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Industrial Hygienist at Wood PLC in Portland, Oregon

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions' Portland, Oregon office is looking for an Industrial Hygienist to join an experienced team of industrial hygienists performing work for a variety of clients in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. You will work under the direction of Senior Industrial Hygienists in a collaborative team environment.

Key Responsibilities :
  • Perform industrial hygiene assessments for potential health hazards at client workplaces including evaluations for: chemicals, particulates, noise, asbestos, ventilation (basic knowledge of industrial hygiene instrumentation is needed
  • Conduct industrial hygiene exposure assessments including walk-through surveys, inspections, exposure monitoring and hazard control evaluations
  • Prepare concise technical reports on the assessments conducted and provide recommendations to eliminate or reduce workplace hazards
  • Interpret routine industrial hygiene requirements and regulations
  • Assist Senior Industrial Hygienists in coordinating, planning and executing projects
  • Responsible for the quality of his/her own work and satisfying client specifications
  • About 25% of travel is required within Pacific Northwest

Skills / Qualifications

Education and Skills Required :
  • Bachelor of Science degree in industrial hygiene or related field with industrial hygiene course work completed and Master of Science degree in industrial hygiene preferred
  • A minimum of two to five years' experience performing industrial hygiene assessments in manufacturing or consulting; one year minimum with Master of Science degree
  • Knowledge of industry occupational safety and health regulations for general industry settings
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with others at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently and deliver high quality of work on time
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at a time
  • A strong desire and willingness to learn new skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office products and their use (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
  • Must be a US Citizen able to pass a U.S. Security Clearance and drug test

Experience and Skills Preferred :
  • AHERA Asbestos Inspector credentials

Physical Requirements :
  • 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
  • Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.