Consulting Specialist - Industrial Hygiene

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Gaithersburg, Maryland - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

BSI Consulting Services is a trusted and agenda-shaping partner providing ‘best practice’ technical, regulatory, and business expertise and intelligence for our clients’ most critical EHS, Supply Chain, and Digital risks and opportunities to achieve greater resilience, impact, and future-readiness.

About the role:

The Industrial Hygienist position requires Anticipation, Recognition, Evaluation, Prevention and Control of conditions which could result in illness, impaired health, or significant discomfort in the workplace.

The IH will perform assignments independently, but in cooperation and alignment with the established procedures and objectives of the Industrial Hygiene Manager and Team. The individual carries out assignments ranging from simple technician level tasks to moderately complex tasks in any area of the industrial hygiene program. Work is designed to maintain compliance, achieve best practice, and provide continuous improvement in goals and objectives, while expanding the incumbent’s training and experience in the various phases of the program. Most assignments are performed within the environment of facilities, laboratories, and/or manufacturing.

Consulting Technician/Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Establishment of Exposure Controls/Exposure Elimination for New and Existing Materials
  • Exposure Based Risk Assessments (Qualitative and Quantitative)
  • Purchase and Maintenance of Media and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Equipment (Calibration/Service)
  • Ability to perform research on equipment function and maintenance requirements as well as other IH related functions.
  • Exposure Sampling Method Determination, Execution, and Verification of the Accuracy and Validity of the Sampling and Analysis Results
  • Independent Execution of the Sampling Plan and Employee Initiated Requests for Sampling
  • Biological Sampling (surface, air, liquids)
  • Chemical Sampling (surface, air, liquids)
  • Noise Assessment and Control
  • Lighting Assessment
  • Indoor Air Quality Assessment
  • Ventilation and Control System Assessment
  • Report Writing
  • Communication of Sampling Results
  • Coaching/Training on Exposure Risks and Effective Use of Controls
  • Maintenance of Legal Documentation for Assessment and Sampling Activities
  • Completion of Basic Ergonomic Assessments


  • Undergraduate/Graduate degree (BS/MS) in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Health, or related Industrial Hygiene/Occupational Health discipline.
  • Minimum 3+ years independently performing Industrial Hygiene Risk Assessments, Exposure Monitoring, and Investigations, Suggesting and Establishing Exposure Controls, Utilizing and Maintaining IH Sampling and Analysis Equipment, Completing Technical Reports, and Maintaining Legal Documentation for all IH Related Activities.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong Technical Writing Capabilities
  • Basic Legal Documentation Skills
  • Ability to Multitask, Track Projects, and Successfully Follow Up on Open Tasks
  • Ability to Take Direction/Follow Direction/Be Trusted to Work Independently/Be Teachable
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, and rapidly changing environment.
  • Strong Investigation Skills with Significant Experience
  • Ability to wear a respirator and protective clothing, climb a ladder, and lift/carry up to 40 pounds, occasionally.
  • Ability to visually inspect work areas, assess conditions of use, and use Industrial Hygiene related sampling equipment.
  • Training on and Experience with Potent Compounds
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Experience in a Pharmaceutical R&D Environment preferred
  • Experience with Biohazards and Animal Research and Testing preferred

What we offer:

BSI offers a competitive salary, group-sponsored health and dental, short-term and long-term disability, a company-matched 401k plan, company paid life insurance, 11 paid holidays and 4 weeks paid time off.

The salary for this position can range from $69,000 to $94,600 annually; actual compensation is based on various factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s competencies, level of experience, education, location, divisional budget and internal peer compensation comparisons.

Our Excellence Behaviours: Client-centric, Agile, Collaborative. These three behaviours represent how we do things at BSI. They help us ensure that BSI is a great place to work and a highly successful business.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Gaithersburg, Maryland - United States


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 18, 2024
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