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Principal/Sr. Principal Engineer EHS (Industrial Hygienist)

Northrop Grumman | Linthicum MD 21090 USA | Full Time | Posted: 10/30/2020

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At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking an EHS Engineer (Industrial Hygienist) to join our Environmental, Health, Safety, and Fire Protection team at the Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) site in Linthicum, Maryland. The selected applicant will be responsible for successfully implementing all occupational health related programs and supporting environmental and safety programs.

Fifty years ago, Northrop Grumman opened ATL to create semiconductors for critical military programs. The facility, now a Department of Defense trusted foundry, has delivered more than eight million components that support missions from undersea to outer space and every domain in between. The foundry maintains a wide range of processes in gallium nitride, gallium arsenide, silicon, and silicon carbide in the production of military spec microelectronic chips, some of which are radiation hardened. Nowhere else in the world will you find a single foundry with this broad mix of device fabrication capabilities. A variety of ground-based, aircraft and space systems programs have sourced components from the laboratory.
Key roles and responsibilities include:
Develops, implements, and maintains occupational health programs to ensure compliance, injury prevention, and risk mitigation.
Oversees the following occupational health programs: asbestos/lead abatement, hearing conservation, respiratory protection, hazard communication, ventilation, non-ionizing radiation (lasers and radiofrequency), and chemical hygiene plans.
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.
Conducts internal compliance inspections and identifies actions necessary to meet regulatory requirements.
Reviews and interprets existing and proposed environmental, health, and safety (EHS) regulations to determine applicability and impact for site.
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.
Works to continuously improve the culture, awareness and accountability of EHS programs.
Interfaces with regulatory representatives, senior management, the site EHS Committee, and the Emergency Response, and Crisis Management teams.
Additional roles and responsibilities may include:
Supports the site's environmental, safety, and fire protection programs.
Provides timely and accurate submission of necessary reports to internal stakeholders, electronic databases, and regulatory agencies.
Writes and updates EHS plans and procedures.
Applies for new permits and renewals.
Coordinates EHS training for employees and conducts instructor-led EHS training.

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

Basic Qualifications for Level 3:
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science, or a related field, and a minimum of five years of experience in the practice of industrial hygiene; or a Master of Science (MS) in the same disciplines with three years of experience in the practice of industrial hygiene. The candidate should be a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or must be willing to achieve the CIH certification within three years of accepting this position.
  • Experience in completing industrial hygiene assessments/sampling and assessing the health impact of physical and chemical agents.
  • Basic knowledge of the fundamental principles of RF radiation, laser operation and theory, and ionizing radiation.
  • Experience with managing various EHS compliance programs (with a specific emphasis on occupational health) based on the review and interpretation of EHS regulations.
  • Ability to perform job duties with general direction and supervision and to provide technical solutions to complex problems based on sound industrial hygiene principles.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent risk communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization.
  • 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, engineering, environmental science, or a related field, and a minimum of nine years of experience in the practice of industrial hygiene; or a Master of Science (MS) in the same disciplines with seven years of experience in the practice of industrial hygiene. The candidate must be a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).
  • Extensive experience in completing industrial hygiene assessments/sampling and assessing the health impact of physical and chemical agents.
  • Extensive knowledge and/or experience with RF radiation, laser operation and theory, and ionizing radiation.
  • Extensive experience with managing various EHS compliance programs (with a specific emphasis on occupational health) based on the review and interpretation of EHS regulations.
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and to develop innovative solutions based on sound industrial hygiene principles.
  • 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 Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance (U.S. Citizenship required).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master of Science (MS) degree in an industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science, or a related field, or currently enrolled in an MS degree program.
  • Experience with supporting EHS programs for semiconductor operations.
  • 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.
  • Experience in interacting with a union labor workforce.
  • Experience with application of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and/or international building codes to hazardous materials use and storage.
  • Basic understanding of chemistry and its application to personal protective equipment (PPE) selection, chemical processes and compatibilities.
  • Experience as a Radiation Safety Officer (RSO).
  • Experience as a Laser Safety Officer (LSO).
  • Experience with overseeing third party consultants/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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location Linthicum, MD, 21090, United States
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