Rail Safety Consultants and Engineers

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
Competitive + benefits
03 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Consultancy, Rail
Contract Type
Full Time

Rail Safety Consultants and Engineers

Location: BristolBurtonDorchesterDorkingGlasgowGloucester,PlymouthWarrington 

Salary: Competitive + benefits

Industry: Rail

Job Description

Following continued expansion of our rail business, we are looking for Safety Engineers of all levels of experience up to Senior Consultants.  The vacancies will appeal to candidates who want the opportunity of working in more than one sector and the career and development opportunities that come from working in a successful and expanding consultancy.
If you have safety experience related to the development of new products or systems, or their modification, in the rail (or other high hazard industries) then we would like to hear from you.
You will provide technical and project management contribution to safety analysis and safety case development for projects undertaken by our safety teams.  For more senior roles, you will also be involved in leading teams and developing market opportunities.  Ideally you will have previous experience of working in a consultancy environment.


The successful candidates should have a degree in a relevant discipline with safety experience in the rail (or other high hazard industry).  As appropriate to the stage of your career, you will have experience of some of the following:

• Understanding of Rail Industry Safety Management systems e.g. Common Safety Method (CSM) or the former Yellow Book
• Competent Independent Person, Notified Body and ISA approval processes
• Safety Case development for rolling stock, electrification, signalling, ERTMS or infrastructure projects.

You will also have significant experience in the conduct of some or all of the following:

• Safety Management System development/Safety Management planning
• Safety Case development
• Hazard identification and analysis (e.g. HAZOP/SWIFT)
• Risk Assessment
• Goal Structuring Notation (GSN)
• Industry standards such as CENELEC50126, 50128 and 50129.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working in the Rail sector within a consultancy environment.