System Safety Engineer

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114

Post Date: 04/23/2018 Job ID: 5090 Industry: Aviation

AW609 System Safety Contractor

Job Description:  Support and Perform Safety Assessments at aircraft level on the AW609 Tiltrotor Aircraft.  This will include assessment and evaluation at the aircraft level of integrated systems, possibly including, but not limited to, hydraulics, propulsion, rotor, flight controls, avionics, and fuel systems.

Some knowledge of System Safety and Reliability is desired.   Equally important is attention to detail, the ability to learn quickly, and the ability and desire to interact with the different technical areas in order to assure a thorough analysis involving a safe integration of all systems at the aircraft level.

Experience Required:  Five years preferred. Qualified candidates (per below specifications) with less experience will be considered. 

Job Qualifications – seeking as many of the following as possible:
  1. General understanding of systems integration/highly integrated systems
  2. General knowledge of system safety and reliability desired
  3. Experience/Knowledge in some or all of the following:
    1. Functional Hazard Assessments (FHA)
    2. System Safety Assessments (preliminary and final)
    3. Failure Mode (Criticality) Effects Analysis (FMEA) (FMECA)
    4. Design Assessments (preliminary and Final)
    5. Zonal Analysis (ZSA and ZHA)
    6. Common Cause Analysis  (CCA)
    7. Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
    8. Particular Risk Analysis (PRA)
    9. Design Assurance Level (DAL) allocation
  4. Experience/Knowledge in any the following will be helpful:  
    1. SAE ARP 4754
    2. SAE ARP 4761
    3. MIL-STD-882
    4. RTCA DO-178B and RTCA DO-254
    5. Certification requirements – specifically 23, 25, 27, or 29.1309
  5. Technical Writing Ability; Ability to clearly summarize analysis in written reports
  6. Knowledge of Rotorcraft desired, but not required
  7. Ability and willingness to learn
  8. Motivated – self starter
  9. Ability  and desire to interact with technical staff from multiple integrated disciplines as required to complete analysis
  10. Attention to detail as required to perform analysis
  11. Good Communication Skills
  12. Integrity
  13. Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering  or Equivalent Desired

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