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Control and Functional Safety Engineer

Location: Bristol, Burton, Glasgow, Gloucester, Warrington Salary: Competitive + benefits

Industry: Aerospace , Automotive , Electrical , Defence , Nuclear , Oil & Gas , Power Generation

Job Description

We are currently embarking on a period of significant growth of our electrical, electronics, control and instrumentation capability.  To enable growth we require control system and functional safety engineers at senior grades to lead projects and ensure successful delivery to our clients. Our work spans the complete engineering lifecycle from requirements, architecture, design, assurance and commissioning. Experience of design and assurance of safety critical systems in a regulated sector is desirable; particularly the application of diversity, segregation and redundancy within systems. Candidates should demonstrate transferable skills and an interest in a consultancy style of working.
Working within teams and leading projects, typical activities include safety requirements management, control system architecture, selection of equipment and instrumentation, safety case authoring and independent technical review. You will be a chartered engineer (or working towards chartership) with a good relevant engineering degree.


The candidate should have a strong technical and project background; which should include several of the following:

  • Electronic and/or control system design and specification
  • Electronic and/or control system safety assessment & justification
  • Electronic and/or control system compliance substantiation and assurance
  • Safety case and Design Substantiation in a regulated industry
  • Working with IEC 61508 or equivalent standards
  • Availability, Reliability and Maintainability of control and electrical systems
  • ATEX / DSEAR assessment methodology and application
  • Systems integration of hardware and software
  • Industrial control systems and their security
  • Control systems for mechanical handling and cranes
  • Interpretation of clients' technical needs
  • Identification of hazards, requirements, standards and constraints
  • Regulated industry standards methodologies and application
  • Technical leadership on projects
  • Site supervision of projects
  • Preparation of proposals
  • Assistance in local marketing initiatives
  • Project management

As well as the above, you will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be familiar with working to the requirements of ISO 9001.

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