Safety System Specialist

US-NY-New York
HNTB Job Title
Sr Field Representative
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Engineering-Rail Transit
Job ID
0317-15628

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.

Overview

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients.  With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination.  We are far more than a design firm.  We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations.  As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.
 
At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape.  We are encouraged to ask, “What if?”  Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems.  We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity.  We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth.  Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.
 
For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm.  And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development. 

 

 

The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is currently seeking a System Safety Specialist out of our New York City office.

Job Summary

The System Safety Specialist will provide technical assistance and expertise in system safety engineering applications for rail, rail transit, and bus transit systems.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the development, implementation, and oversight of safety program requirements
  • Conduct safety program compliance reviews, audits, and inspections
  • Prepare safety certification program requirements, and administer program in accordance with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) requirements and guidelines     
  • Develop, coordinate, and conduct technical studies, evaluations, and reports for project issues relating to system safety
  • Assist in the development of fire/life safety requirements and programs relating to rail/transit operations
  • Review project design plan, drawings, and supporting documents to assure required safety design criteria and technical safety requirements are incorporated
  • Develop and review hazard analysis documents (i.e. Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), Fault Tree Analysis, Operations & Support Analysis (O&SA)) and mitigation programs
  • Provide oversight of Contractor Safety Programs during design, construction, installation and testing, and commissioning of new start transit/rail systems or system extensions
  • Prepare Audit Reports and Corrective Actions Reports
  • Assist in the development and delivery of customized safety training programs
  • Interface as required with project Security Program personnel to ensure consistency in the application of safety and security requirements across project lifecycle
  • Assist in development of emergency preparedness and response planning; including table top exercises, field drills and interfacing with emergency responders

Essential Responsibility

  • High School Diploma or GED plus 15 years construction related experience
  • Four year degree strongly preferred
  • All jurisdictional certifications as required
  • Experience in developing, implementing, managing, and performing oversight of safety and hazard management programs, preferably in the transportation sector, with a focus on rail, rail transit, and bus transit systems. 
  • Candidate must have 5 or more years of job related experience, including working with safety critical applications and systems.  
  • Some periodic travel outside of the NYC area will be necessary.
  • The candidate must have a thorough knowledge of safety engineering principles and practices applicable to all phases of a project’s lifecycle, and possess excellent oral and written skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with internal project staff, clients, and contractors to resolve safety issues.


HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

 

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