SPC Industrial Hygienist
Georgia, Alabama or North Carolina
The Industrial Hygienist position is responsible for recognizing and evaluating potential occupational health hazards and for developing and managing control measures that are designed to mitigate potential occupational illnesses that comply with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations. This position will be located at Southern Power Company Corporate Headquarters in Birmingham, AL or Atlanta, GA and has job responsibilities at company facilities located throughout the continental US.
Provide industrial hygiene support for Southern Power, including rendering advice on specific compliance measures
Conduct employee exposure assessments
Evaluate and interpret rules and regulations
Develop and deliver compliance and training programs
Develop, implement, manage and maintain the industrial hygiene programs - Significant travel throughout the continental US, primarily in Georgia, Alabama and North Carolina. This role will including regular overnight travel
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Hygiene or related field is required
Certified Industrial Hygienist in comprehensive practice by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene is preferred
Board of Certified Safety Professionals certification a plus
Minimum of 5 years industrial hygiene experience is preferred; preferably within utility, industrial, or manufacturing business sector
Work experience in general safety principles and practices and ergonomic assessment tools and solutions is a plus
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Working knowledge of state-of-the-art IH exposure evaluation technologies, personal protective equipment and engineering control measures
Broad knowledge of OSHA rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
General knowledge of environmental laws and regulations that are inter-related with OSHA rules (SARA, TSCA, RCRA, NESHAPS, AHERA and state equivalents)
Strong computer skills including proficiency with core Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to interact with all levels of employees and management
Ability to work with and through others in a team
Independent problem solving/decision making
Driven and self-motivated
Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and presentation skills to effectively communicate and build relationships with all levels of employees and contractors
Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Southern Company’s values and ethics: Safety First, Intentional Inclusion, Act with Integrity, and Superior Performance.
Southern Power , a subsidiary of Southern Company, is a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider meeting the electricity needs of municipalities, electric cooperatives, investor-owned utilities and other energy customers. Southern Power and its subsidiaries own 47 facilities operating or under construction in 11 states with more than 12,800 MW of generating capacity in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas.
Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com.
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: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham
Operating Company: Southern Power Company
Other Locations: North Carolina, Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to…): Yes, 50 % of the Time
The Energy Center - 3535 Colonnade Parkway (3535Birmingham)
3535 Colonnade Parkway
Southern Company Headquarters - 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW (30ATLANTA)
30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW
Req ID: SPC2000496
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