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At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of approximately 52,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed -today and into tomorrow.

Jacobs is supporting a key defence sector client in delivery of their Periodic Safety Review. We are identifying our best people to deliver this work.

As a result of increasing demand for our services, there are significant opportunities for you, as a Human Factors Consultant to support this key project.

We are recruiting a Human Factors Assessor to join the team in Thatcham. Human Factors design and safety case support to the Periodic Safety Review. The HF resource will need to be fully embedded / integrated with the Periodic Safety Review Project, in particular the design / engineering, ops and safety disciplines.

  • The key HF activities include Logging, tracking and closing off HF issues, actions and requirements.

    for example:

  • Input to / justification of Allocation of Function decisions (particularly with respect to human physical and psychological capabilities)

  • Understanding the role of the operator

  • task analysis on key functions/tasks to inform design development, HF requirements capture and HF design advice

  • Providing ergonomic advice / review to aspects such as HMI, anthropometric assessment, glovebox design, maintenance tasks, access / egress, workspace layout, etc.

  • Input into the development of an operational philosophy

  • Input into optioneering / design of analytical techniques and proposed technologies.

    HF safety case support, for example:

  • Input into the nuclear safety case strategy, utilising SL HF methodologies

  • Attendance at HAZOPs and input into fault identification

  • Input into allocation of safety function to operational controls

  • Input into the development of radiological, criticality and chemotoxic design safety assessments

  • High-level HF substantiation of safety significant tasks / operator claims.

  • HF support will also be required throughout the remaining project lifecycle, to ensure that the operator role is adequate and that the design outcome meets the user needs, accommodates for human psychological and physical characteristics and minimises the potential for human error and violations.Skills/Qualifications

  • Senior HF Assessor

  • Significant HF experience

  • Significant experience providing integrated HF design and safety case support in the nuclear industry

  • Significant knowledge and experience working within the UK nuclear regulatory framework

  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of integrated team

    Our Culture

    At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go 'BeyondZero' by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

    We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

    When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

    To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

    Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

    JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.
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