Senior Environmental Safety Engineer, Defence Consulting

Swindon, South West, SN3 4UQ
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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Environmental Engineering, Other
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Company description:


Job description:

RINA is looking for an experienced Senior Environmental Consultant to join a specialist and growing Safety Environmental team, delivering specialist projects for the Ministry of Defence across the Air, Land, Maritime and Cyber domains.This is an exciting opportunity, working with the military ensuring robust environmental cases are achieved in highly complex high hazard environments.

This role can be based out of our Swindon, Leatherhead or Lincoln offices, though RINA is a smart/hybrid working organisation, so living within commuter distance of the office is not necessarily required.

The Environmental team are experiencing a real breadth of project work on some of the most technically advanced programmes in UK Defence, including naval destroyers, submarines, autonomous air systems, Apache, Chinnock, Typhoon, but to name a few. The successful candidate will be encouraged to take a lead on safety critical projects, not only saving lives, but also driving engineering efficiency.

The role

You will lead a variety of Environmental and Sustainability support programmes and ensure requirements are delivered on time, to budget, and to the required quality;

Deliver Environmental Impact Assessment and Assurance projects as required by a projects Statement of Requirement;

Integrate of Environmental Impact Management activities with the Safety Engineering initiatives within joint Safety & Environmental projects;

Support to bids, proposals, analysis and report writing;

Provide reports on productivity and other performance indicators to the Project Manager for project specific tasks;

Assist the Environmental Safety team with developing new capability in order to meet new and emerging market demands.

Qualifications & experience

At least five years experience in the assessment and management of Environmental Impact policies for UK MOD programmes;

Preferably a degree in either Engineering, Science, Environmental Sciences or Sustainability;

We will also hire a veteran with a safety/environmental engineering or maintenance engineering background on any platform;

A working knowledge of Defence Standards (ideally Def Stan 00-056 and/or 00-051);

A good working knowledge of ASEMS or POEMS processes;

Ideally have an understanding of ISO14000 series (Environmental Management);

Experience of MOD procurement processes;

A good understanding of Environmental Legislation / Regulation

Knowledge of UK MOD platforms; either land, sea/maritime and/or air.

You must be a British citizen and have Security Clearance, or be willing to go through security vetting.

Profile description:

About RINA S&D UK:
RINA S&D UK has been awarded Gold status with the Armed Forces Covenant Employers Recognition Scheme and proudly supports those who serve.

RINA S&D UK is a key technical engineering partner to the defence sector, providing a portfolio of consultancy services, including Safety, ILS, Training, Cyber Assurance, Human Factors and Data Science & Analytics and with a proven track record in supporting and improving performance for some of the militarys most technically advanced programmes.

RINA Group

RINA is a 5,000 strong global engineering services firm, providing innovative services to critical industry sectors, including defence, energy, oil & gas, power, renewables and transport & infrastructure sectors. It operates out of 70 countries, giving us the depth of experience across engineering disciplines and have a strong reputation providing services that are of the highest quality, creating significant value to our clients.


We offer competitive salaries and pension contributions. You will enjoy a generous leave allowance, private medical care, life insurance and more. Our great financial benefits are only part of the attraction, you can expect quick integration and real opportunities for professional development (i.e. Chartership). As part of our growing global team you will work with world-class engineers.

We offer:

25 days leave

Health Insurance


Other discounted benefits

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