Safety Systems Engineer
The successful candidate will be part of the team responsible for the development and management of the RAM specifications for major project elements of the GWRM programme. These requirements cover the whole project lifecycle including design through to construction and operation.
The RAM Engineer will be required to lead on aspects of reliability, availability & maintainability specification, their analysis, validation, verification evidence production, and management of the real needs of the project stakeholders, including staff, customers and end users in the RAM field. This role will support the progressive assurance activities being provided across the Programme in demonstrating compliance with the project objectives through provision of RAM compliance evidence to project teams, sponsor and other stakeholders.
The successful candidate will be joining the Systems Engineering Management team as a Safety Systems Engineer (Expert) to work for Great Western Route Modernisation (GWRM) Programme. The role is to define and support the application of Systems Engineering practice across the GWRM programme and align this with the practice deployed within Interfacing Projects and Programme Organisations within the Infrastructure Project in Western & Wales region.
* Deliver high quality functional/non-functional RAM requirements and define the associated verification / validation methodology.
* Lead the development of RAM requirements for a functional and/or system or subsystem area.
* Be able to demonstrate detailed understanding of the reliability, availability and maintainability implications within their functional or system area to provide insight into the context and rationale of the requirement.
* Elicit RAM requirements applicable to their area using defect evidence (DRACAS), analysis of submitted design documentation, RAM workshops, targeted dynamic and static modelling, fault/risk assessments (FTA/FMECA), maintenance and operational scenarios analysis, analysis of current alarm data & its associated degradation trends, whole life cost analysis, competitive product analysis, maintenance and operational task and workflow analysis, and/or viewpoints.
* Decompose high-level system and user requirements into functional RAM requirements, specified in an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by those must base their work on the requirements.
* Write RAM specifications according to standard templates, using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously, and concisely to enable users to understand them.
* Lead or facilitate RAM analysis and verification activities, ensuring that RAM compliance statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable, and that they conform to standards.
* Manage RAM source data traceability information and track compliance status against the requirements throughout the project cycles.
* Identify and monitor RAM errors and defects through analysis of the DRACAS database, and write defect identification and notification reports.
* Establish and implement effective RAM best practices, including use and continuous improvement of implementation of RAM outputs into the design process.
* Support the development of the organization's RAM engineering policies, procedures, and tools.
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