Principal Consultant, Occupational Hygiene

04 Jan 2019
15 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Global Testing, Inspection and Certification Business
ROLE: Principal Occupational Hygienist
SALARY: Bureau Veritas offer a comprehensive financial package
The Role:
Bureau Veritas is currently seeking a Principal Occupational Hygienist to develop, manage and perform industrial hygiene services to a vast array of Bureau Veritas clients across the UK
Technical Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Provide Industrial Hygiene expertise, including:

* sampling, risk characterization, ventilation and containment assessment
* surveys at client sites for Indoor air quality, including asbestos, lead-based paint, radon gas, and vapour intrusion as well as other parameters
* noise measurement, noise control and hearing conservation
* respiratory protection, personal protective clothing choice
* ionizing and non-ionizing radiation safety
* hazard communication
* heat stress monitoring and control
* Proficient in sampling, data collection, working with laboratories, QA/QC of data results, data reporting, synthesis and analysis
* Complete compliance assessments with clients to identify non-conformances with key safety systems and recommend corrective actions
* Develop and provide training presentations, both internal and to client personnel
* Develop project document deliverable outlines and layouts, technical writing of reports, data interpretation, and development of graphical presentations in a logical and professional manner
* Develop safety and IH management plans, policies and procedures for client industrial sites
* Coordinate with team-members to accomplish tasks which may include being technical lead in the field, supervising technicians and staff level professionals, and relaying proper procedures to other team-members
* Provide status and progress reports to customer, project team, and management
* Fulfill project management role on select projects
* Effective communication with clients to understand problems, investigate root causes, and collaborate on solutions
* Participate in technical and/or professional societies and conferences
* Perform quality control reviews on projects within area of professional practice
* Develop and/or review project safety documentation (Job Hazard Analyses, Health and Safety Plans and Accident Prevention Plans)
* Prepare proposals for hygiene related projects
* Train and work closely with other hygiene and hazmat staff
* Project coordination and project management
* Client liaison
* Mentoring and developing the skills of hygiene staff

Business Development

* Assist with the internal and external networking and marketing of the industrial hygiene practice
* Conducting and exploring client and business development activities
* Support the Marketing Team in the development of project opportunities; this includes field reconnaissance, scoping, cost estimating, presentation development, and presentations
Cultivate and expand client relationships. Support Marketing Team client relationship-building


* Effectively deliver complex written and oral communications, such as proposals, technical concepts and presentations
* Comfortable with presentations of any length of time to audiences of any size via live sessions and webinar sessions
* Participate in a team environment while providing feedback and idea sharing
* Openly shares information and own expertise to accomplish goals and expand the skills of others
Outreach, advocate and support staff interested in area of professional practice


Skills / Qualifications

* Bachelors' degree
* Certified Industrial Hygienist
* 8+ years of relevant experience in manufacturing, government, consulting or risk management
* Subject matter expert in regulatory standards in areas of workplace safety and Industrial Hygiene
* Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations governing occupational safety and health
* Competency with Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
* Valid driver's license with acceptable driver's record and ability to travel to field sites and meetings
Excellent communication skills (Oral and Written) required

Company Overview

Only Bureau Veritas can offer:
* Structured development programmes to help you fulfil your potential, including face to face and e-learning programmes;
* The opportunity to deliver excellence for high profile clients, including some of the world's most recognised brands; and
* A long list of awards recognition including Top Employer six years in a row and continued success in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards.

* Comprehensive financial package including competitive salary and allowances, defined contribution pension, 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, various insurances including Private Health Insurance and other flexible benefits to suit individual requirements.

Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require the successful pass of a CRB/credit check or attained relevant security clearances.
Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer. No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.
Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business. Each employee or prospective employee of the Group must know and apply our Code of Ethics. Please visit the 'About Us' section of the website to view our Code of Ethics.

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