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System Safety Supervisor - Space Systems

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) develops, integrates, and applies new and innovative technologies to meet the challenges of working in space and other harsh environments. We are ideally positioned to meet the growing needs of NASA and the expanding commercial and Department of Defense (DOD) markets.

Oceaneering Aerospace and Defense Technologies (AdTech) delivers solutions that enable humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments - from underwater to the outer reaches of space. Our innovative solutions support the development and application of practical, cost-effective systems that meet our customers' challenges - from routine to extreme. Our experience and expertise across multiple industries uniquely positions us as a leader in the government, space, and maritime services markets. Our products and services meet the rigorous demands of the complex environments in which they operate, delivering results without compromising safety or reliability.

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

Are you passionate about solving complex problems? Join our dynamic team as a System Safety Supervisor and become a vital contributor to support NASA as an Oceaneering Teammate on the JSC Engineering, Technology, and Science (JETS) II contract. As an integral part of our organization, you'll play a crucial role supporting NASA's pursuits in deep space exploration..
This role will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the thrilling world of human spaceflight and deep space exploration programs. Your contributions will ensure that our services not only meet - but outperform all standards and expectations. As a System Safety Supervisor, you'll find yourself at the forefront of innovation, collaborating with a passionate team who shares your dedication to excellence. If you're seeking to immerse yourself in an environment where your skills and expertise will make a genuine impact, we invite you to join our team!
We are seeking someone with a keen eye for detail, a strong commitment to owning their work, and providing superior quality. You should be a person who thrives in a diverse environment and who is comfortable communicating at all levels of the organization. To be successful in this role, you should have a sense of genuine, engaging curiosity, and a desire for growth and continuous learning.
Someone in this role would typically have a Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience. This position can be hired at any level in our professional career framework, depending on business need at the time of hire.
**International travel may be required. Straight time overtime, 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off), and/or 1 day of telework per week may be available**

Duties & Responsibilities

Some of your major responsibilities will include:

--- Provide direct supervision of the Systems Safety Group, providing oversight, assistance, performance evaluations and development of section employees
--- Develop and provide resource estimates for systems safety support as requested by projects and a forecast of group resource needs
--- Represent the JETS 2 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
--- Performing other duties as required.



--- Bachelor's degree in engineering or a closely related field and a minimum of two (2) years of experience


--- Master's Degree in 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 International, Houston , System Safety Supervisor - Space Systems, Other , Houston, Texas

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