Environmental/Occupational Health Professional

  • Weston Solutions, Inc.
  • West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Jan 15, 2018
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Management

Job Description

Description

The Associate Scientist 2 provides clients with accurate and pertinent scientific data according to agreed upon methods, procedures, and techniques.  Provides sound conclusions and recommendations based upon field investigations and literature reviews within the established project schedules. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • B.S. or B.A. in Environmental or Occupational Health, or related field plus 2 years’ experience.
  • Willingness and quickness at learning new environmental sampling techniques (soil, water, lbp, etc.).
  • Asbestos and 40-hour HAZWOPER training not necessary, but desired.
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of chemistry and mathematics
  • Knowledge of industrial processes, equipment, and materials used in the work place.
  • Knowledge of the principles of industrial hygiene and work place hazards.
  • Knowledge of scientific methods used in health hazard control.
  • Knowledge of the relationship between working conditions and health.
  • Knowledge of the techniques utilized in conducting industrial hygiene investigations.
  • Knowledge of air sampling instruments, ventilation testing equipment and measuring devices for noise, lasers, and other physical agents.
  • Knowledge of state and federal statutes and rules concerning industrial hygiene, radiation, and air pollution
  • Familiarity with technology in discipline
  • Able to use logical thought processes, and capability to learn rapidly.
  • Able to communicate both verbally and written.

Expected Outcomes

  • Ability to organize and interpret field data and identify necessary corrections.
  • Ability to prepare clear, concise, and accurate investigative and narrative reports
  • Ability to use testing and measuring equipment for noise, toxic substances, and harmful physical agents.
  • Ability to conduct studies and collect data to detect sources of environmental and occupational health hazards.
  • Ability to maintain records, and prepare reports and correspondence related to the work.
  • Ability to interact with clients and subcontractors in a concise and professional manner. Must be able to work independently and have exceptional time management skills. Implements field and sampling programs appropriate to the assigned projects.
  • Obtains all data as prescribed by the scope of work and present it in a logical, coherent manner. 
  • Prepares written reports, tables, figures and illustrations.
  • Maintains a current knowledge of the recent works in the field for application on existing and proposed projects.
  • Recommends improvements in sampling techniques and system design, laboratory practices, etc.
  • Relies on a comprehensive knowledge of both laboratory and field investigation methods and procedures.  Field investigating procedures include selection of sampling sites, use of sampling equipment and knowledge of sampling techniques.
  • Thoroughly understands and conducts scientific literature searches.  Assesses data as it relates to project information collected.
  • Provides completed projects within the established budget and schedule

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