Design Engineer

job info

  • Location: Reading
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job sector: IT
  • Salary: GBPMarket related / Year
  • Published: January 23, 2024

Job Title:                            Design Engineer

Location:                            Reading – 100% onsite

Employment Type:         18 months contract (Inside IR35)



Are you ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role where your expertise can make a significant impact on safety and compliance in a highly regulated environment? We are seeking a dedicated Design Engineer / Safety Case Engineer to join our team!



  • Maintain a live safety case for our facility, ensuring compliance with legislation, Nuclear Licence Conditions, and industry standards.
  • Manage the production of engineering design substantiation and assessments throughout the asset lifecycle.
  • Provide strategic leadership in managing a professional engineering service.
  • Work seamlessly across functions, serving as a vital interface between the Facility, Safety Case Subject Matter Experts, and Technical Authorities.



  • Proven Design or operational experience in a highly regulated environment such as Nuclear, Gas, Oil, Rail or Pharma.
  • Experience in a highly regulated environment with responsibility for ensuring the quality and timely delivery of engineering design, supporting continuous safe operations.
  • Ability to articulate technical complexities, direct work, and lead teams to meet program goals.
  • Familiarity with legislation and standards related to safety and safety maintenance within engineering.
  • Experience in configuration and change control governance and implementation on a Nuclear licensed site, including line of sight from maintenance results to the engineering schedule.
  • Experience in maintaining a live safety case and conducting assessments.


For further details or to apply, please submit your CV and I will be in touch for a confidential chat.