Safety and Industrial Hygiene Specialist

NV5 Global   •  

Richland, WA

5 - 7 years

Posted 237 days ago

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Dade Moeller, an NV5 Company is recruiting for a Safety and IH Specialist/Professional for work within a 50 mile radius of Richland, WA. This is a Potential Future Opportunity.

NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.

The Safety and IH Specialist/Professional will have a passion for the Safety and Industrial Hygiene (IH) field to help our clients achieve success in the health and safety of their operations.


Provide Safety and IH support in various topical areas:

  • Provide support for the field implementation of Safety and IH management requirements and maintain a strong field presence in project activities. 
  • Participate in critiques, incident investigations, and corrective action management; prepare written industrial hygiene and safety reports, correspondence and communication. Assist in integration of Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) /Voluntary Protection Program (VPP); support implementation of 10 CFR 851. 
  • Provide support to the company in Safety and IH management requirements. 
  • Develop and implement effective and efficient methods for controlling and eliminating occupational health hazards. 
  • Provide input/interface into the job hazard analysis processes and performs exposure monitoring as required.
  • Review and implement safety and health policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws, regulations and orders from regulating entities (i.e., Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and DOE).


Potential responsibilities of this position are:

  • Perform technical operational safety and health reviews and inspections to determine deficiencies that require corrective action, reports results, and recommends corrective actions.
  • Review and interpret national, federal, and local safety standards, manuals, reports and other formal written communications and develops institutional and/or local requirements and guidance.
  • Evaluate work activities, designs, develops, implements and recommends safety and health protective equipment and risk mitigation or abatement controls.
  • May act as a subject matter expert with development, maintenance, and implementation of safety programs and services including: asbestos, aviation safety, beryllium, biosafety, carcinogens, chemical management, confined space, cranes/hoists/rigging, electrical safety, ergonomics, industrial hygiene and safety equipment, explosives, fall protection, firearms, forklifts, indoor air quality, injury/illness recordkeeping, lasers, lockout/tag out, machine shop safety, noise, non-ionizing radiation, personal protective equipment, pressure safety, reproductive health hazards, respiratory protection, vehicle/pedestrian safety, ventilation, and other Laboratory programs, as assigned.
  • Review plans, designs and specifications for operations and facilities to identify proper hazard controls.
  • Provide recommended engineering controls to project personnel.
  • Work independently to develop, maintain, implement and supervise safety programs and services.
  • Assure customer implementation of work management by gaining an understanding of operations, assisting with the development and review of work documents and associated operating procedures to ensure hazards are appropriately identified and controlled, participating in pre-job walk-downs prior to commencement of work, and conducting periodic safety and health inspections to ensure compliance with applicable safety and health requirements.
  • Be able to develop and provide on-The-Job training to peers in support of the industrial hygiene and safety qualification program.
  • Develop hazardous materials communications.
  • Write technical reports based on the interpretation of complex data, observations, and current regulations.
  • Provide leadership to less experienced safety and IH professionals and technicians.


Safety and IH Specialist Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in safety and health, or applied science relevant to Industrial Safety or Hygiene.
  • A minimum of 5years of experience performing safety and/or tasks.
  • Certification recognized by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) or American Board of Industrial Hygienists (ABIH) highly desirable. This includes Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST), Construction Health and Safety Technologist (CHST), Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), and Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).

Working Conditions

  • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.
  • The worker is subject to extreme cold. Temperatures typically below 32°F for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.
  • The worker is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100°F for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.
  • The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
  • The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
  • The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

Physical Requirements
Medium work – Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Background Check / Drug Screening
Candidates who are proposed will be required to complete a background check and drug screen prior to being hired.

Verification of education will be required prior to employment.

Medical Requirements
Candidates may be subject to baseline medical monitoring depending upon client requirements.

Potential Future Opportunities are those positions which we believe we will be hiring for in the near future, although not currently open today. By applying for a Future Potential Opportunity, your resume is available to our recruiters immediately and although not currently open, you may be contacted for an exploratory interview. When a position does open for this role, our recruiters will review the candidate pool and contact those qualified at the time of the opening. Therefore, you may not get an immediate response when you submit your resume, since we may not be actively hiring for the role at the time at which you apply.