Safety and Environmental Engineer

25 Jan 2017
22 Feb 2017
Tom Truman
Clearance Level
Job Type
Summary of Role:
We are seeking a Safety Engineer to support the implementation of new systems and changes to existing systems across a number of sites. The role holder will develop and maintain Safety Plans, Safety Cases and Environmental Assessments and liaise with the relevant authorities and stakeholders to discuss, mitigate and resolve safety related issues.

Job Information
All projects have to demonstrate that the systems they deliver comply with safety regulations and requirements. This is achieved through the creation of a Safety Case based on hazard analysis.
Hazard analysis and the assembly of Safety Cases are undertaken by Project Safety Engineers.

Responsibilities will include:
* Preparation and maintenance of
* Safety Plans
* Hazard Analyses and Hazard Logs
* Safety Cases
* Environment Management Plans and Impact Statements
* Disposal Plans
* Derivation of safety requirements
* Provision of safety and environmental input to project designs and associated reviews
* Management of safety activities undertaken by other organisations and acceptance of the safety deliverables
* Performance to budget and schedule

* Experience of working in safety engineering including IT infrastructure projects;
* Experience of working to Def-Stan 00 56 or similar standard
* Experience of designing solutions to comply with safety and environmental legislation
* Understanding of CE certification of products

* Knowledge of JSP480 and working closely with Site Co-ordinating Installation Design Authorities (SCIDAs) and Authority Safety Officers.

Demonstrable Experience and Knowledge
* Track record in producing safety cases acceptable to the customer and/or regulator
* Experience of safety-related projects, preferably including software
* Disciplined and rigorous approach to safety and environmental engineering and ability to ask challenging questions about the requirements and implementation details
* Systems Engineering lifecycle
* Wide appreciation of safety legislation and design/implementation techniques for safety
* Health and Safety at Work Act
* The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations
* The Electricity at Work Regulations
* Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at Work Regulations
* The Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Regulations
* The Manual Handling Operations Regulations
* The Disability and Discrimination Act.
* Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulation * Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2000

* Wide appreciation of environmental legislation for ICT systems
* Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive
* Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS) in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2008
* The Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009
* The Environment protection Act (1995)
* Track record of delivering safety work packages to cost, schedule and quality;
* Problem analysis and resolution

Personal Characteristics
* Strong people skills and able to work with staff at all levels
* Good communicator (verbal and written
* Able to lead reviews and workshops
* Team player, but prepared to challenge the views of others where they could jeopardise the safety case
* Pragmatic and flexible
* Well motivated, energetic, persuasive and confident

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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