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Industrial Hygienist

at Total Safety U.S., Inc.

Posted: 5/15/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: cf016fb3-1f16-4526-aaac-faf0a067c7b4

Job Description

Specific Job Duties and Responsibilities
· Conduct industrial hygiene surveys including, but not limited to, air and noise sampling, area noise, illumination, ventilation surveys, IAQ, ergonomic studies, and other studies as appropriate to level of expertise (when available).
· Operate, calibrate, and maintain instruments including sampling pumps, calibrators, noise dosimeters, and sound level meters, and direct reading gas meters.
· Conduct technical research.
· Prepare reports which include analysis of industrial hygiene data, regulatory requirements and recommendations. Reports must be technically accurate, grammatically correct, and appropriate for intended audience.
· Peer review reports for technical accuracy.
· Provide expert consultation to clients as it relates to OSHA compliance, industry consensus standards, and best practices.
· Make presentations on industrial hygiene issues (when available).
· Demonstrate consistent leadership by inspiring others to work toward the goals of the company.
Education and Experience: Bachelors of Science degree from an accredited university in Industrial Hygiene, Chemistry, Engineering, Science, or related field.
Required Licenses or Specific Training: Certified Industrial Hygiene (CIH) certification in good standing with the American Industrial Hygiene Association.
Working knowledge of standard analytical chemistry techniques. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Other Required Skills: PC skills with ability to learn new software. Familiarity with OSHA regulations, ACGIH, ANSI, CGA, and other applicable EHS guidelines and consensus standards.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Interpersonal Communications: Some customer contact may be required. Some contact with other facility personnel in order to understand issues may be required. Some contact with less experienced personnel and customers training and coaching may be required. Ability to read, write and comprehend English.
Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Uses hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Must be able to climb ladders, walk over rough ground, and work in confined spaces. Must be physically able to operate the equipment used for the job (pumps, calibrators, noise dosimeters, sound level meters, direct reading gas meters, and other standard or specialized IH instrumentation) and be physically able to wear a safety equipment as appropriate (such as fall protection system and respirator without limitations). Must also be able to wear personal protective equipment, including fire-retardant clothing, steel-toed shoes/boots, gloves, earplugs, hard hat, safety glasses, or other protective equipment as appropriate for particular work site.
Work Environment
May be infrequently exposed to possible operations hazards or working in or visiting operational site, including dust, fumes, toxic and caustic chemicals, rotating machinery, high pressure, hot or cold work temperatures, slippery surfaces, water and electrical hazards. Exposure to extreme fluctuations in temperature may be required. May be exposed to noise at varying intensities. Exposure to outdoor environment. Work may require long hours between breaks and meals. Must be able to travel for extended overnight periods on short notice.

Reporting Relationships
Complexity of Duties and Decisions: Work consists of moderately complex procedures and tasks where basic analytic ability is required to compare numbers, select appropriate guidelines and procedures or identify appropriate actions to follow. Resolves all by most complex problems and questions independently. Supervisor reviews progress versus detailed check for technical adequacy and conformance with practice and policy. Frequently reviews work of others and teaches how to detect and correct errors.
Scope and Responsibility: Works under intermittent supervision: Objectives, priorities and deadlines are defined. Assistance is given with unusual situations that do not have clear objectives. Plans and carries out successive steps and resolves problems and deviations in accordance with instructions, policies, and accepted practices. May serve as a lead (assists, trains, reviews work). Models, teaches, and ensures compliance with all work practices, policies and procedures.


About Total Safety:
Total Safety is the world's premier provider of integrated safety and compliance services and the products necessary to support them, including gas detection, respiratory protection, safety training, fire protection, compliance and inspection, comprehensive flare services, industrial hygiene, onsite emergency medical treatment/paramedics, communications systems, engineered systems design, and materials management.

Total Safety operates from 176 locations in 20 countries to ensure the safe Wellbeing of Workers Worldwide (W3).

Total Safety is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with Total Safety, please contact Human Resources at (713) 353-5152. (For telecommunications device for the hearing impaired – TTY, please contact 711).