Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

Jun 18, 2020

Windjammer Environmental 

Job Description

 The CIH will identify all hazardous materials in proposed construction/demolition/alteration project areas, will prepare a report summarizing the field activities, detailing the laboratory results (i.e. lead based paint (LBP) asbestos,) and conclusions, list with number and type of hazardous materials identified, including photographs and site diagrams documenting the work, tabulated tables comparing sample results to appropriate regulatory standards, these will be noted and quantified. Samples will be collected as needed and sent to a National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP)/National Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (NLLAP) accredited laboratory. Reports will be submitted for each assessment conducted prior to a renovation/demolition project within 10 business days of receipt of laboratory results. Results will be uploaded in OSCAR data base against appropriate Building Permit number (BP) or Work Order number (WO).

CIH will perform periodic inspections to ensure project compliance with health and safety directives, SOW, and applicable Federal facility guidance. Serves as the technical expert for facility related issues and assists the Client with any project questions, related to any identified hazardous material

The CIH will conduct IAQ assessments on an as needed basis. Performs room/suite sampling and analysis of organic and inorganic material and physical phenomena; reviews and maintains records; interviews employees, takes photographs and collects environmental samples using a variety of sampling equipment and techniques; makes computational analysis of test results. Presents data and makes recommendations to Safety Manager on actions to be taken. Drafts brief reports of moderately extensive investigations or surveys and analytical results.

The CIH will be directly responsible for ensuring the accuracy, timeliness and completion of all tasks assigned under this contact.

Contacts federal employees essentially for the purpose of obtaining advice, discussing investigations or surveys, obtaining data, and reporting on findings. Contacts workers and supervisors during investigations and surveys for the purpose of attaching sampling equipment to the workers to monitor hazardous exposures, and for observing and asking questions about work operations.

Provide technical support in identifying and drafting reports of moderately extensive investigations or surveys and analytical results.

Works with Management staff and agencies facility coordinators to clearly identify all preparation, cleanup, disposal and post abatement clearance testing activities associated with repair and alteration projects, like paints solvents and glues.

Provide technical support to analyze, identify, and measure workplace hazards or stressors that can cause sickness, impaired health, or significant discomfort in workers through chemical, physical, ergonomic, or biological exposures in construction or rehabilitation efforts.

Conduct site inspections and evaluations to validate that safety recommendations are being followed.

Perform mold inspections of facility HVAC, room CI units and related mechanical systems, and equipment when needed to address employee concerns.

Inspect construction abatement projects for compliance with construction documents.EXPERIENCE:

Current CIH certification is required for this position. Only applicants with CIH certification will be considered.  Requires professional with 7 or more years of related experience.

Completion of OSHA #500 Trainer Course in OSHA Construction Standards and/or OSHA #501 Trainer Course in OSHA General Industry Standards and experience delivering OSHA 10 30 hour training for construction and/or general industry.

Reports to company Program Manager.


Requires a bachelor’s degree. CIH certification IS REQUIRED. Must have demonstrated experience in providing EHS support for a large, multi-worksite federal agency with a blended workforce of contractors and direct hires. Requires licensing for asbestos, lead and air quality (if applicant meets all other qualifications, company will cover costs of asbestos, lead and air quality licensing. All licenses must be obtained within 60 days after start date).

This is a fulltime temp to hire position with benefits upon hire.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45.00 to $60.00 /hour

All qualified applicants should send their resumes to Shelley Phillips, Windjammer Environmental Human Resources Director at phillips@wjenviro.com.