Orbital ATK Sr. EHS Engineer in Bacchus, Utah

Sr. EHS Engineer

Locations:Bacchus, UT

Categories: Environmental Health Safety & Quality


Job Description

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Job ID:GEM20172208-40920

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition.

United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

Orbital ATKPropulsion Systems is seeking anOccupational Safety Engineer/Industrial Hygienistto support itsBacchus (Magan),UT facility. The selected individual will be involved in a wide array of PSM covered processes involving solid rocket manufacturing, including laboratories, research and development, and testing.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The Occupational Safety Engineer/Industrial Hygienist is responsible for:

  • Promoting and maintaining a high level of safety consciousness among employees

  • Instilling a safety culture in the workforce to ensure positive engagement with protocols including stopping hazardous processes if anything is unusual.

  • Assisting in design reviews for new and modified facilities, processes, equipment and tooling for safety-regulated compliance to help ensure the safety of the employees and the process.

  • Assisting in accident/incident investigation to determine causes and corrective actions as needed.

  • Performing worksite audits, inspections, and evaluations on the operating floor to identify hazards and ensure compliance with OSHA, federal, corporate, local, and general industry standards.

  • Work with other disciplines (e.g., Engineering, Operations, Environmental, Occupational Medicine, Maintenance, etc.) to ensure implemented safety precautions are being followed.

  • Conducting safety surveillance of operations to ensure compliance to requirements and procedures.

  • Assisting in safety related training courses. This may be preparation of web based training, or instructor led training.

  • Assisting Process Engineers with developing written work procedures for processes to ensure safety factors are included and to determine the appropriate placement of warnings and cautions as required.

  • Assisting with Industrial Hygiene assessments for new chemicals (e.g., determine appropriate precautions and PPE requirements, etc.).

  • Perform monitoring for potential health hazards in the workplace including: Chemical, Particulate, Noise, Heat Stress, Ergonomic, etc. (A basic knowledge of industrial hygiene instrumentation is needed).

  • Assisting in authoring and classifying chemical Safety Data Sheets (SDS) to meet the requirements of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, including elements of the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).

  • Reviewing process changes in work areas to assess additional risk and determine the appropriate levels of approval.

  • Approving conditional access permits to prevent contractor exposure to the QD zones of explosive sited facilities.

  • Conducting safety briefings with work crews during process startup meetings to relay pertinent safety information.

  • Delivering presentations to all management levels to facilitate process change or summarize mishap investigations.


  • Requires BS in Environmental Science/Engineering, Safety Engineering, Industrial Hygiene or equivalent technical area (Biology, Chemistry, Geology, etc.) & 4 years, or Masters Degree in relevant technical area & 2 years

  • Technical Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft SharePoint is a plus.

  • Ability to work occasional swing shifts.

  • Must be a US Citizen or Person.

  • Must be able to pass an ATF Employee Possessor background check.

Position can be filled at a lower level

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:3-5 Years


Expertise:Health and Safety