Safety Engineer

Bombardier Pittsburgh, PA
Safety Engineer-TRCS-USPI01633469




About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology and offers the broadest portfolio in the industry. It covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling. The company also provides complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility. It provides integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.


Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania you will be responsible for providing assurance that the signaling system meets its safety requirements. You will plan and perform hazard analysis, review design and test documentation, and provide an independent opinion on the suitability of the signaling system to satisfy its safety requirements.

You will work with project team to ensure compliance with internal processes and safety standards.

In your role you will:

* Plan, coordinate and execute all tasks required to achieve project safety milestones;

* Work with the project team, collect the evidence and build the project Safety Case;

* Interface with internal or external Safety Assessors, and coordinate the collection of evidence required for the achievement of the system safety certification;

* Develop system safety plans and prepare all activities required to provide assurance that the signaling subsystems, and the integrated system, satisfy their safety requirements, in accordance with the company procedures and applicable safety standards (e.g. European Committee for Electrotechnical Standarization (CENELEC) norms);

* Identify system / subsystem hazards, perform hazard analysis, including PHA, SHA, SSHA, IHA, FMECA, FTA and OSHA;

* Establish and maintain the project hazard log;

* Identify and review the system / subsystem safety requirements, against the intended environment and intended use;

* Ensure that the tasks performed by the project team (including design, verification and test) are performed in compliance with internal company processes and applicable safety standards;

* Review the system / subsystem implementation (hardware and application software) against the respective safety requirements to ensure these are fulfilled;

* Provide a recommendation on the suitability of the signaling system / subsystems for intended use, from a safety standpoint, and indicate any application constraints as appropriate;

* Ensure all hazards are recorded in hazard logs, any non-conformities are addressed, and all hazards closed out in an appropriate manner through elimination or risks control/transfer measures;

* Provide agreement/disagreement for the release of subsystems / system to their intended application environment, from a safety point of view;

* Provide feedback to the project team members, work with project team members to ensure all hazards are identified and recorded in the project hazard log, any non-conformities are addressed, and all hazards closed out in an appropriate manner through elimination or risks control/transfer measures;

* Prepare system safety case to present the results of the safety and validation activities;

* Interface Safety Assessor and coordinate the activities required to achieve a successful safety assessment;

* Perform safety audits, generate audit reports and follow-up audit findings.


As our ideal candidate:

* You hold a Bachelor of Science degree in related Engineering Discipline, preferable Master;

* You have a minimum of six (6) years of experience;

* You own previous work experience with railway signaling systems or other safety critical systems;

* You own excellent understanding of safety concepts and procedures within Safety Engineering, good knowledge of development of safety critical integrated systems and entire systems development lifecycle;

* You possess knowledge of CENELEC standards for railways;

* You have previous experience with hazard identification and analyses (FTA, FMEA, PHA, SHA, SSHA, IHA, OSHA), safety achitectures and CCF Analysis;

* You possess knowledge of requirement engineering: requirement management and requirement traceability, of configuration management and of Hardware and Software design;

* You have Computer skills, such as MS Office, DOORS and Version Control Tools.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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Job: Safety Engineering

Primary Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh

Organization: Transportation

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting: 11.04.2018, 4:37:26 PM

Unposting Date

12.05.2018, 4:59:00 AM

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