Security Engineer

Warrington, England, gb
Company: Flood Modeller
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-06-17 06:06:58

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About the opportunity:

Jacobs Nuclear is the Design and Engineering partner for Sellafield under the PPP (Programme and Project Partners). This is a 20-year arrangement to deliver ~£7bn of major projects. We are looking to recruit high value expertise from across regulated and comparable sectors to work in a collaborative environment. PPP is delivering major projects, site wide improvements and provision of supporting services.

Jacobs Nuclear provides the front end design and engineering capability across the PPP portfolio. Being part of the PPP Team offers a unique opportunity to drive change and innovation in engineering, safety and delivery solutions in one of the most complex industrial sites in the UK if not the world. We are looking for people who are passionate about developing themselves and in meeting new challenges.

As a result of increasing demand for our services, there are significant opportunities for you to support a key project within the nuclear business.

We are currently looking for a Security Engineer position to join the team in Birchwood. 

The role will involve the following:

  • Working as part of a small team delivering a major design-build project modifying a high security category facility
  • Working closely with the Security Technical Lead, and other stakeholders to ensure successful delivery
  • Working knowledge of UK security regulation and associated guidance – the candidate should have experience of applying Security Assessment Principles to operational or design projects; and/or use of CPNI Operational Requirements for Critical National Infrastructure facilities.
  • Candidate will be responsible for:

  • Undertaking security assessments of the proposed design to advise design engineers of security requirements, development of Operational Requirements, production of Performance Specifications, etc.
  • Interfacing with the dutyholder to ensure that proposed designs, alternations to the facility, and activities throughout the project are achievable and consistent with the current Nuclear Site Security Plan (NSSP)
  • Liaise with stakeholders on the licensed site, within the dutyholder organisation, security infrastructure associated with the operations guardforce, response force, Fire & Rescue, etc.)
  • Answering queries from clients, contractors, suppliers etc
  • Attendance at meetings (technical & non-technical) to report & justify progress and present technical issues
  • Checking/ Verification of Technical Deliverables
  • Daily Collaboration with Multi-discipline design team & Client/ stakeholder liaison.
  • Thorough and organised working method
  • Ensuring the designs meet the relevant standards
  • Here's What You'll Need:


    The position is subject to the ability of the candidate to obtain as a minimum Security Check clearance and obtain a Sellafield P4 pass.

    Technical skills and experience

  • Excellent written and spoken English & Effective communication skills
  • Professional attitude & a ‘can do’ approach to problem solving.
  • Extensive experience delivering security projects to UK CPNI approaches, and more specifically to Nuclear facilities
  • Experience of producing and delivering Operational Requirements
  • Experience of interpreting a threat assessment to develop the basis for a facility specific assessment
  • Performing vulnerability assessments to support development and justification of a Physical Protection System
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and to meet deadlines
  • Proven track record in the delivery of security support to operational facilities, or into engineering design projects
  • Design tools/ Software

  • Good/ Excellent Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Power Point
  • Current P4 Sellafield pass and security ‘SC’ Level would be ideal

  • Former site experience as a security advisor
  • Experience within Nuclear
  • Why Jacobs?

    We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

    We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can. 

    Our Culture:

    We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

    We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

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    Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

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