Industrial Hygienist Advisor Sr (Milford)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Scientific Research



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Industrial Hygienist Advisor Sr

EFI Global is a full-service engineering, fire investigation, environmental, health and safety, and specialty consulting services firm serving a variety of industries in both the public and private sectors. Over the last four decades, we have grown from a boutique firm specializing in handling insurance fraud and arson cases and providing expert witness testimony, to becoming a recognized global leader in engineering failure analysis, origin and cause investigations, environmental consulting, laboratory testing and specialty consulting. Our forensic investigation, engineering and environmental services teams around the world share a dedication to expertise, quality and demonstrating to customers that caring counts . Each of our more than 700 professional engineers, fire investigators, architects and scientists was selected for his or her technical proficiency, in-depth industry knowledge and commitment to professional integrity. Together, our diverse backgrounds and collective insights empower clients to make better-informed business decisions. EFI's combination of global solutions and local expertise has earned the firm a reputation for delivering timely responses that consistently meet our clients' expectations -- anytime, anywhere. Click here to learn more about EFI Global.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

To conduct complex investigations and on-site analysis to recognize, eliminate, and control occupational health hazards and diseases using experience and advanced education and training.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Conducts complex investigations and on-site analysis to recognize, eliminate, and control occupational health hazards and diseases.
  • Collects samples of dust, gases, vapors, and other potentially toxic materials for analysis.
  • Investigates adequacy of ventilation, exhaust equipment, lighting, and other conditions that may affect occupant health, comfort, or efficiency.
  • Inspects and evaluates work operations and processes to determine potential contaminate emission sources or related health hazards associated with workplace conditions.
  • Conducts investigations of working conditions in places of employment for the prevention of occupational disease and industrial health hazards, with specific reference to toxins, noise, or harmful physical agents.
  • Measures airborne concentrations of dust, gases and mists using air sampling tools and collections devices.
  • Collects samples of work materials to detect and evaluate occupant exposure to toxic substances.
  • Determines effectiveness of engineering control methods and makes recommendations regarding location, design, structure, operations, and maintenance of contaminant and physical agent control systems.
  • Interprets rules and regulations to officials of industry and others.
  • Consults with management, engineers, and other agencies regarding industrial health problems and solutions.
  • Examines, for approval, plans and specifications of proposed contaminant and physical agent control.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports and correspondence.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Trains new staff members
  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).
  • Travels as required.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Licensing

Bachelor's degree in physical sciences, biological sciences, or engineering with an emphasis on environmental health, industrial hygiene, physiology, toxicology or biology from an accredited college or university preferred. Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).

Board Certified through the American Industrial Hygiene Associate as Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Industrial Hygienist in Training (CIHT); or Board Certified through the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) as a Certified Safety Professional or Occupational Health and Safety Professional (OHST); or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) Certified in Mold Consulting or Inspector (CMC or CMI) or Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIEC) or equivalent.

Experience

Eight (8) years of related experience in industrial hygiene or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Knowledge of the principles of industrial hygiene and workplace hazards
  • Knowledge of scientific methods used in health hazard control
  • Knowledge of state and federal statutes concerning industrial hygiene and air pollution
  • Skilled in organization and interpretation of field data and in identifying necessary corrections
  • Ability to organize, assign and coordinate the work of others
  • Ability to set priorities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Analytical and interpretive skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to create and complete comprehensive, accurate and constructive written reports
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
  • OSHA Written Programs Preparation and Implementation
  • Mold/ Indoor Air Quality Investigations and reporting
  • Mold Restoration Protocol Preparation
  • Asbestos and hazardous materials consulting
  • Environmental, Health & Safety Audits
WORK ENVIRONMENT

When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental:

Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical:
  • Travel as required
  • Computer keyboarding
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to kneel, squat or bend.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in hot and/or cold weather conditions.
  • Have the ability to climb, crawl, stoop, kneel, reaching/working overhead
  • Must have continual use of manual dexterity
Auditory/Visual:

Hearing, vision and talking

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer

and a

Drug-Free Workplace


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