Certified Industrial Hygienist

Key Role:

Support the client in all aspects of its occupational safety and health (OSH), safety engineering, and industrial hygiene (IH) programs' development, maintenance, assessment, and improvement activities. Plan for and perform IH assessments at client laboratories and facilities to identify IH program gaps, exposure assessment and job hazard analysis needs, exposure control deficiencies, and other opportunities for improvement in the practice of IH in the field. Assis in the development of IH program educational materials, written procedures, templates, plans, forms, and protocols. Support ergonomic evaluations and workstation designs, review incident investigations and identify risk trends, and complete other safety and IH support services. Provide IH support to field locations. Draft, coordinate, and conduct presentations to location management, OSH/IH staff, and other key stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as an industrial hygienist or OSH specialist
  • Experience with designing and conducting OSH/IH surveys, assessments and audits, including in biomedical research laboratories and industrial facilities
  • Experience with writing, editing technical materials including written program documents, training programs, standard operating procedures, policies, reports, and design specifications
  • Experience with supporting general and local exhaust ventilation studies, indoor air quality studies, and assessments of chemical, biological and radiological usage and disposal
  • Experience with conducting IH program audits
  • Ability to apply expertise in developing personal and area sampling methods for chemical, biological, radiological and physical agents
  • Ability to develop and present informational and education sessions regarding OSH and IH issues, as well as supporting project/contract management issues
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • BA or BS degree
  • Industrial Hygienist (CIH) Certification

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience in federal government laboratory environments, including research or biomedical
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations - 29 CFR 1910, 1926, 1960; EO 12690
  • Knowledge of risk assessment and management principles, processes and applications, including in laboratory settings
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate IH data to create concise technical reports
  • Ability to support development, implementation, assessment or improvement of management systems approaches, including OSHMS per ISO 45001, ANSI Z10 or OHSAS 18001
  • Ability to interact effectively with people at all levels of an organization
  • Public Trust clearance
  • MA or MS in Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering, Public Health, or Occupational Health
  • CSP or other OSH/IH relevant Certifications


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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