Senior Industrial Hygienist - Chicago, IL

  • Job Tracking ID: 512280-793964
  • Job Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: October 14, 2021
  • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
  • Starting Date: December 1, 2021

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Job Description:

Position Title: Senior Industrial Hygienist

Location: Chicago, IL

Indoor Science is the premier provider of indoor air quality, environmental health and industrial hygiene consulting services. Our business is focused on advising and recommending corrective actions and as a result our clients rely on our objectivity to ensure peace of mind.

Job Overview:

 We are seeking a senior industrial hygiene consultant to manage daily operations of our diverse environmental quality and industrial hygiene (IH) consulting services. This role will lead our staff consultants as an integrated team member, write proposals for prospective clients, serve as a subject matter expert, and support aggressive business expansion initiatives. Work will be performed at client sites. Our local offices are located in Aurora and Chicago. This is an experienced level role, and the ideal candidate will have a strong background in related consulting services. The ideal candidate will utilize problem solving and critical thinking skills to identify strategic solutions to clients’ environmental quality and occupational health concerns. This role will report directly to the Director of Operations.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of experienced environmental quality and industrial hygiene consultants
  • Support staff consultants and maintain core business operations, keeping projects on track and driving them to completion
  • Work with management to develop business opportunities through tailored marketing efforts and industry leadership initiatives
  • Assess indoor environmental quality and occupational health concerns at various client sites including, but not limited to, offices, schools, homes, commercial buildings, healthcare facilities, and industrial facilities
  • Perform environmental quality and occupational exposure assessments with a high level of competence
  • Cultivate internal thought leadership through staff mentorship, project scope development, methodology sharing, and repeated demonstration of exceeding client expectations
  • Function as a seller/doer in servicing client needs, preparing proposals, managing projects, maintaining business operations, and supporting staff
  • Identify and pursue business opportunities while delivering responsive, high quality services
  • Discuss and explain service offerings with recurring and prospective clients, with both technical accuracy and emotional intelligence
  • Evaluate work environments through various area and personal monitoring strategies to determine compliance against regulatory and recommended occupational exposure levels
  • Act as a subject matter expert for all matters related to industrial hygiene services, including chemical, particulate, biological and physical contaminants
  • Accurately interpret sampling/measurement results, draw conclusions based on assessment findings, provide recommendations for corrective actions, and guide clients to appropriate solutions
  • Speak with prospective clients and describe our services and related costs
  • Maintain and calibrate instruments and equipment
  • Develop high quality written deliverables such as reports, drawings and project specifications

Experience and Skills:

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in related field (industrial hygiene, public health, environmental health, occupational safety, biology, chemistry, engineering, etc)
  • 6-10 years of experience in the field of environmental and IH consulting, or similar
  • ABIH Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), ACAC Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIEC), or similar professional certifications required
  • Ability to lead and influence stakeholders towards a common goal
  • Upper-level decision-making skills
  • Expertise in business management and statistical analysis
  • Physically able to crawl, climb, and walk on uneven surfaces such as scaffolding, rooftops, elevated platforms and temporary working surfaces
  • Possess driver’s license and vehicle

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in CRM systems (e.g. Salesforce)
  • Experience leading a team of 5-7 direct reports
  • State licenses for hazardous building material assessments and inspections preferred

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