As System Safety Interface Engineer you will be an engineer specialising in either Civils/ Stations/ Rail Systems safety. Working within the Construction Engineering system safety team you will be responsible for the assurance of the system safety activities in Phase One of HS2, supporting the design and construction of a safe, technically integrated and compliant future operational railway.
About the role:
Responsible for enabling the HS2 Phase One projects to ensure compliance with the Railways (Interoperability) Regulations and CSM-RA.
Managing risk assessments for specific discipline areas, being able to self-sufficiently plan, run and write up risk workshops.
Developing reports to be able to justify and explain safety assessment results within the organisation and to independent assessment bodies.
Supporting the HS2 project wide Hazard Record, analysing hazards and compliance evidence to satisfy CSM-RA.
Managing specific interfaces to the AsBo/NoBo, supporting contractors during independent assessments by the AsBo/ NoBo and supporting the flow of evidence to demonstrate CSM-RA compliance for the railway.
Input to strategic plans such as HS2 Authorisation Plan and key governance documents such as papers to the System Review Panel.
Actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures in EDI.
Ability to undertake qualitative and quantitative assessment of risk as part of railway safety engineering or similar.
Awareness of interoperability compliance.
Ability to present safety arguments to independent assessment bodies and regulators.
Knowledge of the Common Safety Method on Risk Evaluation and Assessment (CSM-RA) regulation or a similar application of engineering safety management.
Knowledge of hazard identification and analysis techniques and management of hazards through hazard records.
Working knowledge in HAZOP, Fault Tree and Event Tree analysis in a railway environment or similar.
Knowledge of engineering safety management and compliance with EU and UK law relating to engineering safety
Type of experience:
Experience in engineering safety management and compliance with EU and UK law relating to engineering safety.
Experience of working in major rail infrastructure upgrade projects or alternatively, a level of consultancy experience in producing assessment and deliverables for a project of HS2 scale and scope.
Experience of delivering evidence of system safety / engineering safety within a safety critical environment, e.g. aviation, rail, maritime, oil/gas, nuclear or military applications.
The post-holder is expected to behave at all times in a manner consistent with the HS2 values of Safety, Leadership, Integrity and Respect.
It is expected that you will actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.
We ask for a variety of detail in your online application, however we perform the first assessment of suitability for a role based solely on the information in your CV. Please attach an updated word version of your CV for each new application and include evidence directly related to the criteria in the job advert.
High Speed 2 (HS2 Ltd) will be the UK’s new high speed rail network. As well as improving capacity, the new scheme will shorten journey times between a number of Britain’s major population centres, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.
HS2 Ltd will create a skills legacy and develop a diverse range of talent. We aim to be a leader in EDI practice by creating a safe & inclusive working environment for all our staff - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.
In practice, this means we are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging our staff networks to flourish and providing personal and professional development opportunities.
HS2 Ltd is also a safety-critical organisation. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others’ health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to our ‘Safe at Heart’ programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.
HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone working for us and with us feels included, thrives and achieves their full potential.