Senior EHS Specialist


Largo, FL, US, 33773

Job ID: 109760 


The Leonardo DRS Naval Electronics business provides leading naval computing infrastructure, network and data distribution and middleware enterprise services, as well as world-class manufacturing and support capabilities.

Job Summary

Provide EHS (Environmental, Health & Safety) oversight, guidance, competency, and leadership, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and Corporate Standards. Lead, monitor, audit, and provide consulting for maintaining a proactive EHS program to achieve facility and divisional goals and objectives. The position will report to the Divisional EHS Manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Site subject matter expert resource for related Environmental, Health and Safety information on procedures, guidelines, and standards.

  • Ensure compliance tasks are completed (OSHA, EPA, and other federal, state, and local requirements applicable to the site).

  • Implementation of a detailed, task level, day to day EHS program, standards, and procedures. With guidance from the Divisional EHS Manager, ensures all facility needs are covered in the program.

  • Implementation of site occupational health programs including but not limited to: Incident Investigation, Respiratory Protection, Hearing Conservation, Ergonomics, Lockout/Tagout, Fall Protection, Hazard Communication, Contractor Safety, Fire Prevention, Personal Protective Equipment, and more.

  • Collaborate across business units to ensure consistent application of programs.

  • Performs internal environmental surveys and reporting of the data.

  • As required, conduct and document investigations and classification of incidents and ensure follow up actions to prevent re-occurrences that are addressed.

  • Facilitate development and review of area safety procedures and practices and ensures alignment with Site & Corporate policies and standards.

  • Assist in developing and achieving area and/or site EHS goals.

  • Performs regular occurring inspections and audits to maintain compliance, best practices and a safe working culture.

  • Manages and oversees the hazardous waste removal and handling process.

  • Responsible for customer inquiries on shipping, handling, and disposal of chemicals.

  • Responsible for generating literature for orders, SDS, etc.

  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization.

Job Responsibilities Part II

  • Responds to problems and issues in a tactful and expedient manner.

  • Collects data and generates reports and metrics.

  • Provide strong influence leadership to achieve strong, sustained systems and processes that support compliance.


  • Bachelor’s degree with focus in Occupational Health & Safety Management, Industrial Hygiene, or other related field.

  • 5+ years general industry experience with increasing responsibilities in safety management or line leadership with safety emphasis and expectations

  • Experience with OSHA and annual compliance training strongly preferred.

  • Microsoft Office knowledge and skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). Strong data management and analytical skills.

  • Strong communication, organization and negotiation skills are mandatory.


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Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours. 
*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only


Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

The DRS culture is defined by our Core Values and Principles: 

- Integrity
- Agility
- Excellence
- Customer Focus
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Innovation

We strive to uphold them in all aspects of our business practices to inspire our employees and provide outstanding support for our customers.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

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Nearest Major Market: Tampa