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Principal Engineer – Human Factors

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • Up to £88.22 per hour


Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Principal Engineer – Human Factors.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to deliver Human Factors input to maritime and submarine programmes at the forefront of vessel engineering.

Key Responsibilities

  • Write HFIPs (work stream specific)
  • Update the HF Issues Registers
  • HF attendance / support to Hazard Identification (HAZID)
  • HF support to the identification of Human Based safety claims (HBSCs)
  • HF input to the Fault Schedule
  • HEP calculation sheets in support of the Fault Schedule
  • Assess Safety Actions (SAs) – Operator Claims in the safety case
  • HF Screening for detailed assessment
  • Detailed Detailed Human Error Assessment – DHEA Report

Key skills & qualifications

  • Degree or higher qualified in a human factors or safety related discipline
  • Experience of Providing HF advice to a large project
  • Knowledge of human factors in nuclear safety cases
  • Experience of Hazard ID
  • Used to working with Safety Case teams and fault schedules
  • Experience of Design Basis Assessment (DBA) and Probabilistic Safety Assessment (PSA) – desirable
  • Experience in conducting human reliability analyses and Detailed Human Error Assessments (DHEA)
  • Understanding of nuclear site licensing conditions – SAPs and TAGs

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Barrow-In-Furness

Rate: £88.22 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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