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Senior Environmental - Health and Safety Engineer

Job ID: 2302466
Location: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2023
Category: Environmental, Health & Safety
Subcategory: Environ H&S Eng
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


Under the direction of the director facilities and Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) organization, this corporate position shares responsibility for the development, maintenance, and implementation of SAIC’s EH&S program throughout the enterprise.

**Only candidates local to Reston, VA, Charleston, SC, and Bedford, IN, will have remote/work from home options.**

Principal responsibilities and elements of the position include the following:

  • Anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control EH&S related hazards
  • Identify, develop, and implement solutions to mitigate risk, ensure legal compliance, and meet contract requirements or enterprise level strategic objectives
  • Ability to work in a self-initiated and highly independent fashion as part of a small geographically separated corporate functional EH&S team
  • Lead the corporate EH&S engineer team in the development and execution of work plans, while ensuring adequate cross training and continuity of coverage for critical functions
  • Support the establishment, maintenance, and implementation of enterprise-wide strategic sustainability goals and objectives
  • Identify needs, propose solutions, and work collaboratively with other corporate functional and/or line organization personnel at all levels to ensure EH&S risks are identified and properly mitigated, including those of high risk programs irrespective of place of performance
  • Ensure all corporate EH&S program, supporting tools, and related records are well organized and maintained
  • Lead all compliance and enforcement interactions with government and regulatory agencies
  • Oversee creation and maintenance of EH&S related metrics and periodic reporting
  • Lead development and execution of EH&S promotional campaigns to support employee safety and well-being, for educational or program awareness, and/or in support of various aligned initiatives (e.g., ISO 14001, environmental sustainability, etc.)
  • Represent the corporate EH&S function as a subject matter expert on various corporate functional teams and working groups (e.g., Special Projects Committee, Compliance Working Group, etc.)
  • Ability to track and analyze current, pending, or developing laws and regulations to identify potential impacts or concerns and to effectively summarize and communicate same
  • Interact with all levels of program and senior management, technical personnel, internal and external customers, and various external regulatory agency personnel to arrive at, define, and socialize consensus supported best value solutions to address strategic objectives and/or discrete regulatory compliance challenges or alleged violations.
  • Provide direct advisory and programmatic support to assigned enterprise owned/leased locations
  • Ability to travel (US domestic) up to 25% of time



  • Bachelor’s degree in safety, industrial hygiene, environmental engineering, or related discipline and 14 years of more of related experience; or Master’s degree in safety, industrial hygiene, environmental engineering, or related discipline and 12 or more years of related experience


  • Must be a US Citizen
  • 12 or more years of demonstrated professional experience in implementing comprehensive EH&S programs and management systems within diverse operating environments
  • CHMM, and CSP or CIH professional certification
  • Advanced knowledge in a broad range of EH&S technical areas (e.g., hazard analysis, risk identification and control, facility inspections, compliance auditing, hazardous materials and waste, offering hazardous material/dangerous goods shipments into commerce, incident investigation, injury and illness recordkeeping and reporting, respiratory protection, fall protection, tool and machinery safety, equipment de-energization, ATF firearms permitting/explosives licensing, exposure monitoring, emergency planning and response, business continuity, environmental registration and permitting (air, wastewater, etc.), motor carrier operations, training, lasers, etc.) as evidenced by prior training and experience, or professional certifications
  • Proficient with technology including Microsoft office suite (M365, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams)
  • Solutions oriented with strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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