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Industrial Hygienist/Environmental Protection Program Coordinator

  • Job reference: AE-000250
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge
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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.
On joining the Atkins’ Nuclear business, you’ll be an integral part of a team specializing in taking on the most challenging engineering projects and opportunities from technical leadership to project management. Existing relationships with major clients offer us a stimulating variety of work within a team which is rapidly developing to meet the challenge of sustainable growth and innovation in the energy industry.

Atkins Nuclear Solutions US is currently seeking an Industrial Hygienist/Environmental Protection Program Coordinator to join the nuclear team in Oak Ridge, TN.

Job Description

Serves as Industrial Hygiene (IH) Subject Matter Expert. Responsibilities include:


Development, implementation, and administration of IH Program, including development and maintenance of programs, processes, and procedures to ensure compliance with 10 CFR 851 and OSHA

Conducts facility inspections, surveillances and assessments and supports ongoing project activities for IH requirements, compliance (including operations compliance), and implementation of IH Program requirements

Reviews work packages, procedures, and other documents to ensure compliance with applicable IH requirements, including adequacy of chemical safety requirements

Supports job walk downs, JHE development, suggests permitting strategies and IH sampling plans

Provides directly, or coordinates as necessary, support for industrial safety/hygiene specialist needs

Support overall implementation of 10 CFR 851, Worker Safety and Health Program, including development and/or review of hazard specific permits

Maintains and verifies calibration for industrial hygiene and safety instrumentation and equipment


Serves as Environmental Protection Program Coordinator. Responsibilities include:

Interpretative authority on matters related to the Environmental Management System (EMS)

Implementation of environmental compliance and permitting program to ensure compliance with 10 CFR 851; OSHA; Federal & State EPA, including preparation of reports, correspondence, and other required documentation

Performs EMS program assessments to confirm establishment and implementation of requirements.

Develops environmental performance indicators identify and implement pollution prevention opportunities within the Project’s respective organizations

Performs EMS Management Review, including performance reports and improvement recommendations

Maintains EMS Records Retention Matrix

Job Requirements

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Strong communication, verbal and written skills.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy.

Ability to work independently and resolve practical problems by gathering information, pertinent facts and situational analysis to arrive at sound conclusions and take appropriate actions.

Education / Experience / Certifications

Baccalaureate in engineering, safety, or related science or equivalent work experience.

Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) required.

5 years’ job-related experience as a functional industrial hygienist.

Minimum 1 year nuclear experience.

Environmental management experience desired.

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified locations, information and matter.

US citizenship required for Atkins Global Isotek Systems project positions

Due to current law, and in conjunction with the advertised position’s scope of work, candidates that are Non-US citizens are required to be submitted for further approval to the NNSA before being considered for hiring purposes. In addition, any candidates with dual citizenship in the US and another country must undergo further review for approval by the NNSA. Proof of citizenship will be requested upon receipt of application/resume.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

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