Our client, a large oil and gas company, is currently seeking an Industrial Hygienist for an 18-month contract in Calgary, AB. Intermediate Industrial Hygienist (Calgary, Alberta)
The Industrial Hygienist (IH) supports workplace exposure-assessment activities, evaluation of Occupational Health programs, and review of relevant regulations. This is an intermediate position whereby the successful applicant is expected to plan and execute work items with minimal supervisory support. Work activities include (but not limited to) the following:
The successful applicant will possess a combination of the following:
- Identifies and evaluates potential chemical, physical, and biological hazards in the workplace, and recommending suitable corrective action to management where required.
- Updates site noise dosimetry and noise map data
- Provides on-site field support during facility shutdowns/turnarounds, including evaluation of benzene, welding fumes, silica dust, noise, asbestos, lead, and other potentially hazardous agents.
- Conducts qualitative exposure assessment interviews and enters associated information into company health databases.
- Supports confined space job planning
- Supports health aspects of engineering risk assessments
- Serves as local site subject matter experts (SME) on exposure control technologies such as ventilation, respirators, and chemical protective clothing
- Responds to employee inquiries related to chemical, physical, and biological agents encountered within the workplace, as well as to queries about product safety regulations and legislation. This may include participation in Joint Health and Safety committee meetings.
- Supports site regulatory compliance activities
- Conducts IH-related training as an instructor
- Prepares IH reports and training presentations
- Liaising with counterparts from Safety, Nursing, Emergency Preparedness, and Engineering
- Travel up to approximately 25% in western Canada required. Staying in remote camp-type accommodations occasionally required.
Successful applicants must:
- Either of the following combinations of education and experience:
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science with:
- 5+ years occupational/industrial hygiene experience, and
- Certified Industrial Hygienist, or Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH), or have eligibility and training requirements to obtain either of these certifications; or
- Master's degree in Industrial/Occupational Hygiene with 4+ years of experience
- Highly motivated, results-oriented and strong communication skills
- Strong team player
- Existing knowledge and hands-on skill using typical IH instrumentation such as air sampling pumps, direct-reading instruments, and noise monitoring equipment
- Ability to wear respirators, climb stairs and ladders, and occasionally enter confined spaces.
- Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Visio)
- Strong business writing skills. Applicants may be asked to provide a writing sample.
- Have a valid driver's licence and ability to provide a suitable driver's abstract if required
- Be permanently eligible to work in Canada
- Participate in pre-employment background screening if requested
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