Industrial Hygiene Specialist

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Posted On: Thursday, 7th November 2019

Job Description:

EHSI, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SoundEarth, has an immediate need for a Project Manager in its Technical Support Services Group in our Seattle, Washington office. This individual will perform, coordinate and lead field investigations involving regulated building materials and industrial hygiene services, as well as marketing for future opportunities. Investigations include studies concerning regulatory compliance and compliance audits; asbestos and lead-based paint surveys; preparing abatement design documents and monitoring hazardous material abatement; site characterizations; and environmental sampling of air, soil, sediments, and water for organic and inorganic contaminants.

Individual must be capable of supervising and coordinating technical personnel to complete projects on schedule and within billable time objectives.


  1. Manage, coordinate, and supervise field investigations involving regulated building material investigations, including studies concerning regulatory research and compliance audits; asbestos and lead-based paint surveys and preparation of abatement design documents; site characterizations; and environmental sampling of air, soil, sediments, and water for organic and inorganic contaminants.
  2. Supervising and coordinating technical personnel to complete projects on schedule and within billable time objectives. Supervise technical staff in preparing field reports, CADD drawings, and project documentation in accordance with employer’s standard operating procedures and project requirements.
  3. Provide technical quality control review of work products produced by technical staff.
  4. Manage and coordinate certification, medical monitoring, personal protective equipment, and technical training programs of employer.
  5. Perform, proposal preparation, and management functions to successfully pursue and perform environmental consulting; industrial hygiene; and “turn key” environmental construction, demolition, and abatement projects in accordance with employer’s project management procedures.
  6. Manage medium and large value projects with budgets and programs agreed to with the Project Director to deliver appropriate client solutions.
  7. Deliver high-quality technical output in a timely manner, to specification and within defined time allocations.
  8. Keep up-to-date with market and technical developments and recommend potential improvements within EHSI accordingly.

Qualifications/Technical Knowledge

The successful candidate will have 3+ years of experience in managing, supervising, and/or asbestos and lead-based paint inspections and abatement design specifications, compliance assessments, project supervision, and health/safety consulting. Previous experience in supervision and development of staff is also preferred. Ability to provide asbestos, lead, and other health/safety training is a plus. BS degree in a related field is mandatory. Required AHERA certifications include inspector and project designer. The ability to support in Business Development activities is a plus. Strong project management skills, attention to detail, and in-depth knowledge of EPA AHERA and Washington State asbestos regulations and protocols are mandatory. Candidate will be expected to travel out of state and work off shifts (ie: swing shifts) periodically.




  • Planning, Organizing, and Analyzing - Ability to analyze and investigate information and data in a logical way to develop plans and support decision-making
  • Information Seeking - Willingness and ability to research and identify relevant data from a range of sources to support decision-making and project development


  • Impact and Influence - Ability to persuade, convince, or influence others to gain agreement, win support, or transfer ownership of ideas or concepts
  • Client Focus - Commitment to deliver high-quality service tailored to meet business needs of our clients


  • Team Leadership - Ability to lead and motivate others, generating commitment and providing clarity about roles, expectations, and future direction


  • Decisiveness - Committed to make and act on decisions with conviction and a sense of urgency
  • Teamwork and Cooperation - Committed to working cooperatively with others to achieve a common goal
  • Achieving Results - Drive to consistently deliver excellent results, setting realistic targets to raise performance levels
  • Initiative - Ability to think and act retroactively, identifying problems or opportunities before they arise

About EHSI

EHSI is a recognized leader in the field of hazardous materials, environmental remediation, and industrial hygiene consulting services throughout the Pacific Northwest. Established in 1996 in the Seattle area, led by senior professionals, each with more than 20 years experience in their respective disciplines. These individuals are noted by our many public sector clients for providing excellent service and an in-depth knowledge of hazardous materials management and the technical regulations governing environmental contaminants and concerns.

Our primary market sector is public agencies, comprising approximately 80% of all projects, with work being performed either directly for the agency or for their architects, engineers, or contractors. EHSI performs all aspects of work related to hazardous materials management services, including: surveys for asbestos, lead-based paint, PCBs, mercury lamps, and other regulated materials; design for abatement and development of bid specifications; abatement oversight, air monitoring, site clearance, and close-out; and regulatory liaison with the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries and Department of Ecology.

Our environmental consulting services include all aspects of assessment and remediation from initial Transaction Screens, Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, remediation design and implementation, UST closure and remediation, subsurface investigations, and vapor intrusion to close-out and “No Further Action” designations. Our industrial hygiene consulting services include worker exposure monitoring, indoor air quality investigations, health and safety plans, third party monitoring and clearance testing, fume hood testing and decommissioning, moisture intrusion investigations, and indoor air quality testing for LEED IEQ criteria.

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