Field(s) of expertise
About this job
As the lead system safety engineer you will lead and support key safety engineering deliverables for ground safety, range/flight safety, launch integration and operations.
In the early stages of this newly created role, you will travel to LC-1 in New Zealand to understand an already proven launch operation. During launch campaigns responsibilities include leading or participating gated reviews as well as supporting operations on console.
- Define and verify requirements for launch vehicle processing, pad activation and launch operations to ensure safety and maintain compliance with relevant range safety requirements.
- Conduct technical analyses such as FMEA, hazard analyses, probabilistic risk assessments and fault tree analysis.
- Develop and maintain launch plans for ground safety, flight safety and launch operations.
- Generate and implement safety standards, work instructions, processes, procedures, and provide guidance to mitigate hazards and risks.
- Review engineering designs, change requests, non-conformance reports, test/launch procedures for safety assurance.
- Coordinate with Range safety authorities to support analyses, readiness reviews, technical meetings and launch operations.
- Employ correct PPE in designated areas.
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
- Four-year degree in Engineering or equivalent.
- 10+ years experience with space vehicles system design, testing or operations.
- Demonstrated experience with safety and/or risk engineering.
- Preparing safety documentation and data packages experience.
- Requirements development and management experience.
- Project planning experience.
- Familiarity with FAA Part 400, NASA, AFSPCMAN, RCC, EWR and MIL-STDs.
- Familiarity with system safety analyses and tools.
- Strong technical writing and communication skills.