Principal/Sr. Principal Environmental Engineer (Air Quality)

Requisition ID: 21003512

  • Category IconCategory: Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California
  • 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: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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. Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible. Northrop Grumman SSSD has an opening for a Principal/Sr. Principal Environmental Air Quality Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.
In this role you will:  
  • Perform air quality program permitting and compliance activities
  • Support environmental problem-solving and routine program tasks in chemical and hazardous waste management, wastewater compliance, safety compliance and environmental sustainability.
  • Monitors pollution prevention activities, compliance and auditing efforts.
  • Reviews and analyzes environmental documentation issued by the federal EPA, state and local regulatory agencies.
  • Determines impact on company operations and publishes compliance strategies and requirements.
  • Evaluates proposed regulations to determine financial, industrial, public and environmental impact.
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. Basic Qualifications for Principal Enviornmental Engineer (Air Quality):
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemistry or related science discipline with five (5) years of relevant/related experience
    • OR a Masters Degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemistry or related science discipline with three (3) years of relevant/related experience
  • Experience and/or basic understanding of South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) rules, as well as environmental regulations.
  • Ability to read, understand, and complete documentation as it relates to required permits for SCAQMD
  • Ability to obtain and retain a DoD Government Clearance at the SCI level.
  Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Enviornmental Engineer (Air Quality):
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemistry or related science discipline with nine (9) years of relevant/related experience
    • OR a Masters Degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemistry or related science discipline with seven (7) years of relevant/related experience
  • Experience and/or basic understanding of South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) rules, as well as environmental regulations.
  • Ability to read, understand, and complete documentation as it relates to required permits for SCAQMD
  • Ability to obtain and retain a DoD Government Clearance at the SCI level.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior experience completing and submitting permit documentation to SCAQMD 
  • Active (in-scope) DoD Clearance 
  • Experience with or desire to work on a multi-disciplined Environmental, Health and Safety team
  • Experience and confidence utilizing Microsoft tools and database 
  • 2 or more years of experience working with SCAQMD rules
  • Knowledge of Cal/OSHA requirements or a willingness to learn or apply them
  • Experience in applying environmental requirements to solve problems.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision, self-starter.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders both written and oral
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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  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
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