System Safety Engineer 1

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Job Description:
Reviews product systems, associated support equipment and facilities, functional specifications and operations, and establishes safety requirements for assigned systems. Independently analyzes and recommends safety criteria in system design, equipment and procedures to control or eliminate hazards. Prepares safety documents as required to support customer and test/operational range requirements. Performs audits of operational areas and reports effectiveness of system safety program. Participates in accident investigations involving damage to products or related facilities and assists in identification of causes and corrective actions. Evaluates the interrelationship of system safety requirements and other aspects of concept design and development requirements to ensure the most cost effective program.
External Basic Requirements
Bachelor of science degree in safety, electrical, mechanical, aerospace engineering, or software safety
Demonstrated ability to understand engineering drawings and associated specifications (Can include college course work)
Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and e-mail; ability to master internal database programs and associated computer systems
Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar (May need to provide examples)
Demonstrated group presentation skills; Presents numerical data effectively
Limited domestic travel may be required (less than 10%)
Must be able to obtain DoD clearance
Candidate must have completed their degree between May 2012 and June 2014
Candidate must have a cumulative GPA of 2.90 or greater on a 4.00 scale
NOTE: If candidate is selected for further screening, candidate must supply an unofficial college transcript up one the request of ULA (cumulative GPA and degree from current or most recent college must be validated). If a candidate is extended an offer and accepts the offer, ULA must receive an official transcript.
External Preferred Qualifications
Advanced certificate or degree in Safety Engineering
Experience working with electrical, mechanical or pressure systems; Previous system safety or occupational safety and health experience
Knowledge of software safety preferred
Familiarity with root cause analysis techniques (failure modes and effects, hazard analysis, fishbone methods, fault trees, etc.) preferred
Experience in cause identification and corrective action development.
Able to read and interpret written information
Skill and ability to:
Effectively interface and interact with internal and external customers
Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Develops procedures
Identifies and problem solves in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Work well in group problem solving situations; Uses feedback to modify solutions as needed
Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and seeks clarification; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings
Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit
This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information.)
ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.
ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program.
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