Two New Job Openings with AECOM
 

Industrial Hygiene Manager - WTP-Richland, WA

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Industrial Hygiene Manager is responsible for developing and implementing the Waste Treatment Plant (WTP) Industrial Hygiene Program for the WTP project. Ensures the adequacy of requirements implementation through assessment and oversight of implementing processes. Manages the development and maintenance of facility hazard identification and exposure assessment programs and is responsible for the execution of Industrial Hygiene monitoring programs. Provides guidance and information to facility staff and WTP and DOE management on emerging issues affecting Industrial Hygiene program implementation.


REQUIREMENTS/SPECIFICATIONS

Education: Minimum BS (MS preferred) in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Public Health or closely related science.  Appropriate training and experience commensurate with the responsibilities of the position may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Certification:  Current certification by a recognized accrediting IH organization is required


Experience:

  • Minimum of thirteen years’ experience supporting industrial hygiene program development and/or implementation.
  • Must possess expert-level knowledge of industrial hygiene requirements (e.g., federal safety and health regulations, ACGIH) and standard industrial hygiene practices and procedures.
  • Experienced in Industrial Hygiene Program development and implementation preferably within the DOE complex
  • Experienced in resolving challenging Industrial Hygiene issues with regulators and stakeholders

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES/TASKS

  • Provide management oversight of the Industrial Hygiene Program implementation to assure federal, state, and WTP requirements regarding Industrial Hygiene are followed
  • Manage the facility respiratory protection program to assure worker protection in hazardous airborne environments
  • Manage the development and maintenance of facility hazard identification and exposure assessment programs
  • Support comprehensive hazards identification and development of appropriate mitigation strategies
  • Support development of Industrial Hygiene training programs and assess program effectiveness
  • Provide technical guidance to WTP and DOE management on resolving issues pertaining to Industrial Hygiene Program implementation
  • Advise facility personnel of required response actions for industrial hygiene hazards anticipated during routine evolutions or process upsets
  • Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work in order to protect self, others, and the environment
  • This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employee is responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisors request


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for directing assigned staff providing industrial hygiene technical support and oversight of the WTP Industrial Hygiene Program implementation.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

(EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual

Performs desk work, including writing, computer workstation processes, and telephone operation. Arranges for and/or performs presentations, oral reports, planning meetings, and other formal and informal contacts, requiring long periods of sitting. Oversees field activities through inspections, testing and equipment operations, which requires walking, standing, bending, and turning along with wearing of personal protective equipment. Occasional loading, transport, and unloading of tools and/or supplies specific to an activity.

AECOM has joined with Bechtel to create an LLC, known as the Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) to construct, start-up and commission the world’s largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington state.  The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 53 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste currently stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium-production during World War II and the Cold War era.

The project is the largest undertaking of its kind ever and one of DOE’s most technically challenging cleanup projects—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. Its construction site spans 65 acres and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, and high-level waste vitrification, as well as an analytical laboratory.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Visit our web site to apply online (look for Requisition number 232493BR) https://www.aecom.com/careers

 


 

Industrial Hygienist III - WTP-Richland WA

 

JOB SUMMARY

Under limited Supervision, the Industrial Hygiene Specialist III will be responsible for supporting implementation of the WTP Worker Safety & Health Program responsible for moderately complex technical work in a wide range of industrial hygiene disciplines to achieve compliance with ES&H standards along with federal and state regulatory requirements. Specific responsibilities include identifying workplace hazards, developing appropriate hazard controls and mitigation strategies, and providing oversight of work activities to ensure controls are effectively implemented; supporting worker safety and health needs, including injury and event response and case management; ensuring effective implementation of safety and health rules, regulations, policies and procedures; participating in pre-task and safety meetings; and performing incident/event investigations and preparing associated reports; maintains current knowledge of specific government agency requirements; exhibits knowledge and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of industrial hygiene’ independently determines and develops approaches to solutions; develops, implements and maintains safety and health programs, systems and procedures.
Monitors and prevents hazards and diseases in the work area; investigates accidents, injuries, and complaints concerning hazards in the workplace; recommends improvements in processes, design, procedures and operating equipment to minimize hazards; Develops and conducts employee training, emergency preparedness and assures the quality of programs; provides regulatory interpretation and technical advice; may act as a lead role for a team of ES&H specialists and/or support personnel; may administer an ES&H program. This position may require shift work to support plant operations.

REQUIREMENTS/SPECIFICATIONS

Education: BS/MS in safety, Health or Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Engineering.

Appropriate training and experience commensurate with the responsibilities of the position may be considered in lieu of a degree:
10 years related experience to the position and 20 semester credit hours in technical subjects related to the position OR Completion of 80 semester credit hours in technical subjects related to the position OR Successful completion of Engineer In Training (EIT) examination or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) accredited through National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) OR Professional engineer’s license

Experience: Minimum 7 years or MS degree + 3 years’ experience in a nuclear, heavy construction, chemical processing or petroleum refining environment. ABIH Certification (CIH) Preferred. 1 year of Nuclear experience, a Bachelor of Science (BS) may be substituted for up to 3 years of nuclear experience.
Experience in a nuclear, heavy construction, chemical processing or petroleum refining environment is preferred.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES/TASKS

• Provides technical assistance to office and field operations to ensure compliance with applicable international, Federal, State, and/or Company health and safety regulations.
• Conducts compliance evaluations of equipment, structures, and work in progress to ensure that regulatory environmental, safety and health standards of the Company and all applicable codes are followed.
• Recommends facilities and technological specifications to carry out programs that fulfill the organization's overall objectives.
• Prepares and reviews technical reports, correspondence and program compliance documents.
• Establishes and maintains permits as required.
• Meets applicable regulatory codes and standards where required.
• Industrial Hygiene Specialists III are expected to pursue and/or complete an ABIH Certification in Industrial Hygiene (CIH).
• Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work in order to protect self, others, and the environment.
• This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employee is responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisors request.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

As requested by the Industrial Hygiene Manager

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
(EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual
Performs desk work, including writing, computer workstation processes, and telephone operation. Arranges for and/or performs presentations, oral reports, planning meetings, and other formal and informal contacts, requiring long periods of sitting. Oversees field activities through inspections, testing and equipment operations, which requires walking, standing, bending, and turning along with wearing of personal protective equipment. Occasional loading, transport, and unloading of tools and/or supplies specific to an activity.

AECOM has joined with Bechtel to create an LLC, known as the Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) to construct, start-up and commission the world’s largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington state. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 53 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste currently stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium-production during World War II and the Cold War era.

The project is the largest undertaking of its kind ever and one of DOE’s most technically challenging cleanup projects—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. Its construction site spans 65 acres and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, and high-level waste vitrification, as well as an analytical laboratory.

 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

 

Visit our web site to apply online (look for Requisition number 232495BR) https://www.aecom.com/careers