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Probabilistic Safety Analysis (PSA) Engineer

  1. Warrington, Derby, Manchester, Epsom, Bristol
  2. Nuclear
R-112611

Let's shape the future of nuclear together.

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

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Join us as a Probabilistic Safety Analysis (PSA) Engineer Safety Engineer in our Nuclear & Power Division, and play a vital role designing complex new schemes to protect our clients' assets. There's no such thing as a one-size-fits-all career plan in AtkinsRéalis. And with a huge variety of projects to work on, you'll have plenty of opportunities to grow and challenge yourself as a consultant.

Your purpose:

  • As a Probabilistic Safety Analysis (PSA) Engineer you will play an effective role in the design and operation of nuclear reactors and other nuclear facilities to optimise designs and reduce risks.
  • You will be an eager candidate driven by innovative and logical thinking while providing consultancy advice to Clients in the nuclear industry.
  • In this role you will be keen to develop and deliver PSA models, analyse and interpret results, support critical decision-making in the design and operation of facilities and report outcomes through the production of high-quality technical reports.
  • Able to be a key individual supporting clients in managing their internal and external stakeholders, including the Regulator.
  • You will be required to contribute to and learn from the wider Nuclear Safety community within AtkinsRéalis, taking advantage of the global expertise we have across a range on engineering disciplines.
  • Other key aspects of this role include mentoring others in a technical capacity, assisting in the production of bids and proposals, and implementing and contributing to safety initiatives.
  • A natural motivator with a demonstratable aptitude for safety and innovative thinking. You find assessing risk for nuclear facilities intriguing and are always the first liaising with clients and colleagues.
  • Skilled in problem solving with the opportunity to develop your skills and experience in building a successful career and lead technical teams, taking responsibility for project delivery.

What you can bring?

You will need:

  • University Degree in a relevant subject.
  • Strong background in nuclear safety and hazard assessment.
  • Excellent technical writing, communication and interpersonal skills with the desire to develop others.
  • Technical practitioner able to demonstrate good engineering judgement and with extensive experience in using fundamental engineering skills.
  • Able to produce and review high quality technical reports with a proven record of delivering technically intricate projects.
  • Motivated and focused on meeting delivery/cost targets without compromising quality.

Some topics and techniques you have experience of include the following:

  • A solid understanding of the principles of nuclear safety.
  • Experience of working on Level 1 and Level 2 PSA models.
  • Experience using PSA-related software, such as RiskSpectrum, Reliability Workbench or CAFTA.
  • Skills in Human Reliability Assessment.
  • Knowledge of Light Water Reactor (PWR, BWR) technology.
  • Experience of Level 3 PSA techniques and software such as PC COSYMA, PACE or similar.
  • Awareness of Hazard PSA modelling, such as Seismic, Fire and Flood.
  • Experience in the development of Severe Accident Management Guidelines (SAMG).

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

The UK is the first major economy to legislate for a Net Zero target by 2050. To achieve this, our nuclear and clean energy teams are ensuring a mix of secure and sustainable energies that can meet our industry and lifestyle demands today, and in 30 years' time. We help to power our world through exciting new technologies and intelligent cybersecurity systems on projects that vary greatly in size, scope, and scale. So, you'll be creating the right safe and resilient systems across nuclear power, renewables, decarbonisation development, new builds and energy efficiency.

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Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy “Total Reward,” a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

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More about us:

AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

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Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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