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Job Information

AECOM Senior Engineer - Systems Engineering & Safety Assurance in Sydney, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Sydney - AU

Job Summary

As a Systems Engineering & Safety Assurance (SESA) Engineer, you will join a globally ranked engineering design firm and will be exposed to a range of projects, stakeholders and clients providing you with an opportunity to apply your experience on major rail projects. Current local and national projects include light rail, metro, passenger rail and freight rail.

Within the NSW Rail Team you will become a key member of the SESA team contributing to the wider AECOM Civil Infrastructure team. The role covers end to end SESA management and implementation. Supporting SESA activities through various project stages such as bid, inception, investigation, concept and detailed design, procurement, construction, commissioning and handover.

Some of your responsibilities will include but not limited to;

  • Demonstrate and lead AECOM’s culture – make it happen, support your team, embrace new and different

  • Support the constant improvement of AECOMs safety and assurance culture

  • Work autonomously to deliver safety assurance planning throughout project lifecycles

  • Elicitation, definition and analysis of client system safety requirements

  • Lead design teams and clients through hazard identification and analysis

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

  • Management and ownership of Project Hazard Logs and Safety Risk Registers

  • Development of safety cases, ALARP/SFAIRP arguments and justifications

  • Support and enhance wider rail team’s appreciation, knowledge and understanding of SESA requirements

  • Work collaboratively on national and international projects to support AECOMs NSW SESA Hub

Minimum Requirements

Role Specific Requirements

  • Significant safety requirement experience in the rail/metro environment

  • Full understanding of DOORS

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

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

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

  • Requirements Capture Verification and Validation

  • Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM) Analysis

  • Skills in safety related standards such as:

  • AS/NZS 4801 Safety Management Systems

  • ISO/IEC 61508 Functional Safety of EEPE Safety Related Systems

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering degree and qualifications in a railway engineering discipline

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 241546BR

Clearance Required No

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.