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Develops and implements industrial hygiene programs to address the evaluation and control of health hazards for employees of Virginia Tech. Serves as subject matter expert with regard to chemical and particulate industrial hygiene evaluations and controls, and acts as a consultant to the university community for related issues.
Bachelor’s Degree in industrial hygiene, safety engineering, or closely related discipline or training and work experience equivalent to an advanced degree; experience working as an industrial hygienist; demonstrated knowledge of interpretations, technical principles, practices, and procedures used to comply with industrial-hygiene related OSHA regulations and industry standards; experience with respiratory protection regulations and fit-testing protocols; working knowledge of a variety of sampling techniques including asbestos/lead sampling and assessments; experience developing and providing employee training programs; experience recommending procedural and/or resource changes to management.
Master’s Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering, or closely related discipline; experience performing chemical, gas and vapor monitoring, particulate monitoring, ventilation system evaluations and testing; Certified Industrial Hygienist. Licensed or ability to obtain licensure as asbestos inspector, asbestos management planner, and lead inspector/risk assessor.
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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