Sentinel (GBSD) Construction Principal/Sr. Principal Engineer EHS - 11478*Vandenberg Afb, CA

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.

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal/Sr Principal Engineer to join a team of qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located on Vandenburg Space Force Base (VSFB), CA , in support of the Sentinel (GBSD) program and will be the Site Safety & Health Officer (SSHO) for all construction activities associated with the Construction Team within the Infrastructure (IDT) activities on base.

What You'll Get To Do:

  • Manage Safety on active construction sites ensuring compliance with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) EM-385-1-1 safety manual.

  • Maintain a commitment to safety protocols that lead to an incident and injury free construction project site.

  • Administer Northrop Grumman's construction Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) program across an active construction project.

  • Write comprehensive construction project safety plans.

  • Organize and lead safety and health committees.

  • Develop, coordinate, and implement overall project specific safety programs.

  • Conduct monthly EHS audits.

  • Provide EHS training and education to Northrop Grumman project crews.

  • Conduct incident investigation and reporting.

  • Enforce corporate and project specific EHS programs as well as federal, state, and local safety standards.

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders, including Northrop Grumman staff, clients, and public agencies.

  • Protect the Company and your fellow employees from loss and injury due to accidents.

  • Interpret, recommend, and comply with environmental, health and safety regulations and company policies.

  • Assist in planning for changes in physical facilities to meet new EPA/OSHA requirements.

  • Develop and implement required EHS programs and training.

  • Conduct inspections, audits, and incident investigations, and drive corrective actions.

  • Prepare applications for any new required EPA permits and renewals.

  • Provide input to federal and state regulators, through trade associations and industry groups, for the writing and revision of regulations.

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Principal Engineer EHS: Minimum of 5 years of full-time Environmental, Health, and Safety experience, with a bachelor's degree in the Safety Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.

  • Sr Principal Engineer EHS: Minimum of 9 years of full-time Environmental, Health, and Safety experience, with a bachelor's degree in the Safety Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management; 7 years with Masters; 4 yrs with PhD.

  • Must be a US citizen and with the ability to Obtain and Maintain DOD Secret Security Clearance and program access as required.

  • OSHA 30.

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of and experience administering EHS programs governed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) EM-385-1-1 safety manual.

  • Five (5) years of continuous construction industry safety experience in supervising/ managing general construction (managing safety programs or processes or conducting hazard analyses and developing controls), or

  • Five (5) years of continuous general industry safety experience in supervising/ managing general industry (managing safety programs or processes or conducting hazard analyses and developing controls).

  • Hold a current Third-Party, Nationally Accredited (ANSI or National Commission for Certifying Agencies - NCCA) SOH-related certification, only 4 years of experience is needed.

  • Demonstrated competency in managing crane, electrical, fall protection, excavation, scaffolds, confined space safety and administrating PPE safety programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Safety Professional.

  • In scope active DOD Clearance Secret Level or Above.

  • Ability and willingness to be assignable across the U.S.

  • OSHA 500.

  • Experience supporting Northrop Grumman or government contracting/DoD facilities.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401K

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

Salary Range: $95,000 - $142,400

Salary Range 2: $117,700 - $176,500

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.