Principal Engineer - Safety

Ref No. EMP434307
Location Barrow-In-Furness, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Closed
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Principal Engineer - Safety and Environmental Engineer - Barrow-in-Furness - 6 Months - £60.00/hr LTD/UMB. PAYE rates also available on request

***Overbudgets are accepted***


Experience of probabilistic Fault Tree Analysis

The Job

Job Description:

  • To undertake functional design and/or provide specialist advice and qualification of their scope of responsibility and provide evidence for acceptance and fitness for purpose
  • To confirm beyond reasonable doubt by review, surveillance and audit, that those assumptions underpinning engineering data, analysis methodologies, and interpretation of results have been validated
  • To produce evidence in support of qualification, legislative requirements and safety justifications and provide specialist support for associated activities
  • To contribute to identification and rapid closure of issues emerging from all product lifecycle stages and to manage the resulting change embodiment activities
  • To liaise with both internal and external customers as required ensuring that their requirements are adequately supported and that their needs are fully considered and incorporated where appropriate and agreed
  • To undertake peer reviews or checking / verification tasks as directed
  • To provide realistic programme status, identify problem areas and implement agreed recovery plans
  • To define the qualification obligations for the assurance hold points during build, test and commissioning
  • Provide assurance to the Design Authority as to the adequacy and robustness of the Safety Case and supporting documentation
  • To provide support to the Certificate of Design activities appropriate to the discipline
  • To articulate and present complex technical argument clearly, logically and simply
  • To be able to access, have a clear understanding of and apply the Quality and HS&E Management System documentation e.g. Process Instructions, Workmanship Standards, Risk Assessments etc. applicable to your particular work scope and to obey all HS&E rules and control measures.


  • Experience in the following safety techniques: o Functional Hazard Assessment (FHA); o Fault Tree Analysis (FTA); o Event Tree Analysis (ETA); o Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA); o Accident Sequence Modelling; o Fault Schedules; o Hazard & Operability Analysis (HAZOP); o Zonal Hazard Analysis (ZHA). * Experience in using safety standards and guidance: o E.g. IEC61508, DO178, DEF-STAN-00-56, ARP-4761; o Setting integrity requirements (e.g. SIL, DAL); o Providing/ eliciting compliance evidence to standards and requirements; o Dealing with Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) equipment; o Dealing with Software of Unknown Pedigree (SOUP).

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