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Environmental Health & Safety Engineer

General Dynamics Land Systems
Lima, Ohio, US
Closing date
Nov 28, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Work for a cutting-edge defense contractor
Earn an annual salary of $95,000 to $118,000, based on skills and experience, plus benefits
Grow your career with a Fortune 100 company

About the Organization

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) is a global defense industry leader in providing land and amphibious combat vehicle solutions. General Dynamics Land Systems division is based in Sterling Heights, MI, a business unit of General Dynamics, who employs over 90,000 people world-wide. We have a strong foundation of delivering core engineering and manufacturing capabilities to our clients for military vehicles. Our team is focused on continuous process and productivity improvements that reduce product costs, while increasing troop safety and effectiveness. Land Systems continues to work with the US Armed Forces and its Allies to ensure these vehicles remain survivable, relevant, flexible, affordable, and capable of addressing a dynamic threat environment.

GDLS takes our role in the community very seriously. We are proud to have a workforce with varied backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. As a leading defense company, many of our people are current or former service members. We place a high priority on safety and security - for our customers, our people, the United States of America, and allied countries.

For more information, please visit our website.

About the Opportunity

Currently, GDLS is looking for a full-time Environmental Health & Safety Engineer to join their team in Lima, Ohio.

The Environmental Health & Safety Engineer will be responsible for supporting the Company's efforts to ensure compliance with all Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) program expectations. They will also be responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations, as well as company policies and procedures. In addition, they will be responsible for supporting and maintaining the site's EHS Management System program and registrations.

Your duties will also include, but are not limited to:

Gathering and analyzing data, and using it to develop recommendations and educate employees on specific EHS matters
Collecting, managing, and reporting EHS data for periodic EHS regulatory documents and metrics
Maintaining EHS management system (ISO 14001 & ISO 45001) documents, internal audits, and related processes and program elements
Supporting EHS risk assessment related to jobs performed by employees, and developing and recommending risk mitigation strategies
Taking samples and measurements for Industrial Hygiene purposes, and reporting results and recommendations
Completing, documenting, and submitting required EHS reports and record-keeping information as necessary
Maintaining GDLS Lima's environmental permits
Performing studies to monitor and assess employees' exposure to health risks, and to measure the effectiveness of occupational health programs, policies and procedures
Maintaining current knowledge of environmental, occupational health and safety, and material transportation legislation

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to commute to the office in Lima, Ohio.

About You

In order to qualify for this role, you will need a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental or Health & Safety Science, Chemistry, Health Physics, Industrial Hygiene, or other related field of study. You will also need 7+ years experience in an environmental health and safety role.

The following skills and experience are also required:

Proficient knowledge of relevant laws, policies, and procedures including CAA, RCRA, CWA, and other related laws and regulations
Demonstrated ability to use verbal and written communication skills to manage projects, meetings, and customer service issues
Proven ability to be trusted with confidential information
Proficiency with office equipment, computers, and programs, including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, cloud-based systems, and email programs
Ability to perform hands-on physical labor, including bending, climbing stairs, and lifting up to 25lbs

The right candidate must also be a US citizen capable of clearing and holding government security clearance.

About the Benefits

You will receive an annual salary of $95,000 to $118,000, based on skills, knowledge, and experience, plus benefits:

Robust Total Reward programs including competitive base pay, incentive pay that rewards individual and team performance, and comprehensive benefits
6% 401K match
Tuition assistance
9-80 work schedule - every other Friday off
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive, and rewarding work environment
Flexible work schedule

General Dynamics Land Systems is an employment equity employer who values diversity and inclusion. We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Successful applicants must meet all applicable security requirements, including, but not limited to, the ability to obtain and maintain a United States government security clearance to secret level.

If you want to work on exciting defense contracts, submit your application below!

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