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Civil Works JV System Safety Engineer (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)

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Civil Works JV System Safety Engineer (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)

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    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

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    Anab Abdillahi

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    over 3 years ago

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    2 Months

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Civil Works JV System Safety Engineer (International Assignment)

Our Client is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. They operate through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals.
The BACS consortium is responsible for the design and build of Lines 1 and 2 of the Riyadh metro network. These two lines will form part of the six-line metro system that will run for a total length of 176 kilometers across the city and includes 85 stations.
The scope of work on Lines 1 and 2 encompasses detailed structural, architectural and transit system design together with construction, testing, and commissioning of works. The scope also includes the procurement of all products and materials necessary to support project delivery. Our client is fully responsible for the design and integration of the transit systems and the civil infrastructure. Working from the Employers Requirements, the BACS consortium will manufacture, furnish, install, test and commission all components related to both the transit systems and the civil infrastructure.
Line 1 stretches from north to south through the centre of Riyadh, along the Olaya-Batha corridor, covering 38 kilometers. The line includes 22 stations and 4 transfer stations where it will connect with other new metro lines. Much of Line 1 will be underground. Line 2 runs east to west along King Abdullah Road and will be built mostly at grade (15km) with some elevated sections. This line extends more than 25 kilometers with 13 stations and 3 transfer stations.

Position Summary:
Our client is seeking a Civil Works JV System Safety Engineer. The purpose of the role is to support the System Safety Manager and the Civil Works JV (CWJV) Integration Team to ensure that System Safety Management requirements set by the BACS Consortium are effectively implemented in the CWJV and that robust System Safety justifications and technical assurance can be made for the Civil works, in support of the Project Safety Case.

Position Responsibilities:
Support the preparation of a System Safety Plan for the CWJV. Implement the Plan in accordance BACS Consortium requirements.
Ensure that robust safety management is undertaken within the CWJV Project in accordance with the CWJV System Safety. In addition, ensure that the requirements of the JV's Plan are communicated to all CWJV subcontractors (who are designing the railway subsystems), CWJV staff who have a role in managing system safety and risk in the design of the operational railway.
Support the specification and review of functions and characteristics of the operational railway identifying the system hazards and system assurance which will need to be addressed.
Attending Design Centre HAZID sessions with CWJV Engineers and Designers in line with the Consortium level processes.
In liaison with Siemens Transit Systems, CWJV Hub Engineering and subcontracted entities, support the identification of risk and measures including system safety analysis associated with the above HAZID and other safety risk assessments and ALARP justification.
Support the preparation and implementation of system safety assurance documentation and requirements management processes.
Support the flow down of system safety requirements along with the review of verification and validating information and data received from CWJV subcontracted entities.
Providing inputs into the common project risk register, and participating in its regular review and during the life of the project.
Providing advice as required on safety management systems and processes pertinent to railway operation.
Support the CWJV System Safety Manager in review of system assurance documentation in order that the required safety performance can be verified.
Assist the CWJV System Safety Manager with the review and acceptance of the CWJV Subsystem Safety Cases for the elements, products and systems being delivered by the CWJV subsystem designers, suppliers and contractors. The review and acceptance of the safety cases will take account of the safety argument and the safety evidence put forward incrementally, including supporting safety analyses and other supporting evidence/justifications.
At a CWJV level support the Independent Safety Assessor's (ISA) review & coordinate the activities of and the resolution and closure of observations raised.

Position Skills
The System Safety Engineer will have substantial experience in an engineering discipline including proven demonstrable experience in the preparation of Safety Cases or Safety Justifications (e.g. railway, aviation or nuclear).
Proven experience in a safety management role with a focus on satisfying rail safety standards such as EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129 & EN62267.
Minimum electrical / mechanical engineering (or equivalent) Bachelor's Degree.
Chartered Engineer (desirable).
Member of a recognized engineering institution.