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Hiring – Principal Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

EHSI has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) with at least 10 years of experience as a practicing CIH in industrial hygiene consulting.  This individual will manage the Industrial Hygiene Group and oversee several small and large private and public sector projects. The CIH should demonstrate strong technical and business development skills and a constructive attitude toward managing and mentoring staff.

The position will be based out of EHSI’s Seattle office. Position duties include:

  • Perform exposure assessment projects for chemical (gases, vapors, aerosols, dust, etc.), biological, and physical hazards. Experience performing ergonomic assessments would be a plus.
  • Develop scope, scheduling, and budget IH projects for both public and private sector clients.
  • Managing numerous small and large projects.
  • Supervise broad range of projects and project teams.
  • Develop marketing strategies with senior management team.
  • Mentoring of young professionals and project managers.

Key areas of experience include:

  • IH Assessments
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Project Specific Health and Safe Plans
  • Risk Management and Process Safety
  • Worker Exposure Evaluations
  • Experience serving as an expert witness on industrial hygiene matters

Applicants must be US Citizens. Candidates must have current CIH certifications, 10+ years’ experience in commercial facility consulting, and BS in Environmental Science or related field, strong technical and project management skills, supervisory experience and be proficient in MS Word and Excel.

Additional desired qualifications include AutoCAD LT experience, lead assessor certification, and AHERA inspector, designer and management planner certifications.

EHSI is a full-service industrial hygiene, health and safety, and environmental consulting firm with over 25 years of recognition within the environmental health and safety marketplace. As an expanding firm, this is an opportunity to be part of a growing company that provides consulting support to clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to website@ehsintl.com.

A4LE Disaster Planning, Management and Recovery Call to Action

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) has issued a call to action for its members and posted an informative Disaster Planning, Management, and Recovery Guide. This guide was prepared from the lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina and Rita and was created to provide resources to assist with need assessment and the rebuilding process. Emergency preparedness is important for all organizations and especially for educational facilities.

As an A4LE member, EHSI is sharing this important information. A4LE is a professional organization whose primary purpose is improving the places where children learn.

EHSI Certified as Underutilized Business Enterprise (UDBE) for FHA Funded Projects

As of June 1, 2017 EHSI is certified as an underutilized disadvantaged business enterprise (UDBE) for projects funded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHA). This is a new certification is due to changes in the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program that impact small and diverse business goals. Only UDBE firms will counted towards FHA funded transportation project goals. WSDOT has implemented this program to be in compliance with the Federal DBE program regulations.

EHSI is currently working on WSDOT’s Multi-modal Terminal Rennovation at Colman Dock in Seattle, WA providing hazardous materials surveys, specifications, abatement design, and third-party abatement oversight. Other WSDOT related transportation projects worked on by EHSI have included worker exposure monitoring for lead during construction at the Tacoma Narrows bridge, ambiant air monitoring during construction at SR520 floating bridge, hazardous materials surveys for a SR520 floating bridge pontoon. In addition, EHSI has provided hazardous materials surveys, underground storage tank (UST) closure oversight, and Phase I & II Environmental Site Assessments for Sound Transit projects.