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EHS Engineer

Requisition ID: R10065002

  • Category IconCategory: Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems Sector, Combat Systems & Mission Readiness Division, is seeking an EHS Engineer 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Huntsville, Alabama campus. The Huntsville Campus is comprised of multiple Northrop Grumman sectors. The successful applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman Defense Systems, Combat Systems & Mission Readiness Division Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) team.

Join the men and women of Northrop Grumman Defense Systems in meeting the largest, most complex systems challenges imaginable for government, military and business.

Key roles and responsibilities include:

The primary role of this position will be to lead environmental, health, and safety (EHS) efforts across the Huntsville locations and at regional sites and offices. Responsibilities will include:

  • Review and interpret existing and proposed EHS regulations to determine applicability and impact on operations. 
  • Partner with business leaders to continuously improve the culture, awareness and accountability in support of EHS programs.
  • Assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of EHS programs to ensure compliance, injury prevention and risk mitigation.
  • Complete audits, industrial hygiene (IH) sampling, ergonomic assessments, and assist with pollution prevention activities.
  • Assist during accident/incident investigations to help determine root cause and corrective actions
  • Interface with internal and external customers including regulatory representatives, senior management, EHS Committee, and the Emergency Response and Crisis Management teams.
  • Implement EHS management systems to proactively eliminate or reduce workplace hazards.
  • Additional roles and responsibilities may include:
  • Serve as liaison with regulatory agencies.
  • Provide timely and accurate submission of necessary reports to the company and regulatory agencies.
  • Write and update EHS plans and procedures.
  • Apply for new permits and renew current permits. 
  • Prepare and coordinate EHS training and conduct instructor-led EHS training. 
  • Support the site’s environmental sustainability program.
  • Travel and/or provide support to field sites and offices as needed.


Basic Qualifications:

      Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science, occupational safety, or a related field and a minimum of 2 years of experience in an EHS position or  Master of Science (MS) degree in industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science, occupational safety, or a related field with 0 years of experience.

  • Experience with no less than two of the four:

Managing various EHS compliance programs (such as hazardous waste, storm water, wastewater, air, occupational safety, etc.) based on the review and interpretation of EHS regulations; Experience in completing industrial hygiene assessments and sampling; Oversight of third party consultants/contractors; and/or Implementation of EHS management systems (e.g. ISO 14001, OSHA VPP).  

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization is essential.
  • Ability to solve complex problems by: actively seeking information and new ideas from a variety of sources; consistently looking for novel ways to solve problems; mastering unfamiliar information, tasks and situations quickly and effectively.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance (U.S. Citizenship required). 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional certifications in environmental or health & safety related programs.
  • Experience with SAP and Microsoft SharePoint programs.
  • Computer based skills specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point programs.

Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 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

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 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.