Human Factors Consultant

Ref: ZR_8363_JOB  ·  Posted on 27 February 2024


This is a hybrid role with 1-2 days per week required onsite. The rest of the work can be done from home.

My client is a large defence and engineering consultancy who provide through-life support to the Ministry of Defence and military clients.

They are looking for a Human Factors Engineer to join their nuclear safety team and assist with preparing Human Factors Substantiation reports.


Key responsibilities
  • Prepare Human Factors Substantiation Reports (HFSRs).
  • Development of Fault Trees.
  • Calculation of an Initial Human Error Probability (I-HEP)
  • Performance Shaping Factors (PSFs)
  • Error Producing Conditions (EPCs)).
  • HF input to the Verification & Validation (V&V) activities.
Skills & experience
  • A background in nuclear/radiological safety is highly beneficial.
  • Registered as a Chartered Engineer (or be working towards chartered status).
  • Previous experience in Human Factors work is essential, with experience in using Human Factors related software (e.g. for assessment of Ergonomics/Anthropometrics/Human Error Probability).

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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