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Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
Professional & Technical

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood’s Portland Oregon office is looking for an Industrial Hygienist to join an experienced team of industrial hygienists here Portland, Oregon. You will be providing full-time industrial hygiene support for one of Wood’s Fortune 100 clients in the Portland metro area under the direction of Senior Industrial Hygienists in a collaborative team environment.


Principle Responsibilities:

  • Perform industrial hygiene assessments for potential health hazards at client workplaces including evaluations for: chemicals, particulates, noise, asbestos, ventilation (basic knowledge of industrial hygiene instrumentation is needed
  • Conduct industrial hygiene exposure assessments including walk-through surveys, inspections, exposure monitoring and hazard control evaluations
  • Prepare concise technical reports on the assessments conducted and provide recommendations to eliminate or reduce workplace hazards
  • Interpret routine industrial hygiene requirements and regulations
  • Assist Senior Industrial Hygienists and client EHS management staff in coordinating, planning and executing projects
  • Responsible for the quality of his/her own work and satisfying client specifications

Skills / Qualifications

Education and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in industrial hygiene or related field with industrial hygiene course work completed and Master of Science degree in industrial hygiene preferred
  • A minimum of two years’ experience performing industrial hygiene assessments in manufacturing or consulting; one year minimum with Master of Science degree
  • Knowledge of industry occupational safety and health regulations for general industry settings
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with others at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently and deliver high quality of work on time
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at a time
  • A strong desire and willingness to learn new skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office products and their use (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
  • Must be a US Citizen able to pass a U.S. Security Clearance and drug test 

Experience and Skills Preferred:

  • AHERA Asbestos Inspector credentials
  • Hazwoper-trained 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment such as, hard hats, ear plugs, safety glasses, respirators, steel-toed boots, fall protection harnesses
  • Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces, climb ladders and stand for extended periods of time 

About 10% of travel is required within Pacific Northwest.


Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience.




Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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