The Industrial Hygienist reports directly to the Occupational Health & Safety Superintendent. Under general supervision, implements programs, policies, procedures and processes in support of the company’s Occupational Health strategies including, but not limited to performing exposure monitoring, conducting noise dosimetry sampling and completing area noise surveys, assisting with indoor air quality investigations, operating and maintaining field testing equipment, and managing data from field investigations. Also, maintains good working knowledge of a wide variety of health and safety regulations and issues, as well as proposed changes. The Industrial Hygienist is responsible for performing tasks to ensure compliance with the various federal, state and local regulatory requirements in-support of the LNG and pipeline operations. Other duties may include coordinating regulatory inspections, performing regulatory audits, inspections & tasks, providing technical advice to operations/maintenance, conducting training, assisting in the preparation of presentations and technical reports, as well as interpretation of data.
Has knowledge of LNG or other cryogenic hydrocarbon liquids, transportation, storage and commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the safety field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
Additionally responsible for assisting the health, safety and environmental compliance efforts at all company facilities within guidelines set by the Occupational Health & Safety Superintendent. This includes safety, health services, environmental, security, pipeline transportation, process safety and responsible care functions in an effort to minimize occupational and environmental accidents, injuries and hazards. Work closely with operations and maintenance on permitting of work, field verification, and proper completion of the permit process.
Essential Functions & Duties/Responsibilities
Design, manage, and conduct industrial hygiene field studies
Operate and maintain instruments including sampling pumps, calibrators, noise dosimeters, and direct reading gas meters
Research industrial hygiene sampling methods
Develop workplace exposure assessment plans
Conduct training sessions as necessary; schedule & facilitate sessions with internal and external instructors
Technical report writing as needed and make presentations on IH issues
Complete data sheets, IH calculations, chain of custody forms, and prepare samples for shipment to laboratory
Peer review reports for grammatical and technical accuracy
Work with Training Staff to develop a training plan for industrial hygiene
Assist in design and sometimes lead and document cross training efforts
Submit administrative paperwork including expense reports, field reports, timesheets, etc.
Assist in the development and management of the HSSE budget
Interacts with other Health & Safety team members to complete objectives
Assist in conducting workplace ergonomic assessments as required.
Coordinate IH sampling schedules with all departments and affected personnel
Develop proficient knowledge of the various regulations and laws applicable to the Terminal, LQF, STF, PTF, Pipeline and Underground Storage and be able to explain them to others.
Represent and serve as the IH subject matter expert representative to the various regulatory and community agencies
Assist in tracking visitor and new hire HSSE orientations
Attend and participate in monthly Safety/Communication meetings
Proactively provides input and critique to develop training programs that comply with regulatory and company requirements
Actively tracks and schedules periodic health related programs such as employee Audiometric Tests, Respirator Fit Tests, Employee Physicals, etc.
Participates in development, selection, and implementation of Behavior Based Safety programs
Other duties as assigned and deemed necessary by management
Looking for a Certified Industrial Hygienist, with chemical plant type experience (petrochemical) who has managed a large scale facility Industrial Hygiene program. Minimum of a BS degree in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Health & Safety, Engineering, Chemistry, or other closely related discipline with 5+ years of experience.
Required Knowledge/Skills/AbilitiesAbility to become familiar with LNG specific regulations in short order.
Proficient use of computers, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Demonstrated working knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulations.
Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to deliver results within a team environment
Demonstrated Responsible Care values
Demonstrated community affairs experience
Effective use of policy/guidance documents
Industrial Hygiene Exposure Assessment Process
Ability to learn SAP Health & Safety Management Software
Strong leadership ability
Problem solving ability
Must be able to interface with and influence the Terminal Management Team and all personnel.
Must possess presentation skills/speaking & teaching in a group environment.
Make decisions on behalf of the company