Mar 272011
 

New Zealand’s Transport Accident Investigation Commission has an opportunity to be part of a small professional team in a dynamic organisation dedicated to making transport in New Zealand safer.

Do you enjoy investigating maritime occurrences to discover what went wrong; deciding what would help fix the situation; and using your conclusions to influence people and organisations to avoid similar incidents in the future?

The successful applicant will be responsible for:
  • Carrying out investigations into selected marine occurrences, but may also help with the Commission’s inquiries in the rail and air transport sectors
  • Writing detailed and unbiased reports in a timely manner with recommendations to influence safety improvements within the transport industry
For  team success you will have:
  • Experience as a sea-going Chief Engineer; or Marine Surveyor (engineering background); or Naval Architect with an in depth knowledge of the marine industry. Tertiary qualifications are preferred but not essential
  • A willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • A willingness to provide collaborative and cooperative support to team members
  • Some occurrence investigation experience
  • An ability to manage and progress several projects at any one time
  • An eye for detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • Strong analytical skills so you can quickly identify key points from large volumes of data
  • Strong English language writing skills
  • An ability to remain impartial, objective and discrete throughout an investigation
  • Be entitled to work in New Zealand, or to gain entitlement with Commission support
For further details contact Mark Turner on e.mail m.turner@taic.org.nz
Applications close 11 April 2011
The Transport Accident Investigation Commission is a standing Commission of Inquiry based in Wellington and is an EEO employer. We value our people’s commitment to providing a high quality public service and can offer a competitive salary in line with experience.

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