AirQuest is seeking an Industrial Hygienist candidate to support our industrial hygiene services at military installations and government entities across the United States. The candidate can work out of one of the following locations: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Albany, NY, San Ramon, CA, or the state of Maryland.
Perform a full range of occupational and environmental health engineering duties.
Conduct industrial hygiene breathing zone and general area time weighted average (TWA) or short term exposure limit (STEL) air sampling.
Conduct ventilation surveys.
Conduct noise dosimetry.
Conduct Indoor Air Quality evaluations.
Conduct Ergonomic Evaluations.
Conduct Indoor Firing Range (IFR) evaluations.
Perform industrial hygiene annual follow-ups.
Conduct health hazard evaluation of the work area.
Conduct detailed risk assessments, with special emphasis on occupational health-risk assessments of occupational exposures.
Input data as required into Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System (DOEHRS) MIS.
Perform and manage various tasks, including performing surveys and maintaining databases (including DOEHRS) for industrial hygiene and environmental health surveillance.
Analyze the results of sampling and measurement, and recommending corrective action or mitigation to reduce health risk to the worker.
Assess the use of respiratory protection, conduct fit-testing and training for tight-fitting and loose fitting respiratory protection.
Train industrial personnel on work place hazards.
Develops and implements industrial hygiene/environmental health and safety programs and procedures in assigned area of specialization such as respiratory protection, occupational noise, indoor air quality, asbestos and lead, local exhaust ventilation.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering that included courses in any combination of chemistry, physics, engineering, environmental science, biology, or industrial hygiene or a related field from an ABET-accredited institution.
3 years of relevant work experience in the industrial hygiene, safety profession, or one of its specialties.
Must be able to read, understand, speak, and write English well enough to effectively communicate with all staff/administrative personnel.
Ability to analyze the data acquired, predict probable effects of exposures on the health and well-being of workers, and select and recommend appropriate controls, including management, medical, engineering, education or training, and personal protective equipment.
Must be able to use standard office equipment, such as computers, typewriters, copiers, fax machines, and telephone systems.
Must have knowledge of telephone etiquette, excellent communications and customer service skills and use of occupational and environmental health and safety terminology.
Willingness to travel to client locations worldwide, on an as-needed basis.
Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
Certified Industrial Hygienist or Certified Safety Professional
Master’s degree that is ABET-accredited in a job-relevant program of study (e.g., industrial hygiene, occupational health, or environmental health)
Five or more years of experience in or with the U.S. Air Force Bioenvironmental Engineering career field or a closely-related civilian equivalent is desired
Familiarity with Bioenvironmental Engineer concepts, practices, and procedures.
Possess an active Secret security clearance or able to obtain one
Basic experience DOEHRS
Successful, demonstrated project and program management experience
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Knowledge of OSHA, NIOSH, ANSI and ACGIH standards
Knowledge of asbestos and lead management programs
Knowledge of ventilation systems
Experience conducting exposure assessments
Experience recognizing hazards
Experience addressing environmental health and safety concerns
Experience preparing technical reports
Ability to perform environmental and industrial hygiene surveys, including sampling and monitoring
Ability to operate various industrial hygiene monitoring equipment
Ability to diplomatically explain and interpret environmental health and safety principles.
Ability to work with people of all ages and diverse constituencies.
Thorough knowledge of applicable environmental health and safety regulations
Thorough knowledge and demonstration of industrial hygiene principles and practices
Excellent computer skills
Effective communication skills
Excellent writing skills
Capable of managing multiple projects
Strong training and interpersonal skills
Exhibits positivity, integrity and responsibility
Valid Driver’s License
Ability to Pass a Background Check
Ability to Pass a Drug Test
Ability to Work Long Hours when Necessary
Frequent Out of Town Travel
Must be able to wear personal protective equipment such as, hard hats, ear plugs, safety glasses, respirators, steel-toed boots, fall protection harnesses
Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces, climb ladders and stand for extended periods of time
Must be able to work in an outdoor environment
Must be able to lift and carry 40lbs
Additional Salary Information: Salary and profit sharing will be commensurate with experience and potential to generate business.
About AirQuest Environmental, Inc.
AirQuest Environmental, Inc. is a small, niche industrial hygiene and environmental consulting firm with headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. AirQuest cares by providing customized, innovative solutions to meet our client’s environmental health and safety needs. We are driven by a relentless focus on excellence, service, and professional integrity. We support this mission by nurturing a family of highly engaged professionals and teaming partners.