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Industrial Hygiene (IH) Specialist 2023-587-HAINC-CF

Location : Aiken, SC
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 2023-587-HAINC-CF
End Date : 11/22/2024
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 10
Required Education : Bachelors
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

HukariAscendent is a Woman-Owned, Small Business specializing in comprehensive engineering and technical support services associated with commercial nuclear power and other Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear activities. 


We are seeking an Industrial Hygiene (IH) Specialist to perform conventional practices of industrial hygiene (the science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of those environmental factors or stresses arising in or from the workplace that may cause sickness, impaired health and well-being, or significant discomfort and inefficiency among workers) in an operational facility. This position may work closely with more senior safety and health staff while performing their roles. 

The primary focus of these support efforts will be to assist in the development, preparation and operation of the safety processes associated with NNSA Capital Projects. SRNS will draw on the support personnel’s experience and expertise.

  • Personnel must ensure inclusion of all necessary health and safety program needs related to program materials, hazardous materials, occupational injury/illnesses, and OSHA regulations.

  • Technical responsibility for implementation of an Industrial Hygiene (IH) Program within operating organizations/facilities.

  • Perform conventional and increasingly complex practices of IH by anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling environmental factors or stresses in the workplace.

  • Cooperate with other Industrial Hygienists performing related phases of the program. Accept the delegated technical responsibility for design, application, test or the preparation of specifications for systems, materials, equipment, components, or the review of any of same.

  • Perform assessments of work exposures; designs and conducts exposure monitoring strategies.

  • Apply technical knowledge toward the reduction of cost and improvement of the processes where possible.

  • Incorporate new ideas resulting from progress in the field of industrial hygiene.

  • Prepare technical reports and procedures.

  • Develop practical, implementable policy when new and emergent issues occur; seeks programmatic review and approval.


Work Hours: A 40-hour work week is scheduled. Work hours in excess of forty hours a week may be required, as authorized by SRNS management.

Duration: 12 Months (2000 hours S/T and 520 O/T per year)

HukariAscendent offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.

Opportunities with HukariAscendent change frequently.  For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at https://www.hukari.com.  

HukariAscendent is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status including disabled veterans and Vietnam era veterans, or other protected status.


HukariAscendent maintains a drug-free workplace.




Required Qualifications :

Education: Master’s degree or bachelor’s degree with specialized technical training.



  • Minimum 10 years in supporting commercial or federal science, nuclear engineering or other task relevant programs or projects.

  • Minimum of 5 years in a management role.

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist by the American Board of Industrial Hygienists in comprehensive practice or specialty area preferred and may decrease experience requirement by two years.

  • Certification as Certified Safety Professional, Certified Ergonomist.

  • Demonstrate a sound base of technical knowledge of safety and health regulations, standards, concepts, practices, principles, and techniques.

  • Experience conducting safety inspections in the industrial and field settings.

  • Experience in hazard analysis processes and related documentation.

  • Experience in reviewing and implementing OSHA standards and other health and safety documents.

  • Ability to identify and quantify potential hazards/exposures.

  • Ability to identify and quantify potential hazards/exposures.

  • Experience determining applicable limits and implementing control schemes that protect the work force.

  • ABIH certified - Understands and applies advanced IH theories, concepts, and art, working knowledge of related disciplines.

  • Industrial Hygiene Certification, Eligibility for Occupational Health and Safety Technologist, Construction Health and Safety Technologist, or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager preferred.

  • Prior Health and Safety experience at a DOE site is preferred.

Area Security Access:
Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE “Q” security clearance.  An active DOE clearance is not initially required to perform assigned duties. After award, the selected candidate will be notified when to apply for a clearance based on specific work assignments. Candidates who have possessed an active DOE clearance (“L” or “Q”) within the past two years are preferred.

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