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Engineer - Safety and Environmental

Goosnargh, England
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Environmental Engineering, Other
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Engineer - Safety & Environmental-00104357
Job title: Engineer - Safety & Environmental

Location: Barrow-in-Furness (Hybrid Working, Occasional need to visit Barrow with majority at home)

Salary: Competitive

What you'll be doing:
  • Analyse designs of nuclear submarines using safety engineering techniques, primarily focussing on major hazards (fires, explosions, floods, high pressure releases)
  • Working with large teams of multi-discipline engineers to deliver engineered risk reduction measures for nuclear submarine design
  • Work across a variety of submarine programmes from early concept (including academic research) to in-service submarines
  • Apply engineering judgement to justify nuclear submarine design safety
  • Interface with regulators, clients within the MOD and a variety of internal stakeholders
  • Produce evidence to substantiate design safety in the form of safety case documentation

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree qualified (or expecting a degree qualification) in a relevant STEM discipline or equivalent experience
  • Excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skills with a practical and pragmatic approach to problem solving


You will receive benefits including the ability to become Chartered or working towards or Degree qualified in a relevant STEM discipline, a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You will also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Safety team:

As a safety engineer you will be part of a team that will scrutinise engineered designs to find the needle in the haystack which could prevent UK submarines returning home with our Royal Navy personnel. Your contribution will help to justify that a submarine is safe for our Royal Navy to operate and will have a real and lasting impact across decades of submarine service.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments."

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

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