - submarines, warships, naval base services, equipment manufacture and logistic support services, and design and technology-led program's. Our Client also has a business unit focused on growing naval business activities in Australia, New Zealand & Canada.

Energy & Marine (E&M) is a business unit within the Marine Division. E&M is a leading design consultancy providing naval architecture, marine, system engineering, electrical engineering design and project support services to the offshore, marine and defence markets worldwide. Within this business unit, Naval Engineering have vast experience in engineering, construction, concept design and through life support for a wide range of front line naval and auxiliary support vessels.

E&M operates within the UK including Rosyth, Bristol and Plymouth, as well as having employees based internationally. E&M aim to continue recent business growth which provides great opportunities for career progression and development.

Energy and Marine (E&M) Safety Engineering Group (SEG) provides safety and environmental engineering management services for surface ships, submarine and commercial projects but excluding those with a nuclear implication.
* Provide professional safety and environmental engineering support to surface ship, submarine and commercial projects;
* Provide safety and environmental case input to non-conformances and design changes for specified systems;
* Plan and control of work to time, cost and quality;
* Provide expertise and support in own engineering specialisation to other members of the safety team;
* Assist in the production of and eventually own and control safety and environmental cases.

The Safety Engineer is required to have an extensive engineering background in a relevant discipline and experience of safety and environmental assessment/management processes that is specifically directed towards systems or product safety and environmental assessment (as opposed to health and safety management).

Key Technical Skills and Experience:

* Extensive operating background in UK submarines, Cat A or B NSRP watch-keeper;
* Experience of working with MOD processes and publications, in particular: POSMS, POEMS, DSA01 & 02, JSP 430, JSP 418 & Def Stan 00-56;
* Authoring of Technical Reports;
* Chairmanship and recording of Technical meetings;
* Experience of constructing a safety argument in accordance with the First Sea Lord's Safety Argument, Goal Structured Notation, Claims/Argument/Evidence etc.
* Experience of facilitating/undertaking Hazard Identification and Assessment exercises.
* Experienced in multidisciplinary engineering environment.
Key Leadership/Management Skills
* Good people management skills;
* Good team player but able to plan and work alone;

Key Interpersonal and Behavioural Skills

* Committed to ensuring design safety and prepared to challenge output when required;
* Desire to learn new skills in support of role;
* Self-motivated.
* Category A or B submarine NSRP watch-keeping certificate
* Ideally degree qualified but HND/HNC level qualification in an engineering discipline with extensive experience in relevant field will be considered;

* Preferably already hold the Defence Maritime Regulator's (DMR) Ship Safety & Environmental Management Training (SEMT) or Ship Safety Management Office (SSMO) Certification (training will be arranged if required);
* Knowledge and experience of conventional non-nuclear safety engineering in accordance with Def Stan 0056 (Safety Management for Defence Systems), DSA01.1 Defence Policy for Health, Safety and Environmental Protection, DSA02-DMR - MOD Shipping Regulations for Safety and Environmental Protection, JSP 430 (MoD Ship Safety Manual) and JSP 418 MOD Corporate Environmental Protection Manual;
* Ideally you will be a member of a relevant institution (e.g. IMechE, RINA, IET, SARS etc.) and hold Chartered or Incorporated status (or be working towards);
* Knowledge of environmental issues & legislation would be an advantage.
Consideration will also be given to those who may not meet all the requirements outlined above but are willing to undertake further development and training as required

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