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Senior Electrical Safety Manager

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Berkshire, West Berkshire
Closing date
19 Jul 2021
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Are you interested in an opportunity that will allow you to apply your knowledge and experience in Electrical Safety? Would you like to work for one of the best BIG companies to work for in the UK that gives you every other Friday off? Then a career at AWE could be for you!

Senior Electrical Safety Manager

Location: Reading/ Basingstoke area

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offer a competitive salary, market leading contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependent). A salary sacrifice scheme is also available. We will consider candidates looking for full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time.

Working within our Engineering Compliance team, we are looking to appoint an experienced Senior Electrical Safety Manager to undertake lead role within the company for advice, information and expertise about policy, best practice and engineering knowledge in electrical safety.

This role will take AWE forward to become an industry leader in electrical safety; it provides a unique opportunity to lead electrical safety within a complex organisation utilising some of the most advanced research and production facilities in the world. The Senior Electrical Safety Manager role is equivalent to the JSP 375 Senior Authorising Authority/Engineer role.

As the Senior Electrical Safety Manager, you will be required to:

  • Provide a focal point for advice, information and expertise on policy, best practice and electrical safety engineering knowledge

  • Apply your skills on a wide array of unique electrical technologies that only exist at AWE

  • Review, Maintain and Improve an organisation of competent persons who will be responsible for application of the electrical safety code across the company

  • Monitor AWE's compliance with electrical legislation, standards and relevant good practice

  • Provide an Intelligent Customer interface with AWE's Regulators at a corporate level

  • Build and maintain communications with other organisations to share best practice and improve.

  • Help to shape AWE's future as a world class company

Ideal attributes for this role include:

  • Experience in development, implementation or application of electrical safety policy

  • Experience in electrical safety throughout the asset lifecycle (design to decommissioning)

  • Experience of working within a regulated industry

  • Experience as an Authorising Engineer (JSP 375), or equivalent

  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status or working towards professional recognition

  • Level 4 qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent technical experience

  • 18th Edition Wiring Regulations BS7671-2008 (C&G 2382)

  • Electrical Inspection and Testing (C&G 2391)

  • NEBOSH General Certificate or recognised Health & Safety qualification

This is an excellent opportunity to apply your knowledge and expertise to support the UK's Nuclear defence programme and be part of a team of remarkable people achieving extraordinary things.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.



We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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