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Hiring – Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

EHSI is seeking an experienced Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) to join our team.

Duties include business development; compliance auditing; conducting lead and asbestos awareness training classes; managing project teams and staff; preparation of asbestos O&M plans; preparation of health and safety plans (HASPs); and survey for hazardous materials including asbestos, lead and mold. Most of EHSI projects are in the Puget Sound area however, some travel may be required.

Applicants must be US Citizens. Candidates must have current CIH certifications, 5+ 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.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to

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.