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Sr. Principal Engineer EHS/ Principal Engineer EHS

Requisition ID: R10034631

  • Category IconCategory: Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Location IconLocation: Saint Augustine, Florida, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% 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.

The Senior Principal Health and Safety Engineer/ Principal Health and Safety Engineer will play a lead role in the execution of various elements of the site's health and safety management system. The position will contribute to maintaining a safety culture aimed at eliminating hazards, reducing injuries and illnesses, and the continuous improvement of our processes. This position requires the individual to work closely and positively interact with a variety of different stakeholders in an engineering and manufacturing design setting. This position will be located in St. Augustine, FL.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential functions:

This role may be filled at a higher level

  • Provide health and safety expertise to maintain established successful programs
  • Knowledge in OSHA VPP Star Site compliance and expectations preferred
  • Identify, design and implement creative programs, solutions and communication tools.
  • Audit and inspect facilities for compliance with company safety policies and applicable regulations; develop practices to ensure that everyone from the shop floor to management is engaged in creating and maintaining a safer workplace.
  • Conducts qualitative and quantitative hazard assessments to include exposure monitoring for physical and chemical agents.
  • Completes industrial and office ergonomic evaluations to reduce risk factors that cause musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Support the site's environmental, safety, health and fire protection programs.
  • Work with the medical team on medical surveillance programs regarding IH sampling and data.
  • Advise management of accident prevention measures through continuous review of conditions and behaviors; participate in designing improvements and solutions.
  • Support managers and supervisors with accident response, investigation and root cause analysis; be part of any solutions and improvements.
  • Prioritize resources and demonstrate effective time management to accomplish a broad spectrum of activities in a dynamic environment.
  • Adhere to established company values, practices, policies and procedures at all times.

Basic Qualifications: Senior Principal Health and Safety Engineer

  • Bachelor of Science Degree Occupational Safety & Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science or a related field and Minimum of 9 years of experience in health & Safety Programs implementing initiatives in a manufacturing and environment OR A Masters Degree in Degree Occupational Safety & Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science or a related field and Minimum of 7 years of experience in Industrial Hygiene implementing initiatives in a manufacturing and lab environment
  • Thorough knowledge of OSHA, NIOSH, ANSI, NEC, NFPA regulations and standards.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Basic Qualifications: Principal Health and Safety Engineer

  • Bachelor of Science Degree Occupational Safety & Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science or a related field and Minimum of 5 years of experience in health & Safety Programs implementing initiatives in a manufacturing and environment OR A Masters Degree in Degree Occupational Safety & Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science or a related field and Minimum of 3 years of experience in Industrial Hygiene implementing initiatives in a manufacturing and lab environment
  • Thorough knowledge of OSHA, NIOSH, ANSI, NEC, NFPA regulations and standards.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience in an aerospace or laboratory environment.
  • CIH Certified Industrial Hygienist
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint programs.

Salary Range: $79,700 USD - $119,500 USD
Salary Range 2: $98,700 USD - $148,100 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 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.