Nuclear Safety Engineer

Description

Work Schedule: 3 days in our Gloucester or Manchester office, with the flexibility to work 2 days from home.

Compensation: Competitive salary, along with comprehensive benefits and stock options.

About Us:

Join a privately funded company headquartered in London, on a mission to revolutionize nuclear energy. Since its launch in 2021, the company has secured EUR 400 million in funding to pioneer safe, clean, and economically viable nuclear power solutions. The team combines innovative technologies to address industry challenges related to waste, safety, and cost, ensuring a sustainable and safe energy future for the world.

Overview of the Role:

As a Nuclear Safety Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in the Safety for Design (SXD) team, contributing to the development of innovative Lead-cooled Fast Reactor technology. Your focus will be on safety assessments, collaborating closely with international design teams, and actively participating in the development of safety documentation.

Main Duties/Role and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct nuclear safety assessments, supporting design development for both UK and French projects.
  • Identify regulatory requirements and good practices relevant to nuclear safety.
  • Perform deterministic safety assessments of the design, ensuring defence in depth, single failure tolerance, and diversity assessments.
  • Define and communicate safety requirements on systems and components to support design development.
  • Contribute to safety studies such as transient analyses and analyses of internal and external hazards.
  • Produce safety documentation, including contributions to safety cases and licensing documents.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary design teams, reviewing documents from a safety perspective.

Attributes/Experience Required:

  • Experience in the UK and/or French context is desirable.
  • Demonstrable experience in the field of nuclear safety.
  • Worked with design teams on new builds or significant modifications.
  • Production and verification of safety documentation.
  • Experience in hazard identification, fault analyses, and internal/external hazard characterization.

Education:

Relevant Engineering Degree, Chartered Engineer with a relevant professional institution.

Languages:

  • English (Required): Proficiency in both written and spoken English is mandatory.
  • Italian and French (Desirable): Basic to intermediate proficiency is advantageous for effective collaboration with global teams.

Location:

This role is based in our Manchester or Gloucester offices, with at least 3 days a week in the office. Regular business travel to Italy and France is required to strengthen global engineering team collaboration.

Join us in shaping a sustainable and safe future in nuclear energy! Apply now to be part of our dynamic team.