Nuclear Safety Engineer

Sellafield, United Kingdom (UK) (Europe)
Market Related
27 Feb 2017
27 Mar 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full Time


Working in the teams of a specialist engineering office, you will be responsible for drawing up, drafting, and verifying dossiers, studies and safety standards related to all stages of a nuclear installation. 

Your main activities will consist in:

  • Drafting or updating safety standards
  • Conducting risk analysis (risks related to criticality, activity release, earthquake, flooding, aircraft impact, etc.)
  • Drafting safety cases for the safety authorities
  • Conducting regulatory compliance analyses
  • Participating in the production of safety studies as part of safety reviews
  • Determining sizes of installations in collaboration with other BE engineers (civil, mechanical, process, etc.)


With an engineer Master degree or with 5 years’ higher education specializing in nuclear engineering, you have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position. You have good interpersonal skills, a sense of initiative, and an ability to analyse and summarise.

Knowledge of:

  • Nuclear standards and decrees relating to BNI’s.
  • Experience in risk control / analysis
  • The regulations associated with the different stages of a nuclear installation (design, commissioning, operation, decommissioning)
  • Nuclear pressure equipment procedures knowledge is a plus

Fluent in English (minimum TOEIC score of 800), you have good written and verbal communication skills, are rigorous, independent and organized