Industrial Hygienist/Certified Industrial Hygienist

  • CH2MHILL BWXT West Valley, LLC
  • West Valley, NY, USA
Full Time Engineering Science

Job Description

CH2M HILL BWXT West Valley, LLC (CHBWV) is an environmental management company under contract to the Department of Energy (DOE) whose mission is to decommission a former nuclear fuel reprocessing facility. CHBWV is located 35 miles south of Buffalo, New York, close to excellent ski resorts, boating, and fishing on Lakes Erie, Ontario and Chautauqua.

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Job Summary:

Industrial Hygienist will assist with the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, prevention and control of those environmental factors or stresses arising in or from the workplace which may cause sickness, impaired health and well-being, or significant discomfort among workers.

 Education & Experience:                                                                                   

BA/BS in Industrial Hygiene, engineering, chemistry, physics or other related science/engineering area required plus a minimum of five (5) years of related professional experience or the recognized equivalent.


2 positions open:  One position requires the person to be a Certified Industrial Hygienist.


Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  1. Maintain a safe and healthful work environment by following established safe work practices and procedures; investigating and reporting identified safety concerns or situations.
  2. Adhere to standards contained in the Company “Code of Conduct,” Company EEO practices, and DOE directives.
  3. Identifies potential safety hazards by investigating adequacy of ventilation, exhaust equipment, lighting and other conditions which may affect employee health, comfort of efficiency.
  4. Eliminates or minimizes hazardous situations by conducting evaluations of exposure to noise, lead, asbestos, and recommending measures to ensure maximum employee protection.
  5. Promotes a safe work environment by collaborating with CHBWV Safety group, Radiation & Industrial Safety Manager, Site Occupational Medical Director and other Industrial Hygienists to institute control and remedial measures for hazardous and potentially hazardous conditions and equipment.
  6. Prepares reports including observations, analysis of contaminants, recommendations for control and correction of hazards.
  7. Guides and promotes a safe work environment by participating in educational meetings to instruct employees in matters pertaining to occupational health and prevention of accidents.
  8. Conducts assessments of various areas of the Industrial Health program.
  9. Assist department manager in identifying and implementing areas of improvement and programmatic corrective actions.
  10. Regular attendance is required.
  11. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

 Other Requirements:

Must possess complete knowledge and understanding of industrial hygiene theories, principles, techniques, and policies and to apply these theories and techniques to successfully complete a wide variety of complex assignments.

Must be able to use independent judgment to provide solutions to a wide range of complex problems. Receives assignments in terms of required objectives, establishes own priorities and guidelines and follows broadly defined procedures.

Must be able to make decisions within established guidelines, exercise initiative in completing recurring assignments independently and determine which methods are applicable in any given situation.

Must justify, defend, negotiate, or settle matters involving significant or controversial issues.

Must be able to interface with individuals or groups from inside or outside of the organization, and senior management. May be required to make presentations to employees, managers, senior managers and/or others.

We are an EEO Employer

Drug Free workplace

U.S. Citizenship is required for employment

This Organization Participates in E-Verify

Relocation May be Authorized

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