Nuclear Safety Case Engineers (Associate Contract Positions)

Nuclear Safety Case Engineers (Associate Contract Positions) - (UK-AS-02)

Risktec Solutions Ltd. is an independent and specialist risk management consulting and training company. We assist clients in major hazard industries to manage safety and business risk.

Our clients in the nuclear and defence industries require safety case engineers to work at their main offices, project locations or industrial sites in the UK. As a result we are seeking highly motivated, dynamic and influential individuals to join us as Associates on a contract basis. The contract will be managed by our resource solutions business, ASTEC.

Interested candidates should have an excellent understanding of the technical and managerial issues fundamental to technical health, safety and environmental (HSE) risk engineering and management within the UK nuclear and defence industries. In addition, good organizational and written and verbal communication skills are essential.

Each requirement will be different, but typical duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Working at client sites on short, medium or long-term term assignments in the UK.
  • Acting as a Technical Authority for nuclear safety case engineering projects and deliverables, providing technical safety support and advice to projects
  • Lead coordinator for nuclear safety engineering projects, responsible for leading, coordinating and interpreting studies undertaken by internal and external specialists
  • Facilitating a wide range of hazard identification and risk assessment workshops, e.g. HAZOP, HAZID, SIL, LOPA, and Bowtie assessment
  • Developing ALARP demonstrations for safety risks and developing Safety Cases for design and operations phases
  • Producing formal technical reports, Safety Cases and other project deliverables

Preferred qualifications and experience:

  • Qualified to degree level in relevant engineering or science discipline
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in the civil or defence nuclear industry, some positions will require 15+ years.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in nuclear safety case engineering, some positions will require 15+ years. We are seeing an increasing demand for personnel with only 5 years experience.

Key attributes:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Sound technical base
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Practical, common sense approach


Associates receive a bespoke service aligned to individual needs.

Services provided by ASTEC:

ASTEC provides a wide range of services to our Associates, allowing them to concentrate on delivering the required level of service to our clients. These include:

  • Matching client opportunities to your experience and skills
  • Skills development through subsidised training courses
  • CV management to ensure your skills are presented in the most suitable way
  • A range of contract options to suit individual needs
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Contract administration services that include timesheets/invoices, payment and security clearance (where required)


For an initial confidential discussion, please contact Ben Holden or Gaye Dockrell on +44 (0)1625 590008.

To register your interest for a position, please email your CV, quoting reference UK-AS-02, to:

Wilderspool Park
Greenall's Avenue
W4 6HL
United Kingdom

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