Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager

December 28, 2021
Waltham, Massachusetts

QinetiQ Inc. is a leading innovator with over 25 years of experience rapidly developing advanced C5ISR sensor solutions and is a renowned world leader in robotics and autonomy.

The combined QinetiQ U.S. business unit brings capabilities across the full lifecycle of technology development from applied research and development to rapid prototyping, testing, fielding, and sustainment. Our expertise with unmanned platforms, broad sensing modalities, and cross-domain interoperability ensures that we deliver integrated solutions for Warfighter dominance in all phases of combat.

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms and systems, ground systems, soldier systems, maritime systems, airborne sensors and payloads, processing and exploitation capabilities, and integrated C2 solutions. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in fields such as sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

Our customers are always our number one priority and we consistently deliver Mission-Led Innovation to empower and protect our Defense and Security forces in the U.S. and abroad.

Your Contribution to Our Mission:

The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager is instrumental in ensuring the health, safety and well being of the QinetiQ Inc team.

  • Develops, implements, and monitors company environmental safety programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations.
  • Maintains safety equipment inventory, performs periodic safety inspections, monitors hazardous waste removal vendors, and may assist in consolidating hazardous wastes (chemical, radioactive, and/or medical).
  • Prepares and monitor safety programs and manuals for new and existing business units.
  • Ensures compliance with OSHA, EPA, CDC and other federal and local standards.
  • Ensures division compliance with the Hazardous Waste Management program.
  • Interacting with a variety of departments, conducts training in emergency response and hazardous material handling.
  • Monitors environmental compliance and maintains liaison with appropriate regulatory agencies.
  • Recommends corrective action where environmental health and safety hazards exist.
  • The work of the EH&S Engineer who is an Industrial Hygienist involves industrial hygiene, life safety, and ergonomic compliance-related activities.
  • Interacts with others in the administration of the worker’s compensation program and the implementation of workplace ergonomics and program solutions.
  • Monitors industrial health compliance.

To Land This Job, You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in safety, environmental, or related field.
  • High degree of knowledge of business administration, military quality practices, commercial and Federal Aviation Administration quality systems such as ISO-9000, and MIL-Q-9858.
  • In-depth knowledge of industrial safety programs, occupational safety and health administration requirements and Code of Federal Regulations.
  • In-depth knowledge of environmental regulations and be familiar with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing at all levels of the organization
  • Radiation Safety Certfication or the ability to obtain certfication with in 60 days
  • Able to reach, bend, climb, push, pull, and stoup
  • Able to lift 3 to 50 lbs. in weight.
  • Ability to operate a forklift.
  • Excellent computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook).

Job Type: Full Time

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

  • DOD Secret

Why QinetiQ Inc.?

  • Your work will contribute to the protection of American Warfighters and Security Forces.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology.
  • Extensive opportunities for continuous learning, professional growth and advancement.
  • We only hire the best! No matter if you are entry or senior level, you will have the opportunity learn from some of the best in the industry.
  • We have fun! We regularly have company events, from luncheons and costume contests to golf tournaments.
  • We care about YOU and YOUR FAMILY. We offer competitive benefits and health insurance options.

No One Has Time for Long Job Applications!
We completely understand. That is why we have made the application process easy. We promise. This will be simple.

If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call (540) 658-2720 Opt 4 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Company Name:

QinetiQ, Inc.

Job Category:

EHS Single-site, Safety Single-site, Safety - Radiation/Health Physics, EHS - Northeast region

Position Type:

Full Time


5 - 10 years


Bachelor's Degree

Industry Segments

Aerospace, Defense, Electrical & Electronic Products, Engineering, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous, Military