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Job #: R-00101875
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 for an Industrial Hygienist to join our team supporting operations at NASA Ames Research Center located at Moffett Field, California. In this role you will work with a dynamic group to find solutions to challenging problems, have the opportunity to support NASA Ames mission, and work under leadership who support career growth. Since 1939, Ames has led NASA in conducting world-class research and development in aeronautics, exploration technology and science aligned with the center's core capabilities.

The Industrial Hygienist will apply knowledge and experience in industrial hygiene concepts, processes, procedures with the goal of promoting continuous improvement to ensure a safe workplace environment.  The successful candidate will lead programs, perform various monitoring (noise, air, chemical, lab safety, food sanitation) and provide training to eliminate occupational hazards. This role is responsible for verifying compliance with federal and state occupational health regulations, as well as achieving established corporate standards.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage industrial hygiene programs and perform comprehensive annual program reviews, including lessons learned recommendations for improvement.
  • Facilitate in-person and online training sessions to groups of up to 50 participants, which include employees, researchers, and interns.
  • Conduct large-scale audits for industrial hygiene related hazards; make recommendations and implement corrective actions.
  • Administer personal / 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 comprehensive sampling plan and perform personal / area air monitoring to test for a range of chemicals. Use data to recommend engineering controls, administrative controls, and PPE.
  • Investigate indoor air quality concerns; work with facilities and maintenance teams to address  and resolve.
  • Perform fume hood surveys following ASHRAE 110 guidance and assess local exhaust ventilation using the ACGIH Ventilation Manual.
  • Utilizing the ACGIH Ventilation Manual, offer recommendations for new ventilation design and perform calculations to recommend design requirements.
  • Calculate 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.
  • Complete quarterly food sanitation inspections of the 3 on-site food service facilities, and inspect NASA ARC sponsored events serving food.
  • Perform asbestos/lead pre-renovation building surveys and provide oversight of asbestos / lead abatement.
  • Remain current on industry standards by reading scientific journals on the latest research.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Hygiene (or related field) and 8+ years of related experience. Or, Master's Degree in Industrial Hygiene (or related field) and 6+ years of experience.
  • Experience managing Industrial Hygiene Programs (ex. indoor air quality, hearing conservation program, chemical hygiene, laboratory safety plans, ventilation, biosafety, nanomaterial, and asbestos / lead.
  • Experience developing and managing large-scale  tracking / inventory database.
  • Experience writing and critically-reviewing technical reports (executive summary, process background, means / methods, results, discussions, recommendations).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written). Adaptable with the ability to multi-task.
  • Solution-focused with a commitment to health and safety.
  • MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) is an asset, or ability to obtain within 12 months.
  • Experience working with a defined Statement of Work or other contract-based employment.
  • Knowledge of AIHA’s Mathematical Models for Estimating Occupational Exposure to Chemicals.
  • 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 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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