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Systems Safety Engineer

Company: KBR
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Systems Safety Engineer
Kord Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of KBR, is currently seeking a Systems Safety Engineer to perform engineering assessments and analyses on the Land Vehicles equipped with High Powered Lasers and Laser Support Equipment in support of the Directed Energy program. The Systems Safety Engineer will implement elements of system safety engineering pertinent to DoD Directed Energy programs. This position will include supporting the development, implementation, and management of safety processes, procedures, and requirements, as well as the identification and management of system safety risks. The Systems Safety Engineer will work will the program team to ensure program compliance with all requirements and regulations related to environmental safety and health, hazardous materials, industrial hygiene, human factors, reliability engineer, explosive safety, and/or facility safety.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Will independently identify and quantify system safety risks and work with the program team to manage the identified risks and implement appropriate mitigation strategies.

  • Will assure program compliance with Government and Industry safety requirements specifically focused on high-energy laser safety.

  • Will develop System Safety Program Plans (SSPP), Fault Tree Analyses, Hazard Analyses, Hazard Mitigation Strategies, Safety Assessment Reports, Safety Risk Assessments, System Residual Risk Assessments, and Job Safety Analyses.

  • Will review program systems, support equipment, facilities, specifications, and operations, and establish safety requirements for assigned systems and subsequently audit operational areas to determine effectiveness of program system safety.

  • Will develop safety documents as required to support operational, test, or range requirements and will assure safe conduct of all systems during testing and demonstrations.

  • Will provide real-time and post-test support for investigations involving anomalies, accidental damage to products or facilities and assist in root cause analysis and corrective action development.

  • Will analyze contractor safety programs and flow down all program safety requirements to vendors

  • Will provide detailed reports and recommendations for mitigation strategies for identified safety risks and will prepare and present technical presentations to all levels of leadership to effectively convey key information.

  • Will participate in Safety Panel Reviews and other associated meetings and briefings with program team, customers, and vendors.

  • Will review operational scenarios, engineering changes, specifications, and technical documentation for safety impact.

    Qualification Requirements:

    • BS degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or other STEM field from an accredited Engineering University and 3 to 5 years related experience.

    • Must have excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to develop working relationships with customers, vendors, program team, and leadership.

    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically the use of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    • Must be able to travel (minimal).

    • Must be a U.S. citizen

    • Must have demonstrated experience with system safety review processes and conducting and documenting design and test reviews

    • Experience developing Safety System Program Plans and Safety Analysis Reports and performing Preliminary Hazard Analyses and System and Subsystem Hazard Analyses is desired.

    • An understanding of industry and directed energy safety standards (ex: MIL-STD-1425, MIL-HDBK-828A, 29 CFR 1910, MIL-STD-882, ANSI Z136.1, Z136.4, Z136.6, Z136.7 and Z136.8)

      Security Clearance: Must have an active Secret clearance
      KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: KBR, Huntsville , Systems Safety Engineer, Other , Huntsville, Alabama

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