Industrial Hygienist / Environmental Scientist (ID# 49074) San Juan, PRSan Juan, Puerto Rico
Job Type: Full Time
> Minimum Experience: 3 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree >
> Be involved in projects with our Federal Programs Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges. At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future! WSP is seeking a motivated Industrial Hygienist/Environmental Scientist to work out of our San Juan, Puerto Rico office. The successful candidate will work on national projects, supporting federal clients, with other team members in San Juan, PR, as well as Denver, CO and Exton, PA. Duties and Responsibilities: - Perform industrial hygiene (IH) surveys and audits, indoor air quality (IAQ) and noise assessments; - Perform surveys on asbestos-containing building material ((ACBM), lead-based paint (LBP) and mold surveys and investigations; - Perform asbestos abatement and fiber release assessments; - Perform environmental investigations and sampling; - Conduct environmental assessments; - Develop reports related to assessments and investigations; and - Support Industrial Hygiene, Health & Safety (H&S) and environmental project needs in the Caribbean, Florida, or other U.S. locations. Other Ancillary Duties and Responsibilities may include: - Collaborate with the ongoing Private Property Debris Removal Program Design Plan, Permit Plan, and TDS/DMS Plan; - Identify regulatory requirements, permits, and approvals applicable to the program; - Meet with regulatory and or permit agencies for guidance on requirements or discuss specific permits conditions or cases; - Conduct ACM/LBP testing for demolition permits; - Develop necessary permit backup documentation, including applicable environmental documents; - Prepare and submit required demolition permits in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements; - Follow-up with regulatory agencies to ensure timely issuance of permits; and - Reach out to and coordinate with the full Demolition Team, consisting of engineers, owners, Contractors, and Project Coordinators to facilitate permit acceptance and organizing the necessary submittals to City, State and other review agencies. Review permits close out documentation for compliance requirements. Talent is the essence of meeting our client's objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we'd love to have that first discussion of you joining our team. >
> Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science or equivalent - 3+ years of relevant general occupational safety and health/industrial hygiene experience including the performance of industrial hygiene (IH) surveys & audits; indoor air quality (IAQ) and noise assessments; asbestos-containing building material (ACBM), lead-based paint (LBP) and mold surveys and investigations; asbestos abatement and fiber release assessments; environmental investigations, conduct environmental sampling of soil and groundwater, EH&S/occupational safety training; and/or medical monitoring program oversight - Prior consulting experience and working with clients having a united work force environment with an understanding of the work activities with an involvement in occupational safety and health, asbestos/lead-based paint, IAQ, and other health and safety, and emergency response and preparedness projects - Experience conducting site assessments as they relate to potential environmental impacts - Perform health and safety assessment and reviews or audits - Requires 10-25% travel, including the potential for overnight trips - Strong English and Spanish verbal and written communication skills - Proposal writing and cost estimating experience - Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures - Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies Preferred Qualifications: - Experience in conducting or supporting Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and other environmental real property due diligence activities - 40-hr OSHA HAZWOPER certification; and - Current asbestos and/or lead-based paint certifications or the ability to obtain current credentials within 1 year. About WSP USA WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.www.wsp.com/usa WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career. At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started? WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status. The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.