Industrial Hygiene Manager

The Industrial Hygiene Manager is responsible for implementing the Waste Treatment Plant (WTP) Industrial Hygiene Program for the Low Activity Waste/Balance of Facilities/Laboratory (LBL) facilities. Ensures the adequacy of requirements implementation through assessment and oversight of implementing processes. Manages the development and maintenance of facility hazard identification and exposure assessment programs and is responsible for the execution of Industrial Hygiene monitoring programs. Provides guidance and information to facility staff and WTP and DOE management on emerging issues affecting Industrial Hygiene program implementation.

This position shall be performed under the day-to-day direction, control, and supervision of WTCC.


  • Provide management oversight of the Industrial Hygiene Program implementation to assure federal, state, and WTP requirements regarding Industrial Hygiene are followed
  • Manage the development and maintenance of industrial hygiene hazard identification, exposure assessment and control programs
  • Train and direct subordinate industrial hygienists in sampling and assessment methodologies
  • Remain cognizant of federal and state regulations affecting industrial hygiene
  • Support comprehensive hazards identification and development of appropriate mitigation strategies
  • Support development of industrial hygiene training programs and assess program effectiveness
  • Provide technical guidance to LBL facilities and WTP and DOE management on resolving issues pertaining to Industrial Hygiene Program implementation
  • Advise facility personnel of required response actions for industrial hygiene hazards anticipated during routine evolutions or process upsets
  • Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work in order to protect self, others, and the environment
  • This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employee is Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisors request


Responsible for directing assigned staff providing industrial hygiene technical support and oversight of the WTP Industrial Hygiene Program implementation.


(EFNM-IH) Exposed Field Non-Manual Industrial Hygiene

Performs desk work, including writing, computer workstation processes, and telephone operation. Arranges for and/or performs presentations, oral reports, planning meetings, and other formal and informal contacts, requiring long periods of sitting. Oversees field activities through inspections, testing and equipment operations, which requires walking, standing, bending, and turning along with wearing of personal protective equipment. Occasional loading, transport, and unloading of tools and/or supplies specific to an activity.

Amentum has joined with Bechtel to create an LLC, known as the Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) to construct, start-up and commission the world’s largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington state.  The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 53 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste currently stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium-production during World War II and the Cold War era. 

The project is the largest undertaking of its kind ever and one of DOE’s most technically challenging cleanup projects equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. Its construction site spans 65 acres and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, and high-level waste vitrification, as well as an analytical laboratory.
Minimum Requirements

Education: Minimum BS (MS preferred) in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Public Health or closely related science

Certification:  Current ABIH Certified Industrial Hygienist required


  • Minimum of thirteen years’ progressive related experience with industrial hygiene regulations, systems, principles and methodologies in industrial and/or chemical operations
  • Must possess expert knowledge of safety-related DOE orders, federal safety and health regulations and standard industrial hygiene practices and procedures
  • Experienced in Industrial Hygiene Program development and implementation preferably within the DOE complex
  • Experienced in resolving challenging Industrial Hygiene issues with regulators and stakeholders

This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Must be able to work in the United States without Sponsorship