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Rail Systems Safety Assurance Engineer


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General information

Organisation

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 100 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

  

Reference

2021-4263  

Position description

Job title

Rail Systems Safety Assurance Engineer

Contract type

Permanent contract

Job description

Reporting to the National Rail Lead, you will implement System Safety Assurance (SSA) activities on current and upcoming railway projects from inception to handover, and provide technical advice and expertise on SSA requirements, in line with Australian and/or international established safety standards and protocols.

Your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Performing SSA activities for the design and delivery of the projects, including: definition of safety integrity levels, identification and assessment of risks, assurance review of technical submission from designers (and potentially contractors, suppliers, O&M) and facilitation of hazard workshops;

 

  • Conducting system safety analysis using proper tools, technics and databases (e.g. HAZOP, FTA, QRA, SIL analysis, FMECA, etc.) and develop inputs to support SSA demonstration;

 

  • Developing and maintaining assurance deliverables: assurance review records (project hazard log, safety cases, safety requirements and system safety management plans etc.) in time and in line with project quality requirements;

 

  • Preparation of systems schemas and plans to provide system definition and direction, and identification of project interfaces to identify and inform requirements, risk and integration issues and priorities;

 

  • Proactive collaboration with other disciplines, provision of SSA guidance and support to other project teams;

 

  • Supporting the assessment of engineering modification requests;

 

  • Supporting ISA in the assessment process.

Profile

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Engineering (safety or mechanical/electrical), risk management, systems integration or equivalent

Certification through internationally recognised Safety Assurance programs

A project management certification is desirable, but not essential.

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

A track record of achievement in a similar role, with over 8 years’ experience in engineering consultancy

Demonstrable experience and expertise in the preparation and development of Safety Assurance Reports/Safety Cases and related documents or tools

Experience with Safety Management Systems, and application of risk management methodology

Experience in completion of hazard analysis coupled with managing hazard logs and hazard workshops

Demonstrable subject matter and industry/sector knowledge

Ability to produce high-quality document deliverables

Meticulous attention to detail, combined with the ability to balance this against broader strategic considerations/big-picture thinking and customer service

The ability to obtain appropriate Australian Working Rights/Visa Permissions (Company support and assistance will be provided in this regard)

Professional level fluency in English is required

Demonstrable subject matter and industry/sector knowledge

Ability to produce high-quality document deliverables

Meticulous attention to detail, combined with the ability to balance this against broader strategic considerations/big-picture thinking and customer service

The ability to obtain appropriate Australian Working Rights/Visa Permissions (Company support and assistance will be provided in this regard)

Fluency in English is required, fluency in French will be highly regarded.

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

A capable, curious and tenacious problem solver

A genuine commitment to safety, professionalism and best practice

Attention to detail, autonomous, rigorous and organised

Strong relationship communications and management/interpersonal skills, with the ability to form credible professional working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders

 

Position location

Job location

Oceania, Australia

City

Melbourne

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years