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Alion Science and Technology

Safety Engineer - 37604

Warren, MI

Job Description

Position Summary:

This contract position provides support to the US Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) Safety Office. GVSC is the premier Research & Development organization for US military ground vehicles and has numerous laboratories and therefore a large variety of potential safety hazards.

Job Duties:

  • The ideal candidate will have Safety Engineer experience in an industrial environment that includes things such as failure mode analysis from fatigue, stability, and stress, designing protective equipment or safety devices, redesigning machines and equipment to eliminate hazards, designing test protocols from a safety perspective, and reviewing / drafting safety policies.
  • Because this position also serves as a point of contact on safety matters within GVSC and between GVSC and the Vehicle Program Managers and other entities, the candidate must have experience managing conflicts between stakeholders and the customer on interpretations of safety requirements, knowledge of effective management techniques, and the ability to interact with and clearly communicate ideas to target audiences in both written and oral manners.
  • On a space available basis, the candidate will attend Defense Acquisition University and achieve Acquisition Level 1 Certification. This will give the candidate the basis of understanding of the acquisition lifecycle.

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  • Bachelors degree in engineering is required, plus 2 to 5 years experience or Masters degree plus 0 to 2 years experience.
  • The candidate must be comfortable and conversant about technologies that fall outside of the narrow scope of a single major, for example, a Mechanical Engineer will be expected to understand basic aspects of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Material Science.
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a SECRET clearance.


Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength .

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Job ID: Alion-ogA4X8pk7pZY
Employment Type: Other