The Human Factors Team are looking for an aspiring Engineer to learn about and support the delivery of a variety of multi-discipline projects across various areas within AWE including radioactive, explosives and chemical plant.
What we do is unique and so are our people
For 70 years we've been part of the defence and security for our nation.
Your responsibilities will include:
Providing input into the design of process, plant and equipment
Supporting human factors assessments used to underpin safety justifications
Providing support to incident/near miss investigations
Helping to maintain and develop AWE’s Human Factors standards and guidance
Supporting the design and safety governance processes by independent review of designs and safety assessments
We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who have recently graduated or have completed a master’s degree in Human Factors or Ergonomics and are looking to develop their skills. Once you’ve started your career, we will assist your development through the continuation of training. Through the experience you gain at AWE we will help you progress towards Chartered status with the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors.
Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates would benefit from knowledge/experience of ANY of the following:
Working in a multi-discipline team
The application of human factors methodologies, such as: task analysis, Human Machine Interface (HMI) design, human error analysis, control room design, workload assessment, safety critical task assessment
Working in a formal project delivery & regulated environment
Awareness of health and safety legislation preferably in nuclear industry context
AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:
Market leading contributory pension scheme
Generous holiday entitlement 270 hours a year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) plus every other Friday off
Flexible working hours
Salary sacrifice scheme
Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
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