Principal Safety Engineer

Barrow in Furness
Up to £50 p hour
15 May 2018
19 May 2018
Job Description General experience in: o Implementing safety processes and plans in large complex systems (hardware & software); o Developing safety processes; o Developing Safety Management Plans (SMPs); o Hazard identification and analysis; o Qualitative and quantitative analyses; o Functional decomposition; o Human Factors, operability and maintenance impact on safety; o Liaising with engineers and suppliers; o Developing ALARP arguments; o Developing safety cases. Experience in the following safety techniques: o Functional Hazard Assessment (FHA); o Fault Tree Analysis (FTA); o Event Tree Analysis (ETA); o Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA); o Accident Sequence Modelling; o Fault Schedules; o Hazard & Operability Analysis (HAZOP); o Zonal Hazard Analysis (ZHA). Experience in using safety standards and guidance: o E.g. IEC61508, DO178, DEF-STAN-00-56, ARP-4761; o Setting integrity requirements (e.g. SIL, DAL); o Providing/ eliciting compliance evidence to standards and requirements; o Dealing with Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) equipment; o Dealing with Software of Unknown Pedigree (SOUP). Experience of requirements: o Developing Safety Functional Requirements (SFRs); o Deriving safety requirements on systems, components and testing from safety analyses; o Setting Availability, Reliability & Maintainability (ARM) requirements; o Providing/ eliciting compliance evidence to requirements; The Individual Ideally Degree level education in a relevant Engineering or Science discipline with professional skills and academic qualification endorsed by the Engineering Council Ability to communicate effectively at all levels through oral and written briefings and technical reports. Ability to produce timely and professional safety assessments and reports Ability to work as a member of a team A degree of existing knowledge of the following is preferred, the capability to develop a detailed understanding and working knowledge is essential: 1. Understanding of submarine systems design, interaction commissioning and operation; 2. Knowledge of MoD due process requirements for safety documentation and understanding of naval safety management arrangements; 3. Familiarity with Product Safety techniques and standards (either submarines or wider industry) and Engineering processes (e.g. Life Cycle Management); 4. Sound understanding and application of the ALARP principle; 5. Understanding of Safety Legislation; 6. Knowledge of Safety Case architecture including the awareness of the prescription and guidance. Desirable Understanding of SIL & appropriate application Understanding of ONR SAPs Understanding of modern methodologies safety case Awareness of the Astute-Class Plant Nuclear Safety Case and/or Through Life Safety Case for PWR2 NRP. Awareness of the Dreadnought-Class Nuclear Safety Case for PWR3 NRP. Industrial knowledge including computer applications, control engineering and electrical design. Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc. Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application. This job was originally posted as