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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
IH Specialist: Single site
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Industry Segments:
Aerospace, Defense
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer

LIFT your career past the boundaries of possibility at Aerojet Rocketdyne.

Legacy | Innovation | Fulfillment | Teamwork

At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. From the Apollo missions to exploring Pluto, we have a long history of accomplishments. 

We are seeking a SH&E Engineer to join our team at Stennis Space Center (SSC) in Mississippi. In this role you'll have an opportunity to build a strong understanding of safety, health & environment (SH&E) aspects as they relate to rocket engine testing, support and engine processing, assembly & disassembly operations, including critical lift and ordnance operations.


Typical duties:

  • Works with management, employees, and customers in applying occupational health, facility safety, system safety, ergonomics, and environmental disciplines. Activities are performed in accordance with organization & program standards & procedures.
  • Performs health and safety evaluations, investigations and methodologies for continual improvement and prevention of employee injuries/illnesses and hardware/process problems throughout the site.
  • Plans, develops, directs, and assesses programs to achieve and maintain a safe and healthy work environment, with emphasis on facility safety programs, system safety programs, industrial hygiene, and associated monitoring.
  • Evaluates the impact of emerging issues and regulations on company operations, conducts problem investigation and coordinates resolutions, evaluates engineering design, and performs safety analyses, ensuring appropriate selection of control measures and hazard mitigation.
  • Evaluates existing or emergent risk management control technologies and provides information, regulatory interpretation, and technical expertise to management and employees.
  • Works regularly with regulatory agencies, and other Aerojet Rocketdyne sites and external occupational safety professionals.
  • Requires daily interface the NASA-SSC and NASA-MSFC Safety and Mission Assurance Offices.



Requires a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline and 2 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


US Citizenship Only Required. Dual Citizenship does not meet job qualifications. Individual must be able to obtain and maintain NASA Personnel Reliability Program (PRP) security clearance.


Additional Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written & oral) skills with an ability to resolve conflict, work with internal & external customers.
  • Initiative and ability to perform work assignments with minimal direction in a team environment. Flexibility, adaptability, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Full understanding of OSHA General Industry Safety and Health and Construction standards required.
  • Must be willing and able to travel approximately 10%.
  • Ability to analyze & develop corrective action plans.
  • Flexibility and ability to work other shifts as needed.
  • Computer skills, MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) credential is preferred.
  • Understanding of ISO 14001 standards & audit capabilities.
  • An understanding of safety and health management systems as related to facilities, system safety, test stand, propellant systems and engine testing.


Potential employees are expected to comply with Aerojet Rocketdyne’s “Code of Ethics,” and be knowledgeable of safety programs, Safety, Health and Environment Management Systems, and physical and health hazard control programs/methodologies associated with the work place, work practices or equipment.

In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne has openings in various locations throughout the US.

Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans & Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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