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Environmental Health & Safety Engineer– Space Components

Requisition ID: R10067001

  • Category IconCategory: Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Space Components and Strategic Business has an opening for an Environmental Health & Safety Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

In this role, you will oversee and manage an effective Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) program to protect personnel, equipment, and facilities.

Job duties:

  • Interpret, recommend, and comply with EH&S regulations and/or company policies

  • Collaborates with resources to follow best practices

  • Assist in planning for changes in physical facilities to meet current and new environmental and safety requirements

  • Manage the hazardous materials program including maintaining an accurate inventory, ensuring proper storage, and scheduling/ documenting hazardous waste shipments; organize and equip spill control process

  • Maintains current and accurate EH&S policies, manuals, and procedures

  • Create EH&S metrics that measure status and drive improvements

  • Oversee accident/injury and near-miss investigation and reporting; collaborative with all related documents and records

  • Ensures training for new contractors and employees

  • Prepares environmental impact statements; applies for all permits and renewals

  • Works with senior leadership team on site security

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 2 years’ experience; or 5 years of EHS or Manufacturing experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Ability to perform job duties without appreciable direction and supervision.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Excellent risk communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization.

  • Basic knowledge of computer operations and applications pertinent to the EHS field

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. 

  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to work with all levels of personnel, including management and outside vendors and to accurately communicate, document and report

  • U.S. Citizenship required

  • Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certifications in environmental or safety related programs

  • Computer based skills specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point programs.

  • Experience in an Aerospace manufacturing environment.


Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.