Industrial Hygienist Job Description Sample
CSS Inc. has an immediate opening for an Industrial Hygienist to provide industrial hygiene, occupational safety, and environmental services at our client site, the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Candidates should have experience and knowledge in assessing workplace hazards, developing and implementing ES&H programs, and preparing comprehensive reports to document findings.The Industrial Hygienist will be responsible for performing a variety of tasks including Indoor air quality and mold investigations, oxygen monitoring system evaluation, and general safety and health hazard assessments. The position requires a team-oriented professional with strong organization skills as well as excellent writing and oral communication skills.
BS degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene or related discipline 1 or more years of related experience. Detail oriented.
Experience working with and knowledge of ES&H standards and regulations. Effective written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work as a solid contributor in a team environment. Capable of multi-tasking and changing direction depending on work load.
Previous Federal government experience. Computer skills including: Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
CSS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Help Duties Summary
This position is located in the Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Region 3, Philadelphia Regional Office located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- THIS POSITION MAY BE FILLED EITHER AS A INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST WITH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, A SAFETY ENGINEER UNDER MS-19-PHIL-OSHA-0088, OR A SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SPECIALIST UNDER MS-19-PHIL-OSHA-0089, To be considered for each, apply to EACH announcement*
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The mission of OSHA is to develop and promulgate occupational safety and health standards, develop and issue regulations; conduct investigations and inspections to determine the status of compliance with safety and health standards and regulations; issue citations and propose penalties for non-compliance with safety and health standards and regulations.
This position is inside the bargaining unit.
A writing sample may be requested.
Additional vacancies may be selected using this announcement.
Incumbent provides technical assistance to field compliance officers and managers for inspections involving complex work situations or unprecedented inspection processes based on technical knowledge of safety and occupational health standards, regulations, policies and accepted procedures.
Researches and locates background materials to support citations or hazard recommendations. In some instances, existing regulations and procedures are inadequate to address the situation, and incumbent must extrapolate and adapt procedures, policies and regulations to formulate appropriate and viable policies to be employed.
Answers questions from field supervisors and staff concerning complex matters, and prepares written guidance to field personnel regarding matters involving hazard recognition, abatement methodologies, and application of standards where existing policies and procedures are inadequate.
Evaluates the data to determine areas where training is lacking, where standards are deficient, and where variations in the application of agency policy may be warranted based on information in the Integrated Management Information System database pertaining to inspection activities and results. Responsible for making program recommendations where deficiencies exist, and recommends various options and approaches to adapting agency policies to achieve desired and required objective and goals.
Provides assistance to field by researching consensus standards; reviewing computerized data bases on accepted engineering and feasibility controls, standards interpretations, and safety hazards; and by contacting recognized experts in the safety field, both inside and outside government.
Provides technical support and input to other regional office components for program activities such as federal agency programs, state plan reviews, consultation reports, grantee production, and voluntary protection plan onsite evaluations. Oversees the development of regional and local emphasis programs. Incumbent evaluates the implementation in Region 3 of the regional and local emphasis programs as well as national emphasis programs. Incumbent also evaluates inspection data to determine other areas for emphasis in Region 3.
25% or less - For training and inspection purposes.
13 - This position has no further promotion potential.
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Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
Must be at least 16 years old and a U.S. Citizen.
Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
Requires medical exam and must maintain physical requirements.
Subject to pre-employment and random drug tests.
Requires a valid drivers license.
Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.
Applicants must meet time-in-grade, time-after-competitive-appointment and qualifications requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the vacancy to be eligible for consideration for selection.
Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.
THIS POSITION HAS AN INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT. ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THIS REQUIREMENT IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.
A bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree in industrial hygiene, occupational health sciences, occupational and environmental health, toxicology, safety sciences, or related science; or
A bachelor's degree in a branch of engineering, physical science, or life science that included 12 semester hours in chemistry, including organic chemistry, and 18 additional semester hours of courses in any combination of chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene; or
Certification from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (external link) (ABIH).
Evaluation of Education: All science or engineering courses offered in fulfillment of the above requirements must be acceptable for credit toward the completion of a standard 4-year professional curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in science or engineering at an accredited college or university.
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In addition to meeting the applicable individual occupational requirement listed above, Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-12, in the Federal Service. Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:
Expert professional knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices to provide expert advice and direction in a broad range of industrial hygiene, engineer and/or safety matters, including the conduct of the most complex inspections;
Analyzing and evaluating new and existing jobs, processes, and products to determine the existence, severity, probability, and outcome of occupational health hazards;
Knowledge of Federal standards and regulations under the OSH Act;
Planning, developing implementing and evaluating safety compliance programs;
Applying experienced judgment in solving problems;
Writing technical documents as well as a knowledge and skill in oral communications technical sufficient to converse with a wide range of persons on a variety of complex safety and occupational health issues.
Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to removal from federal service.
If your education was completed at a foreign college or university, you must show comparability to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States and comparability to applicable minimum course work requirements for this position. Click Evaluation of Foreign Education for more information.
Job Role Summary
ExxonMobil's Medicine and Occupational Health (MOH) Department is currently seeking qualified candidates specializing in Industrial Hygiene. ExxonMobil offers an excellent working environment, competitive salary, attractive benefits and an opportunity to join a dynamic organization offering career growth.
The Industrial Hygienist is responsible for comprehensive Industrial Hygiene activities with an understanding of air monitoring methods, sample handling, data analysis, ventilation, radiation, use of air monitoring equipment and report writing. The candidate will provide direct support to refining and chemical operations, and will report to the site Industrial Hygiene Coordinator. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for the job. The potential work location is Baytown, Texas.
Job Role Responsibilities
Develops annual Industrial Hygiene (IH) plans for the site (with IH Coordinator)
Performs Industrial Hygiene activities including but not limited to identification, assessment and control of potential chemical, physical and biological hazards in the workplace
Supports the exposure assessment system database. This includes qualitative and quantitative exposure assessment documentation
Provides Professional IH support / oversee IH programs and practices at assigned locations
Ensures that occupational health practices and regulatory requirements are reviewed and implemented
Participates in emerging issues analysis and resolution
Bachelor's degree in a physical science/engineering discipline
Master's degree in Industrial Hygiene or a closely related science/engineering field
American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) certification preferred but not required
Work experience in the petrochemical industry is preferred but not required
Willingness to relocate for job assignments
Ability to work well in at team environment and adapt to changing priorities
Ability to communicate well to different levels of the organization
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
Strong communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
Strong computer skills (relational databases, spreadsheets, and word processing)
Strong technical writing skills and detail oriented
Self-starter and highly motivated
ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Nearest Major Market: Beaumont
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AECOM has an opportunity for an Industrial Hygienist at our Springfield, VA location. The selected candidate will perform a range of basic industrial hygiene assignments under minimal supervision and provide routine advice and assistance to customers.
Plan and perform industrial hygiene activities and provide advice to management on industrial hygiene program-related issues.
Implement programs to recognize, evaluate, and control actual or potential occupational health hazards in accordance with regulatory requirements.
Develop monitoring programs to minimize employee exposure to contaminants and toxic agents.
Prepare reports and make recommendations for control and correction of hazards.
Provide industrial hygiene training support.
Investigate, evaluate, and monitor the adequacy of ventilation systems, lighting, and other factors that may affect an employee's health, comfort, or efficiency and coordinate implementation of corrective measures.
Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
Bachelors degree in Industrial Hygiene or related field and also 3- 5 years of position-related experience.
Masters degree or certification by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene may be substituted for 2 years of experience.
Two years of job-related experience may be substituted for each year of college.
Excellent written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.
Position may require travel.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.
Industrial Hygiene degree, Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) is preferred.
Active, fully adjudicated TS/SCI w/poly is preferred.
Please note that this position has been re-posted. If you have already submitted your application, you need not submit it again, as it has already been received. As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years.
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) supports and advances the teaching, learning, and research activities of the University of Washington by providing and coordinating programs and services that foster a safe and healthy campus community. We are currently seeking a knowledgeable and experienced industrial hygienist to support the UW's Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Section for the UW EH&S Department.
Reporting to the Manager of Program Operations, OSH this position will be part of a team of subject matter experts working to identify, evaluate and control health and safety risks at the University of Washington. The Industrial Hygienist will primarily work with senior staff members and support the development, implementation and sustainment of industrial hygiene programs as well as supporting workplace safety programs and services.
The successful candidate will become familiar with the mission, vision, strategic objectives, policies and procedures affecting the department and Health Sciences Administration (HSA). EH&S interacts regularly with HSA and the University's organizational units (academic, operational, administrative, clinical and research), as well as external regulatory entities (e.g., WA Department of Health, Department of Ecology, National Institutes of Health, WA Dept. of Labor and Industries, etc.). The ideal candidate must be organized and able to quickly learn the organizational structures, communication dynamics, and service requirements impacting our Department, partner entities and populations served.
This position provides excellent development and implementation of environmental health and safety programs addressing workplace and occupational health and safety risks at the University of Washington. The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the on-going development, implementation and sustainment of industrial hygiene exposure assessments, respiratory protection and ergonomic safety programs as well as supporting indoor air quality investigations, chemical hazard review and risk assessments. This position ensures that EH&S initiatives are aligned with those articulated by Health Sciences Administration and the University of Washington Central Administration. Diversity is one of UW's core values and it is expressed, championed, and celebrated in many ways. From inspiring our students to become global citizens, ready to think beyond themselves, to faculty and staff affinity groups that meet to share common cultural experiences—the UW thrives because of the cultural richness of its community. Environmental Health & Safety shares this core value and is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Respiratory Protection Program Administrator
Manage and continually improve the University's Respiratory Protection Program to assure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and to facilitate effective implementation by all University clients and personnel in research, facilities services, medical centers, and others. Policies and programs must address the University-wide aspects with elements tailored to meet the needs of the various clients. The Respiratory Protection Program must be compliant with requirements of Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 296-842 for Respirators and other regulations for hazardous materials.
Maintain the University's Respiratory Protection Program, standard operating procedures (SOPs), Respiratory Protection Administrative Policy Statement (APS), web-based and campus outreach materials.
Provide consultation and technical expertise to clients on respirator selection, use, fit-testing, and respiratory hazard assessment for chemical, biological, and radiological hazards.
Assure respirator fit-testing and training methods and content are compliant with regulations.
Conduct independent respiratory protection inspections, assessments, and audits to evaluate regulatory compliance and program effectiveness. • • Provide reports to management.
Improve means to track respiratory use and identify fiscal planning tools.
Identify measures to improve and streamline respiratory processes across the campus.
Work with organizational units and Respirator Coordinators to implement consistent respirator practices and procedures; provide oversight and routinely evaluate the effectiveness of the University's Respiratory Protection Program.
Provide in-service respiratory training for occupational health and safety specialists/industrial hygienists.
Assure initial and annual training with annual medical clearance and respiratory fit-testing for all respirator wearers.
Assure Respiratory Protection Program records management system meets requirements for data quality, security, and protection; specific requirements for employee exposure records.
Occupational Hygiene and Safety Services
Provide advanced staff knowledge and occupational hygiene technical expertise for the interpretation, application, and implementation of occupational health and safety regulations, industrial hygiene exposure assessments for organizational units as needed, conduct indoor air quality investigations, hazard communication, and other industrial hygiene related assessments.
In coordination with client groups, develop and implement compliance strategies to address regulatory mandates, which recognize the complex operational and business lines of the University.
Assist organizational units in the development and implementation of health hazard assessments, injury/illness prevention strategies, including understanding and facilitating root-cause investigations for serious incidents.
Determine health and safety compliance requirements; conduct comprehensive audit and compliance activities to evaluate program effectiveness; identify areas for improvement; in both technical and layman's terms, communicate health and safety regulatory requirements, University policy, implementing guidelines/recommendations and relative risk to all levels of management, employees, professional and technical staff.
Conduct exposure assessment strategies to identify occupational health hazards; provide recommendations for engineering and administrative controls, work practices, personal protective equipment, training, and medical surveillance.
Perform exposure monitoring to determine employee exposures to hazardous chemical, physical and biological agents and to evaluate adequacy of controls; provide written reports to organizational units with recommendations to reduce or eliminate identified health hazards.
Analyze/evaluate findings and/or analytical data concerning occupational health and safety hazards in all types of UW work environments including trade shops, health care facilities, research laboratories, academic settings; prepare reports.
Complete detailed records of field activities, inspections, investigations, health hazard assessments, monitoring and sampling results and recommendations. Maintain records in accordance with accepted standards and assuring appropriate confidentiality and audit accountability.
Conduct incident investigations as part of injury/illness follow-up, including field inspections, exposure assessments). Work with organizational units to identify primary and contributing causes and recommend corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
Routinely consult with occupational medical providers on employee exposure monitoring results, occupational hygiene recommendations, medical surveillance requirements, and medical referrals.
Participate in long-range strategic planning; identify initiatives and operational activities to ensure University compliance with changing standards of occupational health and safety regulations.
Review accident/injury/illness trend analysis; identify intervention strategies and necessary policy and program improvements.
Assimilate complex health and safety regulations and knowledge of University operations to develop and present technical training, web guidelines, and other educational outreach materials for delivery to audiences with a broad range of educational and technical backgrounds.
Participate in departmental, University, and state advisory and/or technical committees and organizational health and safety committees, as assigned.
Perform IH equipment calibration, maintenance, data entry, and record keeping for field operations; support IH equipment lab operations, as needed.
Ergonomic Program Management
Manage the UW ergonomic program with assistance from internal subject matter experts and external consultants.
Conduct ergonomic assessments for office, lab and industrial settings, either independently or with support of consultants.
Manage and participate in the long-range strategic planning for the UW ergonomic program.
Manage the UW ergonomic office self-assessment software, analyze data for trends, generate key performance indicators and identify opportunities for continual improvement.
Conduct ergonomic program audits, identify opportunities for improvement, develop and implement action plan.
Manage EH&S ergonomic webpage content.
Support Purchasing process for selection of ergonomic and industrial hygiene consultants under a Master Service Agreement with the University.
Lead and maintain the Access Technology Center ergonomic furniture and inputting devices showroom to provide employees access to different types of equipment for the workplace.
Departmental Activities and Special Projects
Promote and implement the client-based model for delivery of occupational health and safety services.
Incorporate strategic planning initiatives from the EH&S Strategic plan into the routine work plan.
Support data gathering for metrics and performance monitoring of programs to ensure organizational efficiencies and desired outcomes are met and program goals are reached.
Attend EH&S departmental and team meetings, work on special projects, other duties/projects as assigned.
Review and assess legislative rules and bills analysis; provide reports on the potential economic, resource, and implementation impacts of new regulatory rules on the University; recommend proposed actions as necessary; communicate with EH&S staff and University clients on changes.
Contribute to an atmosphere of mutual support and back-up.
Assist with occupational health and safety regulatory inspections and consultation activities as needed.
Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Safety, Occupational Health, Public Administration, Health and Safety or a closely related field
Three to five years' experience with industrial hygiene programs, including respiratory protection, chemical exposure assessment, ergonomics and risk management.
Comprehensive understanding of industrial hygiene principles for determining occupational exposure assessments which includes proficiency in identify hazards, assessing risks, identifying effective controls and understanding the methods required to verify the effectiveness of identified controls.
Understand and facilitate workplace risk and personal protective equipment (PPE) assessments.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, consensus standards, and current technology concerning health and safety issues, and ability to interpret and apply them.
Demonstrate an understanding of ventilation concepts and modelings, basic physics involved in a hazard profile (musculoskeletal mechanics) and the limitations of personal protective equipment.
Support the development of relevant training program content with the possibility of providing employee training.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Master's degree in industrial hygiene plus at least three years of experience in the occupational safety and health field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Experience in an academic institution highly desired.
Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to cultivate strong and collaborative relationships inside and outside the organization.
Ability to initiate, develop, and maintain positive working relationships with the campus community
Embracing a spirit of continuous improvement
Demonstrated excellent communication skills in English.
Ability to present information clearly and succinctly verbally, in writing, and in presentations.
Ability to work successfully both independently with minimal supervision and as a member or lead of a team
Proficient in MS Office products, including MS Access
Excellent organizational skills, as demonstrated by the ability to prioritize tasks efficiently and work well under pressure in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
Ability to tolerate ambiguity with patience and good will.
Strong self-motivation; proactive, high-energy, enthusiastic, "can do" work ethic
Incorporate strategic planning initiatives from the EH&S strategic plan into the routine work plan.
Support data gathering for metrics and performance monitoring of programs to ensure organizational efficiencies and desired outcomes are met and program goals are reached.
Certifications and Licenses:
- Certification: Certified Industrial Hygienist is desired but not required.
Frequently stand, sit, and perform desk based computer tasks.
Occasionally use a telephone, manual documentation.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Barrick is looking for an Industrial Hygiene Specialist I, II or III to join the Safety & Health team. The successful candidate will provide leadership and be a resource in health-related matters, develop systems and policies, analyze, train, and promote health and safety awareness and loss prevention for all Barrick Cortez employees and contractors
Develop, evaluate, and coordinate IH initiatives by closely following AIHA's (American Industrial Hygiene Association) Comprehensive Exposure Assessment process
Implement, evaluate and maintain IH standards, policies, and programs
Develop and instruct on IH and MSHA topics with all employees including new hire, annual refresher and toolbox training sessions as required
Develop sampling plans
Collect, maintain, and analyze data using various methods of inferential statistics
Maintain records, develop reports, and engage stakeholders in all matters related to industrial hygiene with a strong directive to control occupational health hazards
Manage Cority (formerly Medgate), DSSAC (Docking Station Server Administrator Console), QuestSuite, and other IH computer applications
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene or related degree required
Minimum one (1) year experience in the mining industry preferred
Working knowledge of IH best practices, regulations and laws that involve health and safety in the workplace required
Strong computer skills, MS Office required
Excellent communication and organizational skills required
Proven safe work record required
What We Can Offer You
A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner. Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.
Barrick Nevada is an integrated gold mining operation that combines the Cortez and Goldstrike properties in Nevada, employing a total of 3,000 employees and 800 contractors. The operation utilizes both open pit and underground mining methods with Autoclave and Roaster processing facilities at Goldstrike and Milling/Heap Leaching facilities at Cortez.
Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
BP is looking for talented, innovative and driven individuals to join our team. We support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment.
We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. BP is committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.
There are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, so we offer benefits to enable work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy and others.
The Industrial Hygienist (IH) has the responsibility to assure the Whiting Refinery has industrial hygiene procedures and processes in place to reduce health related incidents and to provide continually reduced compliance risk. This role is the subject matter expert (SME) on specific industrial hygiene related procedures as represented in the Manual of Safety Procedures (MOSP) A-C procedures. In addition, it provides subject expertise in occupational health related BP Group and Refining & Marketing practices, along with governmental rules and regulations.
Position Summary This is professional work responsible for establishing and administering Maine Medical Center#s and its subsidiaries# safety#policies, procedures and programs. #This includes ensuring that Maine medical Center and its subsidiaries are in compliance#with federal and state regulations, as well as implementing safety training programs and spends the majority of work time in#the field. #This position assumes membership on MMP#s Safety Committee as well as serving on The Environment Of Care#s#(EOC) various subcommittees and reports to the MMC Safety Manager. Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) Ability to plan, calibrate, set up, operate air pumps and lap top computers to collect air, fiber or particulate samples#in breathing zones or areas of interest, using established IH scientific protocols.
Identify and analyze a wide variety of loss control and safety problems including areas of life safety, hazardous#materials and waste, and industrial hygiene, formulate and communicate sound solutions; and put approved#recommendations into effect. Must have a valid drivers license, good driving record and reliable transportation.1-2 years field training/experience Bachelor#s degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Physics or equivalent years of field experience#directly related to occupational health (industrial hygiene) and safety.
Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our more than 1000 staff members work in 26 offices across the United States and abroad. Exponent has approximately 800 consultants, including more than 500 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialization.
Exponent's Center for Health Sciences is currently recruiting for an Industrial Hygienist with field experience to support our Bay Area offices. This position would be located in our Oakland, CA office.
Responsibilities for this position include:
Performing health risk assessments, industrial hygiene and indoor air quality evaluations and related environmental health studies
Preparing and writing reports
Identifying, developing, and securing new business opportunities and promoting Exponent through industry contacts
Providing strategic consulting and expert witness work
Enhancing and growing client relationships
Qualifications for this position include:
M.S. / M.P.H. in Industrial Hygiene, Toxicology, Safety Engineering, Indoor Air Quality, or Public Health Environmental Chemistry, and/or CIH
Minimum of 2-5 years of relevant work or research experience; consulting experience preferred
Must have training and experience in the collection of air, surface, and other environmental samples for chemical and biological agents and other contaminants in occupational, community, and residential spaces using standard methods employed by NIOSH, OSHA, and EPA
Strong writing and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated problem solving skills
Demonstrated project management experience
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Strong commitment to professional development, such as through participation in professional societies and presenting at scientific conferences
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Veterans and Disabled Employer.
We have an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to be a part of our Environmental, Safety, Security and Health (ESSH) team at our Chocolate Bayou Plant located in Alvin, TX. The ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting the site to drive to achieve best-in-class occupational safety and health performance.
The Industrial Hygienist is responsible for comprehensive Industrial Hygiene activities with an understanding of air monitoring methods, sample handling, data analysis, ventilation, radiation, use of air monitoring equipment and report writing. The position develops, implements and monitors programs for all industrial hygiene standards, systems and work processes and creates value by facilitating risk assessments and working with facility employees to develop solutions to mitigate or eliminate risks that meet or exceed regulatory, company and industry standards.
Provide professional discipline support and develop and manage annual Industrial Hygiene (IH) plans for the site
Perform IH activities including, but not limited to, identification, assessment and control of potential chemical, physical and biological stressors in the workplace
Manage exposure assessment data, including qualitative and quantitative exposure assessment documentation
Ensure that occupational health practices and regulatory requirements are recognized, reviewed and implemented
Participate in emerging issues identification, analysis and resolution
Participate as a core member of the site ESSH team in any other capacity necessary to maintain and improve ESSH programs, policies, systems and initiatives for the site or company
Own and administer all applicable IH policies and procedures to ensure successful implementation of exceed regulatory, company and industry standards
Administer the Exposure Assessment process, including qualitative/quantitative IH assessments, short and long-term IH initiatives in alignment with company directives and selection of proper control solutions to reduce occupational health risks
Serve as the focal point for the management of the applicable IH programs to drive integration and improvements across the facility down to the unit and department level
Conduct compliance audits and program assessments and develop action plans to close identified gaps
Provide expertise and assistance to work groups in developing and implementing compliance systems, programs, policies and procedures to ensure occupational exposures are adequately controlled and/or eliminated
Review current and proposed projects to ensure IH concerns are identified and steps defined and addressed in the scope
Secure legal advice under necessary circumstances and act on legal advice as appropriate
Perform field inspections to provide advice and oversight of safe work practices
Act as a liaison between the facility and outside regulatory agencies
Complete required regulatory and corporate reports (e.g., SARA 312, CWC, TSCA)
Provide exposure monitoring support during emergencies, such as releases, fires, or spills
Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Public Health or a closely-related science/engineering field
Three (3) to seven (7) years of experience in organic chemical industry, oil refining, industrial manufacturing and/or heavy construction environment
Demonstrated commitment to safety and health practices and standards
General safety program management with strong knowledge and understanding of OSHA and other industry related safety regulations required
Certification, training and/or working knowledge of the following: OSHA 10/30, HAZWOPER, CPR/First Aid, enclosed/confined spaces, elevated work practices
Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)
Master of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Public Health or a closely-related science/engineering field
Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and/or other recognized accredited safety certification
American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) certification
Certified Industrial Hygienist is a plus, but not required
Certified Safety Professional
Basic knowledge of occupational stressors to include (heat stress, chemicals, radiation, ergonomics, noise, biological hazards, etc.)
Chemical sampling knowledge and techniques
Familiarity with Industrial Hygiene instrumentation and monitoring equipment
Proactive leadership and team-building skills with the ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization, including contractors
Knowledge of OSHA occupational health regulations, ANSI standards, NIOSH standards, ACGIH standards, etc.
Working knowledge of incident investigation and analysis tools (Cause Mapping, 5-Why's, FMEA, etc.)
Solid interpersonal, influential, coaching, facilitation and organizational skills with excellent verbal and written communication capabilities
Ability and willingness to effectively lead change, influence others and gain commitment to new ways of performing work with all levels in the organization
Must be self-motivated, well organized, and able to manage multiple initiatives to successful completion
Strong computer skills are required, including sound proficiency with MS Office products
Authorization to work in the U.S. on an indefinite basis without sponsorship
Proficiency with SAP
Experience in developing and delivering training
Experience with OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)
Familiarity with Turnaround work processes
Knowledge of Fire Protection Systems
Knowledge of occupational safety standards and practices
Knowledgeable of Process Safety Management elements
Project Management experience
Why work at Ascend?
If you are looking for a career with one of the plastics industry's most enlightened employers, Ascend Performance Materials offers an opportunity to develop a true sense of fulfillment and pride in your achievements.
Ascend provides an exciting platform from which you, your family and your community will benefit. You'll become a trusted member of an interdependent and safe working environment where your opinions and ideas will be encouraged and respected, regardless of your position. Working alongside a diverse range of renowned technical experts on a continuous stream of industry-leading products and technologies, you'll find a wide variety of opportunities within our growing business for both learning and career development.
Our culture is built on a strong set of core values that foster innovation and collaboration across every level of the organization. It is a culture grounded in open relationships between every member of the Ascend team. All of this is driven by an inspirational leadership team, intently focused on maximizing the new investment in the business.
The essence of our organization is embodied in the words "inspiring everyday," and we have built a strong and confident business with performance at its core. It will be challenging but holistically rewarding, enabling you to achieve your personal and professional aspirations.
Ascend is an organization that genuinely seeks to inspire our people to inspire others. We believe this gives us a higher purpose, making it a unique work environment for you to consider when choosing career options.
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