Safety Case Author

Location: Derby or Warrington

Organisation: Engineering

Department: Development Engineering

Required Security Clearance: BPSS

Morson Talent are working exclusively with Rolls Royce SMR (Small Modular Reactors) to recruit a Safety Case Authoring Team Lead to join their team in Warrington.

The Company
Rolls-Royce SMR is a start-up joint special purpose vehicle (SPV) business, specifically created to design, construct and deliver a new fleet of Small Modular Reactors power plants that will be a critical and strategic player in the race to Net Zero carbon emissions globally. Spun out of Rolls-Royce with its pedigree in engineering excellence but also attracting world class inward investment this is an exciting new business with an optimistic opportunity to be a global player in the coming years.

The Post
Reporting to the Safety Case Authoring Lead, as a Safety Case Submission Author you will play a key role in supporting the development of the nuclear safety case for the UK SMR and the successful completion of the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and the Environment Agency (EA) Generic Design Assessment (GDA) process.

Key Responsibilities
• Supporting the development of the Claims, Arguments and Evidence (CAE) structure for the nuclear safety case.
• Supporting the development of the content of the nuclear safety case including the required document set.
• Authoring key nuclear safety case documents for submission to the regulator.
• Understanding and applying the appropriate level of quality and governance to nuclear safety case documentation for which you have responsibility.
• Developing and maintaining individual plans for production of nuclear safety case documents.

Required Competencies
• A good understanding of the development of safety cases in support of a developing design to meet UK regulatory expectations
• Good knowledge of PWR plant design and operation.
• Experience in the production of nuclear safety case documentation
• Experience of the UK civil nuclear regulatory regime and in particular the UK regulator’s GDA process.
• A demonstrable ability to plan own work and to deliver to tight deadlines.

Qualifications & Experience
• Qualified to degree level or equivalent in Engineering, Maths, Physics or equivalent or significant relevant industry experience.
• Chartered or working towards Chartered status with a professional engineering, or equivalent, body.