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Fire and Explosion Safety Engineer (DSEAR)

Fire and Explosion Safety Engineer (DSEAR)

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Salary:

    £53 - £60.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Nick Wallwork

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Job Role:

As a Principal Engineer - Fire and Explosion Safety, you will be providing support to the Engineering Manager during the development of fire and explosion strategies and risk assessments for submarine facilities and vessels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Taking a lead role across all fire and explosion safety risk assessment and compliance activities and co-ordinating the work programs of team members to meet strategic explosion safety objectives
  • Monitoring, recording and reporting against key performance indicators for fire and explosion safety through a variety of key stakeholder groups
  • Developing, producing and maintaining fire and explosion safety process documentation and management strategies
  • Producing and reviewing fire and explosion strategies and risk assessments
  • Reviewing and supporting commissioning strategies for explosion safety systems
  • Producing proposals for packages of work
  • Reviewing of engineering documentation (relevant to fire and explosion safety)
  • Providing support to regulatory inspections
  • Chairing fire and explosion safety workshops and working groups

The Individual:


  • Experience of working in a fire and explosion safety engineering environment and applying various methods of hazard analysis
  • Fire risk assessment production including fire hazard identification and analysis (preferably from a high hazard industry)
  • DSEAR risk assessment experience gained from a high hazard industry and understanding of hazardous area classification
  • Proven track record in implementing business processes to achieve strategic objectives
  • Passion for safety and open to developing new skills and undertaking further training in explosion risk management


  • Degree qualified in STEM discipline
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