Senior Rail Safety Consultant

Senior Rail Safety Consultant

Job Title: Senior Rail Safety Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary: £negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 897186_1613042706
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2021 11:25

Job Description

Our client is a Systems and Engineering Technology consultancy, operating from offices around the UK, helping and advising clients with their technical knowledge to develop, enhance and protect their critical assets, systems and processes.

Senior Rail Safety Engineer

They are currently seeking a Senior Rail Safety Engineer to join their expanding rail business and work on a varied range of system safety and assurance projects in the rail sector.

This role can be based out of several of their 12 UK offices.

The purpose of this role is to support rail sector clients, offering technical and project management contribution to safety analysis and safety case development for projects, leading and developing other members of the rail safety team. Following their success in supporting mainline railway projects, our client anticipates growth in metro systems projects, so the jobholder will also be involved in developing market opportunities with their understanding of key clients in the rail sector.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified with a good degree in Engineering, Safety or a related subject, with previous safety experience concerned with the development/modification of new products or systems in the rail sector.

You should have detailed safety knowledge and experience in a number of the following areas:

Key rail safety legislation and standards e.g. CSM RA and CENELEC 50126, 50128 and 50129.
Safety Case development for rolling stock, electrification, signalling, ERTMS, high speed rail or other forms of infrastructure.
Safety Management System development and application.
Hazard identification methods and analysis.
Risk Assessment.
Goal Structuring Notation.
Accident / Incident Investigation.
Independent Safety Assessment.
Ideally having experience of working within a consultancy environment.

Senior Rail Safety Engineer
UK wide
£negotiable DOE

Key Skills: Safety Engineer, Safety Consultant, Functional Safety, Safety Management, Safety Case, Rail, Rolling Stock, Electrification, Signalling, ERTMS, High Speed Rail, HAZOP, HAZID, Risk Assessment, CSM RA, CENELEC, 50126, 50128, 50129.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a PERMANENT position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.