Lockheed Martin Environmental Safety and Health Engineer - Payload Processing (Early Career) in Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

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At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Lockheed Martin Space at Vandenberg AFB, CA has an immediate opportunity for an early career Environment Health & Safety (EHS) professional who wants to be part of this mission. If you have an interest in all things space and an interest in working for a company that will put astronauts on Mars, create 3D printed satellites, launch payloads that learn in orbit, or that develop national defense systems, come and be a part of our Environment Health & Safety team. At Lockheed Martin Space, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your EHS skills, training, and education. Come and experience your future!

In this role you will support the Payload Launch Site Support Services (PLSSS) program, which provides all launch processing and support functions for Office of Space Launch (OSL). One of the program's two primary operating locations is Vandenberg AFB, Ca. Key elements of the PLSSS program scope includes satellite launch processing, satellite transport operations, satellite propellant loading operations and satellite processing facilities O&M, clean room operations, and safety and environmental services.

As the PLSSS Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer you will be part of an EHS team supporting operations in satellite processing and launch preparation activities. Job duties will include:

•Participate in the recognition, evaluation and control of environmental and safety hazards arising in or from the workplace or facility

•Conduct internal compliance audits, evaluations of compliance, annual recordkeeping, training, other non-routine EHS projects as needed

•Assist with emergency response activities

Must be able to obtain TS/SCI with poly clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US citizenship required.

Our employees working in this level of position typically have 2 - 5 years of professional experience.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking. Lockheed Martin Space offers a total compensation package from competitive wages, on-site medical care, 25 three-day weekends, and healthy living incentives just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin. Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelors degree with 2 years of relevant, professional experience and/or equivalent experience and education

•Experience in Environmental Health and Safety disciplines such as developing and maintaining program documents, collecting and presenting metrics, evaluations and/or inspections, ergonomic assessment and/or industrial hygiene assessment, conducting training for ESH programs

•Able to work in a multiple discipline operations environment and provide safety coverage during 24/7 operations

•Must be a United States citizen

•Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance requiring background investigation

Desired Skills:

•Environmental compliance experience with California Air Rules, Regulations and air permit recordkeeping and management; awareness of California Air Resources Board (CARB) diesel Fleets

•Knowledge of Hazardous Waste operations

•Hazardous Materials management and SDS knowledge

•Aware of Water Quality regulations and permit processes and petroleum SPCC Plan and tank management

•Experience in Payload processing activities (payload transportation, propellant operations, ordnance, etc.)

•Experience with reviewing drawings and engineering change requests

•Experience with reviewing and approving work orders

•Experience with medical programs required by Ca OSHA and the Range (e.g. SCAPE, respiratory, Material handler, DOT, hearing conservation

•Able to work with internal and external customers to include supporting associated contractors

•Current operations experience working Space Flight Hardware and ground support systems

•Current understanding of Eastern/Western Range Operations with EWR 127-1 Experience

•Background knowledge in propellant operations, ordnance and payload transport

•Current experience performing ESH functions for the contract mission

•Experience with Ca-OSHA programs such as Lockout Tagout, Electrical Respiratory Protection, Fall Protection, Hazard Communication, Aerial Work Platforms, Crane Operations, Accident Investigation, Record-keeping, Lead and Asbestos, Etc.

•Able to multi-task and support other assignments are required for this position

•Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and verbal communication skills required



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

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