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System Safety Supervisor - Space Systems

Company: Oceaneering
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) is a precision engineering and manufacturing group which specializes in turn-key design, development, manufacturing, certification, maintenance, and testing of extra-vehicular and intra-vehicular (EVA & IVA) tools and equipment for astronauts; including life support and environmental control systems for space; robotic systems for military, space, and biological research; and thermal protection systems for launch vehicles. We also provide specialized engineering and support services in these areas, and astronaut training in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory.

For more information please go to www.oceaneering.com and click on Products & Services, then click Space Systems (OSS). This position is located in Clear Lake, Texas.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Provide direct supervision of the Systems Safety Group, providing oversight, assistance, performance evaluations and development of section employees

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and provide resource estimates for systems safety support as requested by projects and a forecast of group resource needs
  • Represent Jacobs and the Safety & Mission Assurance Office to customers, flight safety panels and Program Chief Engineers
  • Ensure the availability of required resource skills, including flight safety professionals and subject matter experts
  • Perform direct project systems safety engineering tasking approximately 50% of the time
  • Perform other duties as required
    • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and two (2) to five (5) years of related engineering experience. Advanced degrees may be counted as experience.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills with the proven ability to manage projects and people.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate support for a wide range of technical disciplines.
    • Requires the ability to manage a complex systems safety program with multiple customers.
    • US citizen or Permanent Resident.
      • BS degree in engineering from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years of direct engineering experience.
      • MS degree in area of technical specialty is preferred
      • Experience in full flight hardware life cycle as a systems engineer
      • Experience with JSC Systems Safety processes for GFE Safety Review and Payload Safety Review Panels is highly desired
      • Working knowledge of systems safety applications for avionics, electrical power distribution and control, battery systems, computer-based control systems, pressure systems, propulsion systems, materials, stress, and fracture control disciplines
      • Experience as a practical "hands on" engineer with a general understanding of a wide range of technical disciplines such as structures, pressure systems, propulsion systems, electrical systems, data systems (preferably digital), mechanical systems, batteries, and integrated systems
      • Experience in the review and evaluation of mechanical and pressure systems designs
      • Knowledgeable of MIL-STD-1522A Standard General Requirements for Safe Design and Operation of Pressurized Missile and Space Systems
      • Experience or familiarity with spaceflight hardware safety processes
      • Understanding of the following aerospace pressure systems items:
        • Pressure systems materials, aluminum, stainless steel, titanium, and rationale for application.
        • Pressure lines and types of welded and threaded fittings, different types of seals, polymers vs metallic, and advantages and disadvantages of single seal vs redundant seals.
        • Different types of valves: manual, solenoid, spring loaded fail-safe closed mono-stable, normally open, normally closed, back-relieving vs bi-stable valves and rational for use.
        • The significance of over pressure protection devices such as relief valves, burst disks, fail safe such as Leak Before Burst (LBB), autonomous required vs manual and/or computer controlled.
        • Light, flight-weight pressure vessels, Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessels (COPV) vs metallic, what the major differences between these and American Society of Mechanical Engineer (ASME) code tanks, why one or the other is used, advantages and disadvantages
          Equal Opportunity Employer

          All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Keywords: Oceaneering, Houston , System Safety Supervisor - Space Systems, Other , Houston, Texas

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