NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work. As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives. We are seeking a motivated individual with a strong work ethic, appreciation for the value of working as a team and who understands the importance of strong client relationships.The successful Industrial Hygienist will primarily perform field surveys and report preparation for indoor air quality (IAQ) assessments, mold, moisture intrusion investigation, asbestos and lead-based paint. Evaluations performed by the team include work throughout the US, Canada and the Caribbean.
Industrial Hygenist Responsibilities:• Perform scientific field investigations for asbestos, mold, moisture intrusion, indoor air quality (IAQ), lead-based paint and other potential occupational health hazards• Perform field surveys and investigations, air monitoring and sampling, and maintain a strong field presence in project activities• Provide moisture mapping and water intrusion assessments, including for disaster response• Conduct project and air monitoring during contractor remediation, evaluate contractor work activities regarding occupant and worker health, regulatory guidelines and public safety• Operate various IH monitoring equipment such as noise dosimeters, photo-ionization detector (PID), and multi-gas monitors• Operate various IAQ monitoring equipment such as carbon monoxide meters, carbon dioxide meters and aerosol meters• Ensure project activities are conducted in accordance with job-specific requirements• Evaluate laboratory and field data to render conclusions and recommendations, as applicable• Prepare technical reports based on the interpretation of data, field observations and current regulations• Participate in meetings to discuss project activities and safety issues
Industrial Hygenist Required Qualifications:• Associate or Bachelor's degree in applied sciences• Must have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record• Proficient with MS Office suite and experience writing technical reportsDesirable Qualifications:• AHERA Building Inspector certification and experience performing asbestos surveys• Experience conducting moisture and mold investigations• Florida MRSA license• EPA Lead Inspector or Risk Assessor• AHERA Contractor Supervisor certifications and experience performing asbestos abatement air and project monitoring• NIOSH 582 certified PCM microscopist• CIEC certification or similar Personal Characteristics:• General knowledge of building construction• Skilled with the use of basic hand tools and equipment• Professional demeanor• Follows and accepts work rules and procedures• Ability to maintain composure at all times, think quickly, and respond appropriately during stressful situations• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to positively interact with staff at every level of the organization Working Conditions:• The worker is subject to activities that occur inside and outside• Travel is generally short-term (2-5 days), longer trips may be requested• Most work will be limited to the southeastern US, but additional travel is periodically required• Candidate will be required to complete a background check and drug screen• Candidate will be subject to a baseline medical exam and respiratory exam for fit testPhysical Requirements:• Periodic work in hot/humid environments (rooftops, mechanical rooms, etc.)• Candidate must be able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds• Includes a variety of physical conditions such as climbing/working on ladders, boom lifts and roofs. Proper, task-specific personal protective equipment (PPE) must be utilized for each project, as directed• Must be willing to work in disaster environments (hurricane/disaster response) NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities. NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.