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Industrial & Environmental Hygiene (IEH) provides all-encompassing management and administration of environmental hygiene inclusive of: asbestos, lead, PCBs, indoor air quality, mold, hazardous materials, underground storage tanks, environmental due diligence for site development acquisitions, potable water, chemical relocation, soil excavation/characterization and disposal. IEH works very closely with Architecture & Engineering (A&E) and Construction Management (CM).
Job Description Summary
The Industrial Hygienist B is responsible for ensuring compliance with appropriate laws and regulations governing health and safety in the workplace and in schools.

Job Description
Responsibilities include:
  • Conducts initial review of all construction documents to ensure compliance with appropriate provisions related to environmental conditions before they are sent for final approval.
  • Coordinates all phases of environmental projects assigned.
  • Coordinates all administrative project aspects relevant to Environmental conditions for all projects assigned.
  • Monitors job sites to determine the presence of occupational health hazards and ensures that industrial hygiene standards are maintained and appropriate safety provisions are observed.
  • Prepares special reports requested by supervisors.
  • Recommends appropriate equipment and techniques for protection against exposure to harmful substances and hazardous conditions or operations.
  • Educates/trains project stakeholders regarding matters of industrial hygiene.
  • May perform the duties of Industrial Hygienist – A.
  • Performs related duties, as assigned.
Preferred Skills: Experience with all aspects of environmental survey & design, as it relates to industrial hygiene.

Civil Service Classification: Competitive
  • Appointment Rate: $68,332 – $95,247
  • Incumbent Rate: $78,582 – $109,434
Subject to the provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the appointment rate for any newly hired employee, or employees with less than two years of active City or SCA service, shall be 15% less than the applicable incumbent rate or step.
Baccalaureate: Engineering, Architecture, Environmental Health Sciences or related field

Certifications (if required)
City Certified Investigator/State Department of Labor Project Monitor – NYS Department of Labor

Work Experience
Three years of full time experience performing hazard/toxic substance assessments, or a satisfactory combination of education and experience. Selective Certification for Specialty Experience. Specialty areas are: Survey & Design: must have a minimum of three years of experience specializing in survey & design. Field Operations: must have a minimum of three years of experience specializing in field operations. Hazmat: must have a minimum of three years of experience specializing in Hazmat.

Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment must provide proof of being fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine before their start date. Where applicable, individuals who are unable to comply with this requirement because of medical or religious reasons may request a reasonable accommodation.
The New York City School Construction Authority (NYCSCA) is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual’s sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy. In addition, the NYCSCA will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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