Associate Environmental, Health, and Safety Engineer

Requisition ID: 20028257

  • Category IconCategory: Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Location IconLocation: McLean
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.   Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking an Associate Environmental, Health, and Safety Engineer to join our growing team of qualified, diverse professionals at our sector headquarters in McLean, Virginia.  This is an entry-level position.   Responsibilities:  
  • Reviews and interprets existing and proposed Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) regulations to determine applicability and impact on operations
  • Assists with the collection, analysis, and reporting of monthly, quarterly, and annual safety metrics for the Sector
  • Assists with the development, implementation, and maintenance of EHS programs to ensure compliance, injury prevention, and risk mitigation
  • Writes and updates EHS plans and procedures; prepares and coordinates EHS training
  • Assists with identification, planning, and coordination of Environmental Sustainability projects at sector level
  • Collaborates with internal stakeholders including sites’ facilities and engineering teams to assist with development and implementation of sustainability solutions focusing on energy efficiency, GHG and water usage reduction, and solid waste diversion
  • Assists with ongoing sustainability performance metrics
  • Assists with annual data collection and reporting for the DS Sector – including but not limited to solid waste, energy usage, and water consumption
  • Authors and deploys employee-facing communications
  • Assists in developing and maintaining sector’s environmental sustainability and compliance tools (Tableau, SharePoint/Intranet content, etc.)
  • Provides support to environmental compliance across sector sites and to sector EHS organizations

Basic Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science, occupational safety, or a related discipline
  • Experience with environmental, safety and health programs
  • Ability to solve complex problems by: actively seeking information and new ideas from a variety of sources; consistently looking for novel ways to solve problem, mastering unfamiliar information, tasks and situations quickly and effectively
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization
  • Computer based skills specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)
  • Must be able to work on-site in McLean, Virginia
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance
  Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Familiarity with RCRA, Clean Air Act, EPCRA and/or stormwater management activities. 
  • Professional certifications in environmental or health and safety related programs.
  • Experience with SAP and Microsoft SharePoint programs.
  • Master of Science degree
  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.