Overview / Responsibilities:
We’re recruiting for a Junior Safety Case Engineer to support growth on new frameworks providing professional services to the exciting New Build project at Hinkley Point C (HPC). There are a number of areas of work including fantastic opportunities in Site Engineering based at or near HPC construction site in a fantastic location set on the Severn estuary in Somerset as well as support to the Technical Management Authority, Design Authority, Commissioning and other teams based in Bristol with potential to be based in the Wood office in Gloucester for a proportion of the time.
This role is crucial to the success of the HPC project and the work output will help to form the basis of operation of the plant in future years. The successful candidate will work in teams with both Wood and customer staff and will be expected to interact in a professional manner at all times, delivering work to time, cost and quality whilst maintaining an unerring focus on safety of themselves and others.
This role is your chance to be involved in one of the largest construction projects in Europe and to help successfully deliver the plant that will help power a large proportion of UK homes and businesses in the future. We’re excited about this project and this opportunity and we hope you are as well.
We want you to join our team
Whilst this opportunity is specifically to support HPC, we’re growing our offices in Gloucester and Bristol on the back of several significant opportunities in the nuclear new build and existing generation programmes. We’re a professional, friendly and supportive team, and can offer exciting and challenging development opportunities across a range of projects. The South West of England is a dynamic and thriving environment in which to take the next step in your career.
We’re looking for people
Who have experience or transferrable skills into the nuclear industry or other highly-regulated industries. If you’re interested in driving your career forward, then we’d like to meet with you and discuss this exciting opportunity.
Working within our team, you will form a key part of our dynamic safety services community supporting a wide range of projects and clients across the nuclear industry, primarily for customers in new build and generating reactors but also with possibilities to support teams from other offices in decommissioning, defence and on fusion reactor work.
Key responsibilities for this role include the application of Nuclear Safety principles and their role in safety case preparation and production. You will also support the development and delivery of License Summary Statements, Nuclear Safety Cases and other supporting documentation on behalf of our clients.
The Junior Safety Case Engineer is likely to be responsible for activities such as:
Production of License Summary Statements and other technical safety documents under guidance from more senior members of the team
Implementing the Safety Case development strategy
Taking part in authoring and/or verification activities supported by more senior team members
Taking part in other Technical Safety activities such as HAZID, HAZOP, Fault Schedule development, SFR derivation, etc.
Success in this role will be measured by achieving an excellent standard of delivery with no issues in the work output. Customer satisfaction and further growth of work to support the business will also be key measures of success in our consultancy-based business.
Our business is largely consultancy-based and so the level of influence for any task is largely dependent upon the skill and experience of the individual. Typically, we would expect a Junior Safety Case Engineer to:
Work with senior members of the team, mentors, and stakeholders from within the customer organisation in order to reach satisfactorary outcomes to each piece of work
Successfully deliver tasked work whilst challenging anything that is unclear
Be proactive and have an ability to engage with stakeholders and challenge in an open, confident and clear manner. Coaching will be provided if necessary
Influence customer stakeholders to ensure that the right decisions are made in the context of the work undertaken.
Wood’s nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.
Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.
Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.
What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work closely with our clients and committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.
Skills / Qualifications:
A sound technical or engineering background with a minimum of a 2:1 in a scientific or engineering degree and demonstrable experience in the Nuclear industry
Demonstrable ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and present complex arguments in a well-structured manner, suitable for a varied audience
Demonstrable communication skills with stakeholders both internally and externally
Awareness and understanding of the purpose of Safety Cases in the Nuclear industry
Ability to work in a team in a multidisciplinary environment
Ability to think innovatively and solve complex problems
Experience of working in a safety and safety case environment within either the nuclear industry, or a similar highly regulated industry such as petrochemical or rail (preferable)
Knowledge and experience of the application of some of the following techniques would be beneficial: Hazard Identification, Fault Schedule development, Safety Functional Requirements (SFR) derivation, Probabilistic Safety Analysis
Knowledge/experience of operating in an environment with a graded approach to quality processes
Act with integrity and possess a conscientious approach
Self-motivated, with an ability and desire to work collaboratively with other teams and/or organisations to create new opportunities
Available to work full-time in the centre of Bristol and/or Barnwood, Gloucester and potentially other locations within the UK
Outgoing and personable with a successful track record of developing relationships with customers at all levels
What do you get?
As well as exciting roles on projects in the UK and abroad; in a supportive and professional work environment, these are some of the additional benefits you can expect at Wood:
A competitive reward package
Work life balance – We offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations. You can also buy up to an additional week’s holiday and we also have a time off in lieu system. We are also introducing enhanced payment of family friendly benefits – maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave
Private healthcare for all staff
Flexible benefits where you can have access to travel insurance, critical illness cover, dental benefit, childcare vouchers, cycle to scheme and more
International opportunities - As an 60,000 strong community of colleagues operating in 60 countries you will have access to international career opportunities
For your peace of mind we offer life insurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, as well as group income protection and life assurance benefit
To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions
For our communities:
We give back to our communities, we have a matched funding community investment programme. In our global business our people are showing commitment and courage to care for the communities we operate in. You can do this by supporting causes and raising funds for charities that are important to you, your colleagues and your local area
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.