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Our Vacancy

Safety Case Assessor

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Whitehaven
  • 12/03/23
  • Hybrid work

CRA is one of the UK’s largest integrated Risk, Safety and Human Factors consultancies. We have a long history of helping our clients in the UK nuclear and other high hazard industries manage risk and ensure the safety of their operations.  As part of the Assystem Group we also have opportunities to support a wide variety of projects around the world.

CRA recognises that our staff are our greatest asset and we strive to develop each consultant technically and professionally by providing them with the opportunities and support they need to grow and realise their potential.  For more junior staff, Initial Professional Development (IPD) focuses on attaining the competencies and the range of technical experience required to achieve Chartered status with their chosen professional institution through a combination of internal and external training and project experience. For our more experienced staff, our Continued Professional Development (CPD) programme provides support to allow maintenance of existing skills and expertise, while developing new ones in complimentary areas.  

We aim to provide a diverse and inclusive working environment with a healthy work-life balance and recognise the benefits that this brings to our business, our clients and our people.

Job Description

Safety Case Assessor, Cumbria

Project Description         The project undertakes Safety Case reviews and provides Safety Case services in support of various facilities across this large-scale infrastructure project. This includes Safety Case assessment production, Safety Case review, strategies and LTPRs.

Role Description              This role is to support and carry out reviews of Safety Cases and develop new Safety Case assessments. It will also provide support to Safety Case activities in conjunction with relevant plants Safety Case Manager, including LTPR support.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities: 

Proactively lead engagement with Plant personnel to:

1.            Plan for and undertake Safety Case Assessments e.g. HAZANs and OSMs

2.            Develop and collate coherent and concise ALARP Justifications

3.            SQEP HAZOP chair with applicable demonstrable experience.

4.            Provide Safety Case experience and knowledge to the reviews undertaken.

5.            Ability to drive Safety Case documentation through its approval processes.

6.            Determine the impact of any required changes to the current Safety Case

7.            Provide support and input to the overall team to promote and improve the overall team capability.

Essential Experience & Qualifications

Personality: Self-motivated individual able to work under guidance and from their own initiative. Reliable, tolerant, and determined, an empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person’s point of view. Able to get on with others and be a team-player.  A questioning and investigative attitude is desirable.

Ability to work as an integral part of a team and from own initiative to achieve results. Possess the ability to justify/explain progress made, and actions implemented.

Specific Job Skills: Detailed knowledge of Safety Cases and experience in undertaking Safety Case assessments. Detailed understanding of the principles of Safety Cases, Nuclear and General Engineering. Ability to demonstrate SQEP SC knowledge to S&RM and/or value stream leads.

Computer skills: Must be adept in use of MS Office, particularly Excel and Word.

Literacy: Must be a competent writer of technically based reports/presentations and safety assessments/reviews.

Communication Skills: Must be a good communicator using face-to-face discussion, telephone and email. The ability to listen is essential. Ability to interact remotely using various technologies is a required skill with the current remote working arrangements. Ability to present arguments and justification is a concise and coherent manner is essential.

Preferential experience:

•             Knowledge of the Safety Case Index

•             Previous Safety Case experience

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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