Safety Case Author

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  • Location

    Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    £26.20 - £30.18 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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We have an opportunity for a SAFETY CASE AUTHOR to join our Clients team based at Chapelcross Power Station in Annan.

The purpose of the role is to assist in maintenance of the Site Reference Safety Case and in delivery of an effective safety case service in accordance with Company and Site Standards and regulatory requirements.

KEY DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES of the successful Candidate will be

Produce and maintain the Site Reference Safety Case documents.

Determine strategies for individual Safety Cases acting as Safety Case Officer, author or verifier where nominated.

Write and or verify complex Safety Cases in accordance with Site Procedures and Company Standards to support the delivery of projects within the Lifetime Plan.

Manage the production of complex safety cases in accordance with Site Procedures and Company Standards to support the delivery of projects within the Lifetime Plan.

Prepare and amend operating instructions and procedures to implement the limits and conditions arising from Safety Cases.

Advise and where appropriate train staff on implications of proposed submissions.

Provide advice and guidance on applications of Safety Case methodology and principles.

Support the Safety Case Manager in interactions with INSA, Nuclear Safety Committee and the regulators.

Identify and deliver safety case requirements as specified in the Lifetime Plan.

Carry out monitoring and surveillance of site operations and conditions to ensure consistency with the site safety case.

Assist in the effective implementation of the modifications process.

Deputise for the Safety Case Manager when nominated.

Comply with allAL, procedures, work instructions and risk assessments and support the continuous improvement of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality on Site.

As a customer-focused individual, the post holder will be expected to support delivery within his or her range of skills, knowledge, experience and competence

Contribute to the effective development and delivery of training within own area of specialism.

The post holder may be required to undertake emergency scheme duties


Degree in suitable technical subject, National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level 6

Membership of an appropriate scientific or engineering institution (desirable)


Detailed knowledge of modern standards of safety case production and processes within the nuclear industry.

Detailed knowledge of safety case processes and applications relevant to a nuclear decommissioning site (e.g. fault schedule production, ALARP justification, etc.)

Experience of safety case project and or resource management.

Detailed understanding of engineering safety and the derivation of Safety Functional Requirements.

Detailed understanding of Site Licence Conditions, and Statutory and Mandatory Requirements.

Knowledge of hazard identification and analysis techniques.

Knowledge of safety case management processes e.g Safety case production, verification, INSA, implementation etc

Environmental Awareness

Understanding of site emergency procedures, operating constraints and limits, rules and site standards and procedures (desirable)

Understanding of Site quality management systems (desirable)