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Health, Safety & Environment Design Lead Engineer

Health, Safety & Environment Design Lead Engineer

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Position – Health, Safety & Environment Design Lead Engineer
Type – Contract
Rate – Circa £65.00 per hour PAYE (Possible overtime rates) 
Duration – Minimum 12 Months +
Hours – 38 Hours per week +
Location – Devonport, Plymouth, UK
Industry – Marine / Nuclear
Determination – Inside IR35

Overall Department Direction;

A significant programme of infrastructure investment is required on the Devonport site to meet the needs of the future MOD ship and submarine programmes. ‘Major Infrastructure Projects’ (MIP) Business Unit has been established to focus on the significant facility developments.

The Engineering team are seeking a Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) in Design Lead Engineer to join them on a permanent, full time basis.

Main Purpose of Role;

The Health, Safety & Environment in Design Lead Engineer reports to the MIP Head of Design and is responsible, setting the standards and expectations for projects, supporting/advising and maintaining oversight of design development from an HS&E perspective.

The key focus of the role is minimising the HS&E risk to both construction phases and subsequent facility operational phase including maintenance, by taking adequate actions/measures during and in design development.

Key responsibilities are to:

  • Ensure HS&E design management arrangements are in place and adequate to ensure consistency and clarity of expectations throughout the MIP Portfolio of Projects.
  • Provide design focussed HS&E advice/support throughout the MIP Portfolio and with relevance to all lifecycle phases, especially construction, facility operations and maintenance.
  • Advise on and contribute to design and technical governance management process in relation to HS&E eg. legislation and BAT.
  • Oversight of the MIP Portfolio for compliance with HS&E design arrangements and input to Technical Governance.
  • Close collaboration with all MIP/Site HS&E stakeholders with the potential to affect design eg. CDM roles (PD, PC etc), Environmental Protection/Sustainability etc.
  • Development and integration of design related HS&E BIM tools, in collaboration with IT Tools Team.
  • Keep abreast of relevant HS&E legislation/guidance and HS&E related LfE (including opportunities for innovation/improvement) with respect to infrastructure related design engineering. Management of design related HS&E training requirements.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills,   Experience and Competences;
  • The candidate should have:

  • Comprehensive HS&E experience in infrastructure construction, operations and maintenance, specifically including CDM and Environmental Protection/Sustainability;
  • Extensive experience in design development and implementation with respect to nuclear and conventional infrastructure/facilities;
  • Broad multi engineering discipline experience;
  • Significant experience in the production and implementation of management arrangements in relation to HS&E in design.
  • The following would be desirable:

  • Experience of working with engineering/infrastructure associated with submarine maintenance facilities;
  • Applicable infrastructure/engineering experience which is wider than dockyard focussed;
  • Understanding/appreciation of systems engineering;
  • Sound understanding of Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements, and ability to manage projects in accordance with these procedures. Understanding of Babcock design process, with respect to infrastructure/facilities engineering;
  • Qualifications;

    A degree or equivalent in an appropriate engineering discipline.

    Chartered Engineer, registered with Engineering Council or working towards.

    Chartered member of IOSH or working towards.

    Ideally, the candidate would have some of the following qualifications:

  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety desirable or
  • NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management