Industrial Hygienist – Atlanta, GA

Industrial Hygienist

Southern Company

Atlanta, GA



The Industrial Hygienist position is responsible for recognizing and evaluating potential occupational health hazards and for developing and managing control measures that are designed to mitigate potential occupational illnesses that comply with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations. This position will be located at Southern Power Company Corporate Headquarters in Birmingham, AL or Atlanta, GA and has job responsibilities at company facilities located throughout the continental US.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide industrial hygiene support for Southern Power, including rendering advice on specific compliance measures

  • Conduct employee exposure assessments

  • Evaluate and interpret rules and regulations

  • Develop and deliver compliance and training programs

  • Develop, implement, manage and maintain the industrial hygiene programs – Significant travel throughout the continental US, primarily in Georgia, Alabama and North Carolina. This role will including regular overnight travel

Job Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Hygiene or related field is required

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist in comprehensive practice by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene is preferred

  • Board of Certified Safety Professionals certification a plus

  • Minimum of 5 years industrial hygiene experience is preferred; preferably within utility, industrial, or manufacturing business sector

  • Work experience in general safety principles and practices and ergonomic assessment tools and solutions is a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of state-of-the-art IH exposure evaluation technologies, personal protective equipment and engineering control measures

  • Broad knowledge of OSHA rules, regulations, policies, and procedures

  • General knowledge of environmental laws and regulations that are inter-related with OSHA rules (SARA, TSCA, RCRA, NESHAPS, AHERA and state equivalents)

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with core Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Other Attributes:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees and management

  • Ability to work with and through others in a team

  • Independent problem solving/decision making

  • Driven and self-motivated

  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and presentation skills to effectively communicate and build relationships with all levels of employees and contractors

  • Demonstrated behaviors that are consistent with Core Values and Safety-First leadership.


Southern Company

30 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW


Georgia États-Unis

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