Electrical Safety Engineer

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, (UKAEA)
Culham, Abingdon
£33,441 - £50,936 (inclusive of MPP) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme
Closing date
28 Nov 2019
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Do you have knowledge and experience of working in high-hazard industrial environments?

Are you an experienced electrical engineer with demonstrable experience of leading in safety?

The UK Atomic Energy Authority have an excellent opportunity for an electrical safety engineer to join their team within the Electrical Engineering Department. You will be responsible for providing professional engineering skills on electrical and plant safety and will be involved in leading safety related projects and technical reviews.

Key areas responsibility includes:

-Develop and maintain facility safety cases
-Engage in technically complex and sensitive interactions such as safety reviews, audits and incident investigations.
-Deputise for authority to operate holders in periods of absence, who are responsible for the safe operation and management of power supplies facilities and distribution (training will be provided)
-Prepare and assess technical documentation such as maintenance procedures, safety assessments (safety case procedures), design reports, risk assessments and method statements.

Applications are welcome from less experienced candidates seeking career development who fulfil the essential criteria for the role attracting a salary range of £33,441 - £37,579 (L4 inclusive of MPP) OR £45,543 - £50,936 (L5 inclusive of MPP)

At UKAEA we strive to make everyone feel welcome and fully supported. Our Ambassadors are actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our organisation an employer of choice. UKAEA has a graded career structure and our mentoring scheme will enable you to reach your true potential.

The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading-edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people.

Knowledge skills and experience

- An HND, degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or closely allied discipline or substantial relevant experience.
-A background of working with industrial electrical power systems.
-Experience of safety and maintenance processes and procedures in a high-hazard environment.
-Excellent communication skills.

-Safety related qualification or certificate, (e.g. IOSH, NEBOSH, etc.).

Special requirements:
Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.

Selection Method(s):
-As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite.

-Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.
-Please note UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interviews.
-The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role.

Do you want to help shape the future of the world's energy? If so, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy is the place to be and we can offer a range of career opportunities. These include scientific and engineering roles, as well as technical and administrative positions supporting our research programme.

We have professionally accredited training schemes for graduate engineers and apprentices, and strong links with universities around the UK for PhD placements, as well as job vacancies for various positions when they occur, working in a friendly international environment. 


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