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13 Apr 2022

Senior Safety Engineer - Maritime

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Date: 04-Apr-2022

Location: Bristol, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ


Job title: Senior Safety Engineer - Maritime                                                                                                                                                                                               Location: Bristol or Farnborough


About the role

You will provide Maritime safety engineering skills to external and internal clients and to assist in the development of business growth. Tasking will be provided and supervised by the Project Manager and a Principal Safety Engineers where necessary, though a degree of self-starter experience will be necessary.


The primary output for this Senior Safety Engineer role will be provision of safety engineering expertise to deliver defined artefacts in support of projects to our clients. Artefact production will cover the whole range of Safety Management System (SMS) documentation for Maritime platforms, and the applicant should possess analytical skills to examine evidence to support a safety argument. Ability in the use of safety engineering tools and techniques together with excellent report writing skills is essential for the delivery of output.


The successful Senior Safety Engineer will need to be flexible to work in a variety of other domain safety support roles within a team, and must be prepared to travel to meet customer and internal business needs.


What do I need?


  • The Senior Safety Engineer must have an engineering degree or equivalent.
  • You must have a Safety Engineering Background.
  • The Senior Safety Engineer would preferably have a Maritime / Marine background.


Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.


What will I be doing?


  • The Senior Safety Engineer will ensure that work tasks are delivered to the specified time, cost, required quality standards and any other specifications given.
  • You will provide solutions to problems that are defensible, auditable and which will meet customers’ expectations and needs.
  • The Senior Safety Engineer will provide support to time estimates for inputs to bids;
  • You will ensure that all work performed is consistent with QinetiQ Compliancy Procedures.


Why Join QinetiQ?


As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.


Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.  You’ll receive highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.


About QinetiQ


As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.


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