Nuclear Safety Case Engineer Moor Row 2024

At Jacobs, we’ll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities. People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the opportunity

Jacobs is currently recruiting for Nuclear Safety Case Engineers at all levels of experience to join our growing business.

Our offices are located across the UK and we embrace flexible and hybrid working arrangements. These roles can either be full-time or part-time so please discuss your preference with us. Take your personal and professional career development to the next level by working in a growing market with a large and diverse client base.

Our Safety Case Engineers are working collaboratively across diverse markets in the civil nuclear and defence sectors on strategic national projects. Our work spans the full nuclear lifecycle, including next-generation systems and emerging reactor technologies, supporting the safe operation of existing nuclear platforms and facilities, and solving complex waste management and decommissioning challenges.

We are interested in hearing from you if you have experience in one or more of the following areas listed below, but we’re also keen to speak to you if you’re interested in transferring into this discipline. Jacobs will assist your transition through formal training and mentoring support:

  • Safety Case production and management.
  • Hazard and Risk identification and assessment studies, e.g. FMEA, HAZOP, ALARP.
  • Internal and External Hazard assessments.
  • Deterministic and Probabilistic Safety Assessments (PSA).
  • Nuclear Licensing and Authorisations.
  • Integrating safety principles into engineering designs.

Key responsibilities 

  • Delivering technical work to support the demonstration that a facility or system can be operated safely and in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Liaising with clients to understand their challenges and develop solutions.
  • Representing the business in technical meetings with clients, regulators and other third parties.
  • Helping to maintain the technical capability/knowledge of the community and mentoring junior team members (as appropriate).

Here’s what you’ll need

  • A degree (or equivalent demonstrable experience) in a STEM discipline.
  • Experience in executing project tasks against relevant standards and best practices.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to articulate information to a broad range of stakeholders.

Our culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. 

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team.

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.

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