Senior Engineer Safety and Environmental - Bristol

Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical
Salary description:
£30000 - £40000/ annum
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Senior Engineer Safety and Environmental

Babcock Energy & Marine

Energy & Marine is a business unit within the Marine Division of Babcock International Group. E&M is a leading design consultancy providing naval architecture, marine, system engineering, electrical engineering design and project support services to the offshore, marine and defence markets worldwide. Within this business unit, Naval Engineering have vast experience in engineering, construction, concept design and through life support for a wide range of front line naval and auxiliary support vessels.

E&M offers the opportunity to work on interesting and varied design and engineering projects supporting defence and commercial clients in the UK and internationally. E&M operates within the UK including Rosyth, Bristol and Plymouth, as well as having employees based internationally. E&M aim to continue recent business growth which provides great opportunities for career progression and development.

Babcock Energy and Marine (E&M) Safety Engineering Group (SEG) provides safety and environmental engineering management services for surface ships, submarine and commercial projects but excluding those with a nuclear implication.

The main purpose of the role is to include but not be limited to:

* Provide professional safety and environmental engineering support to surface ship, submarine and commercial projects;
* Provide safety and environmental case input to non-conformances and design changes for specified systems;
* Support other members of SEG in developing non-nuclear safety and environmental assessments or cases;
* Plan and control of work to time, cost and quality;
* Provide expertise and support in own engineering specialisation to other members of the safety team;
* Production of safety and environmental cases.

Role Qualifications & Requirements

The Senior Safety Engineer is required to have an extensive engineering background in a relevant discipline and experience of safety and environmental assessment/management processes that is specifically directed towards systems or product safety and environmental assessment.

Key Technical Skills and Experience:

* Experience of working with MOD processes and publications, in particular: POSMS, POEMS, DSA01 & 02, JSP 430, JSP 418 & Def Stan 00-56;
* Authoring of Technical Reports;
* Chairmanship and recording of Technical meetings;
* Experience of constructing a safety argument in accordance with the First Sea Lord's Safety Argument, Goal Structured Notation, Claims/Argument/Evidence etc.
* Experience of facilitating/undertaking Hazard Identification and Assessment exercises using some or all of the following:
o Structured What If Technique (SWIFT)
o Hazard and Operability Studies (HazOpS)
o Fault Tree Analysis
o Event Tree Analysis
o Failure Mode Effect & (Criticality) Analysis (FME(C)A)
* Good knowledge of Naval Engineering in RN ships and/or submarines would be advantageous;
* Experienced in multidisciplinary engineering environment;
* Knowledge of environmental issues & legislation would be an advantage;
* Good presentational, written, analytical and IT skills.


* Ideally degree qualified but HND/HNC level qualification in an engineering discipline with extensive experience in relevant field will be considered;
* Preferably already hold the Defence Maritime Regulator's (DMR) Ship Safety & Environmental Management Training (SEMT) or Ship Safety Management Office (SSMO) Certification (training will be arranged if required);
* Ideally you will be a member of a relevant institution (e.g. IMechE, RINA, IET, SARS etc.) and hold Chartered or Incorporated status (or be working towards);

Consideration will also be given to those who may not meet all the requirements outlined above but are willing to undertake further development and training as required.

What else do I need to know?

* All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.
* We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview

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