Industrial Hygienist in Henderson, CO at Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Since 1912 Sturgeon Electric has been providing comprehensive electrical construction services to clients in Colorado and throughout the western United States. Sturgeon Electric performs all types of electrical construction, including Commercial & Industrial, Line, Traffic, and Low Voltage & Communications, and is an industry leader in OSHA’s VPP Safety Program.  Sturgeon also provides a highly competitive benefits package including: medical, dental & vision insurance, paid vacation & holidays, company paid life insurance and a 401K.


The Industrial Hygienist assists with designing and implementing the Company's Industrial Hygiene program. As part of the Company's Safety organization, the Industrial Hygienist works to ensure that all employees uphold the core value of safety by implementing and maintaining Industrial Hygiene and workplace safety programs. Utilizes advanced techniques and diversified knowledge of industrial hygiene and safety principles to develop and implement occupational health and safety programs. The Industrial Hygienist will develop positive professional relationships with field personnel, all levels of management and outside agencies during all phases of construction projects.

Essential Functions

  • Identify workplace factors that could impact employee health and recommend corrective actions to reduce or eliminate occupational health and safety issues
  • Act as a liaison between management, outside local safety agencies, and insurance carriers
  • Coordinate with district operations personnel to establish and maintain safety standards
  • Work includes technical responsibility for hazard identification and management of employee Industrial Hygiene exposure assessments
  • Inspect work environments to ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations
  • Investigate accidents/health issues and develop plans to prevent their recurrence
  • Develop, implement and maintain the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), including Industrial Hygiene and workplace safety programs, systems and procedures
  • Coordinate and conduct periodic job site visits of all crews to identify unsafe work conditions and practices
  • Coordinate other supplemental inspections whenever new processes, equipment, substances, or previously unrecognized hazards are found to be present
  • Develop and implement corrective action plans for all injury and illness investigation reports
  • Create a system for communicating health and safety issues to include safety meetings, formal safety training and posting of various communications
  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable
  • The essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • 1 to 2 years of experience working with commercial or industrial projects
    Minimum 1 year of experience in a workplace safety-related role
  • Prior experience with railway project preferred
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of industry-related safety regulations is required
  • Familiarity with establishing program implementation requirements for clients with regards to both OSHA and environmental compliance issues
    Knowledge of, or direct experience working with OSHA VPP or Sharp-recognized organization is required
  • Experience within the electrical construction industry is beneficial
  • Uses independent judgement and discretion in data analysis and problem resolution
  • Advanced knowledge of specific government agency requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety and/or Industrial Hygiene is required; combination of relevant experience (minimum 5 years) and education may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation is required
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designation is preferred

Employee Benefits

  • Weekly pay via direct deposit or pay card
  • Comprehensive benefits package
    • Medical, dental, & vision
      • $15 weekly premium for employee only & employee plus family coverage
      • Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Company-paid short and long-term disability
    • Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment
    • Supplemental life and accidental death & dismemberment
    • Critical illness & accident plans
    • Identity theft protection
    • Group legal
    • Auto & homeowners
  • Generous 401(k) Plan
    • 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting
    • Annual profit-sharing potential
  • Paid time off
    • Vacation
      • Tiered increases based on tenure with the company
    • Holidays (8 per year)
    • Sick time (as applicable)
  • Superior educational assistance program

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. 

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MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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