System Safety Engineers

Location: Dorchester, Dorset Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Sector: Safety Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Systems Safety Engineers / Safety Consultants / Senior Safety Consultants

Bristol, West Midlands, Dorset, Surrey, Berkshire, Glasgow, Warrington.

Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Bonus and Benefits, dependent on experience

Industries: Nuclear, Defence, Rail or Aerospace.

Job Description

We are currently recruiting new System Safety Engineers with all levels of experience right through to Senior Safety Consultants to join a dynamic team in an exceptional consultancy. These exciting opportunities offer you the chance to utilise your technical skills to make a contribution to a wide range of safety projects in different industry sectors.

Successful candidates will have a proven track record in one or more of the following industries - Nuclear, Defence, Aerospace, Rail, Automotive, Oil and Gas or Energy. Ideally you will have previous experience of working in a consultancy environment.

You will provide project management and technical contribution to Safety Case development for major projects undertaken by our safety teams.


The successful candidates should have a degree in a relevant discipline and a proven track record with knowledge and experience in a number of the following areas:

  • Safety Case Development
  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)/Event Tree Analysis (ETA)
  • Failure Modes and Effects (Criticality) Analysis (FMECA)
  • Goal Structuring Notation (GSN)
  • Safety Management System Development
  • Safety Planning
  • Independent Safety Audit / Assessment
  • Hazard identification and analysis (e.g. HAZOP/SWIFT)
  • Risk Assessment

You will have experience in some of the standards in common use in your industry such as:

  • Common Safety Method (CSM) (or the Yellow Book)
  • Defence Standard 00-56
  • JSP standards
  • MAA Regulatory Publications
  • EASA Certification Standards (and CS 25-1309 in particular)
  • Technical Standards for Interoperability (TSIs)
  • IEC 61508
  • CENELEC 50126. 50128 and 50129

The more senior roles will also require experience of leading Safety Engineering consultancy projects and tenders.

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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