Principal Engineer - Human Factors (Safety)

Ref No. BHN530519
Salary £88.22/hour
Location Barrow-In-Furness, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12 months)
Job Status Open


Human Factors Safety Engineer - Barrow - 12 Months - UMB £88.22/h


Human Factors Safety Engineer

The Job

Position - Principal Engineer - Human Factors

Job Description

Delivery of Human Factors input to boat programmes including:
- Spatial, workplace and workspace assessment (understanding of anthropometry)
- Human Computer Interaction (HCI) development and assessment including agile
engineering approaches
- Human Machine Interface (HMI) assessment
- Human Factors Integration Plan (HFIP) and Target Audience Description (TAD)
- Provision of Human Factors advice to stakeholders across the range of HF disciplines

Undertake Human Factors work, to support any site based HF safety related activities,

  • Write HFIPs (work stream specific)
  • Update the HF Issues Registers
  • HF attendance / support to Hazard Identification (HAZID)
  • HF support to the identification of Human Based safety claims (HBSCs)
  • HF input to the Fault Schedule
  • HEP calculation sheets in support of the Fault Schedule
  • Assess Safety Actions (SAs) - Operator Claims in the safety case
  • HF Screening for detailed assessment
  • Detailed Detailed Human Error Assessment - DHEA Report

The HFE related roles include the below activities:

  • Task Analysis
  • Workload Analysis / Assessment of Situation Awareness
  • User trials
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI) development and analysis
  • Human Reliability Analysis
  • Workplace / workspace assessment including anthropometry
  • Human Machine Interface Assessment

Human Reliability Analysis (HRA) specialist with the following skills:

  • Understanding of Safety Cases Processes (Deterministic Assessment and probabilistic Assessment)
  • Understanding of Nuclear Safety Case regulatory framework
  • Knowledge of HRA tools
  • Task Analysis
  • Human Error Qualitative Assessment
  • Human Error Quantitative Assessment (HEART and THERP tools)
  • Understanding of how to substantiate claims made on the operator within the safety case
  • Understanding of how key safety actions are supported by operations (Procedures,
  • Training etc)
  • Good stakeholder management skills

The Individual

  • Human Factors or related degree
  • Experience of delivering Human Factors Expertise to large scale projects
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  • Position - Principal Engineer - Human Factors (Safety)
  • Degree or higher qualified in a human factors or safety related discipline
  • Experience of Providing HF advice to a large project
  • Knowledge of human factors in nuclear safety cases
  • Experience of Hazard ID
  • Used to working with Safety Case teams and fault schedules
  • Experience of Design Basis Assessment (DBA) and Probabilistic Safety Assessment (PSA) -
  • desirable
  • Experience in conducting human reliability analyses and Detailed Human Error
  • Assessments (DHEA)
  • Understanding of nuclear site licensing conditions - SAPs and TAGs
  • Skilled communicator
  • Diplomatic and good interpersonal skills


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