Sr. Industrial Hygienist in Richland, WA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 11/16/2021

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JobID: 386893

Johnson Service Group is recruiting for an experienced Sr. Industrial Hygienist. This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 am to 5:00 pm. Selected applicant needs to be able and willing to work overtime as needed.

This role offers a W2 hourly base rate (time and a half for overtime) + per diem and mobilization/demobilization.  U.S. Citizenship is required.

Responsibilities:
• Plans, develops, monitors, and evaluates industrial hygiene (IH) processes for projects and operating facilities.
• Assists projects and operating facilities in developing and implementing IH programs and procedures, collecting IH data (air, surface, liquid and bulk samples), and implementing IH emergency response capabilities.
• Identifies and analyzes occupational health hazards and develops control methods to mitigate risk.
• Works independently and under minimal supervision to plan and conduct work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and adaptation of IH techniques, control procedures, and implementing criteria.
• Reports to and receives operational direction from the Project S&H Manager.
• Maintains contact with project or facility contractor/subcontractor personnel to monitor compliance with IH programs.
• Contacts regulatory agencies as required.
• Principle responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Develops and implements IH programs including IH processes, procedures, specifications, and/or training courses.
• Assists the Principal Industrial Hygienist in developing and implementing IH policies as necessary.
• Monitors daily work practices utilized by Bechtel and/or contractors/subcontractors to ensure compliance with established programs, policies, and applicable regulations.
• Advises project management of noncompliance and stops work in imminent danger situations.
• Recommends acceptable work practices and corrective actions and ensures their implementation.
• Develops IH training programs and conducts IH training meetings as necessary.
• Trains and directs subordinate industrial hygienists in sampling and assessment methodologies.
• Conducts and assists projects with sampling, monitoring, data interpretation and occupational health surveys to ensure compliance with established programs.
• Remains cognizant of federal, state, local, or host country regulations affecting industrial hygiene.
• Ensures dissemination of information on new or revised regulations to supervisory personnel and other employees through verbal and written communications and through revisions to programs.
• Accompanies regulatory compliance officers/inspectors during project audits to provide technical/operational support relative to compliance with applicable standards.
• Assists in preparing specific reports as required in accordance with the Bechtel Environmental, Safety & Health Industrial Hygiene manual procedures and associated core processes.
• Designates controlled/restricted work areas in agreement with policy, regulations and the Bechtel Environmental, Safety & Health Industrial Hygiene manual.
• Provides input to proposals in the area of industrial hygiene.

Qualifications and Skills
Basic Qualifications:
• BS Degree in a specialized scientific field (e.g., occupational safety and health, chemistry, biology, engineering, or other acceptable fields) from an accredited university and 6+ years of progressively responsible construction or related experience.
• In lieu of a degree, 12+ years of directly related experience.
• Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
• Must be able to obtain a DOE badge for access to the Hanford Site.
• Upon reporting, must be able to complete and pass a medical evaluation for badging purposes. Must have full mobility, be able to walk on uneven or broken surfaces (rocks, gravel, etc.). The examination includes, but is not limited to ability to pass blood pressure test, able to bend, twist, pull, push, climb, and lift more than 20 lbs.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Technical knowledge of Industrial Hygiene systems, principles, best practices, and calculations and the application of IH methods, standards and materials.
• Knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and criteria pertinent to Industrial Hygiene.
• Knowledge of Industrial Hygiene training program materials and methods.
• Knowledge of problem investigation, regulatory and internal audit practices, and procedures.
• Proficient in computer applications.
• Certification in Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene through a recognized accrediting organization.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Possess the legal right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship.
• Previous DOE or DOD experience.
• Experience in a nuclear, heavy construction, chemical processing, or petroleum environment.

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