Industrial Hygienist

AgReserves, Inc | Portland, OR

Provide advanced professional industrial hygiene services and consulting to AGC members in AGC’s group workers’ compensation insurance program and other AGC members for the identification, evaluation, and control of occupational health hazards in the workplace. Assists internal staff in the assessment of risk for current/prospective policyholders and management of occupational disease claims.

Job Functions:

  1. Plans and performs complex industrial hygiene audits and analyses at member worksites.
    Interprets, applies, and assesses compliance with Occupational Safety and Health
    Administration (OSHA), workers’ compensation, and other applicable occupational health
    standards, guidelines, and industry best practices.
  2. Participates in and assumes shared responsibilities with other team members for managing
    team operating and administrative functions such as structuring/assigning work, quality
    control, maintenance/calibration of equipment, decision making, team communications, and
    timely reporting.
  3. Investigates occupational disease claims and provides timely written report of findings to
    claims adjusters for use in determining work relatedness, potential severity, and return-towork potential.
  4. Prepares and forwards timely written reports, outlining and describing observations,
    audit/analysis findings, and recommendations for control measures to policyholder’s
    management team.
  5. Develops and provides industrial hygiene/occupational health information, publications,
    training materials, and presentations/programs for AGC members and internal staff as
    requested. Communicates such information and related updates to internal staff as deemed
  6. Collaborates with AGC safety management consultants and insurers’ underwriting,
    marketing, and claims staff to assess risk in current and prospective member worksites.
  7. Works in conjunction with AGC industrial hygiene staff to provide quality industrial hygiene
    services to the membership.
  8. Exceptional follow-up with AGC members, both verbally and in writing.
  9. Participates with applicable local and national associations and committees.
  10. Participates in regular, ongoing professional development activities.
  11. Performs other duties and responsibilities as required to fulfill job functions, or as assigned.

Required Skills, Abilities, Knowledge, Required Licenses and Certificates

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge in the theory and practice of industrial hygiene, including chemistry; toxicology; developing and implementing exposure sampling strategies including air monitoring techniques and noise measurement; industrial ventilation; and equipment calibration.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of OSHA; other governmental regulations pertaining to the industrial hygiene/occupational health disciplines and workers’ compensation insurance; proficient in the use and application of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH®) Threshold Limit Values (TLVs® ); demonstrated ability to assess and manage complex industrial hygiene problems; and demonstrated proficiency in interpreting analytical laboratory results.
  • Ability to work under limited supervision and function effectively in a team environment; strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to communicate technical information in a clear, concise manner.
  • BS in industrial hygiene or related science and five years progressive responsible work experience in industrial hygiene with demonstrated skill in assessing and managing complex industrial hygiene problems. MS in industrial hygiene is preferred. Certified industrial hygienist (CIH) designation is required. Experience in construction and/or related industry is desirable.
  • Other combinations of education and experience demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the work will also be considered.

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