EHS Professional 3/4Baltimore, MD

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Job Description - EHS Professional 3 / 4

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking an EHS professional 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 safety related programs and supporting occupational health and environmental programs.

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Reviews and interprets existing and proposed environmental, health, and safety (EHS) regulations to determine applicability and impact for site.

  • Develops, implements, and maintains safety programs to ensure compliance, injury prevention, and risk mitigation.

  • Conducts job hazard assessments and recommends appropriate hazard control approaches.

  • Oversees the following occupational safety programs: electrical, lockout-tagout, material handling (cranes, aerial lifts, and forklifts), contractor safety, confined space, fall protection, cryogenics, incident investigations, and robotics.

  • Reviews new construction and renovation plans for EHS aspects.

  • 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.

  • Writes and updates EHS plans and procedures.

  • Coordinates EHS training for employees and conducts instructor-led EHS training.

  • Support the safety pillar team within World Class Operations (WCO) by interfacing with manufacturing operations and representing the EHS team and its programs.

  • Supports the site's environmental, occupational health, and fire protection programs.

The position can be filled at a Level 3 or 4.

Basic Qualifications for Level 3:

  • Bachelor's (BA or BS) degree in safety, industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science, or a related field, and a minimum of 5 years of experience in occupational safety; or a Master of Science (MS) in the same disciplines with 3 years of relevant experience; or an Associate's degree and 7 years of relevant experience; or a High school diploma and 9 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Extensive experience in conducting incident investigations, personal protective equipment assessments, job hazard analysis and EHS training.

  • Extensive experience in conducting training for cranes, fall protection systems and forklift operations.

  • Extensive experience with managing various EHS compliance programs (with a specific emphasis on occupational safety programs, such as electrical, lockout-tagout, material handling, contractor safety, confined space, fall protection, and cryogenics) based on the review and interpretation of EHS regulations.

  • 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).

Basic Qualifications for Level 4:

  • Bachelor's (BA or BS) degree in safety, industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science, or a related field, and a minimum of 9 years of experience in occupational safety; or a Master of Science (MS) in the same disciplines with 7 years of experience; or an Associate's degree and 11 years of relevant experience; or a High school diploma and 13 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Extensive experience in conducting incident investigations, personal protective equipment assessments, job hazard analysis and EHS training.

  • Extensive experience in conducting training for cranes, fall protection systems and forklift operations.

  • Extensive experience with managing various EHS compliance programs (with a specific emphasis on occupational safety programs, such as electrical, lockout-tagout, material handling, contractor safety, confined space, fall protection, and cryogenics) based on the review and interpretation of EHS regulations.

  • 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 safety, industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science, or a related field, or currently enrolled in an M.S. degree program.

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).

  • Experience with supporting EHS programs for manufacturing and construction operations.

  • Experience with World Class Manufacturing initiatives.

  • Experience in conducting hazard identification reviews for robotic safety.

  • 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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.