Faults and Hazards Technical Lead


Faults and Hazards Technical Lead

Opportunity in Nuclear Energy Innovation


Sector: Nuclear New Build

Category: Utilities

Holtec Britain is a member of the Holtec International family; a global leader in designing an unconditionally safe and secure source of clean energy. Holtec has received funding from the FNEF to advance its SMR programme, and is building its brand new team based in Bristol.

Join the team at Holtec Britain to contribute to the design of the SMR-300 small modular reactor, a pioneering source of clean energy. The Faults and Hazards (Deterministic Safety Analysis) Team Lead will lead a team of engineers in producing fault studies and safety case documentation crucial for the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) of the SMR-300 reactor, contributing to the global advancement of clean energy.


  • Lead the delivery of Fault Studies, Severe Accidents, and Internal/External Hazards safety case documentation.
  • Provide line management, coaching, and mentoring to develop technical and personal skills within the team.
  • Interact with regulators, explaining analytical methods and models for fault studies and hazard assessments.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proficiency in fault studies, hazard assessments, and thermal hydraulic behaviour of nuclear reactors.
  • Experience in developing nuclear safety cases and managing technical teams.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills.
  • Eligible to work under 10 CFR Part 810.

Bristol offers a vibrant community with excellent amenities, schools, a thriving tech community and a high quality of life. It provides easy access to various attractions and is well-connected to Wales, the Midlands and the South.

This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a global leader in nuclear energy innovation and contribute to the development of the next generation of nuclear power stations. If you’re passionate about structural integrity and seeking to make a meaningful impact in the energy sector, we would like to hear from you.

Click the apply button now to submit your CV and join us in shaping the future of clean energy. Even if your CV isn’t updated, please send the most recent version, and we’ll discuss your recent experience over the phone.

Don’t miss the chance to join the team and drive excellence in fault studies! For further information contact Clare O’Brien at Thomas Thor via email at c.obrien@thomas-thor.com or call 0117 450 1125.

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