Safety Engineer

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    Bristol, England

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    Ben Mcrae

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

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Role: Safety Engineer

Location: Abbey Wood, Bristol

Duration: Initial contract until 31st March 2020

Rate: Negotiable

Security Clearance: SC

My client have an exciting opportinity for an experience Safety Engineer to join their team working on an MoD prject based in Abbey Wood. The successful candidate should have experience in a similar role/environment working on MoD/Milirary projects.

Essential skills, capabilities & experience:


  • Experience in writing and/or updating safety cases
  • Understanding of MOD safety policy


  • MOD/land experience

Responsibilities & Outputs:

  • Review and update BATCIS SEMS, incorporating existing PDI's and the recommendations from TOR 0025.
  • Update draft SEMS document and PDIs
  • List of shortfalls with SEMS4 (e.g. missing/unworkable/outdated content) and recommendations for how to fix them
  • Review Risk Classification Matrix, with a view of recommending what should be in place for the BATCIS Portfolio
  • Review BATCIS SEMS risk criteria versus DSA03.DLSR.LSSR DCoP E.
  • Update the criteria to be consistent with policy and reflect the BATCIS portfolio with a more appropriate level of tolerability of risk.
  • Draft revised risk criteria for BATCIS projects, to be reviewed and agreed by the SEMC
  • Review of DEFSTAN 00-055 requirements and delivery of process for BATCIS to undertake functional failure analysis and Programmable Elements Safety Management
  • Investigate MoD safety policy requirements for PE / functional safety.
  • Investigate how DE&S ISTAR teams have addressed this (eg SPISR).
  • Develop PDI for functional / PE safety assessment.
  • During development discuss BATCIS PE safety approach with DSA / QSEP / DTech to ensure consistent with policy and intent.
  • SEMS PDI for functional safety assessment / safety of programmable elements
  • o Review of ALARP Justifications surrounding the management of RF Hazards and the mitigation presented to manage to ALARP levels.
  • Review BATCIS's approach to HERP, HERO and HERF assessment for adequacy, including involvement of DOSG and E3A, and implementation of specific controls for each project (eg safe distances in AESPs).
  • List of any systemic shortfalls in BATCIS's overall approach to HERP, HERO and HERF and managing them to ALARP levels.
  • This will feed into the SEMS PDI for HERP, HERO and HERF.
  • In-service safety cases
  • Review a series of existing safety cases (as listed in attached TOR), undertaking recommendations identified during TOR/0025 and updating as necessary