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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive plus benefits

Gloucester, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Safety Case Engineer (Hazards)

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve Net Zero.



Location: Barnwood, Gloucester

Salary: Competitive plus benefits


Employment type: Permanent

Closing date: 30th January 2022


The Opportunity


Our exciting Sizewell C (SZC) project – a proposed new nuclear power station to be built on the Suffolk coast - would provide dependable electricity to 6 million homes for 60 years which, along with renewables, will support Britain’s Net Zero aim by 2050. 

As Safety Case Engineer (Hazards), you’ll help ensure nuclear safety and maintain design integrity as an intelligent customer within the Safety Case Branch of SZC.

The Role


You’ll produce safety case documentation as part of SZC’s Design Authority, particularly aspects related to internal and external hazards. You’ll also support the development of processes for managing the safety case and its configuration control.

Specifically, you’ll be accountable for:



  • Understanding the safety case related to internal and external hazards
  • Producing and reviewing design hazard assessments
  • Developing and reviewing strategies and methodologies for managing and assessing risks from various hazards
  • Understanding the general provisions for protection from hazards
  • Understanding how hazards are assessed probabilistically
  • Supporting the development of processes for safety case management, modification control and configuration control
  • Managing the production and development of sections of the site- specific safety case
  • Supporting changes to the safety case
  • Providing safety case input to non-conformances and design changes for specified systems
  • Working effectively and maintain a strong relationship with EDF Engineering and Regulatory bodies
  • Co-ordinating support from other external organisations
  • Interfacing with the regulator in the areas of safety case management and the hazards safety case



The Skills


To be successful in this role you’ll be able to demonstrate: 



  • Degree or equivalent in physical science, maths or engineering
  • Experience in a safety related, regulated environment (i.e. nuclear, oil & gas, aviation, etc) 
  • Demonstrable evidence of complex safety case management/ production (ideally in the nuclear industry), with an emphasis on hazards safety cases
  • Ability to operate autonomously or as part of a team
  • Decision making capability for resolution of safety case issues
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders



  • Chartered engineer status


Competitive Salary & Benefits


At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.  

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing. 

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.  



Why EDF?


Together, we can beat the climate crisis.  Together, we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.   

When it comes to saving the planet, everyone’s talking the talk these days. As Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, we’re not just talking about it, we’re doing something about it.   

At EDF every single one of us is 100% committed to reducing the UK’s carbon emissions to Net Zero. We’re generating the right mix of low carbon electricity to power the nation today and building the low carbon infrastructure Britain will need tomorrow.    

Our people form a 10,000+ strong community, rich in diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We empower our people with the skills they need to build a successful career and to bring our purpose to life in their work.  

Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.

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