With more than 10,000 people across five continents and the Pacific region, GHD is one of the world's leading engineering, environmental and construction services companies. Committed to the success of our clients and the communities in which we operate, we have an ongoing requirement for high-caliber professionals to join our connected network.
GHD is offering the opportunity for an Industrial Hygiene Consultant/Scientist (CAC/CSST) to join our interdisciplinary team of motivated professional scientists, planners and engineers in either our Roseville, Cameron Park, Santa Rosa or Emeryville, CA offices. We offer a strong growth potential within an employee owned firm. Working on a diverse range of projects, this role will fulfill important technical and fieldwork functions. GHD offers a supportive and engaged office culture, compensating team members competitively based on performance and individual achievement. GHD promotes individual professional development in a work environment dedicated to excellence.
As a GHD scientist, you will be called upon to support a diversity of projects in challenging and unique settings. You will work diligently as an integral member of the GHD team to deliver meaningful information to our clients. You will interface directly with clients, engage with contractors and be largely responsible for your own work. You will become a trusted point of contact for our clients. Duties will evolve with experience in a dynamic, challenging, and fulfilling work environment. Are you up to the challenge?
Scientists will be called upon to support large and small projects throughout northern California. Work tasks will vary greatly, but may generally include: performance of industrial hygiene surveys (for asbestos, lead, and other hazardous materials), environmental compliance documentation, contractor monitoring, environmental data collection, report/specifications production and regulatory standard interpretation. Travel is a required component of this position and will likely include greater than 50% field work.
The following are required for all applicants:
Associate’s degree in physical science, environmental science, engineering, building systems, or related field (relevant on-the-job experience may be considered in place of degree)
Cal/OSHA Site Surveillance Technician (CSST) or Certified Asbestos Consultant (CAC) certification
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently effectively and efficiently
Willingness to travel for up to a week at a time
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Ability to perform physically demanding work for discrete periods of time
Experience with general construction safety protocols and equipment
Ability to analyze data and prepare comprehensive reports
Adept at working with a multidisciplinary team in a diversity of challenging conditions
Must have a California driver’s license and a clean driving record
USEPA Asbestos Building Inspector
Cal/OSHA Contractor Supervisor
The following credentials and experience are not required, but will qualify the applicant for special consideration:
Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Geology, Industrial Hygiene or other related field
CDPH Lead-Based Paint Inspector/Assessor, Project Monitor or Lead Paint Sampling Technician
40-hour or 24-hour HAZWOPER training
Strong technical writing capability
Knowledge of project management, project design, and worker safety protocols
Work at heights and/or confined space training
Two years (or more) of experience in the environmental field
As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.
Internal Number: ROS00059
GHD is one of the world's leading professional services companies operating in the global market sectors of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.