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System Safety Engineer

System Safety Engineer

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  • The System Safety Engineer is responsible for identifying hazards and proposing mitigations associated with the procurement, manufacture, assembly, testing, and operation of missile systems and support equipment.
  • Must review documentation (e.g., customer contracts, engineering drawings, procedures) to establish and verify that product designs, plans, and procedures meet all applicable Safety requirements for fabrication, test, flight and life cycle disposal environments.
  • Will utilize a combination of commercial and in-house developed software tools (e.g. MS office), to gather technical documentation in support of all programs.
  • May coordinate risk and opportunity management for development and production programs.
  • Must interface with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., Engineering, Program Management, Production and external stakeholders).
  • Will generate and submit documentation to customer, and support technical presentations.

This current opening may be filled at this  level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

  • Implement and evaluate all System Safety programs
  • Provide training to all personnel for all safety evaluation processes and oversee all program activities
  • Evaluate program documents and resolve all safety issues
  • Analyze and perform assessment on all safety hazards and recommend improvements to all engineering processes and ensure optimal integration of safety features on
  • Coordinate with system engineering process for all user cases and identify all safety requirements and prepare required presentation for all safety evaluation meetings
  • Evaluate all system engineering documents and participate in test activities and ensure compliance to all safety requirements and evaluate all system engineering documents
  • Develop and implement all enterprise safety policies and coordinate with management staff to identify all risks and prepare reports for same
  • Evaluate all system safety requirements and coordinate with company engineers to maintain quality of all processes


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: BS in Engineering or the equivalent combination of education and experience in System Safety.  The ideal candidate will possess 2-4 years of related experience. Knowledge of MIL-STD-882 or equivalent System Safety methodology is required


SKILLS and ABILITIES: Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD 'Secret' Security Clearance with COMSEC.  Must satisfactorily complete safety training courses for working in the vicinity of, handling, testing, and installation of explosive devices.  Must be able to learn Microsoft Office Products (e.g. Word, Excel)


This current opening may be filled at this  level as posted or at one level higher.


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