Senior Engineer (Marine Safety & Environmental)

Location : Bristol, England
Job Ref : MB439
Consultant : Mark Bolton
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £46.5k - 57k per year


MB439: Senior Engineer (Marine Safety & Environmental)
Location: Bristol with hybrid working
Salary: £46,500 – £57,000
Working Hours: Monday to Friday


First Military Recruitment is proudly working in partnership with a fantastic business who are looking to recruit a Senior Engineer within a marine safety environment on a permanent basis and to predominantly be based in Bristol but with the option of WFH.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional safety and environmental engineering support to surface ship, submarine and commercial projects.
  • Provide safety and environmental case input to non-conformances and design changes for specified systems.
  • Support other members in developing non-nuclear safety and environmental assessments or cases.
  • Plan and control of work to Quality, Time, and Budget.
  • Provide expertise and support in own engineering specialisation to other members of the safety team.
  • Production of safety and environmental cases.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ideally degree qualified but HND/HNC level qualification in an engineering discipline with extensive experience in relevant field will be considered and accepted where warranted.
  • Preferably already hold the Defence Maritime Regulator’s (DMR) Ship Safety & Environmental Management Training (SEMT) or Ship Safety Management Office (SSMO) Certification (training will be arranged if required).
  • Ideally you will be a member of a relevant institution (e.g., IMechE, RINA, IET, SARS etc.) and hold Chartered or Incorporated status (or be working towards).
  • A working knowledge of MOD Health Safety and Environmental Protection (HS&EP) Policy and regulations including the Acquisition Safety and Environmental Management Systems (ASEMS) (POSMS & POEMS) and the Defence Safety Authority (DSA) Policy and Defence Domain specific Regulations (particularly the Defence Maritime Regulator (DMR).
  • A working knowledge of applicable Defence Standards and Joint Service Publications (JSPs) such as 00-056 (Safety Management Requirements for Defence Systems) and JSP 418 (Management of Environmental Protection in Defence).
  • Authoring of Technical Reports.
  • Chairmanship and recording of technical meetings.
  • Experience of constructing a safety argument via the Goal Structured Notation, /Claims/Argument/Evidence techniques.
  • Experience of facilitating/undertaking Hazard Identification and Assessment exercises using some or all of the following:
  • Structured What If Technique (SWIFT).
  • Hazard and Operability Studies (HazOpS).
  • Fault Tree Analysis.
  • Event Tree Analysis.
  • Failure Mode Effect & (Criticality) Analysis (FME(C)A).
  • Good knowledge of Naval Engineering in RN ships and/or submarines would be advantageous.
  • Experienced in multidisciplinary engineering environment.
  • Knowledge of environmental issues & legislation would be an advantage.
  • Good presentational, written, analytical and IT skills.

MB439: Senior Engineer (Marine Safety & Environmental)
Location: Bristol with hybrid working
Salary: £46,500 – £57,000
Working Hours: Monday to Friday

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