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Industrial Hygienist


This is a Full-time position in Kenner, LA posted April 17, 2021.

An Industrial Hygienist II (IH II) at CTEH, LLC participates as a member of the Health & Safety Services group. As an IH II, you’ll assist in performing industrial hygiene activities including qualitative and quantitative IH/safety surveys, air sampling/monitoring, and noise surveys. an IH II also performs indoor air surveys, reviews of MSDS, and prepares/reviews site-specific health and safety plans. An Industrial Hygienist II will provide data management and evaluation support to CTEH project managers in the areas of industrial hygiene, toxicology, litigation support, risk assessment, and emergency response. Utilizing you knowledge of various scientific disciplines, you may collect, synthesize, study, report, and take action based on data derives from your measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water, and other sources. To be a successful candidate, you’ll need to demonstrate that you can apply scientific methodology for analysis of risk assessments and industrial hygiene applications to ensure the client’s expectations are met. All members of the Industrial Hygiene team maintain a response bag with required PPE and appropriate clothing, and are subject to on-call rotation 24/7 for emergency response. This position reports to an IH Project Manager or other upper-level manager. Activities/Tasks/Scope Demonstrate and apply the basic industrial hygiene concepts of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling hazards to workers, the general public, and the environment;Assist (with guidance from an IH, Project Manager [PM], or Senior IH) in the performance of industrial activities and environmental assessments;Provide data management and evaluation support, under the direction of senior staff, to CTEH PMs in toxicology, litigation support, risk assessment, and emergency response;Solve problems by makin accurate and informed decisions regarding IH and safety;Perform duties safely to minimize threats to self and others in work setting with potential chemical, physical, biological, and safety hazards;Compile, review, and summarize scientific/technical data and literature;Support other service areas as assigned, under appropriate supervision;Perform all duties according to the ethics of the IH profession;Demonstrate a professional attitude toward clients, customers, and co-workers to reflect favorable on the company;Remain ready and available for emergency response upon client request, with frequent, sometime extended, travel; and,Perform such other duties as assigned. Education/Experience Bachelor’s degree (minimum) in industrial hygiene or safety; or,Bachelor’s degree in a related science field (chemistry, biology, physics, engineering, toxicology, etc.) and compoetin of an approved industrial hygiene course within one year of employment;Advanced computer and date management skills in a Windows-based platform. Professional Skills/Licenses/Certifications Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a matrix reporting structure;Active involvement in industry and/or professional organizations (desirable); Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make accurate and informed decisions (with guidance from an IH or higher);Ability to function, after training, as an Emergency Response Team member as needed;Ability to understand and follow written and verbal directions;Strong verbal and written communication skills in the English language;HAZWOPER certification – Required (can be obtained post-hire); DISA clearance – Required (can be obtained post-hire) ;TWIC clearance – Required (can be obtained post-hire) :Current, valid driver’s license – Required; Ability to obtain a passport – Required ;Ability to obtain CIH certification;Completion of all job-specific OSHA training and comply with all OSHA requirements including the wear of a respirator. Physical Demands and Work Environment The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Sitting, standing, and walkingLifting up to 50 pounds several times a dayOverhead lifting of over 20 poundsBending, stooping, climbing ladders and crawlingLong hours involving overtime and weekends as necessaryKeyboarding/typingAbility to read effectively from a computer screen, sampling device and/or a paper copyAbility to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environmentFrequent, unscheduled travel for extended periods of timeRarely may work shifts of up to 24 hours in durationDress out in physically demanding personal protective equipment (PPE) for site entry at HAZWOPER sites as required under 29CFR 1910.120Wear half-face and full-face air purifying respirator (APR) as well as supplied air respirators in the form of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and hose supplied respirator with medical clearance as required under 29CFR 1910.134Wear partially or totally encapsulating personal protective equipmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Works in an office environment when not deployed on an emergency response;May work outdoors and may be exposed to hot and cold environments and extreme weather conditions, including sunlit, rainy and windy conditions;May occasionally work shifts up to 24 hours in duration;Encounter environments presenting physical hazards of uneven ground, standing water, ditches, dusty conditions, rapidly moving transportation and remediation equipment, and physical stress associated with the wear of personal protective equipment;May work at altitudes greater than 5000 feet above sea level;May work on land, sea or air;May work in a setting with potential physical and chemical hazards; andFrequent, extended travel.

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