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The Jacobs Human Factors team provides a comprehensive range consultancy services to nuclear site licence holders, regulators and other high hazard industries in the UK and overseas. We help customers to reduce the risks associated with human error and meet regulatory requirements.
The team consists of highly skilled and experienced HF specialists/engineers and managers with knowledge of UK and international nuclear safety standards and guidance e.g. British Standards, ISO, IAEA, NUREG. The team is also highly familiar with the application of ONR's HF Safety Assessment Principles (SAPs) and we have experience in the development of HF aspects of nuclear safety cases.
We are primarily involved in all aspects of the Nuclear life cycle - design, operation and decommissioning for a range of UK and International clients.
The majority of the work is conducted through the home office location in Knutsford but the team has a flexible arrangement with regards to working from home and attending the office. Options to travel to client sites and premises (both UK and internationally) is available depending on the projects individuals get involved in.
Key Responsibilities include:
Key Responsibilities may include the following (level of experience dependent)
Human Factors analyses and studies in support of nuclear safety cases, liaising with Subject Matter Experts and safety case professionals to obtain the required supporting information, and develop appropriate solutions to support the safety case.
Human Factors Integration activities to support multi-disciplinary design projects, working in collaboration with other technical disciplines.
Production of high quality technical reports to meet project and client requirements.
Plan and manage work to meet technical, budget and programme requirements to ensure client satisfaction.
Build and maintain relationships with key clients, including nuclear licence holders and regulators.
Lead discussions with clients to understand their requirements, manage the production of HF proposals and contribute to multi-disciplinary project proposals.Essential:
Relevant undergraduate academic qualification in appropriate field, i.e. Ergonomics, Psychology or suitable Engineering degree and additional post-graduate degree, training or experience in Human Factors.
Several years relevant experience in a Human Factors role.
Knowledge and several years experience in the following areas :
Human Factors principles, standards and methods, and their role and application within major hazard industries
Human Factors Integration support to multi-disciplinary design projects
Human error and reliability assessment
System, equipment and human machine interface design
Technical and Behavioural Competencies
Knowledge of nuclear safety principles, standards and regulation
Commissioning of Nuclear Plants and buildings
Production of project proposals
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including technical report writing
Strong delivery focus
Problem solving skills
The ability to work well in multi-disciplinary teams
Adaptable and able to work on a variety of projects, prioritising as appropriate
An innovative, creative and pragmatic outlook to deliver effective solutions for our clients
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.