Industrial Hygienist

Position Description

Will work as a member of industrial hygiene staff providing support to the following programs at NASA Ames Research Center:

* Respiratory Protection Program (fit testing, coordination with Health Unit, reviewing program membership)

* Chemical Exposure Assessment (responding to Indoor Air Quality complaints, reviewing chemical hygiene plans and laboratory safety plans, performing chemical exposure assessments, performing personal air sampling and area sampling to evaluate chemical exposures, reviewing nanomaterials safety and usage)

* Hearing Conservation Program (maintaining a roster of enrolled personnel, conducting noise dosimetry surveys, performing area noise surveys)

* Ventilation Program (assisting with periodic fume hood and local exhaust surveys)

* Food Sanitation Program (Inspect food service facilities on a quarterly basis, consult in food illness or poisoning investigations)

* Biosafety Program (finalize biosafety operations manual, review proposed projects to evaluate hazard classifications of biological materials, attend and support biosafety committee meetings)

* OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (assist with self-assessments on an annual basis for industrial hygiene programs)

* Training Support (deliver classroom training of industrial hygiene related courses).

May serve as a more senior resource to junior staff members and peer review for other staff.

Required Skills

3+ years of experience with industrial hygiene activities and programs. Must have the technical ability to provide industrial hygiene services in a timely manner. Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access). Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Must be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a security badge to enter NASA Ames Research Center.


BA/BS in Industrial Hygiene, related discipline, or equivalent.

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