Principal Safety Engineer

Ref No. EMP448552
Salary £53/hour
Location Frimley, England
Start date 10/02/2020
Job type Contract (12 Months)
Job Status Applicants Required


There are three contract opportunities for Principal Safety & Environmental Engineers to join Matchtech's key client, the roles can be based from Frimley or Filton.


Safety engineering, defence, Def Stan 00-56, 61508

The Job

As a Principal Safety Engineer you will be carrying out a range of Safety Engineering activities and analyses on all areas of the Submarine Combat System, including Navigation, Command and Control, and Communication systems. This work will contribute to the development and maintenance of Def Stan 00-56 safety cases, to demonstrate that the safety risks of operating the submarine are as low as reasonably practicable
The Individual

Developing functional safety justifications for defence systems based on claims, argument and evidence
* Organising and contributing to Hazard Identification workshops and Safety Committee meetings
* Carrying out and analysing results of studies such as Failure Mode & Effects Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, to gather evidence to support the safety case
* Engaging with third parties, such as equipment or system suppliers, to review and gather supporting safety case evidence
* Production and maintenance of Safety Case documentation (plans, policies and reports) to support project milestones
* Conducting Risk Management in accordance with Def Stan 00-56
* Determine and manage stakeholder requirements
* Establish and maintain internal and external customer relationships
* Manage customer expectations
* Resolve customer queries and issues in areas of responsibility
* Understand customer requirements
* Negotiation Skills
* Hazard identification and risk analysis
* Product safety management system
* Safety assessment
* Safety case and safety case report
* Safety, HF and operability requirements capture and management
* Demonstrable experience in safety engineering and activities contributing to the production of product safety cases
* Relevant engineering qualification such as BEng/ MEng or equivalent
* Broad knowledge of industry safety standards (such as Def Stan 00-56, IEC 61508 or similar)
* Applicants should be able to demonstrate domain knowledge in at least one of the the following:
o Maritime Navigation
o Command and Control Systems
o Sonar Systems
o Virtualised Networks
o Radio Communications
o Radar Systems
o Underwater Weapons

* Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be SC cleared/ clearable and a sole British national to apply*

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.


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