Industrial Hygienist 1

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Description/Job Summary

ATI has a current need for a full-time Industrial Hygienist. The position requires a minimum of a BA or BS in a science-related field. This is an entry level position, with a minimum 1 year of directly related experience preferred. The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance is required. Asbestos, Lead and similar IH certifications preferred. The position is based out of our Lanham, MD office. Ability to drive to client locations in the DC/MD/VA is required, and the position may involve occassional overseas travel.


Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct industrial hygiene field studies related to worker exposures, including, but not limited to, air and noise sampling, area noise, illumination, ventilation surveys, IAQ, safety, ergonomic and other studies.
  • Operate and maintain instruments including sampling pumps, calibrators, noise dosimeters, sound level meters, IAQ meters, particle meters, and direct reading gas meters.
  • Conduct technical research.
  • Follow defined sampling strategies for industrial hygiene projects.
  • Complete workplace exposure assessment plans with guidance.
  • Conduct safety inspections and provide safety services.
  • Assist with environmental health & safety audits at client sites.
  • Collect notes on activities performed by workers being monitored and/or maintain daily log of activities related to project work.
  • Complete data sheets, chain of custody forms, and prepare samples for shipment to laboratory.
  • Create data tables and drawings for reports.
  • Prepare reports which include analysis of industrial hygiene data, regulatory requirements, and recommendations. Reports must be technically accurate, grammatically correct, and appropriate for intended audience.
  • Peer review reports for grammatical and technical accuracy.
  • Submit administrative paperwork including timesheets, expense reports, field reports, etc. on timely basis.
  • Interface with clients to schedule, plan and complete field work.
  • Evaluate project sites as it relates to OSHA compliance, industry consensus standards, and best practices.
  • Maintain and build existing client relationships.
  • Contribute to a learning environment by identifying self training needs, developing individual development plans, and participating in self-development.
  • Demonstrate consistent leadership by inspiring others to work toward the goals of the company.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • None

Required Skills

  • See duties and responsibilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated report writing experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical reports and documents.  
  • Ability to effectively respond to questions from clients, managers, vendors and employees using tact, courtesy and cooperativeness.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure including ability to compute costs, purchase orders, and check vendor invoices.
  • Mathematic problem solving, reasoning and interpretation skills.
  • Strong analytical skill and a high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to deal with abstract and concrete variables, exercising judgment, resourcefulness, ingenuity, and initiative.
  • Ability to exercise discretion while managing confidential information.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time to meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with planning, organizing, and performing industrial hygiene studies.
  • Ability to work in secure, complex or high visibility environments and deal professionally and tactfully with building tenants and client representatives.
  • High level of professionalism for client interaction.
  • Competency with MS Office including proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Access. Good knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and/or similar PDF editing software.
  • Familiarity with IH and related sampling equipment and experience with sampling and data logging software.
  • Detail oriented with good organizational skills.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

Preferred Experience

1-2 years of directly related experience if preferred.

Required Education

The position requires a minimum of a BS/BA degree in a science-related field such as chemistry, environmental science, engineering, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

Current certifications in asbestos, lead or other industrial hygine/environmental health and safety services is preferred.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to perform the following essential functions:
  • Lift, move or carry equipment weighing up to 30 pounds;
  • Climb stairs or ladders to inspect roofs, above ceilings and similar locations;
  • Use hands to touch, handle or feel objects, document pages, or controls;
  • Use tools to perform sampling;
  • Reach with hands and arms;
  • Speak and hear;
  • Frequently sit, walk and/or stand;
  • Possess specific vision abilities including close vision and depth perception;
  • Drive rental or company vehicles to client sites locations; and
  • Travel by commercial air carrier to client locations;
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The position will primarily be in ATI's office in Lanham, MD and/or client locations in the metropolitan Washington DC area.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will normally be in a climate-controlled office, however, some outdoor sampling or inspection efforts may be required.
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