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CAP METRO: Systems Safety Engineer


Do you have experience conducting system safety studies and safety reviews of design plans? Are you skilled in implementing and enforcing safety programs? If so, Capital Metro wants to hear from you!

The Systems Safety Engineer reports directly to the Vice President, Safety, Risk and Accessible Services Management. This position is responsible for safety-related project management and technical analysis, such as Preliminary Hazard Analysis, System Hazard Analysis, Subsystem Hazard Analysis, and Operating and Support Hazard Analysis for projects at the Federal, State, Regional and local levels. This position is responsible for delivering on the responsibilities assigned in a timely manner. The Systems Safety Engineer will be instrumental in the development of new proposals. The successful candidate will have strong analytical and technical skills as well as effective communication skills.

Capital Metro is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating a welcoming and diverse environment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. Capital Metro makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and organization needs at the time.

Desired Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management or related field. Related experience may be substituted on a year-to-year basis up to four (4) years.
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in system design/analysis for highly reliable or safety-critical activities including three (3) years implementing, managing, and enforcing safety programs, preferably in the transportation industry.
  • Experience in Project Management including experience with project-related software
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), WSO – CSM, CSS, CHMT I or II, or RSD preferred.
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute preferred.
  • A valid Class C Texas Driver’s License required.

Desired Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills including ability to listen and provide feedback, to communicate goals and objectives within a team environment, and to build relationships for trust and respect.
  • Excellent management skills including the ability to hold others and self accountable, to make difficult decisions when necessary, to focus on results, to analyze data, and to plan, develop, and implement formal work plans.
  • Excellent organization abilities, analytical skills and communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Knowledge of the Project Management Institute PMBOK for standard project management methodologies and processes.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with students, staff, and contractors, and the ability to handle daily challenges and adjust to adversity.
  • Must have excellent problem-solving abilities, organization, and facilitator presentation skills.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be customer-oriented.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Project to develop a project schedule, assign resources to tasks, track progress, and analyze workloads.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite.
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