Graduate Opportunity

Aerospace and Infrastructure Safety Assurance Graduates


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What We Do In Consulting?

We like problems at Frazer-Nash.

The next stepping stone

"I've just had to say I'd like to do it, and they've made it happen" – Philippa, Consultant at Frazer-Nash.

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Safety & Assurance –

  • How do we help organisations make their products safe?
  • How do we safely develop products that can think for themselves?
  • How do we assure the safe operation of the UK’s national infrastructure?
  • How do we enhance the safety of trains?
  • How do we certify aircraft as safe to fly?

The world and our clients have lots of problems and we get a kick out of finding engineering and technology solutions to these problems.

We embrace diversity, innovation, collaboration, and fulfilment as key themes which help us achieve a sustainable growing business which creates opportunity for our people and does things that matter in the world.

If you crave diversity of work, if you want to do things that matter with your career, for an organisation which cares, within an environment which trusts our people to deliver success, we look forward to exploring if we may be a fit with your future career goals. Our people are our greatest assets.

Team information:

You will be joining one of our Safety and Assurance teams within System Integration, supporting our clients to assure the safety of their systems and products. This will involve working on a range of cutting-edge projects, spanning from technology road mapping, concept development, hardware and software design, certification, regulatory assurance, safety case development, trials planning and delivery, autonomy, and integration of next generation systems.

All of this enables our clients to comply with regulation and to protect lives through enhancing safety across industries including rail, aerospace, surface ships and submarines as well as future transport systems incorporating autonomy and AI.

As part of the wider Systems Integration area, you will pull expertise from across the company and get a taste of what goes on in different areas of the business. Our graduates will gain exposure and experience in the huge variety of our work, and the chance to explore where their own skills and interests lie, whether that be a leadership or technical path.

What you’ll be doing at Frazer-Nash?

Frazer-Nash offers excellent opportunities for graduates and postgraduates to experience challenging and interesting work that makes a difference in the world:

  • You will use your skills and talents to ensure a safe, sustainable future for society.
  • Your work will help deliver a safe and secure world, where natural resources are conserved, and clean energy is available to all.
  • You will focus on actions to reduce climate change; supporting rapid and far-reaching transformations in the delivery of energy, security, industry, and transport.
  • For projects in our rail sector you will help develop the Safety Case reports that are required to support critical national rail infrastructure projects. This will include attending Hazard Identification meetings, developing Hazard Records and drawing evidence together to support the documented Safety Case Report.
  • You will support the development of safety assessment for both Rotary and Fixed wing aircraft, either in service or under development
  • You will provide similar support for land vehicles ranging from armoured vehicles, troop transports, bridge laying equipment and other uniquely bespoke equipment as required by our interesting spread of clients.
  • You could work on maritime projects, including new ships in the design phase as well as submarines in all stages of their life cycle.
  • Although primarily focused on safety we also have projects running that cover legislative and regulatory compliance, aviation facility design, risk and quality management across all three domains Air, Sea and Land with aspirations to extend into the space domain.

Working within a consultancy environment offers the chance to experience a wide variety of projects and you'll be given the opportunity to bid for, win, work on, and manage projects, as well as work with and manage people and clients, expanding your technical and consultancy skills.

What you’ll need?

We are interested in hearing from excellent candidates who want to work within systems safety and assurance. You may have relevant experience from University courses that are similar to any on the following list:

  • Aerospace or Aeronautical Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Design
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning

The ideal candidate would have some or all of the following skills / experience:

  • Experience with developing safety case for projects, e.g. individually for a dissertation or as part of a group.
  • Knowledge of wider assurance and regulatory compliance.
  • Good background knowledge in electronics/software development in a safety critical environment.
  • Problem solving, including the ability to work independently and answer questions that are not Google-able.
  • Experience with safety.
  • Practical awareness of risk assessment and analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to produce concise and professional reports.
  • Not afraid to learn new skills as required.

The nature of our work means that we sometimes require staff to access Government material, it is therefore necessary for all of our employees to gain appropriate security clearance. We will apply for clearance if you have successfully been selected for a position, and we will decide if we can successfully gain full clearance on your behalf based on the content of your application. Any offer of employment is subject to this requirement being met.

What can Frazer-Nash offer you?

Clear career pathways will help you to develop and nurture your potential as you grow within your role, leading to exciting future career prospects and promotion. We will support and encourage your ideas and give you the opportunity to work directly with our clients, helping you to build strong professional relationships and networks. At Frazer-Nash you will not only gain technical knowledge and experience, we also provide business experience, project management, and early career development opportunities for leadership.

We have a diverse and broad range of colleagues with unique interests, who are welcoming and always willing to support you. There’s a culture of making time to help others.

You will join us with an excellent academic record, and we will support your career development so that you achieve further professional qualifications including Chartership, usually within 4 years of joining. Our Mentored Professional Development Scheme (MPDS) is accredited by five professional institutions (IMechE, RAeS, IET, RINA & IoP) and you will be assigned a mentor who will work with you to develop your own individual development plan.


  • Happy to talk flexible working
  • Holiday sale and purchase scheme
  • Enhanced parental benefits
  • Company pension scheme
  • Targeted professional development
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare membership
  • Bonus scheme linked into company performance
  • Paid membership fees to a professional institution
  • Support in attaining professional membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season rail ticket loan

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £31,000 + £2,000 joining bonus + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Bristol, Dorchester (Dorset), Warrington (Cheshire) and Burton (Staffordshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Electrical
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Robotics
  • Systems

Also Accepting...

  • Most Engineering disciplines

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