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Job Description

Job title: Nuclear Safety Case Engineer

Location: Barrow-In-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role

Salary: £60,000+ (Dependent on Experience)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Overseeing and authoring nuclear substantiation documentation to support the site safety case
  • Reviewing calculations & analysis work
  • Supporting periodic review of safety
  • Taking ownership of deliverables and demonstrating a high level of autonomy
  • Providing support of implementation of substantiation requirements
  • Working closely with Human Factors, Site Safety Case and Engineering Authority Teams
  • Support in the development of other Nuclear Substantiation team members
  • Collaborate with the wider business on Nuclear substantiation related activities

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience of Nuclear Safey or Safety Case Analysis
  • Experience in Nuclear, other high hazard, or highly regulated industry
  • Ability to produce high quality technical reports
  • Determined in driving all deliverable associated activities through due process
  • Excellent stakeholder management


  • Broad understanding of multiple engineering disciplines
  • Chartered Engineer from the Engineering Council and a member of a relevant professional body
  • Degree qualified in a STEM subject


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll 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 Engineering – Nuclear Substantiation team:

You will be joining an ever-expanding team with some great development opportunities both in the technical and managerial streams. Native to the team, there are opportunities to get involved in the design substantiation and safety justification of a variety of assets and facilities spanning mechanical, civil and structural, and electrical, in addition to getting in involved in finite element analysis and simulation using the latest cutting edge tools and techniques. This also involves regular interaction and joint working with the Engineering Authority, Site Specialist Engineers, Site Safety Case, Human Factors, as well as Boat Services and Boat Build functions delivering an exceptionally varied and diverse scope. This interaction offers plenty of development opportunities both in terms of formal secondments and informal extended collaboration to suite you and your career aspirations.

Whether you are an experienced Principal Engineer or an aspiring Senior Engineer, there could be an exciting and fulfilling opportunity waiting for you at the Nuclear Substantiation and Analysis team – SEA (DDC) at BAE Systems. Apply today to see how far you can go. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarine roles, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

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.

Closing Date: 27th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.




Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Buy or sell annual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Company shutdown periods
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
More information needed
More information needed
More information needed
Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
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Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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