Safety Engineer Job Description

Safety Engineer Job Description

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Safety engineer provides guidance to the site on applicable process safety regulations such as OSHA PSM and EPA RMP.

Safety Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), Johnson Space Center (JSC), and State and local requirements
Ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other applicable federal, state, and local regulations
Interprets federal, NASA and JSOG safety requirements and regulations, as they apply to TOSC operations, and implements policies and procedures to ensure that these operations are in compliance
The candidate should possess a working knowledge of OSHA Regulations and safety management principles and a strong grasp of operational safety and health as it relates to the assembly and testing of spacecraft and their components
Support globally, Product Development on Seats and Restraints regulations and compliance documentation
Compile and maintain reports and records pertaining to injury rates, incident reports, safety documents, Provide oversight of OSHA Recordkeeping / Logs
Thorough understanding and broad application of occupational safety and health regulations, standards, principles, theories, and techniques
The candidate will be responsible for identifying, analyzing and controlling occupational hazards and promoting worksite and/or product safety by applying knowledge of industrial processes, mechanics, psychology, physiology, and industrial health and safety laws
Review governmental regulations and industry codes of practice for applicability to company processes, facilities, and equipment
Independently analyze and make recommendations for system design, equipment and procedures to control or eliminate hazards

Safety Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Safety Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CSP, OSHA, CPR, ASP, CIH, AED, HSE, TUV, ISO, CHI

Education for Safety Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the safety engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Engineering, Technical, Health, Education, Chemistry, Physics, Industrial, Science, Management, Graduate

Skills for Safety Engineer

Desired skills for safety engineer include:

OSHA
ANSI
Regulations
Procedures
Construction safety
Applicable standards
Laws
NFPA
EPA
MIL-HDBK-454

Desired experience for safety engineer includes:

Perform vehicle-level automotive safety/crash simulations using Radioss/Dyna
Apply mechanical safety/crash methods and analysis techniques to drive product development in electrified powertrains
Support the development of safety analysis methods to address production problems
Build simulation model input decks based on CAD data including meshing, part connections, contact and boundary conditions
Run Radioss/Dyna model and perform post-processing of results to evaluate safety/crash performance
LS-Dyna to Radioss model conversion experience and LS-Dyna modeling experience are also desirable

Safety Engineer Examples

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Safety Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of safety engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for safety engineer
  • Performs industrial hygiene surveys and documents findings according to accepted procedures
  • Ensure the legal compliance with Swiss regulations
  • Works with operations to ensure workplace conditions comply with all applicable federal, NASA and state occupational safety and health standards
  • Coordinates and assists in carrying out internal company safety audits
  • Competent in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Provide guidance on the Safety Permit System requirements
  • Fall Protection Competent Person and Qualified Person Training is recommended
  • The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills as the position involves interfacing with client and on-site contractor personnel
  • Duties may include advising on safety requirements, designing protective equipment and/or safety devices, redesigning controls to eliminate occupational hazards, developing standards which set tolerances, stress ratios, strength of materials and other related engineering requirements, reviewing proposed occupational safety policies, guidelines and standards to determine their consistency with accepted engineering principles and practices, and recommending technical changes as needed
  • The candidate will work directly with program and project personnel to achieve key project/program objectives and deliverables
Qualifications for safety engineer
  • 3+ years of experience in automotive safety/crash analysis and dynamic simulation techniques
  • MSME Preferred
  • Mentor junior analysts in the usage and application of safety CAE tools and methods and interact with off-shore team members for model creation and development
  • Writing vehicle, system and component specifications
  • Synthesis of SDS, FMEA, DVP, DVM for advanced projects in chassis control or active safety
  • Modeling / analyzing / simulating radar and/ or vision sensor performance
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Safety Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of safety engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for safety engineer
  • Participate in test and facility readiness reviews as a subject matter expert
  • Research, procure and train employees in the use of personal protective equipment required to mitigate identified workplace hazards
  • Perform incident investigations to identify root cause and corrective actions
  • Provide reports and briefings to management
  • Provide program management responsibilities for all safety related programs and initiatives
  • Perform ergonomic assessments for field and office work environments
  • Manage and coordinate environmental requirements for workplace exposures
  • Track displays as they move through development stages and into manufacturing phase working with cross functional teams to ensure safety reviews take place at the appropriate times
  • Develop a process defining the interaction between Product Safety and the different display development and manufacturing groups including touch point and gates for safety review
  • Supervise the inspection of facilities to detect existing or potential fire, accident, and health hazards
Qualifications for safety engineer
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in a related EHS technical field is required
  • Developing and conducting laboratory and vehicle
  • MS or Higher in above disciplines
  • Qualified as Tier II Driver
  • Must have significant prior Health and Safety Experience
  • 2 years of experience in the job offered or 2 years of experience performing structure safety analyses using LSDYNA and Hypermesh
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Safety Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a safety engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for safety engineer
  • Develops improvements to processes and procedures to reduce incidents and their costs
  • To manage inputs and outputs from and to adjacent activities and technologies (Procedures, Maintenance, human errors, aircraft performances and handling qualities...)
  • Follow-up and assist supervisors, line-leaders with incident investigations and root cause analysis
  • Facilitation & quality
  • Install safety devices on machinery or direct the installation of these devices
  • Review employee safety programs and recommend improvements
  • Work with site groups and management to help ensure timely and complete root cause investigations of all safety incidents, timely and sustainable closure of all assigned corrective actions
  • Assist with new equipment and tool reviews and sign-offs
  • Review safety data and analyze for trends
  • Manage site EHS projects and programs including but not limited to
Qualifications for safety engineer
  • Ability to present findings to customers and management
  • High School Diploma and 20 years of technically related experience
  • Associates Degree in Engineering or Physical Science along with 20 years of general work experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Physical Science along with 15 years of general work experience
  • Graduate Engineer in Fire and safety / Graduate or Diploma Engineer with Diploma in Industrial safety with 6 to 10 years of experience
  • Knowledge of the safety assessment techniques in SAE ARP 4761
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Safety Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a safety engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for safety engineer
  • Conduct duties consistent with the Company’s mission statement, quality objectives, and defined policies and procedures
  • Independently analyzes and recommends safety features and controls for system design, software, training and procedures to mitigate or eliminate hazards
  • Perform one training audit per month at approved contractors’ home office as defined
  • Lead and/or participate in incident / accident investigations, root cause analysis and corrective actions involving contractor employees
  • Ability to lead teams towards common goals
  • Familiarity with the testing process to coordinate with test developers to ensure that tests adequately address the safety-critical aspects of the design
  • Assist the EHS Manager and other team members in the performance of annual audits for elements of the Safety Management System
  • Participate in project reviews to insure health and safety issues are adequately addressed prior to the startup of the process
  • Verify compliance with health and safety standards through frequent inspections and audits of operations, maintenance and support areas
  • Promote employee participation in the safety process by providing accurate and informative data, conducting safety meetings, giving timely feedback on safety concerns and visibly support the plant/site health and safety process
Qualifications for safety engineer
  • Minimum of bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or related fields
  • Five to ten years direct EHS experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • BS degree from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D
  • BSEE or equivalent and minimum of six or more years of applicable work experience in dealing with International Safety Agencies
  • Must have intimate working knowledge of UL/IEC60065 or similar standards with testing and Safety Agency interface experience
  • Familiarity with test equipment and ability to perform all necessary safety testing required
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Safety Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a safety engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for safety engineer
  • To establish Safety requirements for System development and modifications
  • To manage Safety interfaces with adjacent systems
  • To review, approve and apply supplier information related to safety and reliability
  • Maintain all aspects of safety data to ensure the Continuous Airworthiness of the systems
  • To manage and perform any necessary Risk Assessments in case of tests/in-service occurrences to support the continuous airworthiness of the aircraft
  • Liaising with other EHS professionals within the company and the Corporate EHS organization
  • Analyse Customer requirements related to safety and takes part in the bid phase of project
  • Ensure that the operational / ATM safety objectives (defined at System level) and engineering safety requirements (defined at equipment level) are correctly spanned to all levels of the project development (software, hardware, COTS)
  • Define / participate plans and methods for the verification of operational / ATM safety objectives and engineering requirements
  • Anticipate and propose solutions of any concern that could affect the engineering safety of system or product
Qualifications for safety engineer
  • Ability to manage and coordinate several projects in parallel
  • Typically requires a Bachelors or Masters degree in occupational safety, industrial hygiene or a related technical field and five or more years progressively complex experience with a Bachelors or three or more years progressively complex experience with a Masters, in safety engineering
  • ASP (Associate Safety Professional) certification is preferred
  • BS in chemistry, environmental, engineering, health and safety, or related field is required
  • Specialization requested and a must-have is the “Brevet Fédéral” in fire protection or Expert in fire protection (certificat AEAI)
  • Knowledge & experience in more than 2 of the following safety systems (Fire detection, Fire extinction systems, Gas detection systems, Access control systems, Camera systems)

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