Safety Assurance Engineer


    We are urgently seeking a Safety Assurance Engineer on behalf of our multinational rail transport client in Melbourne.
    In this role, you will be responsible for developing System Safety Cases and working with customers and authorities on the clients methodology for Safety Management and Safety demonstration. Specifically, this position will concentrate on delivering the clients Safety Assurance commitments for their projects across Australia.
    Key Responsibilities for this Role Include:

    Ensure the strict application of the clients Safety Management processes and tools
    Decide on the method of safety assurance to be applied on projects, in accordance with the the client’s Transport Safety policy and the Project’s relevant standards (CENELEC, IEC…)
    Establish the Safety Assurance Plan, Safety Analysis, Hazard Log, Safety Report
    Build the System Safety Case, integrating the Safety Cases of the associated products and generic applications, and ensure its completeness and acceptance
    Convince customers / national safety authority / partners / consultants / safety assessors of the Alstom approach and methodology for safety management & safety demonstration
    Defend Safety Case argumentations in front of internal and external assessors; define and follow-up action plans to close the findings of the assessor.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required Includes:

    Tertiary qualification in a relevant engineering discipline
    Relevant experience working within Safety Assurance in a rail environment (signalling)
    Previous experience within Signalling Systems Engineering, specifically with exposure to ETCS technology and projects is desriable but not essential. A strong background in Assurance is required.
    Strong analytical and interpretation skills
    Strong relationship building, influencing and negotiation skills.