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Senior Safety Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Job Title: Senior Safety Engineer - Maritime Defence
Location: Remote working (occasional travel to a Hub office Bristol, Plymouth or Edinburgh)
Compensation: £45,089 - £55,406 per annum
Role Type: Full time / Permanent 
Job ID: SF42343

Here at Babcock, we are recruiting for Senior Safety Engineers to join our Marine Engineering and Systems (ME&S) business unit. ME&S 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.  
In this role, you will provide professional safety and environmental engineering support to critical surface ship, submarine and commercial projects across the defence sector. 
With an ever growing and varied range of projects to support, this is a role where your work truly makes a difference, and no two day is the same. 

Who we are looking for?
As a Senior Safety Engineer, you will 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.
Ideally with exposure to the defence sector and UK MoD as a client


What will you be doing?
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 Quality, Time and Budget;
•    Provide expertise and support in own engineering specialisation to other members of the safety team;
•    Production of safety and environmental cases.


The experience you’ll bring 
You will have experience in a similar Safety Engineer role, ideally in the Defence and/or Maritime environment, as well as being competent with all, or some, of the following tasks / knowledge points 
•    A working knowledge of MOD Health Safety and Environmental Protection (HS&EP) Policy 
•    A working knowledge of applicable Defence Standards and Joint Service Publications (JSPs) such as 00-056 (Safety Management Requirements for Defence Systems) and JSP 418 (Management of Environmental Protection in Defence);
•    Authoring of Technical Reports
•    Experience of constructing a safety argument via the Goal Structured Notation, /Claims/Argument/Evidence techniques;
•    Experience of facilitating/undertaking Hazard Identification and Assessment exercises using some or all of the following - Structured What If Technique (SWIFT), Hazard and Operability Studies (HazOpS), Fault / Event Tree Analysis;
•    Good presentational, written, analytical and IT skills.
•    You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.


What a role with Babcock offers? 
•    Enhanced employment terms and conditions
•    Money purchase pension scheme
•    Life assurance
•    Share ownership scheme
•    Occupational health services
•    Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
•    Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
•    Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts


About Babcock International and Devonport
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
You will be a part of the operation at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It’s why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy’s new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme. 


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Application Guidance: 

All applications should be made online.
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
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