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Industrial Hygiene Specialist

Job Category: Industrial Hygienist
Posted on: 10/21/2021 by Edgewater Technical Associates, LLC
Job reference #: 5184

Nevada National Security Site, NV US-Region IV (West)
Address: Las Vegas, NV
Zip/Postal Code: 89030

Compensation Why is Pay Rate not specified?
Unspecified Wage
Unspecified Per Diem

  • Long Term

Expiration Date 01/19/2022

Job description
Edgewater is seeking qualified candidates for Industrial Hygiene Specialist opportunities for our customer in Las Vegas, NV for the US Department of Energy’s Nevada National Security Site (NNSS).

Per diem is available for those who qualify.

Work Location: NLV, NNSS

Security Clearance: None Required

Duration of Assignment: Anticipated through March 17, 2022. Total Hours: 1040

Scope of Work:

Assist with battery room evaluations that are used as backup or UPS. The evaluation entails:

Determination of worst-case battery off-gassing potential due to charging current and electrolyte volume
Calculation of estimated hydrogen gas evolution during battery off-gassing events
Review of potential and best practice replacement options for lead-acid batteries
Review of the IEEE battery standard and any other applicable standards to help identify which part(s) apply to our work setting
Work with the IH department to provide the best path forward for battery room safety. Help IH determine the risk associated with the batteries and what needs to be done to mitigate the risks.
Assist in refining battery room evaluations and desktop instructions
Standardize issue tracking/battery room inventory status and provide regular performance metrics
Perform other duties as assigned

Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry/physics/engineering or related degree with an emphasis/knowledge in in batteries or battery technology

Previous experience with batteries preferably wet-cell batteries or lithium-ion batteries

If you are interested in being considered for this position and your resume clearly outlines your relevant experience for this position, please follow the application steps via our website

If your qualifications match our position requirements you will be contacted and provided additional details. Edgewater will not submit your resume without first having detailed discussions with you and obtaining your permission to do so.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Edgewater offers the opportunity to structure benefit packages to best suit your needs. We offer multiple individual and family benefit options including paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, and a pre-tax 401(k) retirement account with Company matching contributions and 100% vesting for eligible participants beginning on DAY 1.


Edgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected Veterans, or individuals with disabilities.

Other requirements

3+ years

Security Clearance
No Clearance



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