Nuclear Fire Assessor


Our client, a leading global technical and engineering services partner in the defence industry are recruiting for a Nuclear Fire Assessor to join the major projects located in Warrington & Aldermaston

Benefits include:

  • Pension Scheme
  • UK Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection

The Nuclear Fire Assessor is responsible for:

  • You’ll support programme and project radiation transport leads where requested. You’ll assist the Head of Profession in capability development and establishment and implementation of resource strategies, recruitment plans and competence.
  • Identify, implement, review and monitor the organisation and programme specific management and technical arrangements to support delivery.
  • Prepare and coordinates assessment and analysis delivery for projects, interfacing with engineering, project management, project controls and document management functions.
  • Advise leadership, engineering, programme and project management, and clients (intelligent Customer), on regulatory compliance, standards and guidance.
  • Assist safety case assurance though project, programme and corporate requirements
  • Defines and develops interfaces between all related functions, including engineering and projects to ensure work is delivered
  • Supports the client in interactions with Regulators and safety committees
  • Support business development function as required


  • Ideally Degree (or equivalent education)
  • Proven experience of nuclear fire safety assessment, principally nuclear safety assessment and conventional fire safety assessment and management.
  • Experience of application of codes and assessment in a wide range of operations and fault scenarios.
  • Experience in two or more UK Nuclear Site Licensee Organisations.
  • Knowledge of conventional fire safety assessment
  • Experience of managing staff and contractors.
  • Knowledge of a range of nuclear hazard identification and analytical tools
  • Solid understanding of UK nuclear site licensing, safety assessment principles, regulatory guidance on safety assessment and nuclear Site Licence Conditions
  • Knowledge of Regulatory permissioning/flexible permissioning
  • Ability to gain and retain Security Clearance and willingness to obtain Developed Vetting
  • Travel will be required, upto several days at a time in the UK and occasional overseas travel
  • Supervisory experience, and possess good oral and written communication skills, including presentation and report writing Good MS applications, organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work


  • Experience of safety case in civil reactors and defence sector
  • Previous working knowledge of UK nuclear new build
  • Experience of international nuclear safety assessment Project management and project controls
  • Stakeholder management
  • Ability to mentor and coach.

Market related remuneration on offer

Due to current workload if you have not had a response within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.