Principle Rail Systems Safety Enigneer

Ref No. BHN518920
Location England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


We are currently recruiting for a Principal Systems Safety Engineer to work with Atkins on a permanent basis. The role is open to be based from one of the various sites across the UK and offering a flexible salary depending on experience.


Principal Systems Safety Engineer - Rail - RAM

The Job

Principal Rail Systems Safety Engineer
Location: Birmingham, Manchester, Derby, Glasgow and London, other locations will also be considered.
Basis: Permanent

Job Description
SNC-Lavalin Atkins is looking for experienced Railway Engineering Safety Professionals to help us deliver rail projects within our Transportation division.

We help our clients understand assurance requirements and guide to ensure that engineering safety is integral to the decision-making process. Working across the wider Atkins design and delivery teams, we work on many of the major rail infrastructure delivery programmes including HS2, East West Rail and Central Rail Systems Alliance, as well as numerous smaller projects. We support each other to deliver and develop, including taking an active role in various technical and employee forums. We also take opportunities for socialising together too.

Becoming a Principal Safety Engineer with us will provide opportunities to:
* Steer the delivery of Engineering Safety Management on major programmes working across all engineering disciplines and lifecycle stages.
* Work with industry leading organisations to define and solve problems, challenge decisions and facilitate our clients' thinking.
* Take a leading role in the development and sharing of knowledge across the team, and mentoring and developing other staff.
* Work with clients and the wider business to create winning opportunities within the rail industry.
* Collaborate with both internal and external customers to deliver Engineering Safety Management and Interoperability Assurance.
* Engage with stakeholders to ensure that their needs are understood, and shape our services in response.
* Support bid writing and pricing to win work.
* Manage programmes and budgets for project delivery
* Continuously develop your skills and competence to maintain professional qualification.
* Be a role model for others with regards to fostering an inclusive culture and meeting our business's processes, policies and values.
* Be a lead contributor to improving internal processes, sharing knowledge and solutions that drive innovation and further develop the wider business, and providing technical steer.

We are looking for systematic thinkers with a proven level of understanding of Engineering Safety methods, process and legislation in the railway industry.
You should have significant evidence of experience within a number of key areas from:
* Leading application and management of Engineering Safety Management within the rail industry in accordance with the Common Safety Method for Risk Evaluation and Assessment Regulations.
* Leading application of TSIs/NTSNs
* Leading Reliability, Availability & Maintainability (RAM) analysis and assurance.
* Experience of authorization of multidisciplinary rail infrastructure projects.
* Presentations and liaison with approval authorities and independent bodies.
* Facilitating hazard identification and directing subsequent management activities.
* Developing and implementing assurance strategies across programmes.
* Authoring and reviewing Safety Cases and Safety Justification Reports.
* Providing technical guidance for Qualitative and/or Quantitative Risk Assessments.

Paige Abbatt
manages this role


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