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Safety Case Engineer - All Levels


Warrington, GB, WA3 6YD Remote Worker, GB Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ Leicester, GB, LE3 1UF

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Safety Case Engineer -  All levels  
Location:              UK, Flexible Location + Remote 
Compensation:    £50,000 - £80,000 dependent on experience
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                SF55889

At Cavendish Nuclear we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Safety Case Engineer. We're seeking talented Safety Case Engineers of all levels, including Senior and Principal, to join our team. Our opportunities will allow you the freedom to work remotely from anywhere in the UK, so wherever you're based there's a place for your level of expertise.
The role 
As a Safety Case Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will manage the delivery of engineering and technical activities, through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience.  
Day to day, you’ll:


  • Develop hazard management strategies.
  • Author radiological safety assessments, including Hazard Management Strategy, Safety Reports (PSRs and PCSRs etc. and equivalents) 
  • Produce and check calculations, design basis documentation and technical reports 
  • Participate in HAZID / HAZOP studies 
  • Manage the delivery for the work undertaken by the Supply Chain as appropriate and maintain an overview of progress against cost and programme, and the management of project risks, for the work undertaken within their agreed remit 
  • Maintain an overview of technical and safety case strategies being delivered, and the key arguments used, to share ‘best practice’ between projects 
  • Serve as a Company technical representative in external settings, where required 
  • Undertake any special duties as may be specified from time to time by the Functional Leader

Location flexibility allows you to work remotely from anywhere in the UK (with occasional travel to site) or if preferred from one of our many offices, including Warrington, Leicester, Bristol, Edinburgh etc.
Essential experience of the Safety Case Engineer

  • Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience
  • Chartered Engineer status (or actively working toward Chartered Status)
  • Experience in working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types.
  • demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks across a range of complexities.
  • Good communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines.

Desirable experience of the Safety Case Engineer

  • Member of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.


Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity. 


Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.  


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date:    18/07/25



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