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Industrial Hygiene Specialist
Industrial Hygiene Services Group

Locations: St. Louis Park (Minneapolis), MN or Kansas City, MO Area

Job Description:

Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree in a science-based field (i.e., environmental, biology, chemistry, engineering). The ideal candidate must possess strong technical writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to meet deadlines. Three years of work experience in the fields of safety, industrial hygiene, hazardous materials control and/or Railroad IHS and eRailSafe control experience are preferred. To meet our client’s project/scheduling requirements, applicant must be willing to travel locally, nationally, and up to 50% of the time, with possible occasional night and weekend work. Other work will be remote. Familiarity with MS Office programs a plus, as would experience with Railroad work in this field.

Essential Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Follow safety rules, guidelines, and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.

  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.

  • Perform site visits, field observations, and field data collection on assignments.

  • Assist with generation of written proposals to clients for a variety of projects.

  • May have limited client contact pertaining to specific projects/tasks.

Job Duties Include:
Occupational Exposure Assessments:
  • Conduct site occupational exposure assessments on client-designated employees to monitor for potential chemical constituents/noise

  • Use of various meters/pumps/instruments to collect onsite data

  • Collect samples and document activities following OSHA/NIOSH/ACGIH guidelines

  • Generate a final report discussing sample results, observed conditions and provide conclusions

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Investigations:
  • Conduct visual survey and document existing building conditions

  • Use of various meters and instruments to collect onsite data

  • Collect samples using various EPA/OSHA methodology of various indoor contaminants for submittal to laboratory

  • Create sample location diagrams

  • Write a final report discussing sample results, observed building conditions and provide conclusions and recommendations

Building inspection for the purpose of identifying asbestos containing materials (ACM):
  • Inventory suspect building materials

  • Collect bulk material samples of suspect ACM for submittal to laboratory

  • Assess physical condition and quantify material(s)

  • Create a sample location diagram

  • Write a report detailing the findings

Project Supervision during Asbestos Abatement:
  • Successful completion within AIHA’s Asbestos Analyst Registry Program

  • Onsite oversight of asbestos abatement contractor activities

  • Onsite preparation of equipment and the collection & analysis of air samples for fiber content (PCM analysis)

  • Document Contractor activities and maintain a daily project log

  • Create sample location diagrams

  • Write a closeout report

Additional Training and Services:
  • Lead-Based Paint Inspections

  • Radon Measurement (Field Technician, Professional Radon Measurement Professional)

  • WELL Performance Testing and LEED Verification

  • Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments per ASTM standards

  • Energy Audits

Working for Nova Group, GBC

Nova Group, GBC (Nova) is a privately held multidisciplinary advisory firm incorporated in 1987. We have a global footprint headquartered in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, but our team services clients throughout the United States and abroad. Nova provides services in the areas of environmental management, compliance investigation, corrective action activities, strategic energy services, construction services, and more. Our diverse portfolio of services creates a multitude of career possibilities, and we strive to bring on talent who want to learn and build their skills across multiple sectors of our business.

Nova is a General Benefit Corporation (GBC) and a B-Corp. This means that Nova’s values are aligned with our business practices. We recognize our corporate role goes beyond profitability, and we deeply value our environment, our communities, and our people. Beyond our articles of incorporation, we are making a commitment to measuring our impact in four key segments: our environment, our communities, our customers, and our employees.


In efforts to remain competitive and differentiate Nova, we continuously review our benefit programs. One way we accomplish this is with flexible and remote work arrangements because we realize that personal demands don’t just happen after 5 p.m. Whatever your work environment needs, we will make an effort to accommodate them. At Nova, this culture is successful because we trust our teams to be accountable to each other and to our clients.

In addition, Nova is committed to supporting your professional development through career ladder development, training programs, tuition assistance, professional association events, and continuing education to support your certifications and licenses.

Nova offers competitive benefits, including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off (PTO), paid volunteer time, 401k, etc.

Nova Group is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We commit to providing opportunities to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

If you want to work with a company that truly wants to better our lives, communities, and environment, and if you’re interested in belonging to an organization that will help you grow and progress in your career, consider Nova Group, GBC!



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