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Job #: R-00094404
Location: Mountain View, CA
Category: Industrial Hygiene
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos has an exciting opportunity to join our Industrial Hygiene Team supporting operations at NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California. In this role you will work with a dynamic team to find solutions to challenging problems, gain experience working at NASA centers, and work for a manager that supports career growth.

Work will be performed at NASA Ames Research facilities.

To facilitate timely access to government systems and facilities, U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residency is required.  

The Industrial Hygienist will work under general supervision of the Lead Industrial Hygienist and is expected to apply fundamental industrial hygiene concepts, practices, and procedures. 

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Delivering in-person and online trainings to groups of up to 50. Class participants range from student interns, to PhD researchers, to blue collared laborers.

  • Personal and area noise monitoring to recommend engineering controls and appropriate HPD noise reduction rating. Create detailed noise map with sound pressure levels to delineate hazardous noise areas.

  • Develop a comprehensive sampling plan and perform personal/area air monitoring for a range of chemicals. Use that data to recommend engineering controls, administrative controls, and PPE.

  • Investigate indoor air quality concerns and work with facilities and maintenance.

  • Perform fume hood surveys following ASHRAE 110 guidance and assess local exhaust ventilation using the ACGIH Ventilation Manual.

  • Using the ACGIH Ventilation Manual, offer recommendations for new ventilation design and perform calculations to recommend design requirements.

  • Calculating potential for oxygen deficiency and chemical gas buildup in case of accidental compressed gas/cryogen release.

  • Perform quantitative respirator fit tests for all employees at ARC wearing elastomeric respirators.

  • Conducting large scale audits for Industrial Hygiene related hazards and recommending/implementing corrective actions.

  • Perform comprehensive annual program reviews including lessons learned recommendations for improvement.

  • Perform quarterly food sanitation inspections of the 3 food service facilities plus inspect NASA ARC sponsored events serving food.

  • Perform asbestos/lead pre-renovation building surveys and oversight of asbestos/lead abatement.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial hygiene or related field and 8 years’ related experience, or a Master's degree and 6 years' experience.

  • Knowledge and use of computer skills and typical business software (i.e., word processing and spreadsheets) is mandatory.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are mandatory.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and switch between projects easily.

  • Experience managing Industrial Hygiene Programs that include large tacking/inventory databases for programs such as indoor air quality, hearing conservation program, chemical hygiene, laboratory safety plans, ventilation, biosafety, nanomaterial, and asbestos/lead.

  • Being solution oriented with a “yes, if” rather than “no” mentality towards health and safety.

  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with research organizations across center. Ability to develop working relationships that allow.

  • Ability to write and critically review technical reports for all field work conducted. Technical reports include executive summaries, process background, means/methods, results, discussions, and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

  • Experience working with a defined Statement of Work or other contract based employment.

  • Comfortable reading scientific journals to stay up to date on the latest research and industry standards.

  • Knowledge of AIHA’s Mathematical Models for Estimating Occupational Exposure to Chemicals, is a plus but not required.

  • Knowledge of quantitative risk assessment and exposure modeling tools such as ALOHA and AIHA’s IHMOD2, IHSkinPerm, and OHDMod applications.

  • Experience working at NASA centers.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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