Systems Safety/Environmental Engineer

US-CA-Vandenberg AFB | US-CA
6 days ago
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The position will provide systems safety engineering and environmental engineering activities at Vandenberg AFB located in Lompoc, CA.  This is in support to the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) through the LE (Launch Enterprise) Directoriate located at the Los Angeles Air Force Base.  The systems safety support includes assessments of payload integration, ground testing, and flight safety activities to ensure mission readiness.  Environmental support includes evaluation of designs, operations, and procedures for launch vehicles and ground support systems, to verify compliance with all environmental requirements. Products include position papers, assessment summaries, risk assessment, Operating Instructions,Training Plans, etc.


General Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review and verify the technical Launch Service Provider (LPS) documentation and activities to ensure compliance with applicable system safety requirements (e.g. EWR 127-1, AFSPCMAN 91-710, MIL-STD-882E, and AFI 91-202 AFSPCSUP1) and provide the USG with
  • Evaluate and update open launch and range safety items, and provide the USG with recommendations for disposition of the open items, reporting noted deficiencies to the USG within 24 hours of the
  • Analyze the design and testing of launch vehicle flight termination systems and other critical safety components to provide the USG with recommendations for risk
  • Assess the LSP’s hazard analyses to verify all hazards are properly identified and mitigated; recommendations shall be reported to the USG
  • Evaluate mission unique EWR 127-1 and AFSPCMAN 91-710 requirements and provide the USG with documentation of discrepancies and potential cost impacts. Products include but are not limited to inputs to EWR 127-1 "tailored" for specific EELV launch vehicles.
  • Evaluate the LSP’s environmental compliance through all programmatic phases, from concept development through program closeout and disposal.
  • Provide strategies needed to achieve and maintain compliance with federal, state, and local environmental laws, regulations, requirements, and standards.
  • Evaluate launch ECPs and provide mitigation options to decrease or limit potential environmental liabilities and costs.  
  • Develop Requests for Environmental Impact Analysis (AF Form 813) to initiate the NEPA process for launch activities
  • Evaluate and review launch operations National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation to verify compliance with applicable requirements (e.g. LSP Leased License documentation and Real Property Transfer documentation) and report
  • Evaluate Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) management, environmental and bioenvironmental compliance and pollution

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • (Engineering) & 5+ years of related experience or 11-13 years of experience required with in lieu no degree.
  • Demonstrated initiative, sound judgment and effective decision-making.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel, Power Point.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Listening and Team-Building Skills
  • Project Management Ability and Skills
  • Presentation Skills (using PowerPoint)
  • Active Secret Clearance

Desired Qualifications

  • Previous SMC SETA (Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance) or SE&I (Systems Engineering and Integration program experience is a plus.


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