Nuclear Safety Engineer – Warrington in Atkins at Warrington, England, United Kingdom

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This listing is about Atkins in Warrington, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job


Transform global nuclear safety.

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients’ problems head-on. It’s a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we’re here to support you.

Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what’s ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you’re returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

Read More About How You Can Thrive With Us.

Join us as a Safety Engineer in our Nuclear & Power Division, and play a vital role designing complex new schemes to protect our clients’ assets. There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all career plan in Atkins. And with a huge variety of projects to work on, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to grow and challenge yourself as a consultant.

Your Purpose

The role will entail supporting safety case development during the design, operation and decommissioning of nuclear facilities and for the production of all nuclear safety documentation as part of the Site Licence Conditions. This may include the following:

  • Hazard/fault identification studies e.g., HAZOP, HAZAN, FMEA, etc.
  • Qualitative and quantitative safety arguments.
  • Safety case development.
  • Deterministic and probabilistic safety assessments.
  • Engineering substantiation.
  • Fault and protection schedules.
  • Hazard categorisation and assessment.
  • Safety case authoring/management/development/production.
  • Nuclear safety.
  • Hazard’s assessment / analysis.
  • Fault’s assessment / analysis.
  • Fire analysis (nuclear or conventional.
  • As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP) assessment.
  • Engineering change safety justifications.

Other key aspects of the role will include assisting in the production of bids and proposals and implementing and contributing to safety initiatives. You will also work within teams that liaise with operators, designers and clients, building a strong relationship with them.

What you can bring?

In addition to having excellent communication, presentation and problem-solving skills you will also be able to demonstrate the following:

  • University Degree in a relevant subject.
  • Technical practitioner able to demonstrate good engineering judgement and with extensive experience in using fundamental engineering skills.
  • Record of delivering technically challenging projects.
  • Experience in safety case production and/or hazard analysis.
  • Able to produce and review/correct high-quality technical reports.
  • Motivated and driven to meet delivery/cost targets without compromising quality.
  • Awareness of their own technical limitations and using the help and support of others to deliver.
  • Sound commercial acumen.

Why work for Atkins?

The UK is the first major economy to legislate for a Net Zero target by 2050. To achieve this, our Energy Teams are ensuring a mix of secure and sustainable energies that can meet our industry and lifestyle demands today, and in 30 years’ time. We help to power our world through exciting new technologies and intelligent cybersecurity systems on projects that vary greatly in size, scope, and scale. So, you’ll be creating the right safe and resilient systems across nuclear power, renewables, decarbonisation development, new builds and energy efficiency.

We value your diversity and believe that everyone deserves to thrive – no exceptions. You’ll be part of a culture committed to finding new talent from underrepresented groups. We’re Disability Confident, an Inclusive Employer, and support STEM Returners. We also want to see more women in senior roles at Atkins. In the energy sector, we’ve signed up to the AXIS Pledge, promising to make equal pay, equal leadership, and equal opportunities a reality.

Read more about our Vision for Women.

Meeting Your Needs

When you start with us, you’ll enjoy “Total Reward,” a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career.

Making sure you’re supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let’s talk about any adjustments you might need.

Read more about ‘Total Reward’.

More About Us

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you’ll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Additional Information

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.


Company: Atkins

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Job Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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