Industrial Hygiene Field Technician

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/21/2024 2:45 PM)
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US-CA-Long Beach | US-CA-San Diego
Regular Full-Time


NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


NV5 is on the lookout for a dedicated Industrial Hygiene Technician to become a part of our Building Sciences Team. This role is pivotal in managing hazardous materials within the built environment, focusing on substances such as lead, asbestos, and mold. The successful candidate will work under the mentorship of a Senior Consultant and will be instrumental in executing comprehensive surveys, crafting work scopes, monitoring remediation activities, and delivering technical support to our clients


  • Conduct thorough inspections for hazardous materials in diverse job-site environments.
  • Execute air monitoring and site inspections during the remediation of hazardous substances.
  • Develop and implement strategic sampling plans for hazardous materials.
  • Analyze sampling data and interpret results related to hazardous materials.
  • Compile comprehensive reports detailing findings and recommendations on hazardous materials.
  • Offer expert technical assistance to clients regarding hazardous materials management.
  • Maintain current knowledge of regulations and best practices concerning hazardous materials.



  • An AA or BA/BS degree in Environmental Science, Construction Management, Engineering, or Industrial Hygiene are desired.  Documented, applicable experience may be considered as substitute.
  • At least six months of relevant experience in the field.
  • A robust understanding of hazardous materials identification, control/abatement, and remediation oversight.
  • Proficiency in construction practices and Cal/OSHA regulations.
  • Preferred certifications: CSST (Certified Site Surveillance Technician) by Cal/OSHA.
  • Desirable additional certifications: CSST, NIOSH 582 (or equivalent), CDPH Inspector Assessor, OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER.
  • Must possess personal transportation and be able to independently travel to job sites throughout Southern California.
  • Physical ability to lift/carry up to 30 pounds and navigate ladders, tunnels, and basements.

The pay range for this California position is $30.00 - $38.00 per hour; however, base pay offered may be higher or lower depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience of the candidate. Restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per California Senate Bill 1162. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via the NV5 careers site


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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