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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. Ward received a Ph.D. in Microbiology in 2005 from Texas A&M University.  He began working in the Environmental Microbiology Laboratory and Industrial Hygiene Laboratory at J3 Resources in Houston, TX, becoming the QA/QC Officer and obtaining AIHA Accreditation for the company.  After J3 Resources expanded and opened a location in Pasadena, TX in 2016, Dr. Ward became the Lab Director for both the Houston and Pasadena branches.  Dr. Ward is a member of the ASTM D22.08 Committee on Air Quality – Sampling and Analysis of Mold and has been presenting to local training providers in the Houston area for the past 8 years about best sampling practices.

Please join us  in February for our next talk on Weathering the Storms – A Laboratory Perspective by Scott J. Ward

With the recent weather-related events in Houston and surrounding areas, the laboratories play an integral role helping get things back to normal.  Testing for mold, bacteria, and asbestos become critical in determining how best to clean impacted areas and when people can safely return.  Unfortunately, with the large number of samples these events generate, the laboratories can easily become a huge bottleneck.  This talk will focus on how these events have impacted the laboratories, effects seen on sample results, and how to best prepare for the next event.