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Safety Case Manager

Requisition ID:  228674


Safety Case Manager          

This position is for a Safety Case Manager  who will work a multi-year United Kingdom (UK) nuclear infrastructure programme for which Bechtel will provide PMO (including Project, Engineering, Commercial and Construction Management) services.  This programme involves a multi-billion investment in nuclear and non-nuclear facilities. 

The Safety Case Manager will provide leadership and strategic engagement for a major construction and engineering company to develop business opportunities within the United Kingdom.  The individual will also provide leadership to a group of Safety Case Engineers in developing safety cases, representing the project to the regulators and interfacing with engineering to support long range design and engineering support.  The candidate will develop schedules and support regulatory approaches to accomplish project mission.  The Safety Case Manager will conduct periodic assessments of nuclear safety and communicate regularly with clients and regulators to enable project mission. 

The position is open to United Kingdom (UK) Nationals only.  UK/US dual citizens may be considered.  The work will be performed in various locations across the UK. 

This position is also subject to a successful interview and agreement upon terms and conditions of employment.  Candidate must be able to obtain an SC security clearance.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in the development of the nuclear safety cases including periodic reviews.
  • Develop resource loaded schedules for safety case development in support of project milestones.
  • Interface with engineering, clients, and regulators regularly to discuss progress, receive feedback, and ensure customer satisfaction with safety case approach and development. 
  • Contribute to engineering design in the development of systems involving nuclear safety requirements to ensure safety case is optimized with design. 
  • Develop business opportunities within the UK for future nuclear safety case work. 
  • Develops staffing plans and schedules and ensures work assignments support project milestones. 


Job Knowledge:

  • Proven experience in developing and successful delivery of Safety Cases to regulators, including development of practical approaches to issues, negotiate acceptance, and satisfy established requirements.
  • Understanding of the site license conditions and pertinent nuclear safety requirements with an ability to anticipate license changes necessary to enable effective project execution.
  • Knowledge of how safety controls are implemented and maintained within the safety case and the application of safe operations practices including temporary shielding, containment and other measures for radiological control. 
  • Operational experience with the kinds of plants and facilities associated with the safety case.
  • Understanding of engineering design processes and configuration management practices.
  • Knowledge of Nuclear Safety Processes and Standards

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related field from an accredited university or college.
  • Ideally will have worked within a licensee organization with direct experience of interfacing with regulators – including in the delivery of major capital projects.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an SC Security Clearance


Minimum Qualifications

  • Will have overseen safety case development and approval for relevant kinds of nuclear facilities for at least 3 projects.
  • Will have previously undertaken more than one project in a role supervising peers and external safety case consultants..
  • Will be experienced in working as part of a management team delivering major infrastructure – i.e. capital value >£500M TIC.
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Experience facilitating multi-discipline meetings to resolve technical and related requirements compliance issues.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous qualification as Engineer, Senior Reactor Operator, or similar for the particular plant design for the safety case activity.
  • Professional or Charter Engineer License/Qualification
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain SC--Security Clearance


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.