AECOM Senior Engineer Rail System and Safety Assurance in Perth, Australia

Australia - Western Australia, Perth

Job Summary

AECOM's Perth Rail Team is seeking the experience of a Senior Engineer in Rail Systems and Safety Assurance. The Senior System Safety Engineer will be responsible providing System Safety Assurance functions across AECOM engineering projects. The role will also support the Rail team in developing Systems and Safety Assurance capability and preparing bids.

Working as part of a global organisation, you will collaborate with specialists across the region and will be given exposure to local, national and international projects.

This position is a permanent staff appointment and will be based in Perth with occasional travel within Australia and potentially overseas.

  • Safety assurance planning

  • Elicitation, definition and analysis of client system safety requirements

  • Hazard identification and analysis

  • Safety Risk assessment and management (Qualitative & Quantitative approach)

  • Management of Project Hazard Logs and Safety Risk Registers

  • ALARP/SFAIRP assessments

  • Development of safety arguments and safety cases

Additional Activities may include:

  • Requirements Capture Verification, Validation and RAM Analysis

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years relevant professional experience

  • Successful track record in field of expertise and substantial project experience

  • Membership of a relevant professional institution. Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) or equivalent overseas professional recognition is preferable.

  • Demonstrated experience in:

  • Safety-related standards such as:

  • ISO/IEC 61508 Functional Safety of E/E/PE Safety Related Systems

  • EN 50126/8/9 Specification and demonstration of RAMS

  • Application of Goal Structuring Notation (GSN) to construct safety arguments

  • Planning some safety assurance activities

  • Hazard Identification (HAZID/HAZOP, FTA, FMECA)

  • Hazard Analysis (PHA, SHA, SSHA, IHA, SiD)

  • ALARP/SFAIRP demonstration

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering;

  • CPEng (or equivalent) – or the ability to obtain.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193005BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.