Rail Safety Assurance Engineer

Location: Dorking, Surrey Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Sector: Safety Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Rail Safety Consultants

£40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Industry: Rail

Job Description

Following continued expansion of our clients rail business, we are looking for Engineers and Consultants of all levels of experience to work on system safety and assurance projects in the rail sector. The vacancies will appeal to candidates who want:

  • To work on a varied and challenging range of projects
  • To have the career progression opportunities that come from working in a successful and expanding engineering consultancy.

If you have Safety Engineering experience related to the development of new products or systems, or their modification, in the rail sector then we would like to hear from you.

You will provide technical and project management contribution to safety analysis and safety case development for projects. For more senior roles, you will also be involved in leading teams and developing market opportunities.
You may also have the opportunity to apply your expertise in sectors other that rail. Ideally you will have previous experience of working in a consultancy environment.


The successful candidates should have a degree in a relevant discipline and tangible experience gained in the rail sector.
Ideally you will have experience in some of the following:

  • Understanding of Rail Industry Safety Management systems e.g. Common Safety Method (CSM) or the former Yellow Book
  • Competent Independent Person, Notified Body and ISA approval processes
  • Safety Case development for rolling stock, electrification, signalling, ERTMS or infrastructure projects.

You are likely to also have experience in some of the following:

  • Safety Management System development/Safety Management planning
  • Safety Case development
  • Hazard identification and analysis (e.g. HAZOP/SWIFT)
  • Risk Assessment
  • Goal Structuring Notation (GSN)
  • Industry standards such as CENELEC 50126, 50128 and 50129.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in the Rail sector within a consultancy environment.

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here:

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