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Safety Assessor
Ref No.: 20-01175
 Project description: TÜV SÜD is participating the in the LRT3 project : https://www.lrt3.com.my/. The Light Rail Transit Line 3 (LRT3) envisages to connect two million people between Bandar Utama and Klang by 2024. Developed in line with the Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley (GKL/KV) Land Public Transport Masterplan, LRT3 will be a key feature in extending rail connectivity to the Western Corridor of GKL/KV. For the project duration we are looking for an Independent Safety Assessor for Telecom and Automated Fare Collection Systems. Project location: Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur region Project duration: until 2024 Volume required: ~ 75 days Telecom expert, ~75 days Automated Fare Collections Systems Language requirements: English mandatory, Malaysian optional Contract partner: TÜV SÜD Malaysia Sourcing scope: Southeast Asia region preferred, worldwide sourcing possible Role: Independent Safety Assessor Responsibilities: 1. when tasked with independent safety assessment, ensure to not become involved either directly or as authorized representative in the design, manufacture, construction, marketing, operation or maintenance of the system under independent assessment. (This does not exclude the possibility of exchange of technical information) 2. establish understanding of the system within the intended environment of application 3. develop anassessment plan and communicate this to the safety authority and/or the client organisation (contracting body of the assessor) 4. evaluate the conformity of the process and the outcomes against the requirements of European Standard CENELEC 50126, including the SIL assignment 5. evaluate the competency of project staff and organisation for the development 6. evaluate the verification and validation activities and the supporting evidence 7. evaluate the quality management systems adopted for the development 8. evaluate the configuration and change management system and the evidence of its use and application 9. identify and evaluate in terms of risk (impact) any deviations from the requirements in the assessment report 10. evaluate that safety audits have been carried out and documented in an appropriate way 11. carry out inspections on the overall development process as appropriate at various phases of development 12. give a professional view on the fitness of the developed outcome for its intended use, detailing any constraints, application conditions and observations for risk control as appropriate 13. develop and maintain records and reports in accordance with the assessment plan Key competencies: 1. be competent in the domain/technologies where independent assessment is carried out 2. have acceptance/licence from a recognised safety authority 3. have / strive to continually gain sufficient levels of experience in the safety principles and the application of the principles within the application domain 4. be competent to check that a suitable method or combination of methods in a given context have been applied 5. be competent in understanding the relevant safety, human resource, technical and quality management processes in fulfilling the requirements of the EN 50126 6. be competent in independent assessment approaches/methodologies 7. have analytical thinking ability and good observation skills 8. be capable of combining different sources and types of evidence and synthesise an overall view about fitness for purpose or constraints and limitations on application 9. have an understanding of the overall system including its application environment 10. understand the requirements of EN 50126 Technologies involved: What system knowledge does the Railway Telecoms specialist need? Signal Post Telephone Concentrator Systems, PABX Telephone systems Voice Over IP, Lineside Telephony, Public Emergency Telephone System Knowledge of Full Automated Operation and Driver Only Operation (Mirror, CCTV, Monitor) requirements for interfaces with Telecoms systems e.g. GSM-R, Cab Secure Radio, Leaky Feeder, etc. Uninterruptible Power Supplies, Charger and Battery Power Supplies Interfaces with Rail Signalling System Circuits Information and Security systems in Stations and Tunnels e.g. CCTV, PA, Help Point, MasterClock, etc. SCADA infrastructure and operation (F-SCADA, P-SCADA) CCTV Systems (Analogue and Digital) Public Address/LLPA/PAVA Systems Automated Vehicle Locating System (AVLS) Access control Systems e.g. EAC Modem Systems, Immunisation Systems Earthing & Bonding and Lightning Protection, EMC/EMI, Stray Current Structured cabling infrastructure - Copper Cable, Optical Fibre Cable Networks Lineside and Station Cable Route and design of Telecoms equipment rooms; therefore, experience in understanding the implications and interfaces of ducting requirements for all Telecoms equipment Good knowledge of BS7671 wiring regulations Network Transmission SDH and PDH Network switches and routers Wireless network architecture Data networking routing protocols Knowledge about Test and Commissioning processes and procedures in the railway Telecoms environment Experience required: What experience does the Railway Telecoms specialist need? Preferably holding IRSE License in relevant category (e.g. Telecoms Design or Project Engineer categories) Experience in a Contractors Responsible Engineer role for Safety Related Telecoms and Operational Telecoms projects Experience in development and implementation project tasks within various railway environments e.g. Mass Transit, Light Rail, High Speed, Freight Train, etc. Experience and knowledge of implementation Telecoms engineering processes covering development, design, construction, test, commissioning and handover Experience in working with specialists of Low Voltage Power Supply, Signalling, Rolling Stock, Civil and M&E in order to provide a full integrated Telecom design that is cost effective and technically safe and accurate Implementation and application of Safety Assurance management, interface management, requirements management (V&V process), configuration management Strong understanding and experience of Safety Critical and Safety Related activities and managing engineering risk elements in the railway Telecoms environment Experience of operational Telecoms systems engineering activities in the railway environment and being familiar with all major telecommunication technologies both fixed and mobile, for data and voice applications Experience of integrating third party sub-systems into complete Telecoms solutions Preferably experience in assessing, auditing, checking the design and design process or inspecting performance and quality of work and processes during post-design stages on railway Telecoms environment