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Environmental, Health, and Safety Engineer


Applications Engineer


Huntsville, Alabama, United States


The Defense Systems Sector at Leidos currently has an opening for an Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Engineer to work in our Huntsville, Alabama office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Leidos Defense Systems Sector provides responsive, cost-effective engineering and scientific solutions

Primary Responsibilities:

The EH&S Engineer will assist leadership to assess and resolve safety issues by identifying risks, and by implementing controls, policies, and programs. Candidate will identify training opportunities and help develop presentations to ensure employee awareness of EH&S programs, initiate corrective actions and stop operations where necessary. The EH&S Engineer is expected to perform with minimal supervision and successfully interact with all levels of Leidos personnel to facilitate EH&S program and policy implementation.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Performing EH&S surveys and worksite audits to ensure Safety and Environmental compliance.
• Perform risk assessments to ensure regulatory compliance and proactively monitor and document EH&S program implementation.
• Working with leadership to identify, track, and resolve EH&S issues.
• Performing accident investigations.
• Assignment and distribution of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and Safety equipment.
• Coordination of Hazardous Waste Management.
• Maintain environmental permitting, such as air quality permits, stormwater permits, etc.
• Safety Data Sheet (SDS) database management.
• Training of personnel in relation to safety and environmental requirements and controls.
• Perform Job Safety Analysis (JSAs) for hazardous operations.
• Perform research in relation to various safety and environmental subject matter.
• Maintain current knowledge of safety legislation and regulations.

Basic Qualifications:

Position requires a BA/BS degree from an accredited university in a biological, physical, or environmental science related field. In lieu of degree, High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of 5-years’ experience in a Safety related field is required.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks.
• Candidate must effectively communicate within a team environment.
• Candidate must have computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office.
• Candidate must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.
• Candidate must be a resident of the Huntsville, AL or North Alabama area or be willing to relocate to the area.

Must be a US citizen and able to obtain and maintain a US DoD security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

BS in EH&S or related discipline.
CIH, CSP, CHMM certifications.
Some travel between facilities may be required.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $68,900.00 - $124,550.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.