Environmental Scientist/Industrial Hygienist

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Employer
The Vertex Companies, Inc.
Location
Raritan, New Jersey, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 22, 2021
Closes
Sep 22, 2021
Ref
2389392383
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Company Overview:
The Vertex Companies, Inc. (VERTEX) is an AEC firm that offers forensic, engineering, construction and environmental solutions. We have approximately 600 employees occupying 25+ offices throughout North America. Wecareabout our clients AND ouremployeesso we operate with aconstant sense of urgencyand always look to add-value. This strategy has allowed us togrowwith our clients over the past 24 years at a rate of 30% per year. We have been able to maintain exceptional quality through this constant growth cycle because of ourlifetime of learningprogram which keeps us ahead of the curve in a constantly evolving economy. Bottom linewe deliver.For more informationabout VERTEX visitus here http://vertexeng.com/.

Responsibilities:
VERTEX Health and Safety Training and Protocols are BUILT around you!We take your health and safety seriously and our training, equipment and safety protocols are designed to protect our greatest asset, our employees.Our Industrial Hygiene and Building Science team in our New Jersey office is growing! The Industrial Hygiene Technician is a multi-faceted role and will work on a wide variety of commercial and industrial environmental projects. As an IH Tech, you will investigate sites, diagnose, and report on the cause/effect of various environmental contaminants. Your focus is on the proper identification, mitigation and resolutions of a wide range of hazards that will positively influence the health and safety of our client's environments. We are seeking an individual with 1 - 3 years of experience in performing traditional air monitoring, water and mold sampling, lead paint investigations, mitigation oversight and management, indoor air quality (IAQ) assessments, noise surveys, OSHA monitoring, etc. The successful candidate will enjoy the challenge of working on multiple projects on an effective and efficient schedule, working with senior staff, and providing field oversight on a variety of projects. The Industrial Hygienist Technician will work under the supervision of a Senior Industrial Hygienist when performing all but routine field tasks. The Senior Industrial Hygiene team will provide additional training and guidance to help expand the Technician's capabilities.Core ResponsibilitiesInvestigate interesting commercial/industrial environments including those symptomatic of "sick building syndrome"Study patterns of environmental injury and identify where the problem originates from and make recommendations to remediate/resolveDetermine potential causes of a variety of suspicious odors, damp/moisture/vapor-like sources, gather samples and analyze resultsPerform and/or assist with inspections/assessments, building material sampling, water sampling, odor investigations, and/or air monitoring related to IHBS.Draft reports for review/revision by senior personnel.Position RequirementsEducation and ExperienceBachelors Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Biology, Environmental Science or similar. Field Experience in Industrial Hygiene or environmental sampling is a plus.Additional certifications/licenses for other services, including New York State Asbestos Inspector, New York State Asbestos Project Monitor, Asbestos Project Designer, Asbestos Management Planner, New York State Mold Assessor, Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor, and other environmental services is a plus.Knowledge & SkillsKnowledge of USEPA, NESHAP and AHERA regulations as well as New York and New Jersey regulations, and guidance documents.Able/willing to use Personal Protective Equipment, including the use of respirators.Able to participate in medical surveillance including respirator fit testing, and vaccinations. The ability to prepare clear, concise oral and written reports.The ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, and to maintain harmonious internal and external relationships.Competent in Microsoft Word and Excel for reporting and/or data entry.Familiarity with email applications such as Microsoft Outlook.Familiarity with cloud-based computing products for reporting, filing, and other job responsibilities. SpecialSafe Driving Record.Ability to travel regionally between 80% of the time; duration of travel may vary depending on project and client needs. Must be able to work evening and weekends when needed.Walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrain.Carry field testing equipment (up to 30 pounds) onto job sites with regularity.Benefits/Opportunities:We offer a generous benefits package including paid time off (3 weeks vacation), medical, dental, vision, 401K match (immediate vesting), short/long term disability, life insurance, dependent care benefits, tuition reimbursement, and access to a wide variety of services, wellness programs and more.

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We reserve the right to modify or revise the Job Description in part or in its entirety. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with governing law.