Human Factors Engineer


Human Factors Engineer



Sector: Nuclear R&D

Category: Engineering

Human Factors Engineer

As exclusive partner to Holtec Britain, we’re seeking multiple Human Factors engineers (across various seniority levels) to author human factors assessments of the SMR design and help developing the Human Factors chapter in the Safety Case for submission to the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) for use in the Generic Design Assessment (GDA).

About Holtec

Holtec International and its subsidiary companies are designing an unconditionally safe and secure source of clean energy, the SMR-300 small modular reactor. Holtec Britain is a member of the Holtec International family, a global turnkey supplier of equipment and systems for nuclear, solar, geothermal, and fossil power generation sectors of the energy industry. Come join a growing multidisciplinary team of engineers designing the next generation nuclear power station.

Overview of the Role

You will build strong a relationship with the US SMR Operations & Safety Lead. The UK GDA is a critical element for commercial deployment of SMR-160s word-wide, and this role provides a unique opportunity in an exciting emerging technology and energy marketplace.

Main Responsibilities

  • Delivery of Human Factors assessments, documents, and plans.
  • Help develop the HF chapter of the safety case for the SMR-160+ GDA.
  • Coaching and mentoring to develop the team in technical and personal skills enabling them to deliver.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to internal and external organizations including the nuclear regulators.
  • Applicants should be prepared to play an active role in a project-driven and highly integrated engineering team.


  • Degree qualified in an engineering or science related discipline.
  • Experience in Human Factors Task and Error analysis
  • HRA and Human Based Safety Claims

Alexandria Gleason

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Alexandria Gleason


Alexandria is a Senior Recruitment Consultant, based in Cumbria, UK, with a focus on delivering top talent in the nuclear industry. She strives to provide a quality recruitment experience while building solid relationships across the industry. Alexandria has a big passion for ED&I and works hard to promote inclusivity in the workplace.

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