Amec Foster Wheeler’s Portland, Oregon office is looking for a Junior Industrial Hygienist to join an experienced team of industrial hygienists performing work for a world class Fortune 100 client in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. You will work under the direction of Certified 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 Certified Industrial Hygienists in coordinating, planning and executing projects •Responsible for the quality of his/her own work and satisfying client specifications •About 10% of travel is required within Pacific Northwest
Skills / Qualifications
Required •Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene or related field with industrial hygiene course work completed (Master of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene preferred) •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 •Ability to travel - About 10% of travel is required within Pacific
Preferred •Master of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene •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
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.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.