HSG, LLC (Herndon Solutions Group) is a woman-owned
business, founded in 2008 to provide environmental services, emergency response
planning, and sustainability management. Through a plan of steady growth, HSG
expanded its core services to include occupational and environmental health,
injury rehabilitation and fitness, and employee assistance programs. We provide
innovative services and solutions, tailored specifically to our customers'
needs, while minimizing organizational risks.
Under the guidance of the Environmental Operations Manager,
the Environmental Health Specialists will perform duties within the
Environmental Sampling, Analysis, and Monitoring (ESAM) Section of the Environmental Services
Program under the NASA Environmental
and Medical Contract (NEMCON). This position primarily supports the National
Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) at the Kennedy
Space Center (KSC) and the United States Space Force
(USSF) at Cape Canaveral Space Force
Station (CCSFS) and Patrick Space Force Base (PSFB). This position performs
environmental sampling of common media types such as groundwater, surface
water, stormwater, potable water, soil, and sludge as well as a variety of
process and construction wastes. Work performed by this position ensures NASA
KSC, and the USSF complies with specific Federal, State, NASA, or Air Force
regulations as well as programmatic
and contractual requirements to preserve the environment and ultimately the health
and safety of persons at KSC and CCSFS/PSFB.
is represented by the International Association of Machinist and Aerospace
How You Will Fulfill
- Interpret and follow sampling and
analytical requirements defined by Florida Department of Environmental
Protection (FDEP) permits, environmental regulations or KSC specific
- Understand and follow sampling protocols as defined in the
FDEP Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to collect environmental samples from
groundwater monitoring wells, permitted stormwater systems, surface water
impoundments, permitted potable water systems, and soil samples as part of
limited environmental contamination investigations in response to incidents or
spills to determine if impacts to the environment have occurred.
- Understand, calibrate, and operate specific electronic and
mechanical field sampling equipment such as dissolved oxygen meters, turbidity
meters, pH meters, conductivity meters, chlorine meters, FID/PIDs, and portable
well sampling pumps. Also includes the ability to clean and maintain this
equipment to ensure proper operation and order parts and supplies when needed
- Support or independently conduct waste characterization sampling
to determine the transportation
and disposal requirements for waste generated by any organization at KSC.
Typical waste characterization samples collected are drummed waste (both
liquids and solids), sandblast media, oil from electrical equipment, paint
sampling from construction waste debris, and wastewater samples.
- Support or independently conduct the recording of detailed
field observations including site conditions, field equipment measurements, and
conversations or interviews with key persons for use in technical reports. Also
includes the ability to prepare comprehensive site sketches and/or maps.
- Support or independently conduct the preparation of field
samples for transport to environmental laboratories for analytical testing,
including preparation of chain-of-custody documentation.
- Interpret laboratory analytical or other scientific data to
validate site-specific conditions, identify trends, or provide guidance to
customers on future course-of-action.
Includes the preparation of complex technical reports using Microsoft
Office software including the ability to create data tables and spreadsheets.
- Support or independently conduct the proper management of
sampling by-products resulting from workplace activities, which may include
hazardous and/or regulated wastes. Specific responsibilities may include proper
waste segregation, containerization, handling, and
responding to emergencies in a manner consistent with company
policies/procedures and site-specific workplace instructions.
- Performs a range of administrative duties
required to fulfill
program or contractual requirements related to a designated area of specialty,
including record keeping, inventory, and supply requisitioning, database entry,
vehicle upkeep, and similar duties as assigned.
- Performs or assists with any departmental operations, as
required, or directed to maintain workflow, address workflow surges, or respond
to emergency conditions
We Value You
- You are able to work
independently and show a high level of initiative and attention to detail
- You have a
consistent character and do not yield to pressure to compromise or cut corners
- You have a
strong ability to communicate effectively with superiors, colleagues, and
customers by clearly expressing your intent and understanding the focus and
purpose of the conversation while allowing each person to get their point
- You are open
to new ideas and innovations and can create modifications or changes in
yourself to adapt or suit a new environment/situation.
- You have
faith in your own ideas and ability to be successful
- You hold
yourself to the highest standard and work to inspire your team to produce
Specific Knowledge/Certification Requirements
- Associate degree in a science discipline
- Current 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification
- Demonstrated experience sampling media, including
groundwater, surface water, sediment, and soil.
- Basic knowledge and ability to read and interpret
scientific data including laboratory analytical reports for use in the
preparation of technical reports is desired.
- Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Programs (i.e.,
Word, Excel, Access, etc.).
- Must possess a valid driver’s license and be eligible
for clearance at a Federal Facility.
- Must be able to successfully pass an occupational
health physical to obtain and maintain qualifications and certifications
required to perform this work.
- Must be able to work in confined/enclosed spaces and
areas and wear fully enclosed protective suits. Must be able to work at heights
for an extended period of time.
- Must possess excellent organizational skills and the ability
thrive in a team atmosphere including the ability
to effectively communicate and work with all levels of employees.
- Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, geology, chemistry,
biology, or related scientific discipline preferred or a combination of an
- Knowledge of Florida Department of Environmental Protection
(FDEP) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Field Activities a plus.
HSG, LLC is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please contact HSG, LLC. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please contact HSG, LLC on 866-487-3895.
HSG is a drug-free workplace.