Firefighter 4

Requisition ID: 21010779

  • Category IconCategory: Security
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, Maryland
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.   Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Firefighter to join our Environmental, Health, Safety, and Fire Protection team at the BWI Site in Linthicum, Maryland. The selected applicant will be responsible for successfully implementing all fire and building code related programs at the BWI Site and other Mission Systems sites in Maryland in addition to supporting our Structural Fire Brigades and Hazardous Materials (Haz-Mat) Response teams at BWI Site and the Advanced Technology Laboratories locations in Linthicum, MD.   Key roles and responsibilities include:
  • Conducting periodic building fire safety inspections
  • Inspection of new construction for building and fire code compliance
  • Supporting facilities engineering with construction plan reviews
  • Supporting in-house and sector EHSFP audits
  • Inspection, testing and maintenance of fire alarm and life safety systems
  • Inspection, testing and maintenance of water based and special suppression systems
  • Supporting and responding to fire and hazardous materials incidents
  • Training and supporting in-house emergency response teams and building evacuations
  • Coordinating with outside emergency response teams to mitigate incidents quickly and efficiently to minimize production down time as well as assisting in recovery efforts
  In addition, this position maintains the essential PPE required for use with our emergency response and fire brigade teams as required by the NFPA and OSHA standards.     MAQEA

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School diploma and 6+ years of fire service experience, a working knowledge of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), and will be required to respond to fire and hazardous materials incidents
  • Fire Inspector II and Firefighter I certifications from the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications. 
  • Good working knowledge all applicable Federal, State and local codes and ordinances as they relate to fire protection, life safety, building construction, fire control, and fire detection.
  • Ability to obtain a Haz-Mat Technician certification from the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications, which will also require annual medical surveillance and medical certification for the use of self-contained breathing apparatus.
  Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate’s Degree in Fire Science or related field
  • Certification as a Firefighter II, Fire Inspector III, Hazmat Technician, Fire Service Instructor I
  • 10+ years of experience in the Fire Prevention field. 

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 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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.