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Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer- Level 2/3

Requisition ID: R10052425

  • Category IconCategory: Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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 Aeronautics Systems is seeking an EHS Engineer 2/3 for the Palmdale, California manufacturing and integration site and associated sites in the Antelope Valley.  This position will be part of the Environmental, Safety, Health and Medical (ESHM) team of professionals and will focus on supporting occupational safety and health programs including regulatory compliance and injury prevention.  

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Review and interpret existing and proposed EHS regulations to determine applicability and impact on operations.  Assists with implementation of EHS programs to ensure compliance.
  • Partner with site leadership 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 safety inspections.
  • Creates and updates Job Hazards Analyses.
  • Participates in tooling design and project reviews, provides regulatory requirements and recommendations for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Assist during accident/incident investigations to help determine root cause and corrective actions.
  • Prepare and coordinate EHS training and conduct instructor-led EHS training. 
  • Participates in regulatory agency and external customer inspections and follows up on any resulting findings.
  • Interface with employee-based safety committees, senior management and other functional support groups to address safety concerns.
  • Implement EHS management systems, sector-level programs and associated documentation to proactively eliminate or reduce workplace hazards. 
  • Support site environmental compliance and sustainability programs as needed.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of occupational health and safety or related experience or Master’s Degree in a related field.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • 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). 

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of occupational health and safety or related experience or Master’s Degree and 3 years of related experience.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental health or occupational safety.
  • Previous DoD, Military or Aerospace facilities experience.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 USD
Salary Range 2: $92,200 USD - $138,400 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.