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Posted: Sep 21, 2017

Certified Industrial Hygienists

HukariAscendent is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, Small Business specializing in comprehensive engineering and technical support services associated with commercial nuclear power and other Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear activities.

We are looking for qualified Certified Industrial Hygienists to fill positions across the U.S. (Idaho, Ohio, & Washington). Currently, we have an opportunity in Richland, Washington:


Provide professional industrial hygiene technical and field support for the Waste & Fuels Management Project. Provide subject matter expertise pertaining to industrial hygiene topical areas, support field implementation of industrial hygiene program requirements, and maintain a strong field presence during project work activities. Participate in work planning, hazard analyses, event critique meetings, incident investigations, and corrective action management.


Develop industrial hygiene exposure assessment documents, safety reports, correspondence, and communication. Assist in the integration of Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS)/Voluntary Protection Program (VPP); support implementation of 10 CFR 851.


Provide support to the company in industrial hygiene and management requirements. Develop and implement effective and efficient methods for controlling and eliminating occupational health hazards. Provides input/interface into the job hazard analysis processes and performs exposure monitoring as required.


Reviews and implements safety and health policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws, regulations and orders from regulating entities (i.e., Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and DOE).


Required Qualifications:

BS degree in industrial hygiene, engineering, or related field plus a minimum of  10 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Candidate must be a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).


Candidates must be capable of meeting physical requirements for working in a hazardous waste environment, work in radiological environment, and able to wear respiratory equipment.


Estimated Duration of Assignment:   Date of Award through 9/30/2018 with 1 Option Year.


No travel/per Diem expenses are authorized for position in Washington.

HukariAscendent offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.

If interested, please submit your resume to

Opportunities with HukariAscendent change frequently.  For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at

HukariAscendent is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Health and Safety Officer

Posted: Sep 21, 2017

POSTING FROM: Southern Ute Tribal Government


COMPANY NAME: Southern Ute Tribal Government JOB TITLE: Health & Safety Officer – Closes 10/4/2017 JOB CITY: Ignacio, CO POSITION DESCRIPTION:


Under the direction of the Risk and Emergency Manager, manages and oversees the planning, design, and development of an occupational safety program in order to provide a safe and healthy workplace for employees and to reduce work-related injuries and accidents.  This position is a grade 18 / $18.96/hour.




Must have an AA/AS in Business, Safety Management, or closely related field and 1 year relevant work experience OR 3 years of experience in a safety compliance / safety administration field.


Must have experience with the development and implementation of safety programs and policies, including conducting investigations and assessments.


Must have computer experience including Microsoft Word, Excel, and database programs.


Must have general knowledge of budgets and accounting procedures.


Must have a valid Driver’s License for state of residency and be insurable under the Tribal vehicle insurance policy.


Must pass a thorough criminal history background check and pre-employment drug test.


Position closes at 5:00 pm Mountain Standard Time on 10/4/2017.

Please apply online at:

Safety Specialist

Posted: Sep 15, 2017

Safety Specialist 

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Job Department: Human Resources


Conducts safety job site audits that align with and support safe working conditions. Assists in the design, development, implementation and continuous improvement of the company’s comprehensive safety and health programs. Duties include the following (but are not limited to): Serves as a model for safe work behaviors and demonstrates safety leadership and commitment. Conducts job site safety audits and facility safety inspections. Conducts incident investigations, documents and makes recommendations for prevention of similar incidents. Conducts field drug and alcohol testing in compliance with company policy and applicable regulations. Develops and conducts safety training classes for all departments. Training topics will include but are not limited to; certification for fall protection and tower climbing, OSHA 10, CPR/AED/First Aid, and Defensive Driving along with proper operation of fleet vehicles. Ensures and monitors training effectiveness through review of audit reports or feedback from Safety Manager, Human Resources, company leaders, and employees. Generates or suggests alternatives and improvements for safety programs and procedures. Develops, implements, and maintains databases for tracking training and safety related information. Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, life, disability, 401k, ESOP, flexible spending, potential for annual bonus, vacation, sick, and holiday leave. Relocation assistance is available. Hiring range: $49,460 – $ 63,000/year DOE Equal Opportunity Employer – Drug Free Workplace


Essential Qualifications:

  • Ability to interpret and apply OSHA, NFPA, DOT, ANSI, and MSHA standards and regulations and train OSHA 10-Hour and 30-Hour course for construction or general industry.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in PowerPoint, desktop publishing software, Internet software; Inventory software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Must have:

  • Valid Driver’s license.
  • Good Driving Record – 3-5 years.
  • Fall Protection Certification and/or willingness and ability to become climbing certified to 300 feet; 275 pounds maximum weight to meet gear requirements.
  • OSHA Training Experience/certification.
  • Comply with DOT physical requirements.
  • Preference given to the following qualifications:
  • ComTrain, SPRAT/IRATA instructor certification.
  • OSHA 500 and 501 certification or ability to obtain within 6 months from hire.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to travel 25% – 45% of time and be away from home for extended periods of time.
  • Organized, detail-oriented.
  • MSHA Trainer Certified a plus.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) or equivalent combination of education/training and work experience in a related safety field.