Industrial Hygienist
The Vertex Companies LLC

Weymouth, Massachusetts
$20.00 - $25.00 per hour

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Company Description

The Vertex Companies, LLC (VERTEX) is a leading multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm that provides forensic consulting, engineering design, construction management, claims & dispute resolution, and environmental solutions to insurance carriers, sureties, law firms, real estate owners, property managers, public agencies, and commercial clients.

We are focused on bettering outcomes for our clients, communities, and our colleagues.

Job Description

At VERTEX, Industrial Hygiene is more than a job, it's a CAREER full of growth opportunities. Our Industrial Hygienists are involved in a wide variety of projects to ensure that everyone has a safe workplace.

Starting out as an Industrial Hygienist, you will conduct Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) assessments and inspections for our clients to identify hazardous conditions or materials at their sites. You collect samples from the project site, examine them under a microscope and send them to a lab for testing - and then you provide information for a client report. You may also supervise third party remediation contractors who clean up the impacted area, and you may monitor the air quality and safety while they do their work.

As we expand our traditional industrial hygiene services to include exposure assessments, safety consulting and other occupational health related projects you will have the opportunity to engage in our Lifetime of Learning program. This program will help you develop your skills and advance in the organization by earning advanced degrees and/or industry certifications.

Main responsibilities

  • Perform activities related to project monitoring, Asbestos/Lead surveys, IAQ/mold assessments, and other project assignments as appropriate
  • Perform air monitoring duties for asbestos abatement activities - from inspection to abatement contractor oversight and project air monitoring
  • Analyze laboratory results and engineering data, and support project team to recommend solutions to our clients
  • Prepare portions of Asbestos Survey and clearance reports, IAQ/Mold assessments, and other technical assessment reports
  • Maintain consistent communication of project progress with the project manager
  • Maintain assessment and monitoring equipment
  • Prepare Health and Safety Plans/Job Safety Analyses for sites
  • Assist with additional projects as we expand our services offerings

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental science or related field; comparable work experience considered in lieu of degree
  • 2+ years of experience performing Indoor Air Quality Assessments and asbestos project monitoring activities
  • Current Massachusetts Asbestos Project Monitor accreditation/license and NIOSH582 certification required
  • Knowledge of IH regulations: EPA's NESHAPs /AHERA regulations - MassDLS/MassDEP asbestos regulations
  • Proficiency in use of Personal Protective Equipment, including respirators and current fit test
  • Ability/willingness for regular regional travel in New England for fieldwork with occasional overnight travel
  • Flexibility in working hours to meet client needs
  • Valid driver's license with a safe driving record
  • EHS Certification and Medical Monitoring pursuant to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (HAZWOPER 40 Hour)

Additional Information

This is a summary of the job description. We will provide a full job description and qualifications upon request.

Industrial Hygienist with a Massachusetts Asbestos Project Monitor certification receive between $20-$25 per hour and are eligible for overtime.

We believe in supporting our communities through our Charitable Giving Committee #vertexgivesback and offering paid time for volunteering. Our DEI committee and programming works to provide a welcoming and supportive culture for all to enjoy. Vertex continually receives Zweig "Best Firms to Work For" and ENR "Top Firm" awards.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

VERTEX offers a solid total compensation package including base salary and discretionary bonus plan. We also offer a robust benefits package including, healthcare (with multiple plan options) and dental; Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability. We offer a 401k plan with immediate match and vesting, Flex Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program, and other perks. We provide a generous paid time off plan for eligible employees including 15 days of vacation, 64 hours of sick time, and 9.5 paid holidays (prorated for eligible part-time employees). Our "Lifetime of Learning" program also offers tuition reimbursement and additional support for pursuing advanced education, to help employees grow their skills and careers.

VERTEX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you require assistance to complete any part of the application process, please contact our Recruiting team at .


Please note that VERTEX does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, VERTEX will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, VERTEX explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of VERTEX.

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