Ship Systems Safety Engineer

Ventus Executive Solutions (VES) is a small company that works in the innovation and consulting arena and hires particularly talented individuals. At VES, we prioritize our employees' well-being, fostering a workplace culture that values and supports each individual. We are dedicated to promoting mentorship and personal development, recognizing that our team's growth is integral to our collective success. We offer excellent salaries and benefits.
VES is seeking a Ship Systems Safey Engineer to join an exciting team working at the Washington Navy Yard supporting Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Chief Engineers (CHENG) Principal for Safety (PFS). This position involves impactful work with a great team.   
This opportunity is ideal for a detail-oriented, and articulate individual with the ability to work collaboratively in support of the PFS. In this position, the candidate will conduct safety reviews, review system safety plans, and audit program level PFS’s qualification packages. The ideal candidate brings a wealth of ship system safety knowledge. The candidate should have experience with NAVSEA Operations as well as experience as a Department of Defense PFS. The ideal candidate has significant experience in providing guidance and training in system safety engineering policy, methods, and standard practices. 

Work location is on site at the Washington Navy Yard, with potential for light telework.
Travel: Infrequent local travel

 Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other related field
  • 10 years of ship system safety experience
  • Experience in the development of system safety engineering policies, directions, procedures, and guidance
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Clearance: SECRET 
 Desired Experience
  • Experience with the Navy’s Electronic Hazard Assessment Report (eHAR) database
  • Knowledge of NAVSEA Operations
  • Familiarity with managing INSURV
VES provides our government and commercial clients with a range of professional and innovation services including: technology innovation acceleration, business consulting services, professional engineering and program oversight, and program and budget support. We support analysis and studies in a variety of areas including defense, energy and health care where we aid organizations in solving complex problems in new and innovative ways. We work with our clients to identify core issues and then put together a cost-effective world-class team to solve problems and enable our clients to create and seize opportunities. VES is a Certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB). 

VES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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