Occupational Hygienist

  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Job type
  • Category
    Science - Occupational Medicine

Are you looking for your next challenge? Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in sciences or Occupational Health / Industrial Hygiene field? If so, Apply now for this Occupational Hygienist job in Calgary, AB.
Adecco is currently recruiting for a full-time Occupational Hygienist in Calgary, AB, to work at a well-established energy company majoring in the production of synthetic crude from oil sands. In this diverse role, you will maintain workplace health and safety by identifying, evaluating, and controlling exposure to chemical, physical, ergonomic, biological, and physiological hazards. You will also provide direct support to individual sites and advice to prevent worker over-exposure at the workplace. If the role looks like you, apply now!

  • Location: Calgary, AB (some travel required)
  • Shifts: Monday - Friday
  • Job type: Full-time |12-month contract with possibility of extension
  • Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plans, schedules and completes site level occupational hygiene projects related to the design, implementation and improvement of occupational hygiene processes, systems and learning tools with medium-term timelines
  • Provides technical support to site EHS peers, workers, supervision and management with an evaluation of health hazards, and provision of recommended mitigations associated with day-to-day stakeholder activities and validates the effectiveness of implementation
  • Provides guidance on the occupational hygiene processes and validates organizational compliance with site-level regulatory requirements. Provides input for updates to standards when required
  • Interprets and applies occupational hygiene processes (e.g., respiratory protection, hearing protection, radiation safety, etc.). 
  • Conducts workplace assessments to identify, quantify and control risk to people, property and equipment to identify and mitigate chemical, physical, biological and ergonomics issues at the site level.
  • Develops OH/IH governing documents and assists in the development and implementation of health and safety programs
  • Provide Health and Wellness Site Services team with a rationale for medical surveillance
  • Interfaces with regulatory authorities on occupational hygiene matters
  • Acts as Product Safety liaison to the business
  • Receives strategic direction and guidance for complex issues from the Lead Occupational Hygienist or Central EHS Team
  • Coordinates/supervises work with external consultants and ensures their safety when at site
  • Ensures the proper recordkeeping (filing, reporting, personal letters, etc.) and for the input of occupational hygiene data into the Cority system for all assessments conducted
  • Ensures privacy and confidentiality of policies and processes are followed to maintain confidential health and exposure records
  • Reviews and provides input into BA procedures/standards or Central Occupational Hygiene governing documents as required
  • Requirements and Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the sciences or OH/IH field is required
  • Experience in occupational hygiene is needed
  • Experience in petroleum, petrochemical or other industrial setting is preferred
  • Skilled knowledge in general sciences including chemistry, physics, biology, toxicology, epidemiology etc. is a must
  • Working knowledge of occupational health and safety legislation, product safety, chemical management, community response (e.g. noise/odors, etc.), case management, etc. is needed
  • Competency in exposure assessment methodologies, and control principles is also a must
  • Able to interpret and apply provincial, federal, and other applicable regulatory requirements (e.g. Canada Standards Association, etc.) and best practices related to the management of occupational hygiene-related issues
  • Able to advise the BA on internal and external best practices for occupational hygiene
  • Able to interpret data, and make inferences and recommendations based on that data
  • Excellent oral and written capacities in English are a must
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and relationship-building skills are crucial for success
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Registered with the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists/American Board of Industrial Hygiene certified
  • Comfortable in making presentations / providing training to employees
  • Proficient in computer software applications: e.g. Cority, Microsoft Office
  • Must be legally eligible to work and reside in Canada
  • Don’t miss out on this Occupational Hygienist job in Calgary, AB. This is your chance to get your foot in the door with a well-established energy company. Apply now and you will hear back from an Adecco Recruiter soon. 



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