Safety Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Safety Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The candidate will provide System Safety Engineering guidance and support to a US Army government project office (PO)’s International Programs team, ensuring adherence to applicable service and agency safety policies, criteria, and standards to support Foreign Military Sales programs. candidate will provide system safety expertise to establish design criteria and requirements as well as perform independent safety analyses, studies, and design evaluations of systems, subsystems, and equipment. candidate will evaluate contractor’s safety engineering program plans to ensure goals and objectives are achieved. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for establishing safety test requirements, plans, and programs. The candidate will review technical manuals, publications, and reports to validate that adequate safety information, warnings, and procedures are prescribed for personnel protection and system operation. The candidate will also be responsible for supporting accident/incident investigations. The candidate will travel to both laboratory and operational test sites to assess system safety and eliminate existing hazards.

Basic Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree (or Master’s) in an Engineering–oriented discipline or safety related field and 4+ years of relevant experience is required. Candidates must have expert knowledge of safety principles, regulations, and practices including experience carrying out hazard control techniques as well as conducting risk analysis on weapons systems.  While primary responsibilities are at Redstone Arsenal, candidates will be required to travel as needed to test sites and equipment locations (up to 25%).

  • Candidate should excel in communications techniques to effectively lead safety efforts.
  • Candidate should possess experience demonstrating timely identification of hazards and initiation of actions necessary to eliminate or reduce the risk level.
  • Candidate must be experienced with Microsoft Office products.
  • Candidate must be able to think independently and be self-motivated, with proven organizational skills, ability to multi-task and support varied assignments.

Candidates must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate in order to work on-site in Huntsville, AL.

Other Qualifications

 Experience with air and missile defense systems is a plus.

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