Safety Engineer | NSW-Garden Island
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We've come a long way in over 65 years of operation in Australia. On top of a strong underlying business, having been selected to deliver the next generation of advanced anti-submarine warships, the JORN Phase 6 radar upgrade and sustainment program and as a tier 1 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program partner, the future is bright for our more than 4,000 employees.
In terms of our culture, it's inclusive and safety focused. We call it an ‘everyone culture'. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of every employee are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work.
Apply your talent where it counts as a Safety Engineer as part of our Maritime Sustainment Team.
About the Opportunity
We are the Managing Contractor for the Guided Missile Destroyer (DDG) sustainment program. Highly collaborative and agile, the program boasts of an engaging, consultative and solutions focused approach. Working on one of the most complex warship programs in Australia.
The Safety Engineer will be responsible for the delivery of services with limited supervision of day-to-day activities and be capable of working autonomously on system safety deliverables.
This role requires continuous integration with various stakeholders within the DDG Enterprise and will involve the Safety Engineer working with Navy, and other DDG Enterprise members to develop and maintain a positive and safety conscious culture within the DDG Enterprise.
In terms of specific responsibilities, you will:
- Maintain the System Safety Program for the Hobart Class DDGs. The DDG System Safety Programs is required to be in place to meet both corporate governance and customer requirements.
- Work with the DDG Safety Case Manager to coordinate system safety activities within the Transition Support Period.
- Lead the identification and assessment of hazards, and the development of mitigation strategies, associated with Hobart Class Safety Case.
- Manage Engineering activities in accordance with the DDGSPO Engineering Management System in order to support the ongoing development of the Systems Safety Program Plan.
- Be accountable for the maintenance and administration of Hazardous Chemical and Problematic Source registers (including the development of Hazard Risk Assessments) and their integration into the Defence ChemAlert system.
- Maintain the Project's Hazard Log and supporting documentation.
- Improve the quality of advice, analysis and other evidence made available to Delegated Engineering and Technical Authorities to assist them in making decisions on product safety issues.
- Compile system safety plans and obtain stakeholder approval.
- Liaising with the Regulatory Authority as required.
As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:
- A high level of self-motivation, time management and organisational ability.
- Substantial knowledge of and experience with Australian Naval Safety standards, publication and regulations.
- Strong problem solving skills and strong communication skills both written and verbal.
- Experience dealing with recognised safety standards such as MIL-STD and Def Stan.
- Knowledge of National WHS legislative requirements and Military Safety policies & standards including their applicability to Safety, Risk and Hazard management.
- Previous demonstrated experience in the development, documentation and conducting of Hazard Risk Assessments within Naval/Maritime environments.
- Relevant Safety Management training and certification would also be considered highly desirable.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.
As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance. To learn more about clearances, visit http://www.defence.gov.au/agsva/FAQ/clearance-subject.asp
Further information regarding clearances is available at: https://careers.au.baesystems.com/opportunity.html
Applications should be addressed to: Simeon Whitelake, Talent Acquisition Specialist – Engineering and made online here.
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