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Certified Industrial Hygienist


Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1369156

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category
Safety / Health

Job Summary
The Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Practice in the West (ENV West) is seeking a motivated and technically qualified Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) for immediate employment. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in industrial hygiene, safety, and environmental health with knowledge of local, State, and Federal regulations. Depending on personal geography, the successful candidate may report to any one of the following offices: Oakland, San Jose, San Francisco, or Sacramento.

The Environmental West EHS Practice has numerous ongoing projects providing technical and management support to industrial and government clients. Currently, our Practice has 80 staff members and is looking to expand further with the immediate addition of a CIH.

The ideal candidate will be internally and externally visible as an industrial hygiene expert that provides strategic guidance and quality control review of technical documents, keeping up to date on regulatory developments, marketing to AECOM key clients, identifying new clients and IH opportunities, execute strategies to achieve growth in the EHS practice, collaborate with other AECOM staff to execute work and improve client relationships, and senior leadership of projects involving industrial hygiene and occupational health.

The candidate will successfully manage projects while meeting cost, schedule, safety, and quality objectives.

The candidate will be responsible for coordinating and communicating with clients, project team members, and AECOM account managers and market sector leaders and will support the professional development and growth of California industrial hygiene

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Position Title
Certified Industrial Hygienist

Position Status

What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health, Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science or other relevant discipline with a minimum 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
  • Must have experience performing, managing and developing environmental, health and safety compliance programs, monitoring and auditing programs in industrial/manufacturing settings.  
  • Must be a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Must have high level experience working with federal, state and local environmental and safety rules and regulations.  Ability to solve complex regulato­ry and enforcement issues.
  • Past history of successful business development in the San Francisco Bay Area with industrial, public, and/or federal clients; existing local client relationships.
  • Experience directing, managing and coordinating technical tasks in a team environment to prepare permit applications, writing reports, documenting technical analyses, communicating with clients, and managing budgets
  • Candidate must have the ability to climb ladders, carry up to 25 pounds, wear a respirator, and wear appropriate PPE required for work in the field. 
  • Ability to travel. 
  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM).
  • Implementation of policies and procedures to assure awareness of and compliance with health and safety requirements.
  • Providing technical leadership and functional guidance to ensure regulatory standards are being enforced.
  • Serves as integral member of AECOM business development network and will assist with and lead new pursuits with both existing and new clients.
  • Serves in a liaison capacity with agencies engaged in promoting health and safety activities.
  • Ensuring that quality control procedures are executed to monitor all aspects of regulations.
  • Drafting reports to federal, state and local agencies.
  • Coordinating audits of health and safety programs for internal AECOM teams and for clients.
  • Assisting in the development and conducts basic health, safety and environment (HSE) training.
  • Communicating programs to enhance employee awareness of prevention and compliance.
  • Administration of a HSE program on specialized projects or multiple projects.
  • Supervising personnel engaged in monitoring and preventing hazards and diseases that could be present throughout work sites.
  • Planning, implementing, and completing health and safety investigations and sampling programs including managing field teams.
  • Managing health and safety projects, prepare project work plan, budget, and project report preparation.
  • Mentoring, supervising, and motivating AECOM colleagues.
  • Demonstrated leadership and successful management of multiple professional staff.
  • Proficient use of PC- based applications (MS Word and Excel) and good typing skills are required.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, strong written and verbal communication (presentations and public speaking) and interpersonal skills, and strong work ethic and professional demeanor.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ownership and accountability for quality deliverables
  • Completion of AECOM Project Manager Certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Some experience in the Northern Pacific Coast Region (Oregon, Washington and Alaska).

Business Group
Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)


United States of America

USA - California

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Additional Locations
US - Sacramento, CA - 2020 L St, US - San Jose, CA - 100 W San Fernando Street