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Industrial Hygienist Sr. 
Updated:  9.14.15


Sentry Insurance is seeking an experienced, self-motivated, technical and results driven individual to fill a highly skilled position in our National Accounts - IH Services Division.  As an Industrial Hygiene Consultant Sr. you will work with Corporate Risk Management, Safety Management, and Plant/Facility Management contacts as well as brokerage firms to complete Industrial Hygiene Services for our casualty line of business primarily for our National Account customers with premium in excess of $500,000.

What You’ll Do


The following are some of the responsibilities of the National Account IH Services Consultant Senior that would be located preferably in Dallas, TX; secondary locations include Des Moines, IA, Minneapolis, MN, Kansas City, MO, St Louis, MO or Omaha, Nebraska. Travel responsibilities would include Texas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and the West Coast as needs arise. 


·        Act as a Team Leader and conduct industrial hygiene field consultation service (noise, air quality, IAQ, etc.) for National Accounts customers.  Provide industrial hygiene services for standard commercial lines customers, underwriting, and fee service customers at the request of IH or Safety Services management.

·        Anticipate, recognize, evaluate potential health hazards, and assist customers by recommending proper controls for ACGIH and OSHA guidelines. 

·        Review, assist with development and/or coordinate specific risk improvement or regulatory mandated programs.  Coordinate the implementation of these programs with the customer and the safety services consultant.

·        Provide technical expertise for the development of industrial hygiene-related technical bulletins or information sheets. 

·        Provide training for customers, safety services consultants, or Sentry Insurance employees in industrial hygiene-related areas.

·        Assist sales and underwriting by providing information about prospective customer's processes and potential exposures on conditions that may lead to occupational disease as directed by Industrial Hygiene Management.

·        Assist Sentry Insurance claims department with review or evaluation of occupational disease claims that may have arisen from specific process or workplace exposures.

·        Maintain and calibrate field equipment on a scheduled basis.  Ensure that field work is done in a timely and professional manner.

What it Takes

·        Bachelor’s degree or equivalent within the Safety Sciences area is required (i.e., Industrial Hygiene, Degree in Analytical Chemistry, or a related science and/or engineering field).

·        3+ years of related work experience.

·        M.S. Degree in industrial hygiene, or occupational and environmental health preferred.

·        Certification by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene in the comprehensive practice or other specialty aspect of industrial hygiene is preferred or a willingness to achieve the CIH Designation in 3 – 5 years.

·        Demonstrated competency in field consultation and familiarity with current industrial hygiene technology.

·        Leadership skills, proactive attitude, proficient technical writing and communication skills.

·        An acceptable motor vehicle record and ability to perform extensive travel is required (50% - 75% travel).

What You’ll Receive

We offer an outstanding array of benefits for our associates, including:

·     Company Car

·     Competitive Compensation

·     Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life benefits

·     Generous Paid-Time Off - including Company Holidays

·     401k plan with a dollar-for-dollar match on your first six percent – immediate vesting

·     Access to more than 100 certification, designation and licensing courses

·     Career advancement opportunities


Who You’ll Want to Contact
Amy Lang – Talent Advisor
715.346.9096 or amy.lang@sentry.com


Why Sentry Insurance

Sentry employees have been helping individuals and businesses build and protect their future since 1904.  Because of the trust placed in us, Sentry is one of the largest and strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States, and is rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.  Sentry offers a full line of property, casualty and life insurance products to protect businesses, cars, homes, lives and retirement incomes.  The Sentry Team is passionate about providing good customer service and supports on-going professional and technical development. 

So make the right choice—with great potential for growth, an outstanding 401(k) program and a schedule that offers you a balance between your work and life—choose the company with the strength and stability to offer it all.  Choose Sentry Insurance.

Sentry Insurance is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Apply online at: http://adtrk.tw/Gcway

Dr. Robert Emery


Dr. Robert Emery is Vice President for Safety, Health, Environment & Risk Management for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Professor of Occupational Health at the University of Texas School of Public Health.   Bob has over 30 years of experience in health & safety and possesses master's degrees in health physics and environmental sciences, and a doctorate in occupational health. Bob holds the unique distinction of holding national board certification in seven main areas of health & safety including;

Health Physics [Certified Health Physicist, CHP],
Occupational Safety [Certified Safety Professional, CSP],
Biological Safety [Certified Biological Safety Professional, CBSP],
Industrial Hygiene [Certified Industrial Hygienist, CIH],
Hazardous Materials Management [Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, CHMM],
Security Management [Certified Protection Professional, CPP]
and Risk Management [Associate in Risk Management, ARM].

While managing a comprehensive safety program, Bob has authored over 70 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles and book chapters on health and safety issues and has provided media interviews to major media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, LA Times, NY Times, ABC, CNN, FOX, MSNBC, BBC, and NPR. He is a frequent presenter at the local, state, national and international level.

Topic:    Health & Safety Lessons from Other Public Health Professions:

              Techniques and discoveries we may be missing that could help us protect workers

Few practicing health & safety (H&S) professionals routinely identify themselves as part of the "public health workforce" but H&S is actually a subset of a very diverse professional community that collectively exists to prevent illness, injury, or death within populations. If H&S professionals would only pause to consider the techniques and discoveries derived from other public health fields, lessons could be gleaned that could help us better manage risks. This presentation is specifically intended to get H&S professionals "out of their box" by providing an overview of the broader field of public health from a historical perspective and then an examination of three examples from public health endeavors that hold potentially powerful lessons for the H&S profession. The presentation will also expose individuals to other possible career tracks within the broader field of public health. Ample time will be allotted for questions and discussion.

Each participant will Learn How to:

• Define "public health" and instill an understanding of its importance to the origins of the health & safety professions
• Discuss examples of advances in various public health disciplines that can assist the health & safety professions in achieving stated goals
• Instill an awareness of the professional growth opportunities in the field and highlight key references



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9100 Gulf Freeway

Houston, TX  77017

Phone: (713) 943-7979