Occupational Hygienist
Total Safety
Burnaby, BC V5G1J9, CAN
4d ago

Responsibilities : Industrial Hygiene :

Industrial Hygiene :

  • Assess workplaces to determine the types of agents and controls involved; examine the nature of the problem and establish the type and number of environmental samples or instrumental measurements to be collected.
  • Conduct and / or direct industrial hygiene sampling; compile data.
  • Report writing; summarize observations, evaluations and results; provide specific recommendations for control of hazardous conditions.
  • Ensure all project related documentation is reviewed for technical accuracy & completeness.
  • Continuously liaise with clients throughout project.
  • Maintain current knowledge of developments and practices within the industrial hygiene field.
  • Hazardous Materials :

  • Conduct asbestos and lead paint / coatings bulk material surveys in buildings
  • Provide field support in collecting bulk / air samples for asbestos analysis
  • Technical report writing; assist with sample reception, logging & reporting
  • Answer client inquiries in person as well as via phone and by email
  • Education / Certifications :

  • A university degree and / or college diploma in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Health & Safety, Chemistry or related pure / applied sciences
  • Experience :

  • Work experience involving industrial hygiene and / or hazardous materials surveys preferred
  • Skills & Abilities :

  • Ability to operate, calibrate and maintain standard equipment or specialized IH instrumentation
  • Strong numeracy skills; able to perform arithmetic in all units of measure
  • Able to create data tables and draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to effectively work with pre-defined objectives, priorities & deadlines
  • Well-developed planning and organizational skills including excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships to obtain common objectives, goals and results
  • Computer Proficiency :

  • Proficiency in MS applications
  • Previous experience with function specific software / EHS management systems
  • Physical Demands / Working Conditions :

  • Time is split between office and project site(s)
  • Extended work hours or work on short notice may be required
  • Ability to travel out of town for work and to remain on an extended schedule / rotation may be required
  • Pre-hire Requirements :

  • Ability to produce a clean or satisfactory Driver’s Abstract
  • Ability to pass pre-employment Drug & Alcohol testing
  • Completion of any client mandated orientation / induction
  • This job description is of a general nature and is not exhaustive in its listing of essential job function(s) and detail(s).

    It is not intended as an employment contract. Employees are expected to perform all assigned tasks as directed by supervisory personnel, irrespective of job title or routine job duties.

    About Total Safety :

    Total Safety is the world's premier provider of integrated safety and compliance services and the products necessary to support them, including gas detection, respiratory protection, safety training, fire protection, compliance and inspection, comprehensive flare services, industrial hygiene, onsite emergency medical treatment / paramedics, communications systems, engineered systems design, and materials management.

    Total Safety operates from 176 locations in 20 countries to ensure the safe Wellbeing of Workers Worldwide (W3).

    Total Safety is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

    If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with Total Safety, please contact Human Resources at (713) 353-5152.

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