Range Safety Officer

At SSC we enable our customers to make better use of space. Through the efforts of our nearly 600 employees around the world, we provide specialized competence in design, test, launch and operation of space and air systems. The Science Services Division launch rockets and balloons mainly from Esrange Space Center. Scientific and technical tests are also conducted at the site. We also develop rocket and balloon systems including experiment equipment for microgravity research.

Would you like to work in an environment where your mission is to support the organization with your expertise? Do you want to develop professionally working with safety on rocket and balloon missions? We can offer you a rewarding role in our global organization. You don’t want to miss all the fun that is happening in the space industry now!


YOUR ROLE

As a Range Safety Officer you will be responsible for the overall safety at Esrange Space Center. You’ll ensure we maintain safe operations and that safety is implemented in accordance to Esrange Safety Manual. You will have close collaboration with the flight safety and ground safety functions, working with our safety systems and their critical parameters for safety operations including trajectory and risk calculations.

 

WHO YOU ARE

  • To enjoy this position you are interested in leadership and like to work with people and see them grow.
  • We believe you have an academic degree in a technical field or equivalent experience.
  • You have a good judgement and can maintain logical thinking and make difficult decisions under high pressure.
  • You have strong analytical skills together with your ability to communicate with clear messages.
  • It is seen as an extra merit if you have experience from safety work at high safety facilities and/or experience of modelling of rocket and balloon trajectories.

 

WE OFFER YOU

We offer you a challenging and interesting position within a dynamic environment in a global company. A job that comprises a variety of tasks spanning from the planning to the execution of rocket and balloon related campaigns. At SSC your ideas and opinions are more than welcome and an important part of developing our business. In order to provide you with the right circumstances, to perform within this critical position, you will have the opportunity to overlap and work together with our current Range Safety Officers, before one of them is retiring. Our workplace is characterized by an open atmosphere and proud employees.

 

LOCATION

We offer a permanent position with normal working hours daytime 40h/week. As part of our team you will take part in rocket and balloon campaigns which are scheduled outside normal working hours.

Your main workplace will be at Esrange Space Center in Kiruna, however work at other locations may also occur during campaigns.

Esrange Space Center is the launch and operations facility of SSC, located outside Kiruna in the north of Sweden. At Esrange we have excellent launching facilities and we provide services to scientists and space organizations worldwide.

 

NEXT STEP

Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Apply now! We evaluate all applications continuously. Please apply using your CV and personal letter by clicking the apply button below.

 

Welcome with your application already today!

 

For more information please contact:

Mikael Viertotak, Range Safety Officer, Rockets and Balloons, tel. +46 (0)70-3472063
Peter Lindström, Range Safety Officer, Rockets and Balloons, tel. +46 (0) 70 6022028
Marko Kohberg, Manager Rockets and Balloons, tel. +46 (0)70-2952444

 

 

 

WE HELP EARTH BENEFIT FROM SPACE

SSC is a leading global provider of advanced space services with more than fifty years of experience. Since our start pioneering scientific rocket launches in northern Sweden, we have grown into a renowned, full-service supplier of state-of-the-art space engineering, satellite and launch services to commercial and institutional customers worldwide.