AECOM Senior Industrial Hygienist in Aiken, South Carolina

Business Line Government

Position Title Senior Industrial Hygienist

United States of America - South Carolina


Job Summary

Savannah River Remediation, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking a

Senior Industrial Hygienist to be based in our Aiken, SC location.

Conducts health programs to recognize, eliminate, evaluate and control occupational and environmental factors or stresses arising from the workplace or facility that may cause sickness, impaired health or well-being, or significant discomfort and inefficiency among workers or citizens of the community. Coordinates the monitoring of all workplace environments by analyzing work operations and processes, materials, equipment, and work habits of employees; measures the magnitude of exposure to workers of all environmental hazards by selecting or devising methods and instrumentation suitable for such measurements; and presents specific conclusions and recommendations to appropriate management groups. Prepares rules, standards, and procedures as necessary to promote the healthful conduct of all work practices and the prevention of hazardous or nuisance exposure to the surrounding community. Assists supervision in educating employees on practices, precautions, and procedures established. Reviews present and proposed standards and surveys new installations. Audits programs and conditions at all facilities; provides written reports of findings with recommendations for improvement (where needed); and follows up on implementation.


  • Takes the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or will create an unsafe condition.

  • Incorporates complete understanding of Industrial Hygiene (IH) practices and a variety of complex features such as complicated technical requirements, application of new or special materials or processes and difficult coordination or oversight requirements into problem solving and programmatic planning where specific detailed objectives are stated.

  • Performs comprehensive practices of IH by anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling environmental factors or stresses in the workplace.

  • Provides limited guidance and direction to less senior IH professionals.

  • Carries out development and qualification programs on tasks concurrent with other phases of assignment.

  • Performs advanced assessments of work exposures; design sand conducts comprehensive exposure monitoring strategies.

  • Ensures compliance with technical regulatory requirements.

  • Develops alternate solutions to existing problems, performing all necessary detail work.

  • Evaluates proposals and makes recommendations based on proposed projects/tasks.

  • May delegate portions of detail work to less senior personnel.

  • Prepares manuals and other documents supporting or publicizing technical effort.

  • Develops and leads implementation of total quality and continuous improvement initiatives within the group.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Additional Information:

  • Relocation benefits are available for this position

Minimum Requirements

  • B.S. in Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or related physical or biological science and 4+ years related experience OR;

  • M.S. in Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or related physical or biological science and 2+ years related experience OR;

  • Ph.D. in Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or related physical or biological science.

  • Due to the nature of the work, candidate must be US Citizens

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understands and applies advanced technical knowledge base of IH regulations, standard concepts, practices, principles and techniques; has working knowledge of pertinent IH practices and applications.

  • Demonstrated technical expertise as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in an integrated program (respirators, confined space work, field instrumentation).

  • Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) Certified

  • Radiological Worker trained

  • Current Savannah River Remediation, LLC experience is preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Safety / Health

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 178820BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.