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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  Competitive salary,plus bonus and other benefits

Gloucester, GB Near Leiston, GB Flexible, GB Leiston, GB London, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Safety Case Engineer (Sizewell C)

Sizewell C. The power of good for Britain. 

Location: Gloucester Business Park, Gloucester (Flexible working arrangements available, with attendance at Sizewell C project offices in Aztec West (Bristol) and London also expected)


Employment type: Permanent full-time
Employment basis: The role is expected to be a full- time position however we are open to discussing a more flexible or part- time approach where possible. 


Salary : Competitive Salary, plus bonus and other benefits.

Closing date: 31st July 2024


The Opportunity


Are you excited by the opportunity to have a strong influence on the direction, strategy and requirements within a fast-paced project environment and maturing organisation to support the delivery of a modern standard safety case for a new build nuclear power station?  To take personal ownership and accountability for the work you do? Are you passionate about solving complex problems and driving pragmatic solutions? Are you a proactive self-starter with a questioning attitude? Are you known for your eye for detail? 

If you are looking for a career which is rewarding, at the cutting edge of project development and where you can really make a difference, come and join our expanding Sizewell C (SZC) team and work on one of the most exciting projects in the UK, whilst being at the forefront of the UK’s climate change agenda and energy policy. When completed, this project will provide dependable electricity to millions of homes for 60 years, which along with renewables, will support Britain to achieve Net Zero by 2050.


The Role



The Design Authority within the licensee organisation is responsible for maintaining design integrity and the overall safety case throughout the full lifecycle of the nuclear power plant.

As a Safety Case Engineer, you will support the development of the safety case and provide solutions to challenging issues to support the constructing, commissioning, and operation of the new reactors. Fulfilling the Intelligent Customer role on behalf of the licensee, you will have the opportunity to engage and influence a wide range of stakeholders, including the overseas suppliers and UK regulators, on the adequacy of safety case and safety case deliverables in an international project environment.


Principal Accountabilities:


•    To understand the safety case especially those elements related to safety studies, and in particular internal & external hazards; 
•    Be able to explain to others the general provisions for protection of the power station from faults and hazards;
•    Production or review of design basis safety studies (in particular hazards analysis);
•    To develop or review strategies and methodologies for managing and assessing risks from internal and external hazards;
•    Support the development of processes for safety case management, modification control and configuration control;
•    Manage the production and development of the sections of the site-specific safety case;
•    Work effectively and maintain a strong relationship with the nuclear regulators in the areas of safety case management and the hazards safety case;
•    Co-ordinate the resolution of SZC site specific issues between the SZC project and wider hazards specialists within the EDF group.
•    Co-ordinate support from other external organisations. 



The Skills

Key attributes you will have:


•    A motivated, self-starting, dynamic, with the ability to work across multiple disciplines and organisational levels for the development of the safety case; 
•    Ability to pay attention to details and keen to develop professionally;
•    Ability to work on own initiative and apply scientific/technical training to identify and resolve problems;
•    Excellent organisation and communication skills, with the ability to work autonomously, and within teams.


There is a comprehensive Safety Case training programme as well as Behaviour-led Technical Leadership training available to help you bridge knowledge gaps as well as supporting your growth.



Competitive Salary & Benefits



We’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives and we’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. Our teams are set up to work flexibly and we provide a full suite of IT equipment to ensure that our employees can adopt a blended working arrangement. 


We offer a competitive salary linked to the level of experience within the following bands:


•    Professional Entry Level   £29,872 to £64,521 per annum,
•    Managed Professional      £52,393 to £80,655 per annum,


In addition we offer a market-leading company pension scheme with a graded company contribution of up to 15% when matched to a personal contribution of to 7.5%, a company incentive bonus plan of up to 5% of annual salary and a range of flexible benefits, such as: health cover, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.

We operate a wide range of flexible working arrangements, please let us know if you’d like to discuss these by highlighting this on your application. 


Power in Diversity 


Sizewell C is a great place to work, where everyone is welcome. 
To fulfil our commitment of doing the power of good for Britain, our ambition is to have a workforce which reflects and benefits the society we are part of and serve.  Every worker on SZC, wherever they are, should help to create and experience the right environment where everyone on the team understands, respects and embraces diversity with a culture where everyone is treated with equal respect and are all given equal access to opportunities.  By valuing the different points of view and experiences that having a diverse team brings, and by fostering an inclusive climate, we will create a great place to work and a more successful project.  
We create the right environment where people feel able to bring their whole selves to work. Whilst working together there is mutual trust and appreciation created through the building of meaningful relationships with one another, aligned with our key values:   

Respect: Value the rules and environment in which we operate 
Positivity: Positively challenge poor quality and performance 
Humility: Be open to other’s points of view and ideas, be willing to debate and to compromise 
Solidarity: One team, working closely together and helping each other 
Clarity: Communicate clearly and consistently 
Everyone is able to get the most from their work and the workplace, and in return, give their best. 

If the above sounds like you then we would love to hear from you!

 A full job description is available on application. 



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