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Safety Assurance Engineer - Rail.

Safety Assurance Engineer - Rail

Job Title: Safety Assurance Engineer - Rail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $120,000 - $140,000 + Super & Benefits
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 2827678
Contact Name: George Hvid
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 10, 2018 08:01

Job Description

The Company
Rail systems main contractor, with a track record of delivering complex and major rail projects across the Australia. They are currently engaged in some of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects and specialise in complex systems across HV & LV Power, Comms and Signalling.
The Position
As Safety Assurance Engineer, you will be required to manage the safety assurance of rail projects and the provision of safety assurance advice for the company and end client.
Key Responsibilities
  • Resolving complex issues pertaining to safety and risk across multiple projects
  • Undertake Safety Assurance (SA) analysis for the project design, including Hazard Identification (HAZID), safety controls, and actions and produce/review the related safety documentation
  • Set up and coordinate internal teams for the development & implementation of specific sourcing strategies
  • Act as Chairman in Design Safety Reviews
  • Develop Safety Assurance Statements & Safety Assurance Reports
  • Develop/update and ensure project Systems Assurance Plan implementation
  • Review key project processes, documentation and assurance evidence to ensure quality and content is aligned with verification and validation strategy across project lifecycle thereby meeting client expectations
  • Support and advise the Technical Director in technical duties
  • Support internal and external audits involving Safety Assurance matters
  • Degree qualified in Engineering, Risk Management or equivalent
  • Comprehensive knowledge of risk-based safety assurance gained at senior level or as a consultant to, major projects associated with complex, high reliability operating environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of legislation, standards and guidance, processes and practices related to safety management for major rail infrastructure projects
  • Comprehensive knowledge of verification and validation techniques and application of international safety standards such as IEC61508, EN50126 and "Yellow Book"
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
To discuss in more detail, please contact George Hvid: / 0427 933 873 – 0282 524 013