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Industrial Hygiene Intern
Basic responsibilities are to monitor various air contaminants and noise exposure, review and interpret data, and develop reports.
Scope of Work:
- Conduct industrial hygiene field measurements and evaluations of various air contaminants and noise levels using industrial hygiene equipment and basic principles of industrial hygiene
- Assess work places for occupational health hazards by observing work conditions, assessing records, conducting interviews, sampling and monitoring chemical and physical agents
- Determine appropriate monitoring and sampling strategies, if indicated, and conduct these activities
- Perform noise surveys and develop noise maps
- Oversee personal exposure assessments
- Provide compliance guidance to local management and company personnel.
- Conduct health hazard evaluations, inspections and audits
- Assist in development and review of operating groups' compliance programs
- Maintain, operate and calibrate a variety of sampling and monitoring equipment
- Evaluate and interpret monitoring and sampling results, make determinations, and develop corrective strategies
- Prepare accurate and complete technical reports of survey findings and provide recommendations on how to correct hazardous conditions
- Evaluate compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations, standards and codes
- Consult with Industrial Hygienists regarding health problems and solutions
- Provide support to other Safety & Health Department activities
- Other duties as assigned
Actively pursuing a Bachelor's or Masters Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental, Chemistry, Biology, Public Health, Physical Science or Life Science required. Course work should be completed through at least the sophomore level. Completion of at least one introductory course in Industrial Hygiene is required.
Experience: None required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Basic knowledge of industrial hygiene, biology, chemistry, physics, physiology, and toxicology
2. Basic knowledge of occupational health standards, codes, and regulations
3. Basic knowledge of methods, procedures and techniques used in collecting and testing samples such as dusts, mists, fumes, vapors, and noise
4. Basic knowledge of air sampling instruments, noise monitoring instrumentation, and various other industrial hygiene sampling instrumentation
5. Basic knowledge of the techniques utilized in conducting industrial hygiene investigations
6. Good analytical, written and verbal communications skills.
7. Competent computer skills with knowledge in Word and Excel.
8. Good human relations skills.
9. Keen observation and reporting skills
10. Ability to organize and interpret field data and identify necessary corrections
11. Ability to prepare clear, concise, and accurate investigative and narrative reports
Reporting and Work Location
This intern position is located at the Ameren General Office Building [GOB] in Downtown St. Louis, MO. Work location may be anywhere in the Ameren system and not primarily in an office environment. Outside work will be required. Hours must be flexible.