Project Industrial Hygienist

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/27/17
Minneapolis, MN
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/27/17

 Company Information     Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 3,500 employees in 130 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.
Job Description     General Responsibilities:
Investigate sites to identify any physical or environmental risks.  Perform field studies including airborne chemical monitoring, noise monitoring, indoor air quality, preliminary site assessments, asbestos surveys, and asbestos abatement design and oversight.  Develop sampling strategies and outline required analysis.  Research regulatory standards and hazard data.  Evaluate sampling results.  Prepare risk assessment reports and develop recommendations to correct and improve the environment.  Present and communicate findings and report recommendations to clients.
Essential Role and Responsibilities:

    Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects.  Participate in pre-task planning.  Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
    Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.
    Career level, fully competent industrial hygiene professional responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting or coordinating detailed phases of work for part of a major project or total of a project of moderate scope and complexity.
    May devise new approaches to problems encountered.
    May serve as a team leader in medium projects and mentor junior level industrial hygienists, scientists or engineers.
    Performs scientific analyses on projects of own discipline.
    May attend on and off-site client meetings.
    Implements technical requirements to complete client projects by directing and supervising field staff to sample, test and collect data and/or document site activities.
    Responsible for developing written proposals to clients for both small and large projects including quality control review of proposals written by others.
    Evaluates complex laboratory and field data and assembles in written reports.


    Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science or related science field.
    Minimum 5-8 years’ experience.
    Master’s degree preferred.
    Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred.
    Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history


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