Responsible for providing clientele consultation and advice in anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of occupational health hazards, as well as technical and regulatory support on occupational health issues. Provides industrial hygiene (IH) leadership and coordination for activities supporting a safe and healthy work environment at the Tank Operations Contract. Assists with the development and implementation of IH department goals, technical advising, and program oversight. Provide assistance for the effective design, implementation, and assurance of the IH program. Serves as a subject matter expert for Industrial Hygiene and 10 CFR 850/851 compliance. Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Full knowledge of project practices. Comply with WRPS policies and procedures Ensure ISMS Principles are incorporated into organization’s activities
BA/BS degree in Industrial Hygiene or related scientific discipline (such as Biology, Chemistry, Physics) from an accredited college or university. 7-9 years of experience in Industrial Hygiene, Safety or an engineering or scientific discipline.
Desired Qualifications Excellent interpersonal and communication skills needed to facilitate project milestones. Must be able to clearly and concisely communicate to peers and management. Must take prompt action to accomplish assigned objectives and understand/identify issues and opportunities. Advanced degree preferred. Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred.
Internal Number: 31207
About Washington River Protection Solutions LLC
Washington River Protection Solutions is the U.S. Department of Energy’s prime contractor responsible for safely storing, retrieving and treating chemical and radioactive waste in underground tanks at DOE’s Hanford Site in southeastern Washington—one of the most challenging jobs in the world. The current clean-up schedule calls for operations through the lifetime of treatment and disposition of tank wastes, scheduled for completion in 2047. Ours is a world-class project offering world-class career opportunities. We are aggressively seeking professionals who want to make a difference.
We currently have internships and full time positions in the areas of mechanical, chemical, civil and electrical engineering, safety and health, radiation control, project controls, and business services.
Our Project & Our Company
Washington River Protection Solutions, the prime contractor for Tank Operations Contract, manages and integrates a full range of work to support cleanup of the U.S. Department of Energy's former nuclear production facilities at the Hanford Site. Our employees are dedicated to bringing our values of safety, integrity, teamwork, and excellence to every facet of our challenging mission.