An exciting opportunity to support the safe performance of the UK submarine propulsion systems from Trafalgar class through to Dreadnought class.
Wood is looking for a full time Senior Consultant to carry out independent nuclear safety and technical assessment mainly of nuclear propulsion plant to join the Thermal Hydraulic Assessment team based at Wood's Birchwood office in Cheshire. The role will be of particular interest to candidates with experience in thermal hydraulic modelling/ plant performance modelling and knowledge of naval nuclear propulsion plant. Experience of carrying out Independent Nuclear Safety Assessments would also be very relevant.
This role provides a diverse and exciting range of opportunities to support the UK submarine programme by undertaking safety and technical assessments of naval nuclear propulsion plant systems, and covering the entire plant life cycle from concept design through to decommissioning. For example, tasks may be aimed at addressing issues associated with design, manufacture/build, maintenance and operation, including plant life extension, to ensure the submarine flotilla continues to deliver the necessary capability safely.
Key responsibilities will include:
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
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