Industrial Hygienist

24 May 2018 6:41 AM | Anonymous member

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Industrial Hygienist - Downtown Atlanta


Industrial Hygienist - Georgia Power Headquarters, Downtown Atlanta

Location: 241 Ralph McGill Blvd, Atlanta 30308

Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least SIX MONTHS prior to applying for this position.


The Industrial Hygienist position is responsible for recognizing and evaluating potential occupational health hazards, for recommending and developing control measures that are designed to eliminate or mitigate potential for occupational illness, and to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.

NOTE: Significant travel is required throughout Georgia service territory, including some overnight travel .



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene, Natural or Physical Science strongly preferred

  • Master's Degree is a plus

Work Experience/Technical knowledge

  • Good working knowledge of industrial hygiene principles and practices

  • Prior experience performing such practices as air sampling, noise measurements and report writing

  • Working knowledge of state of the art personal protective equipment and engineering control measures

Legal/Regulatory knowledge

  • Good working 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)

Knowledge, Skills & abilities

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees

  • Ability to work with and through others in a team environment

  • Ability to perform duties with a moderate level of guidance and direction

  • Demonstrated behaviors that are consistent with Southern Style values defined as: Total Commitment, Superior Performance and Unquestionable Trust; as well as proven safety leadership which meets the company's safety policies/procedures

Other Requirements

  • Must have a current valid driver's license


  • Provide industrial hygiene consultative services for internal clients

  • Evaluate and interpret rules/regulations

  • Render advice on specific compliance measures

  • Conduct employee exposure assessments

  • Develop and deliver compliance and training programs

  • Assist in implementation and maintenance of industrial hygiene programs

  • Serve as a resource on auditing teams

  • Significant travel throughout Georgia service territory, including some overnight travel

Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position.

Georgia Power is an investor-owned, tax-paying utility that serves 2.4 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. The largest of four electric utilities that make up Southern Company, Georgia Power, has been providing electricity to Georgia for more than a century at rates well below the national average. With 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast. A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Nuclear, Southern Power, SouthernLINC Wireless and Southern Telecom. Southern Company also has a growing competitive generation company. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices below the national average. Southern Company is consistently listed among the top U.S. electric service providers in customer satisfaction by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).

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: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Other Locations: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

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

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: GPC2006167

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