Principal Engineer - Product Safety and Environmental

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  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Maritime Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £55.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Krzysztof Wieczorek

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 MONTHS

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Job Description:

As a Principal Engineer, you will lead and support explosion safety activities across submarine platforms, as well as the facilities that support the build of these platforms. You will be responsible for a range of projects which will include the authoring and review of DSEAR Assessments.

Core Duties

Carrying out Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmosphere Regulations (DSEAR) assessments

Review explosion protection arrangements for new & existing buildings

Raising explosion safety standards on site whilst controlling the associated risks

Support to the site Fire & Explosion Lead

Carrying out inspections and audits in a heavy manufacturing environment

Specifying new fire protection systems and working with suppliers to install those systems

Writing design specifications and other technical specifications

Advising on significant upgrades on site with regards to explosion protection

Undertaking peer reviews and verification of DSEAR related documents

Working closely with a broad range of stakeholders.

Functional Knowledge

Significant knowledge in safety engineering; coupled with excellent technical authoring skills.

Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

Effective communication skill

Good analytic skill

Skilled in the use of standard Microsoft packages and specialist packages as required knowledge of completing DSEAR assessments in an industrial environment

Additional Information: Due to the sensitive nature of the product all applicants must have worked within the Defence industry within the last 12 months or be capable of obtaining a UK MOD Security Clearance (SC level minimum).