Safety & Environmental Engineer - DV Cleared

Location
West London
Salary
Excellent Rates!
Posted
10 Mar 2017
Closes
07 Apr 2017
Ref
J5321
Contact
Rob Jeal
Clearance Level
DV
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Contract

Job Role: DV Cleared Safety & Environmental Engineer

Location: West London or Cambridge

Type: Contract

Duration: 6 Months

Salary/Rate: Excellent Rates!

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: DV Clearance

DV Cleared Safety & Environmental Engineer - Contract - West London or Cambridge - Excellent Rates!

Our client is seeking a Safety Engineer to support the implementation of new systems and changes to existing systems across a number of sites within the Defence Intelligence domain.

The successful candidate 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.

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.

Essential Education and Experience:

  • 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.
  • IT literate.

Desirable Education and Experience:

  • 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.
  • Prepared to travel.

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You will be required to hold a minimum of DV security clearance. If you do not hold an active DV clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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