Nuclear Safety Consultants required by RPS

Posted by Hazel Duhy on

The RPS Nuclear team are seeking to employ additional experienced Nuclear Safety Consultants to join our Warrington or West Cumbria offices. Our clients are UK wide. 

RPS has been a leading provider of specialist safety and risk consultancy services to the UK nuclear sector (civil and defence) for over 30 years. Our principal area of expertise is in support of nuclear safety case development and preparation. We support the whole plant or project lifecycle from design and construction, through operations and decommissioning. 

As a Nuclear Safety Consultant for RPS candidates will have the opportunity to work on a diverse number of projects with varying responsibility. All successful candidates will have to complete security clearance.

Main responsibilities:
• Safety case preparation, management and peer review
• Hazard Identification
• Hazard Analysis
• Radiological Risk assessment (probabilistic and deterministic)
• Consequence analysis
• Frequency analysis
• ALARP studies
• Functional safety
• Fire and explosion engineering
• Human Factors
• Radiological Shielding
• Criticality

Other responsibilities include:
• Maintaining and developing lasting relationships and frameworks with clients
• Leading or supporting the delivery of safety projects in a range of high-risk industries, ensuring they are completed on budget and to the client’s satisfaction
• Providing technical guidance and mentoring for more junior team members.
• Must be able to plan workload across multiple projects
• Managing work budgets
• Understanding the commercial impact of all decisions
• Recognising opportunities for business and service development
• Business and Service Development support.

Skills, Education and Qualifications: 
• Prior industry relevant experience 
• A degree in Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
• Chartered or working towards Chartership (RPS will support this application)
• A good working knowledge of HAZID, HAZOP and QRA
• Knowledge of other regulatory regimes
• Understanding and working knowledge of UK nuclear regulations
• Must be able to plan workload across multiple projects
• Be able to read and interpret CAD drawings
• Confident in liaising with clients, contractors and other third parties as required
• Excellent Technical report writing and numeracy skills 
• Flexibility and willing to travel.

What we offer you
We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects. 

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Group 
RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. 

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply and for further information go to: https://joinrps.com/search.aspx