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Industrial Hygienist

Company: AGL Resources
Location: Gulfport
Posted on: July 14, 2019

Job Description:

Industrial Hygienist Description Industrial Hygienist JOB SUMMARY : This position is responsible for recognizing and evaluating potential occupational health hazards, and for recommending and developing control measures that are designed to eliminate or mitigate potential for occupational illness and to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations. This position also serves as the company s fire protection specialist and OSHA recordkeeping subject matter expert. The incumbent works closely with the Safety and Training Department s compliance specialists and MPC Generation s plant safety specialists to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, standards and laws of OHSA, ANSI, ASTM, NFPA, Federal, State, and local jurisdictions. JOB REQUIREMENTS: * Bachelor s degree in industrial hygiene or related field preferred * Prior industrial hygiene work experience preferred ; preferable within electrical, industrial, or chemical business sector * Certified Industrial Hygienist by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene preferred * Knowledge of the state-of-the-art IH exposure evaluation technologies, personal protective equipment and engineering control measures * Knowledge of general safety principles and practices as well as ergonomic assessment tools and solutions is a plus * Knowledge of OSHA and NFPA regulations * General knowledge of environmental laws and regulations that are inter-related with OSHA rules (SARA, TSCA, RCRA, NESHAPS, AHERA, and state equivalents) * Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong computer skills * Ability to interact with all levels of employees and work with and through others in a team environment * Strong planning, organizing, coordinating, problem solving, decision making and project management skills * Ability to perform routine professional assignments such as air sampling and noise measurements * Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Our Values and Principle-Centered Leadership MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: * Provide industrial hygiene and fire protection consulting services to company business units and management * Evaluate and interpret rules/regulations affecting various business units throughout the Company * Conduct and prepare reports for employee exposure and sampling assessments * Develop and deliver training on compliance issues and safety-related programs * Develop, implement and manage industrial hygiene programs to ensure compliance with OSHA, State and Federal Laws * Facilitate risk assessment and risk reduction activities, including monitoring of all occupational and environmental hazards and provide adequate responses and program development * Provide guidance in budget planning with business units to facilitate the purchase of essential material and maintain contracts with vendors providing services to ensure compliance * Monitor and evaluate safety and compliance programs for effectiveness and assist in Southern Company s system audits * Interface and serve on Southern Company system compliance and industrial hygiene committees. Provide leadership on committees as appropriate * Provide research and interpretive services concerning the classification of occupational injuries/illnesses and interface with OSHA on reporting issues * Facilitate Human Performance Event Learning Analyses of serious and potentially serious events to identify contributing factors and corrective action plans * Serve as the Company s auditory and respiratory testing subject matter expert * Work closely with MPC Generation s Safety & Health Coordinator on issues affecting Generation * Significant travel throughout MPC and Southern Company s service territory including some overnight travel Mississippi Power a subsidiary of Southern Company, serves southeast Mississippi. We have a history of customer and community service, economic development leadership, environmental stewardship and employee involvement. Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries as of Jan. 1, 2019. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices below the national average. For more than a century, we have been building the future of energy and developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon capture technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy efficiency and storage technology. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation and a low-carbon future, Southern Company and its subsidiaries develop the customized energy solutions our customers and communities require to drive growth and prosperity. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and govern our business to the benefit of our world. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have been recognized nationally by the U.S. Department of Defense, G.I. Jobs magazine, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, Forbes and the Women's Choice Award. To learn more, visit ***********************. Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. Job Field: Safety & Health Job Type: Standard Primary Location: Mississippi-Coastal Area-Gulfport Operating Company: Mississippi Power Company Job Type: Standard Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time Work Location(s): MPC Operations Center (16006gulfport) 16006 Vick Road Gulfport, 39503 Req ID: MPC*******

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