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Principal/Sr. Principal Engineer EHS (IH Focus)

15 Jan 2024 3:26 PM | Christie De Vito (Administrator)

Principal/Sr. Principal Engineer EHS (IH Focus)

Requisition ID: R10130565

  • iconCategory: Environmental, Health & Safety
  • iconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • iconCitizenship required: United States Citizenship
  • iconClearance Type: Secret
  • iconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • iconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • iconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • iconRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking an EHS Engineer to join our Environmental, Health, Safety, and Fire Protection team at the BWI site in Linthicum, Maryland.  The selected applicant will be responsible for successfully implementing and managing all environmental, health, and safety programs with a focus in industrial hygiene related programs.

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Oversees and performs tasks for the following industrial hygiene programs: air monitoring, hearing conservation (noise survey and dosimetry), ventilation surveys, respiratory protection, field sampling, cryogenics, and incident investigations.
  • Supports and performs tasks for the following industrial hygiene programs: asphyxiant exposure analysis, indoor air quality, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, hazard communication, radioactive materials, and asbestos/lead abatement.
  • Conducts job hazard assessments and recommends appropriate hazard control approaches.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains industrial hygiene programs to ensure compliance, injury prevention, and risk mitigation.
  • Conducts internal compliance inspections to identify actions necessary to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Partners with management to continuously improve the culture, awareness and accountability in support of EHS programs.
  • Partners with engineers, scientists, and management to support the integration of EHS into the design of new or altered processes and operations and building construction projects. 
  • Interfaces with regulatory representatives, senior management, the site EHS Committee, and the Emergency Response, and Crisis Management teams.
  • Provides timely and accurate submission of necessary reports to internal stakeholders, electronic databases and regulatory agencies.
  • Reviews and interprets existing and proposed environmental, health, and safety (EHS) regulations to determine applicability and impact for site with a focus on industrial hygiene. 
  • Reviews new construction and renovation plans for EHS aspects.
  • Writes and updates EHS plans and procedures with focus of industrial hygiene.
  • Performs in-person and develops online EHS training for employees and management focused on industrial hygiene programs.
  • Supports the site’s environmental, safety, and fire protection programs.

This position may be filled at the Principal (level 3) or Sr. Principal (level 4) level, depending on candidate experience.

Basic Qualifications for Level 3:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in industrial hygiene, safety, engineering, environmental science, or a related field, and a minimum of five years of experience in environmental, health, and safety field with a focus in industrial hygiene. The candidate must be willing to achieve a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification within three years of accepting this position.
  • Experience in conducting air monitoring, noise surveys and dosimetry, ventilation surveys, respiratory protection and fit testing, field sampling, cryogenics study, and incident investigations.  
  • Experience in conducting personal protective equipment assessments, and job hazard analysis.
  • Experience in conducting in person training and developing online training for various industrial hygiene related topics.
  • Experience with managing various industrial hygiene programs (with a specific emphasis on hearing conservation, ventilation, respiratory protection, chemical exposure monitoring) based on the review and interpretation of regulations and standards.
  • Experience conducting in-person and developing online EHS training to various types of audience.
  • Ability to perform job duties with general direction and supervision and to provide technical solutions to complex problems based on sound safety principles.   
  • Excellent oral and written communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization are a must. 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance (U.S. Citizenship required). 

Basic Qualifications for Level 4:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in industrial hygiene, safety, engineering, environmental science, or a related field, and a minimum of nine years of experience in environmental, health, and safety field with a focus in industrial hygiene.  The candidate must be a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH). 
  • Extensive experience in conducting air monitoring, noise surveys and dosimetry, ventilation surveys, respiratory protection and fit testing, field sampling, cryogenics study, and incident investigations.  
  • Extensive experience in conducting personal protective equipment assessments, and job hazard analysis.
  • Extensive experience in conducting in person training and developing online training for various industrial hygiene related topics.
  • Extensive experience with managing various industrial hygiene programs (with a specific emphasis on hearing conservation, ventilation, respiratory protection, chemical exposure monitoring) based on the review and interpretation of regulations and standards.
  • Extensive experience conducting in-person and developing online EHS training to various types of audience.
  • Experience with managing/overseeing third party consultants/contractors.
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and to develop innovative solutions based on sound scientific principles.   
  • Ability to perform job duties without appreciable direction and supervision.  
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization are a must.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance (U.S. Citizenship required). 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science (MS) degree in industrial hygiene, safety, engineering, environmental science, or a related field, or currently enrolled in an M.S. degree program.
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
  • Experience with supporting EHS programs for manufacturing and construction operations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvements and to develop and implement more efficient and enhanced programs.
  • Computer based skills specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point programs.
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint and Tableau.
  • Experience in interacting with a union labor workforce. 

Salary Range: $93,000 - $139,600

Salary Range 2: $115,400 - $173,200

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

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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