Safety Engineer

City of Ottawa

  • Date de publication: 9 mars 2022

  • Date limite: 28 mars 2022


The mandate of the Safety, Regulatory, Training and Development Service is to provide training and development, safety and compliance, and quality and continuous improvement of bus, para transit and light rail services. Services and programs include appropriate safety and job training for transit employees, and compliance with legislation and regulation, and implementation of safety standards to protect employees and the general public.

You are responsible for taking a lead role in providing professional engineering advice and expertise regarding a variety of Transit safety and regulatory issues. This can include but is not limited to safety of: Transit fleet, facilities, electrical safety, rail operations and occupational health hygiene. Responsible for undertaking studies, audits, projects, and responding to investigations and resolution of Transit’s diverse needs. Participates in branch strategic planning as a key member of the Safety Standards Investigation and Reporting unit.

You will provide technical support, technical review of submissions, root cause analysis, assist with investigations, and technical writing of reports. In addition, you will also represent the branch on technical committees and project teams to provide engineering expertise to discuss and resolve issues on projects internal and external to the department that may impact the operational requirements of OC Transpo. You are also responsible to ensure that the operations and facilities of transit services comply with safety regulations and standards.