Date Start
27-Aug-2020

Closing Date
30-Jun-2021

Qualifications

POSITION POSTED UNTIL A VIABLE POOL OF CANDIDATES HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline is required. Eight years of progressively responsible experience in system safety and/or in conducting safety related dependability studies is required.  Must have detailed understanding of the principles of system safety engineering with ability to perform complex engineering and statistical analysis.  Must demonstrate ability to work under minimal supervision.  Must demonstrate creativity and ingenuity in applying engineering principles and practices.  High level of problem solving skill is required.  Excellent written and verbal communications skills are required.  Must be proficient in Microsoft applications including the MS Office Suite.

Basic Functions

Applies system safety principles to all aspects of the Authority’s operations in the development, implementation and management of the Authority’s System Safety and Hazard Management Program in accordance with U.S. Federal Transit Administration and Georgia Department of Transportation regulations, standards and guidance.  Identifies, investigates and analyzes causes of hazardous conditions and safety hazards and develops or approves corrective action plans.  Has responsibility for the development and implementation of Authority-wide system safety policies, plans and procedures.  Develops safety programs to ensure employee awareness of company safe working conditions and practices.  Performs work associated with MARTA’s safety and security certification to include establishing safety and security design criteria and verification of design and specification conformance. Implements hazard management program through hazard identification, risk assessment, hazard mitigation, and hazard tracking/reporting.  Provides detailed reports to MARTA management staff and for regulating agency review concerning system safety engineering requirement including hazard identification.  Will act as lead on most assigned projects and assist lower level engineers and technicians.  Works closely with other MARTA engineers to increase safety, quality and efficiency. Serves as lead System Safety Engineer on projects and may review the work of engineering consultants and contractors.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Applies system safety principles to all aspects of the Authority’s operations in the development, implementation and management of the Authority’s System Safety and Hazard Management Program in accordance with U. S. Federal Transit Administration and Georgia Department of Transportation regulations, standards and guidance.

2. Performs safety and security certification in conjunction with planning, designing, procurement, construction, installation, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of transit operating systems and facilities.  Performs work associated with safety and security certification to include establishing safety and security design criteria and verification of design and specification conformance.

3.  Implements an effective hazard management program through hazard identification, risk assessment, hazard mitigation, hazard tracking/reporting.

4.  Responsible for performing and communicating results of a number of system safety analysis relevant to project phase and complexity such as Hazard Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, and Failure Mode and Effect Analysis.

5.  Provides detailed reports to MARTA management staff and for regulating agency review concerning system safety engineering requirement including hazard identification.

6.  Works closely with other MARTA engineers and staff to increase safety, quality and efficiency.  Serves as lead system safety engineer on projects and may review the work of engineering consultants and contractors.
7. Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Special Requirements

The preferred candidate will have experience/knowledge of the following:

·        FTA Safety Certification

·        Knowledge of Safety Management System (SMS)

·        Knowledge of System Safety

·        Understanding of Hazzard/Risk Mitigation

·        Failure Effect Mode Analysis (FEMA)

·        Safety Analysis

·        Hazzard Identification & Risk Analysis (HIRA)

 

INTERVIEW SELECTION PROCESS: The selection process may include one or more components to demonstrate applicants’ knowledge, skills and abilities in job related areas. These may include exercises such as practical demonstrations, written communications, oral interviews and/or competency assessments.

MARTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Classification
Exempt

Number of Openings
3

Reports To
MGR QUALITY ASSURANCE

Salary Range
$65,894 – $98,840

Salary Grade
00020

Work Hours
37.5

Work Days
Variable

Posting Type
Both Internal and External

To apply for this job email your details to MARTA_Diversity@itsmarta.com