Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace is looking for a System Safety Engineering Specialist for its Orlando, FL location.
The 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. The ideal candidate will ensure that safety procedures and rules are followed on the manufacturing floor, as well as at the off-site assembly and processing areas.
The Safety Engineer 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.
Up to 15% Out-of-State travel required, with 35% in-state/local travel (primarily Orlando and Cape Canaveral).
Working with minimal direction:
50% - Implement and evaluate all System Safety programs.
50% - Evaluate program documents and resolve all safety issues.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related discipline and at least 9 years of system safety related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the secret level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
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).
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Must be able to climb 25 foot vertical ladder and perform limited work/inspections at heights. The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds.While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.