Senior Safety and Environmental Engineer

Job Title: Senior Safety and Environmental Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Competitive Rate
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: RBMP4408_1502187248
Contact Name: Robert Bush MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 08, 2017 11:14

Job Description

Sitec Recruitment are currently recruiting for a prestigious Engineering company who specialise in the Naval / Marine Engineering and Support Services industry and are seeking a Senior Safety and Environmental Engineer to be based at Devonport Dockyard Plymouth on a contract basis for an estimated 6 months.
To support the Principal Engineers and the Head of the E&MT Safety Engineering Group.
There will be a requirement to provide task guidance and project governance in accordance with company procedures and legislative and Ministry of Defence (MOD) policy requirements within our clients Business Units and MOD and Industry customers.
The role will require the gathering of suitable evidence to support the development of non-nuclear Safety and Environmental Case (SEC) for items of Product, Services and Systems on behalf of the MOD Equipment Authority (EA), and for those systems integrated and supported by our client as the Prime Defence Contractor.
Accordingly, the Principal Safety Engineer will be required to present the S&E argument via an appropriate Safety and Environmental Case Report (SECR), or other S&E deliverables as directed.
Principal tasks and responsibilities are:
Act as support to Discipline Lead and Principal Engineers for Safety and Support Engineering Functions
Authorising Safety documentation as directed by Discipline Lead/Principal Engineers
Chairmanship of Safety Reviews to identify best technical solution to fulfil Project objectives
Representing Group and/or Department as directed by Discipline Lead/Principal Engineers
Managing Safety projects; working to time, cost and quality
Providing professional safety engineering support to surface ship and submarine projects
Supporting in the preparation of commercial tenders/ bid responses.
To manage staff in accordance with, business and HR procedures and guidelines.
Interfacing Responsibilities:
For the principal tasks and responsibilities identified in Section 4 to be carried out and discharged effectively, there are a number of limited responsibilities of other groups or persons that must also be discharged. Principal amongst these are:
Other groups and sections within E&MT
Other Babcock Business units
Ministry of Defence
Other Safety Case Owners
Contractor is authorised to:
Produce formal safety and environmental deliverables
Provide Assurance on deliverables as delegated
Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
Degree qualified in a related engineering discipline (HND/HNC level qualification with extensive experience in relevant field will be considered)
Ship Safety Management Office (SSMO) Certificate
Member of a relevant institution (e.g. IMechE, RINA, IET, SARS etc.) and hold Chartered status (or be working towards).
Extensive knowledge and experience of conventional non-nuclear safety engineering management in the Sea Domain accordance with Def Stan 00-56 (Safety Management Requirements for Defence Systems), DSA01/02 (Defence Policy for Health Safety and Environmental Protection (HS&EP and JSP 418 Management of Environmental Protection in Defence
Knowledge of environmental issues & legislation would be an advantage.
Candidates must have a background to be eligible for UK Security Clearance.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.