Aviation System Safety Engineer

Safety Research Corporation of America
Dothan, AL
Oct 06, 2017
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Job Description

Safety Research Corporation of America (SRCA) seeks a System Safety Engineer who has a clear understanding of MIL-STD-882E, Systems Safety. Understanding this standard is highly desirable to include understanding the development of Safety Assessment Reports. He or she must demonstrate team-leadership accountable for various safety assessments in accordance with this standard. This position will serve as the safety expert in an intelligence surveillance reconnaissance (ISR) program, and requires accrued familiarization of safety activities pertaining to aircraft systems and their sub-systems. The candidate will additionally interface with other program working groups including human engineering, airworthiness, structures, and testing.

The position is located in Dothan, AL with travel to Hagerstown, Maryland, Bridgewater, Virginia and other locations as required. The ideal candidate should also have familiarity with MIL-STD-1472G and its concepts of Human Engineering as well as being able to research issues related to OSHA and EPA regulations. Familiarity with DCMA Instruction 8210.1, DA Pamphlet 738-751, and AR 95-1, is a plus but not a requirement.

Responsibilities include:
  • Taking charge of the SRCA Systems Safety Engineering program as the Team Lead.
  • Improve and maintain safety engineering processes and procedures that support the development of safety engineered aviation products and services.
  • Develop system safety programs IAW MIL-STD-882E to include, but not limited to, developing system safety plans, conducting system hazard analysis (and reports), providing risk assessment and systems safety assessments on aircraft (and systems) that are ongoing or under modification.
  • Lead system safety assessments to include coordinating fault tree analysis, common mode analysis, and functional failure path analysis.
  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical/program reviews as a safety representative.
  • Be able to research and apply Federal Aviation Regulations as they relate to certification, maintenance and operations.

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline or one of the sciences, such as Mathematics, Safety, or other related Engineering/Science fields from an accredited institution.
  • Established expertise or have the potential to work in safety analysis and be able to draft reports IAW MIL-STD-882E.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be either a Green Card holder or a US Citizen.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Safety engineering with experience through full development life cycles of aviation products.
  • Have established relationships with industry committees, universities, government agencies and other companies.
  • Demonstrated experience in end-to-end safety assessment at the system level.
  • Familiarity with system design, verification and validation processes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competence in aircraft operations, human machine interface, display technology, and electronic interfaces (analog and digital) in an aircraft environment.
  • Strong technical aptitude, including understanding of engineering tools and systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, ability of guiding and influencing others.
  • Three years' experience in a system development environment within the civil/government aviation or other aeronautical industry.

Relocation: Limited.

Company Description
Founded in 1993, Safety Research Corporation of America (SRCA) is a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) located in Southeast Alabama. SRCA provides aviation safety support, personnel and training support, information technology services including software design and development of database applications, websites and graphic design services utilizing industry standards. SRCA also provides technical support to various commercial and government entities in the form of management assessment programs, computer-based training, technical publications/manuals and educational training services.

Dothan, AL


Thu, 5 Oct 2017 09:33:43 PDT