Industrial Hygienist

ERG has an opening for a bright, motivated industrial hygienist to support a federal agency client in Washington, DC. ERG is a nationally recognized consulting firm specializing in occupational safety and health (OSH), environmental science and engineering, economics, risk assessment, information technology, facility management, and training, communications and outreach.  


Provide a wide-range of industrial hygiene and safety support to government clients in all aspects of OSH program development and implementation. Typical support may include:

  • Prepare hazard evaluations and risk assessments to characterize workplace hazards and identify and track the implementation of controls.
  • Research and evaluate OSH topics and develop related programs, guidance, and outreach materials.
  • Refine and implement COVID-19 guidance and assist clients with addressing other emerging OSH issues.
  • Develop and present safety and health training on a wide range of OSH topics (e.g., Hazcom, laboratory safety, warehouse safety, field safety).
  • Plan, coordinate, and perform industrial hygiene monitoring to assess worker exposures.
  • Conduct workplace inspections and program assessments of client facilities (offices, warehouses, mechanical areas).
  • Lead routine safety committee meetings.
  • Collect, compile, and evaluate health and safety performance data and develop strategies for program improvement.
  • Assist clients in evaluating and responding to safety and health concerns (indoor air quality, ergonomics).


Candidates must have:

  • A B.S. degreee in Industrial Hygiene or a related science or engineering field
  • At least 8-10 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication, writing, research, and analytical skills
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

Ideal candidates will also have:

  • CIH certification from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.
  • Federal government consulting experience.

ERG offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. ERG is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.

Please apply at (click on the job listing “Senior Industrial Hygienist” for the Arlington, VA area to apply online). No phone calls please. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.