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AECOM Senior RAMS Engineer - Rail in Hamilton, Ontario

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a highly motivated Senior RAMS Engineer to join our Transit & Rail Systems team.

Please note that this posting is not for a specific opening; we are building a pipeline of qualified candidates for future opportunities. Positions open throughout the year and this pipeline will allow us to be more proactive in acting quickly to fill roles. If a position opens, we will use this pipeline to begin our search.

This role will be based in Canada, working on a multi $B project in Saudi Arabia. This may require occasionally working outside normal work hours. The approximate start date is the 1 Jan 2023.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Review and/or develop System Safety Assurance analyses and Safety assurance management plan, as per CENELEC standards mainly EN50126, EN50128, EN50129, EN50159

  • Produce documentation throughout the project lifecycle

  • Produce System Safety Program Plan

  • Review and develop Safety requirements

  • Decomposition and allocation of RAMS requirement downstream of the V-cycle phases

  • Produce RAMS Validation and Verification plans and reports

  • Represent RAMS engineering in project core team

  • Leading RAMS topics and act to ensure product compliance with its RAMS requirements by working in strict cooperation with system and SW engineers, suppliers, V&V engineer and external entities (customer, assessors, …)

  • Set up RAM demonstration plan and FRACAS procedures in cooperation with project management and field team

  • Perform Cyber security vulnerability and risk assessment for IT segment within the Railway infrastructure

  • Perform Human factor assessment and Human reliability analysis

  • Review and develop systems HW/SW analyses such as PHA, SHA, SSHA, IHA, O&SHA using safety analysis techniques including FMECAs, FTA, ETA, RBD, CCF, etc.

  • Develop System Safety case

  • Apply CENELEC guiding for RAMS quantitative target decomposition and allocation,

  • Develop processes and procedures to set up and maintain Hazard Log Management tools.

  • Provide mentorship and leadership to systems assurance engineers to execute Systems Assurance Programs for Clients.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline + 8 years of experience in Rail Safety & Cyber Security OR Technical Diploma + 10 years of experience in Rail Safety & Cyber Security OR Highschool + 12 years of relevant experience in Rail Safety & Cyber Security

Preferred Qualifications

Ideally 20+ years of experienced in Rail Safety and Cyber Security

Experience of the whole design lifecycle as well as experience with transit or rail assurance standards EN50126 part 1& 2, EN 50128 and EN 50129, EN 50159, as well AREMA, IEEE, MIL STD-882.

Experience executing assurance processes to obtain safety certification for railway projects

Knowledge of hazard analysis management in rail or transit project environment.

Knowledge of DOORS or other requirements management tools and their application in a rail or transit infrastructure project environment.

You possess technical knowledge of RAMS theory and techniques (RBD, FMEA, FTA, etc.), Risk analysis methods HAZID, HAZOP, PHA, FHA, SHA, SSHA, IHA.

You possess the basic understanding of Human factor Assessment (HFA) and Human Reliability Analysis (HRA)

Good understanding of complex systems architectures, functional design, schematics, and drawings.

Soft skills: willing to learn, team worker, problem solving oriented, rigorous, and structured mind-set, communication, flexibility, proactive.

Excellent written and verbal communications skills and good communication capability to interact with internal and external technical team including external clients, vendors, and other team members.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 269573BR

Additional Locations CA - Hamilton, ON - 45 Goderich Rd, CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W, CA - Whitby, ON - 300 Water St, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Pompano Beach, FL - Florida's Turnpike Enterprise

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.