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Senior Safety Assessment Specialist

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NUVIA is a branch of VINCI, the world's largest integrated concessions and construction group. NUVIA is more specifically the nuclear entity of the VINCI Group and is involved in the entire life cycle of nuclear facilities, from new build to decommissioning, maintenance and operation.

NUVIA is constantly growing, with more than 2700 employees worldwide. On average, 100 men and women join us every year. Now, more than ever, we are looking for new talent to support the group's growth.  

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Senior Safety Assessment Specialist

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Contractor (PAYE)

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Description of the assignment

A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Safety Assessment Specialist to manage the Site Safety Case for a nuclear site in Burghfield. We are currently recruiting on a permanent basis.



Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead and manages a team at functional level to deliver team and personal objectives meeting operational plan capability plans.
  • Sets direction and develops a shared understanding of individual’s roles in delivering the vision and strategy.
  • Manages the technical input to the planning and production of safety assessments and justifications.
  • Delivers safety assessments and other technical inputs to safety documentation to agreed quality and delivery standards.
  • Provides technical input to the production of company policy, guidance and strategy to agreed delivery standards.
  • Produces risk assessments and other technical inputs to safety justifications for a range of facilities, including radioactive, explosives and chemical plants.
  • Monitors the use of risk assessment methods and technique.
  • Provides technical input to the design and/or delivery of technical training.
  • Coaches others in the use of relevant safety assessment techniques.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that company strategies, policies and management system requirements for safety are communicated and understood.
  • Take ownership of safety documentation as directed by Group Leader, Nuclear Safety.
  • Chair HAZOP Meetings.
  • Lead in the production of safety justification, documentation as per the latest MSPs.
  • Promote relevant good practice with the Safety Assessment Specialism i.e. SHAZOP, MSCR, OSCAR etc.
  • Contributing to processes that assess performance of the development and use of safety assessments and Licence Condition compliance and identify where improvements could be made.
  • Coaching graduates, early career and SAS Assessors in safety assessment approaches and techniques.
  • To present and/or attend conferences on behalf of SESH and the project in line with work requirements.
  • To assist in verifying and checking safety documentation.
  • Maintaining and promoting high standards in Environment, Safety, Health, Security and Quality.

Essential Experience & Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience of managing other nuclear site safety cases.
  • Ability to interact and interface with other facility, service and, Safety Case Managers.

Why us?

Nuvia is a leading international engineering, project management and services provider to the highly regulated nuclear, defence, oil & gas, and science & research industries. Our expertise has been developed over many years and is backed up by a highly trained, committed workforce and a wide range of specialist resources.

Applicant criteria

Minimum education required

Bachelor's degree

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Europe, United Kingdom, England

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Burghfield, Reading