RAMS Safety Engineer

£400 - £500 per day
06 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Abbie Levens
Contract Type
Part Time
RAMS (Safety) Engineer


Up to £500pd DOE (15hrs over 2 days per week)

38 week contract

Corsham / Chippenham / Melksham – occasional trips to London

A new exciting opportunity has come up for an experienced RAM Safety Engineer to work for a well established company in Wiltshire. The ideal candidate will have experience of RAMS, hold a UK Drivers Licence and either be SC Cleared or eligible for an SC Clearance.

Daily Duties:

Working on behalf of the rail team into client by doing the following:

* Update existing RAM Demonstration Plan
* Update existing RCIL (Reliability Critical Items List)
* Complete derivation of RAM requirements
* Produce RAM Requirements V&V (Verification & Validation)
* report
* Update existing RAM assessment analysis and report
* Update existing RAM Demonstration case report
* Quarterly status reporting
* Support to the creation of test plans, test reports and DRACAS
* process, creation of O&M manuals and spares list

Experience required:

* Experience of RAMs. (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability)
* Experience of RAM in the installation and testing phase of a project
* Rail signalling
* Minimum 2 years’ experience in the UK Rail
* Industry in a safety-related role


* University educated with a degree in Engineering, Science or equivalent

Skills requires:

* Common Safety Method (CSM) for Risk Assessments
* EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129 (including use of SILs)
* IEC 61508
* Hazard Identification (HAZID) and hazard log management
* Preparation of some or all of: Generic Product Safety Cases (GPSC), Generic Application Safety Cases (GASC) and Specific Application Safety Cases (SASC))
* Knowledge of Cross Acceptance principles
* Familiarity with Railway Group Standards and London Underground Standards
* Familiarity with railway signalling principles and technology, including computer based interlocking’s
* Familiarity with Engineering Safety Management (previously Yellow Book) essential principles
* Knowledge of some or all of the following: signalling, control, rail operations, infrastructure, electrification, software, human factors, and rolling stock related projects
* Full UK Drivers Licence
* SC Cleared or eligible for SC Clearance i.e. have lived in the UK for the last 5 years, good credit history, clean criminal record etc.

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