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Industrial Hygienit - Req 158
Job Title: Industrial Hygienist
Job Location: NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, FL
Job type: Regular, Full-time
Job Classification: Exempt
Where to apply: www.imssfl.com
Supports IMSS environmental health activities on the NASA Kennedy
Environmental and Medical Contract (KEMCON), on Merritt Island, Florida. The KEMCON ensures the safety of the worker,
workplace and environment at a the dynamic multi-user spaceport, supporting
NASA, US Air Force and Commercial Space customers. Activities include advance aerospace
industrial maintenance and operational programs, to include rocket assembly,
fueling, launch and recovery.
This position provides industrial hygiene solutions for the evaluation
and control of potential health hazards to personnel in an aerospace /
spaceport industrial complex. Programs
include, but are not limited to: indoor air quality; confined space access;
sample and analysis of air contaminants associated with hazardous operations;
hypergolic propellant transfer and storage; exhaust ventilation system
evaluation and testing; hearing conservation and noise hazard assessment; heat
stress; biological safety; and ergonomic consultation. The employee will be required to communicate
program requirements and related regulations to staff, and coordinates with
other organizations to ensure that all assigned program responsibilities are
The position will establish job priorities and operating
procedures, and make direct technical evaluations for site and worker
work in the field to observe hazardous processes and controls, observe
industrial hygiene activities, respond to emergencies, and perform site
walk-downs for planning purposes as needed.
position will require the review data and ensure the quality and timeliness of
industrial hygiene related technical reports. Respond to customer and internal
inquiries, investigate and resolve issues of technical concern. Evaluate
data from various programs to determine trends in technical quality and regulatory
compliance. Prepare and presents periodic program review reports.
position coordinates and plans industrial hygiene emergency response to
incidents including launch support, spills, hazardous operations, hurricane or
other potential emergency incident.
Participates in center-wide contingency exercises. Provides technical information and assist in
developing program responses or recommendations.
the proper maintenance and operation of test and monitoring equipment.
Reviews equipment inventory, maintenance, and calibration records, plan
requirements and prepares documentation for capital expenditures for
replacement or upgrade of equipment as required.
employee must fully support all company initiatives to ensure compliance with
OSHA, VPP, ISO, and other regulatory or conformance standards, and follow all company and customer safety policies.
Participate and support safety meetings, trainings and goals. Ensure safe
operating conditions within area of responsibility. Identify “close calls” and/or safety concerns
to supervisory personnel immediately.
able to work in a dynamic environment with multiple other environmental health
professionals, and directly supervise multiple small
teams to ensure project completion. Must
be willing to expand existing skills and accept new challenges.
Education / Training:
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Health, or
a science-related discipline and three years’ experience within the field of industrial
hygiene and/or environmental health is required. Greater than five years’ experience in an
industrial hygiene field may be considered in lieu of a specific degree.
Preferred but not required (any one or
combination of the below):
the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (CIH).
EPA accreditation for asbestos facility inspector, project designer and
State of Florida Licensed Asbestos Consultant (FLAC).
State of Florida Mold Assessor (or other State equivalent) and
experience in indoor air quality.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
This position requires detailed knowledge of the principles of
environmental health and safety, to include working knowledge of Federal,
state, local, or NASA regulations.
Applicant must have demonstrated supervisory, scheduling and planning
techniques, data management and reporting.
Requires the ability to read and interpret written technical information
and effectively communicate verbally and in writing where information includes
scientific or technical terminology.
Must thrive in a team atmosphere
and effectively work with all levels of employees. Employee must be able to successfully
complete Occupational Health Physical Assessments and conduct field activities
in an active Spaceport as routinely required.
General office environment may require minor lifting and bending.
Working hours are normally Mon-Fri, but must be
willing to work after work hours or on weekends, with appropriate time compensation
during the work week when possible.
IMSS offers highly competitive health, dental
and vision benefits and disability insurance plans. IMSS is an equal
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
IMSS is a drug-free workplace.