System Safety Engineer

System Safety Engineer


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Wichita, KS

Job Summary:

Support Safety Analysis of Textron Aviation Defense Aircraft. Assist engineering teams with the safety related aspects of new product design, modifications and field support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities:
  • • Authoring System Safety Reports including Aircraft and System Functional Hazard Assessments, aircraft and system level safety assessments, Common Mode Analysis, and Zonal Safety Analysis.
  • • Perform reliability analysis including reliability prediction and Failure Modes and Effect Analysis. (FMEA)
  • • Developing fault tree analysis and other qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • • Assisting systems engineers in developing system safety requirement for design and installation of equipment and systems. Assist systems design, and engineering teams in ensuring all aspects of 23/25.1309 compliance or MIL-516 are addressed including reviewing certification plans, and supporting reports.


  • • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • • The ability to learn multiple aircraft subsystems to become an expert on how the systems functions and interacts with other systems.
  • • Experience in System Safety/Reliability and/or aircraft mechanical, avionics or electrical systems design and/or certification is considered a plus.
  • • A working knowledge of the safety assessment processes outlined in AC 23.1309-1E SAE ARP 4761/4754A and the draft version of AC 25.1309 is considered a plus.
  • • A working knowledge of RTCA DO-178 & DO-254 is desired. Previous experience with mechanical and/or electrical systems design, tools such as FMEA, fault trees, safety analysis is beneficial.
  • • The candidate must be able to work in a team environment and be able to clearly communicate thoughts and ideas with peers, management, and certification authorities.
  • • Must be able to use common software applications such as word processor and spreadsheet.

About Our Client:

Our partner is headquartered out of Wichita, Kansas and has service center strategically placed across the USA. They represent 3 iconic VIP brands of aircraft under one mega umbrella.

About Us:

APA Services, Inc. is a full service staffing company supplying qualified technical and professional employees to the most reputable companies in the Aerospace/Aircraft industry—across the United States and abroad.

Benefits of working with APA Services:

Weekly Payroll, Medical Insurance Available, Cash Advances, Travel Pay and/or bonuses on Select Contracts.


We know it takes great people to do great work, so if you’re interested in joining the APA Services family give us a call at (817) 529-4000

Thanks for taking the time to apply and we look forward to working with you soon.

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