Safety Case Engineer (STF1002)

Location: Milton Park, Abingdon
Salary: Competitive
Job type: Permanent

Overview of the role

Tokamak Energy is looking to recruit a Safety Case Engineer to lead the production of safety case assessments for all its facilities and operations.  This will include addressing the full range of industrial hazards including radiological hazards. We are looking for someone who will apply an appropriate, proportionate and practical approach to safety case development, and will also contribute to the development of our systems, people and processes.

Main duties/role and responsibilities

  • Production and implementation of all safety cases for Tokamak energy
  • Develop robust safety justifications for their plant and operations
  • Carrying out quantitative and qualitative safety / risk assessment
  • Work with a range of stakeholders, to obtain information relevant to the safety case, and produce technical reports in support of the safety cases
  • Contribute to and carry out the assessment of safety case modifications, reviewing the existing safety case and determining whether the safety limits are being challenged
  • Contribute to ensuring best practice safety case methodologies and technologies are followed throughout the business
  • Running safety case workshops/seminars
  • Delivering work to time, cost and quality to ensure customer satisfaction

Experience required

  • Degree qualified in an appropriate engineering or scientific discipline
  • Experience of preparation and implementation of safety cases & technical reports addressing safety issues preferably in a regulated and high hazard environment
  • A positive, proactive and enthusiastic approach
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams
  • A good attention to detail
  • Experience with radiological hazards would be beneficial
  • Experience or knowledge of safety assessment techniques including hazard identification, fault schedules, fault / event tree analysis, radiological consequence assessment, qualitative / quantitative risk assessment


  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Eligible for company share option scheme after 1 years’ service
  • Company bonus scheme, discretionary, dependant on performance
  • Private medical insurance after 3 months service
  • Bike to work scheme

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position.  If you do not hear back from us within 10 days of submitting, your application then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.  However, we may contact you in the future to discuss other opportunities.

No terminology in the advert or job description is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.  Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

How to apply

If you are passionate about accelerating the development of fusion power and want to join our dynamic team, please send your CV with a covering letter detailing your experience to or

Important information for candidates

Pre-employment screening

Please note that the appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to standard pre-employment screening, as applicable to the post. This will include right-to-work, proof of identity and references.

 Data Privacy

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Equality of Opportunity

Entry into employment with the Tokamak Energy and progression within employment will be determined only by personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of each post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. No applicant or member of staff shall be discriminated against because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

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