Functional Safety Engineer (electronics)

Staffordshire  ‐ Onsite
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Safety Principles Functional Safety Electronics Risk Analysis IEC 61511 Regulatory Compliance Environmental Laws IEC 61508 Standard Nuclear Power Verification and Validation (Software) Systems Integration Sistemas Electrónicos Life-Critical Systems Process Control Systems


Functional Safety Engineer (electronics) - £55 - 70 per hour - inside ir35 - 6 months (extensions likely) - Staffordshire - hybrid working (2 days onsite a week) - Sector: Energy

Yolk recruitment a recruiting for a Functional Safety Engineer (electronics) to work with a world class engineering client in the energy and nuclear sector.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a leader in advanced systems integration with some of the largest energy projects the country has to offer.


  • Design and develop Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) to meet Safety Integrity Level (SIL) requirements.
  • Conduct risk assessments and hazard analysis to identify safety requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate safety features into Industrial Control Systems (ICS).
  • Implement measures to protect safety-critical electronic systems.
  • Perform verification and validation activities to ensure compliance with industry standards.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on functional safety principles and best practices.

Core Skills:

  • Must be able to achieve SC security clearance.
  • TUV certification in functional safety
  • Knowledge of related safety and environmental legislation.
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS).
  • Proficiency in relevant industry standards such as IEC 61508 and IEC 61511.

Desirable Skills:

  • Hold a current SC security clearance.

Start date
6 months
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