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Jacobs Safety Case Engineer (Hybrid Working) in Glasgow, United Kingdom

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About the opportunity:

The Defence Industry Solutions Sector is a growing sector and to meet this we are looking to recruit for a Safety Case Engineer with extensive experience in the development of safety justification for nuclear infrastructure to join our Defence & Security business. Candidates with similar safety case experience within high hazard industries and, or significant nuclear defence industry experience will be considered, where this compliments the existing team.

This role will ideally be based close to our Glasgow office in a hybrid working role, and there will be a need for periodic visits to client sites as projects require.

The Defence & Security business provides an exciting mixture of consultancy, design and engineering support, along with delivery of challenging Defence projects, to major clients in the UK at a variety of Sites across the nuclear and defence industries, including HMNB Clyde, HMNB Devonport, BAES Barrow and AWE Aldermaston. Overseas, we are delivering similarly interesting and exciting projects across the globe including projects for clients in the Middle East and Australia.

Taking a lead role in the development of the appropriate and proportionate safety justification documentation case which will predominantly be including Nuclear but may also include, Product, Construction, Process and HSE

  • Ensuring technical quality and excellence of your work

  • Regular communication with clients and other design team members and participation in Design Reviews, HAZOPs, HAZCONs, SHERAs and stakeholder meetings

  • Contributing to the development of safety requirements within the designs for complex facilities, systems and equipment

  • Adherence and contribution to business and quality management systems

  • Operational and design safety, and developing a good safety culture

  • Self-starter, ability to guide and lead others within the team

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

Benefits: Include but not limited too:

Private medical insurance/critical illness/life assurance/ Digital GP service, Hybrid working, Generous pension contribution, Buy and sell Holidays up to 42 days leave, Share/save scheme, Salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, Professional development, Enhanced parental leave pay, wellbeing service, And many more

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • HND or Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline or a Professionally Registered Engineer.

  • Experience in nuclear or nuclear defence engineering or a similar highly regulated environment.

  • Experience of, Safety Case production, Hazard Listing, Fault Schedules, Safety Class Analysis, Safety Functional Requirements, Operational Constraints

  • You must be a UK National and able/willing to obtain SC level security clearance, which includes resident in the UK for the preceding 5 years

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