Industrial Hygienist - Southern Power (a Southern Company)

18 Jan 2023 10:12 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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Industrial Hygienist


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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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

Job Experience:

  • 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)

Other Attributes:

  • 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

  • Demonstrated behaviors that are consistent with Core Values and Safety-First leadership.

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

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: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta, North Carolina

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 50 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

The Energy Center - 3535 Colonnade Parkway (3535Birmingham)

3535 Colonnade Parkway

Birmingham, 35243

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

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