Bechtel Corporation Industrial Hygiene Scientist - Night Shift (193040) Job in Waynesboro, Georgia

Requisition ID: 193040

Position Title: Industrial Hygiene Scientist - Night Shift (193040)

Project: Vogtle Plant Units 3 and 4 Construction Services

Location: Waynesboro, GA

Relocation Authorized: National - Family

Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship

Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Other Requirements: Must be able to obtain proper clearance and access to the site.

In August of 2017, Georgia Power selected Bechtel to complete construction of the two-reactor expansion of a nuclear power plant near Augusta, Georgia. Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4 will be the first new units built in the U.S. in the last three decades and are currently the only new units being constructed in the country.

At the peak of construction, this vital project will employ up to 5,000 on site. These positions will include building tradespeople, engineers, field supervisors, construction and project managers, quality assurance professionals, safety professionals, procurement, subcontract specialists and many others.

This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends, or holidays. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the facility is required.


Establishes routine industrial hygiene processes and programs on a project or in an office setting; assists with integrating specific industrial hygiene requirements into planning, design, and construction activities. Interprets routine industrial hygiene requirements, evaluates and applies basic scientific principles, formulates scopes of work, develops and implements industrial hygiene plans, procedures and methodologies suitable for achieving industrial hygiene objectives, and provides technical assistance to industrial hygiene technologists. May be assigned as an assistant industrial hygiene lead and typically works under a Senior Industrial Hygienist.


A. Supervision Received

  • Receives technical supervision from the Industrial Hygiene Manager, Principal Industrial Hygienist, or a supervisory Senior Industrial Hygienist. If assigned full-time on a project, receives supervision and work assignments from the Project Industrial Hygiene Manager/Supervisor or Project ES&H Manager/Supervisor.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • May provide technical direction to an Industrial Hygiene Technologist.

C. Contacts

  • Maintains relationships with internal organizations (e.g., Engineering, Construction, and Subcontracts) and customer and contractor/subcontractor representatives to coordinate technical/scientific issues and implementation of industrial hygiene functions into project proposals, designs, and construction plans.

  • Maintains contact, as appropriate, with government regulatory and resource agencies to obtain current information on new regulations, program initiatives, and technical requirements and standards.

  • Maintains contact with other industrial hygiene personnel (e.g., Project Industrial Hygiene Manager/Supervisor) to keep informed of changing requirements and to provide technical assistance.


1. Establishes routine industrial hygiene processes and programs on a project or in an office.

2. Assists with integrating specific industrial hygiene requirements by providing input to the ES&H Manager/Supervisor regarding design criteria, construction plans, specifications, subcontracts, job hazard/safety analysis and permits.

3. Interprets routine industrial hygiene requirements and regulations.

4. Develops and implements routine industrial hygiene scopes of work and industrial hygiene plans, procedures, and methodologies to achieve industrial hygiene objectives.

5. Specifies industrial hygiene equipment for use in field sampling and analyses of results.

6. Participates in meetings with customers, project team members and contractors/subcontractors to advise them of industrial hygiene requirements that may affect project design, construction schedule, and cost.

7. Conducts surveys and assessments of work activities to monitor compliance with industrial hygiene requirements including contractual commitments, corporate requirements, and data entry into the Industrial Hygiene Records System (IHRS).

8. May provide technical direction to Industrial Hygiene Technologist.


  • Knowledge of industrial hygiene standards, regulations, methodologies and resources.

  • Knowledge of industrial hygiene principles.

  • Knowledge of engineering, construction, and subcontract work processes.

  • Knowledge of monitoring and sampling methodologies.

  • Knowledge of engineering control systems to mitigate routine hazards.

  • Knowledge of routine instrumentation and their capability and use.

  • Knowledge of the types of general administrative control methodologies.

  • Knowledge of personal protective equipment requirements.

  • Skilled in oral and written communication and knowledge of computer applications.

  • Recognized degree in a specialized scientific field (e.g., occupational safety and health, chemistry, biology, zoology, engineering, or other acceptable fields) or equivalent experience.


  • Related Bachelors degree and at least 1 years of related professional progressive experience.

  • In lieu of formal degree, at least 7 years' related professional progressive experience.

  • Must possess legal right to work in US without sponsorship.

  • Must be physically capable to conduct field inspections and participate in project walk downs which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, walking on elevated platforms, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing in very small and/or confined spaces, and lifting up to 60 lbs.

  • Must be able to pass nuclear security screening requirements and be able to obtain and maintain unescorted access to a nuclear power facility.

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Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

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