Here are sample job advertisements for various Protection Engineering roles...

System Safety Engineer – Launch Complex, Safety and Mission Assurance

Blue Origin

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. We will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enable Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth!

As part of a small team of diverse engineers with unique backgrounds you will be responsible for the development and management of system safety engineering processes and products for the design of orbital launch vehicles. You must have a passion for human spaceflight, safety and mission assurance, a commitment to the fundamentals of system safety engineering, and a strong capacity to work collaboratively on complex and interesting new problems.

As a System Safety Engineer at Blue Origin, you will work with systems engineering teams to verify compliance with safety and reliability requirements. You will assess architectures for fault tolerance, reliability, and safety by means of hazard analysis, fault tree analysis, failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA/FMECA). Experience with in space launch system ground safety is desired. You will help engineers identify areas of opportunity for design improvements, minimize risk, and increase the probability of mission success. If you enjoy being challenged, working on multiple aspects of large systems, and using all the tools in your belt to tackle real problems limiting access to human spaceflight, come join us!

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.

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  • Implement and maintain system safety processes and identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Train and coach engineers on identifying and analyzing system safety risks
  • Work with systems engineering and subsystem responsible engineers to identify and verify compliance with system safety requirements
  • Evaluate and perform reviews of system safety analyses including FHAs, FMECAs, and FTAs
  • Perform compliance assessment of our system safety processes and products against external standards including NPR 8705.2, NPR 8715.3, NASA/SP-2010-580, NASA/SP-2014-612, AFSPCMAN 91-710, FAA regulations, MIL-STD-882
  • Generate metrics and report on element system safety status
  • Participate in actively maintaining a healthy system safety culture



  • Minimum of a B.Sc. degree in aerospace engineering or related field
  • 5+ years engineering experience in the aerospace industry with 3+ years system safety or reliability engineering experience performing PHAs, FHAs, PSSAs or SHAs or SSHAs, FMEA/FMECAs, FTAs, & CCAs
  • Strong system safety and mission assurance fundamentals
  • Experience interpreting and assessing compliance to regulatory requirements and guidance
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to identify problems, perform root cause analysis, and implement corrective actions
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team on rapid development programs
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


  • Experience with in space launch system ground safety
  • Experience with human rated spacecraft
  • Experience with model-based systems safety engineering approaches
  • Process ownership and maintenance experience

Senior Specialty Engineer, Product Safety

Saab Inc.

Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Safety Engineer to join our Systems Engineering, Integration & Test team to support development of complex electronic surveillance systems for commercial and government customers. This role is critical to successfully developing products and executing projects to achieve Saab’s vision – It’s a human right to feel safe. The location of this position is flexible; the successful candidate will have the ability to either work remotely or onsite in our East Syracuse, NY, office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading, performing, and maintaining system safety analyses throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Creating and maintaining safety-related product documentation baselines for each project, product, and system variant.
  • Identifying applicable codes & standards to ensure safety and recommending design features and/or test methods to assure compliance.
  • Participating in issue reporting and configuration change processes to investigate system anomalies, recommend actions, and assess changes.
  • Coordinating with technical leads to ensure technical, cost, and schedule performance is achieved while maintain acceptable levels of risk.
  • Supporting technical and cost proposal preparation for future programs.
  • Balancing multiple concurrent programs and activities.
  • Collaborating across functional and business organizations within Saab, Inc., in the U.S. and throughout the global corporation.

Skills and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or related discipline
  • 3-7 years of relevant experience in safety critical or missing critical industries (e.g., aerospace, defense/military, medical, transportation, nuclear, etc.)
  • Proficiency with safety analysis methods such as functional hazard analysis, failure modes and effects analysis, and fault tree analysis
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to form productive relationships in a team environment
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong self-motivated work ethic with superior time management for supporting multiple simultaneous projects
  • Must hold or be able to obtain U.S. DoD SECRET security clearance


  • Advanced degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or related discipline
  • Experience applying safety principles to radar, surveillance systems, or other software-intensive electro-mechanical systems
  • Experience with Eurocontrol, FAA, or other air traffic management safety methodologies, procedures, operations, and systems
  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and related tools

Safety Product Design Engineer


Key Qualifications

  • You operate by first principles and are motivated by improving human outcomes
  • 4+ years of experience with applied biomechanics. Key experience includes prosthetics, helmets, crash, automotive safety, orthopedic implants or similar.
  • Creative problem solver with experience in failure analysis, root cause investigation, and DOE creation
  • This job can only be done from inside Apple's corporate headquarters.
  • 2+ years of hands-on, detailed product design experience and have shipped a wearable device
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD (any modeling package)
  • Experience integrating dynamic and/or non-linear FEM into design
  • Experience with structural optimization
  • Deep knowledge of engineering materials and manufacturing processes
  • Excellent communication habits; we value people who are inquisitive, who clearly state perspective once formed, and who are good humored.
  • Detail orientated and capable of handling multiple assignments at once
  • Experience with human physiology and response to impact stimuli


The primary scope of work will be to design robust prototypes and product architectures and evaluate through physical tests, simulated events, and human studies. To complete these tests and to inform product design, you will collaborate with teams like Industrial Design, Human Factors, Human Engineering, Soft Goods, Design validation, Materials, and more. You will have a uniquely rewarding opportunity to craft future products that will delight and inspire millions of people every day.

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering required Master of Science preferred and/or PhD PhD/MS in Biomechanics / Biomedical Engineering is a bonus

Fire Protection Engineer

US Central Intelligence Agency

As a Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) for CIA, you will be part of a select cadre of professionals enabling the Agency's global intelligence mission through the protection of people, facilities, and systems. Our engineers serve in two concurrent roles: Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), ensuring compliance with recognized building, fire, and life safety codes and the owner's representative Subject Matter Expert (SME) advancing innovative, cost-effective, and mission-supportive fire protection solutions. Responsibilities of an Agency Fire

Protection Engineer include:

  • Review planning, programming, architectural and engineering designs, specifications, and other technical documents for proposed construction activities to validate compliance with applicable codes and standards and to identify optimal fire protection solutions.
  • Conduct inspections of new construction and renovations to validate compliance of fire protection/life safety aspects.
  • Witness acceptance testing and commissioning of fire protection systems and equipment to validate functional performance.
  • Conduct comprehensive fire safety audits, inspections, and investigations of Agency locations & operations.
  • Design, install, test, troubleshoot, and repair fire protection systems.
  • Investigate fire and explosion events to determine cause, origin, and contributing factors.
  • Assist in emergency planning, preparedness, and exercises.

CIA hires Fire Protection Engineers at various career progression levels from entry to senior level. Entry-level personnel will work under the close guidance and supervision of experienced and licensed senior Fire Protection Engineers. More experienced engineers will manage program areas as required.

This position requires a commitment to serve wherever mission needs are located. You must maintain an ongoing readiness to travel and relocate to meet short and long-term organizational requirements both domestically and overseas - including hardship locations.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must apply online, while in the United States.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age (dual-national U.S. citizens are eligible).
  • You must be willing to move to the Washington, DC, area.
  • You must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • CIA is a drug-free workforce. The issue of illegal drug use is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an ABET-accredited university program in one of the following fields:Fire Protection EngineeringFire Protection Engineering TechnologyOther Engineering discipline with demonstrated work experience in the Fire Protection Engineering field
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale is preferred, but exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances.
  • Demonstrated experience with the International Building Code and the NFPA Codes and Standards, to include but not limited to NFPA 1, 13, 70, 72, 75, and 101.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to provide exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation.

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in the fire protection aspects of facility design, construction, and commissioning, to include egress, passive fire protection, fire alarm, and fire suppression.
  • Demonstrated experience in architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical disciplines to evaluate and critique coordinated integration of fire protection concepts into large facility projects.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in any U.S. state, commonwealth, or district; having passed the fire protection engineering written examination administered by the NCEES.
  • Hands-on experience with installation, troubleshooting, repair of fire alarm or fire suppression systems, or an equivalent general mechanical and electrical technical aptitude.
  • Completed the manufacturer factory training for a large-scale networked fire alarm product line and possess current manufacturer certification to design and program such equipment and systems.


  • Bachelor's degree from an ABET-accredited university program in one of the following fields:Fire Protection EngineeringFire Protection Engineering TechnologyOther Engineering discipline with demonstrated work experience in the Fire Protection Engineering field

Health and Safety Engineer

Hollywood, FL

Growing industrial manufacturer is looking for an Environmental Health & Safety Engineer.

This person will be responsible for leading the implementation of the Company’s Safety, Health and Environmental Program. The Safety Engineer shall ensure compliance of Company and regulatory safety and environmental requirements. The Safety Engineer shall be responsible for supporting a work environment that reduces the potential for work-related injury or illness in compliance with OSHA and other safety-related local and federal guidelines.


· Maintain the Company’s Safety Program Manual;

o Ensure processes and programs are in place that meet compliance requirements with OSHA, local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations.

· Generate, update, and review Company Safety Programs to include those required by OSHA, local, state, and federal regulations; to include, but not limited to

o Hazard Communication

o Emergency Evacuation

o Occupational Exposure to Lead

o Hearing Conservation

o Respiratory Protection

o Lock Out Tag Out

o Forklift Safety

· Conduct training on safety programs and safety-related processes;

· Lead the Safety Committee;

· Conduct injury, illness, and near-miss investigations;

· Communicate all injury and illnesses to the HR department

o Work with HR department in overseeing worker's compensation claims, job restrictions, transfers, and days away from work cases.

· Partner with HR to ensure that all safety-program mandated medical evaluations are completed on time;

· Perform and document Hazard Assessments;

o Work with Process Engineering, Manufacturing, New Product Development, and the Facilities department to ensure hazard mitigation actions are implemented.

· Maintain compliance with safety-related standard operating procedures;

· Generate and Manage Safety-related Risk Management Plans through completion;

· Manage Industrial Hygiene testing activities;

o Communicate results with Company Management; and

o Responsible for managing post-testing tasks through completion.

· Audit Safety program and safety-related practices to include daily and monthly assessments to include identifying incidents of non-compliance, potential hazards, unsafe acts, and/or malfunctioning equipment.

o Track and ensure issues of non-compliance or corrective actions are addressed.

· Recommend enhancements to Safety and Environmental practices and procedures;

· Participate in safety-related corrective action initiatives;

· Participates with representatives of OSHA, the local Fire Department, and other local safety and environmental agency visits and inspections;

· Ensure safety signage is posted as required throughout the Company facilities;

· Ensure SDS are available to employees and visitors, as required;

· Ensure compliance with proper storage, handling, use, and disposal of hazardous substances;

· Ensure compliance with use of Personal Protective Equipment;

o Work with management regarding to issues of non-compliance

· Engage with employees to acquire feedback related to safety and environmental processes; and

· Manage Safety-Related projects.

· Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Must be fluent and be able to read and write in English. Strong oral communication skills in Spanish are also required.

Employee needs to be proficient in MS Office. Must have an active driver’s license; ability to be forklift certified within 30 days of assignment.


· In-depth knowledge of OSHA, local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations;

· Minimum of three years’ comprehensive experience with safety and environmental program management, preferably in a manufacturing environment, with OSHA oversight;

· Experience in writing safety programs, policies, and procedures;

· Experience in performing hazard assessments and participation in hazard mitigation activities to include the preferred methodology of engineering controls; and

· Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health and Safety; Occupational Health and Safety; Engineering or related field.