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Senior Safety Engineer

Date: Apr 10, 2019

Location: West Melbourne, VIC, AU

Senior Safety Engineer-TRCS-AUME01905033


At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as Senior Safety Engineer in Melbourne, VIC.

About the Role:

The Senior Safety Engineer is responsible for the technical engineering aspects of the safety work and shall lead, guide, advise and support other Safety Engineers, System Engineers, System Designers, System Testers and similar technical staff in providing the necessary information to put together an argument that the system is correct, complete and fit for purpose in the intended environment. The Sr Safety Engineer is responsible for producing both quantitative and qualitative safety analyses of the system, such as Risk Analysis, Hazard Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Event Tree Analysis, FMECA, etc. The role is also responsible for following up, guide and advise on the safety and quality management aspects of the project and systems. The role is responsible for producing and contributing with parts of or the complete Safety Case on relevant product or system level (GP / GA / SA). The Sr Safety Engineer shall be capable to argue the conclusion of a safety case to internal or external Safety Validators, Safety Assessors, Authorities and Regulators. The Sr Safety Engineer is expected to be taking initiative, be self-propelling and to drive the work forward individually with the goal to accomplish a positive approval in accordance with the project schedule.

The role requires to actively interact with various stakeholders internally and externally – other engineers, Safety Validators, Safety Assessors, customers, authorities and regulators. The Senior Safety Engineer reports to the Safety Lead in the project.

Your responsibilities will include:

Performing technical analysis of the system to ensure all aspects of technical safety is covered. This typically Risk Analysis based on a System Definition, complete “bow-tie” safety analysis of hazards and their mitigations, THR apportionment, ETA, FTA, FMECA, SIL allocation, safety impact analysis of operational rules.

Produce key technical documentation such as Safety Cases, Technical Safety Reports, Safety Management Reports, Hazard Reports, Impact Analyses, SRAC Reports.

Perform Safety Reviews of key engineering documents and artefacts such as requirements specifications, architecture specifications, design specifications, test specifications. Participate, contribute, prepare and lead Hazard Workshops for PHA, SHA, SSHA, IHA, OMHA, HHA and other safety related workshops using methods such as HAZOP, SWIFT, etc.

Act as a local specialist to the project. Guide, advise and technically lead other System Assurance team members as well as other project members, such as System Engineers, Designers and Testers in the technical safety aspects of the work.


Key Requirements:

- Bachelor or higher in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.
- 7-10 years’ experience in Railway and Railway Signalling systems
- Safety and System Assurance of railway products, systems or solution or similar field.
- Previous experience of working in a Safety role is essential
- Structured and organised with hands-on approach
- Hazard analysis techniques and methodologies
- Technical Risk Analysis of Railway Systems
- Methodologies for Quantified Risk Analysis, typically ETA and FTA
- Experience in a multinational environment
- Familiar with CENELEC standards (deep experience with EN50126, EN50128, EN50129), Safety and Quality Standards (i.e. IEC/ISO)
- Knowledge of Signalling Train and Control Systems, BT RCS products, processes preferred.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signaling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

Job: Software
Primary Location: AU-VIC-West Melbourne
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
10.04.2019, 12:50:54 AM

Unposting Date
10.05.2019, 11:59:00 PM

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