Human Factors Engineer
Position – Human Factors Engineer
Type – Contract
Rate – Circa £60.00 per hour Umbrella Co
Duration – 12 Months + possible extensions
Hours – Typically 38 hours per week
Determination – Inside IR35
Security – UK BPSS / SC Security Clearance to be in place
Location – Remote / Devonport, Plymouth
Start Date – ASAP !
As a Senior Human Factors Engineer you will be involved in the preparation of Human Factors Substantiation Reports (HFSRs). This substation includes the following processes:
• Development of Fault Trees;
• Calculation of an Initial Human Error Probability (I-HEP) using expert knowledge and experience and taking into consideration the context of the human events (e.g. Performance Shaping Factors (PSFs) and Error Producing Conditions (EPCs)).
HF input to the Verification & Validation (V&V) activities supporting commissioning is also part of this project. This role requires engagement with the wider safety and site teams to understand the wider project to enable the integration of Human Factors. The Defuel project is leading the way at Devonport in integrating this new process for incorporating Human Factors into the wider project, so this is an exciting opportunity to get involved.
What do I need to be able to do the role?
You’ll be educated to Degree level in an Engineering or Scientific discipline and/or have relevant knowledge and experience; a background in nuclear/radiological safety is highly beneficial for the roles we are looking to fill. You’ll be registered as a Chartered Engineer (or be working towards chartered status). You’ll also possesses good interpersonal skills and be competent in verbal and written communication, with the ability to operate and interface effectively with Senior Managers and internal stakeholders. Previous experience in Human Factors work is essential, with experience in using Human Factors related software (e.g. for assessment of Ergonomics/Anthropometrics/Human Error Probability).
If this position is of interest, please forward a cv ASAP for consideration.