Senior Specialist Industrial Hygiene, Research Compliance

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
23 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 9092/J2317

Job Description

The Senior Specialist Industrial Hygiene position is part of the Campus and Clinical Division of the Office of Environmental Health & Safety (EHS). The position reports to the Associate Director Industrial Hygiene and conducts hazard assessments, inspections, and other tasks that support the industrial hygiene programs at BU and BMC. This position is primarily based on the Medical Campus while remaining flexible in assignments across all locations and departments served by EHS. Industrial hygiene duties include respirator use evaluation, training and fit testing, workplace ergonomic evaluations, asbestos inspections, indoor air quality studies to include USP 797 and USP 800 sampling, noise surveys, industrial hygiene risk assessments and assist in the development of chemical-specific SOPs. Work with other EHS divisions in the development, revision, and distribution of safety policies, SOPs procedures, and other environmental health and safety materials.

Required Skills


  • B.A./B.S. in a related field and three to five years of industrial hygiene experience, preferably in an academic research or health care setting
  • Ability to respond to emergencies on campus during off hours, including weekends and holidays as part of the on-call emergency response team.
  • Should have or be able to obtain the 24 or 40-hour OSHA hazardous waste operations and emergency response training.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

This position requires successful completion of a pre-placement physical.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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