Industrial Hygienist(Temporary) in Baltimore, MD at 4S

Date Posted: 6/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

4S-Silversword is seeking an Industrial Hygienist to support our client in all aspects of its occupational safety and health (OSH). The Industrial Hygienist will assist in the development of IH program educational materials, written procedures, templates, forms, and protocols, and plans etc. This position may require significant travel and support of remote locations. This position will have a 3.5 to 4 month period of performance. 


Duties will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Safety engineering, and industrial hygiene (IH) programs' development, maintenance, assessment, and improvement activities. 
  •  Plan for and perform IH assessments at client laboratories and facilities to identify   IH program gaps 
  •  Exposure assessment and job hazard analysis needs 
  •  Exposure control deficiencies, and other opportunities for improvement in the     practice of IH in the field 
  •  Perform surveys in locations throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. 
  •  Provide IH support to field locations 
  •  Draft, coordinate, and conduct presentations to location management, OSH/IH   staff, and other key stakeholders 
  • Other duties as required 

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 1-2+ years of experience as an industrial hygienist or OSH specialist 
  • Experience with designing and conducting OSH/IH surveys, assessments and audits, including in biomedical research laboratories and industrial facilities 
  • Experience with writing, editing technical materials including written program documents, training programs, standard operating procedures, policies, reports, and design specifications 
  • Experience with supporting general and local exhaust ventilation studies, indoor air quality studies, and assessments of chemical, biological and radiological usage and disposal 
  • Experience with conducting IH program audits 
  • Ability to apply expertise in developing personal and area sampling methods for chemical, biological, radiological and physical agents 
  • Ability to develop and present informational and education sessions regarding OSH and IH issues, as well as supporting project/contract management issues 
  • BA or BS degree 
  • Industrial Hygienist (CIH) Certification preferred with applicable experience 

Additional Qualifications: 

  • Experience in federal government laboratory environments, including research or biomedical preferred 
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations - 29 CFR 1910, 1926, 1960; EO 12690 
  • Knowledge of risk assessment and management principles, processes and applications, including in laboratory settings 
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate IH data to create concise technical reports 
  • Ability to support development, implementation, assessment or improvement of management systems approaches, including OSHMS per ISO 45001, ANSI Z10 or OHSAS 18001 
  • Ability to interact effectively with people at all levels of an organization 


Physical Requirements: 

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.  Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen.  Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.  There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required.  Possible lifting up to 25 lbs.  


Please note: 4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time.  The above job description is not all encompassing.  Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs.   


4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.


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