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Principal Environmental Health and Safety Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10076625
Category: Environmental, Health & Safety
Location: East Hartford, CT, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: No
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions 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.

Adaptive Optics Associates - Xinetics (AOX), a wholly-owned Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Payload and Ground Systems Division Business Venture, is a leading supplier of complex electro-optic and photonic systems and subsystems that control and manipulate light waves for a variety of applications. We are seeking an Environmental Health and Safety Engineer to support our Special Programs team in East Hartford, CT.


Reporting to our Facilities Manager, the Environmental Health and Safety Engineer will manage and oversee the EH&S program in East Hartford to protect personnel, equipment and facilities.

Role and Responsibilities:

Interpret, recommend, and comply with EH&S regulations and/or company policies

Collaborates with sector and business unit resources to follow best practices

Assist in planning for changes in physical facilities to meet current and new environmental and safety requirements

Oversees and supports laser and radiation safety

Manage the hazardous materials program including maintaining an accurate inventory, ensuring proper storage, and scheduling/ documenting hazardous waste shipments; organize and equip spill control process

Maintains current and accurate EH&S policies, manuals, and procedures; create EH&S metrics that measure status and drive improvements

Oversee accident/injury and near-miss investigation and reporting; collaborative with all related documents and records

Facilitates the EH&S compliance calendar

Ensures training for new contractors and employees

Prepares environmental impact statements; applies for all permits and renewals

Works with senior leadership team on site security

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree with 5+ years relevant experience, or 3 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 0 years of experience with a PhD; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

Ability to perform job duties without appreciable direction and supervision

Excellent time management and organizational skills

Excellent risk communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization

Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance

US Citizenship is a bona fide requirement

Preferred Qualifications:

Certifications in environmental or safety related programs, for example CHMM or CSP

Computer based skills specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point programs.

Experience with Microsoft SharePoint and Tableau

LSO - Laser Safety Officer Certification

Active Top Secret Clearance

Salary Range: $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.%32886573% %%engcivil%%

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