Industrial Hygiene Technician

SynTerra is looking for an Industrial Hygiene Technician to join our growing Cary office. You should have 0-3 years’ experience with projects related to asbestos, lead-based paint, microbial assessments, indoor air quality, and other industrial hygiene projects. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals and requires the ability to travel to remote project sites.


· Assisting staff with the collection of samples for laboratory analysis

· Air monitoring for asbestos and other hazards

· Report preparation

· Ability to pass training courses specific to asbestos, lead and mold

· Required to pass medical exam and wear a negative pressure respirator 

· Required to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and at heights 

  • Must have a minimum of an associate degree with coursework in sciences, industrial hygiene, environmental science preferred. Bachelor’s degree a plus.
  • 0-3 years of experience
  • Familiarity with building systems/construction is a plus
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained preferred but not required
  • Basic understanding of building construction/mechanical systems 
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, strong work ethic and reliability 
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office suite applications 
  • Commitment to details, deadlines, and budgets and a positive attitude 
  • Willingness to travel locally, regionally, and overnight as needed 
  • Occasional night, weekend, holiday, and extended shifts beyond 8 hours 

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

• The Industrial Hygiene Technician must be able to lift heavy objects, use ladders, access elevated sites such as roofs and towers, ability to work outside in heat and cold, crawlspaces, and abandoned buildings.

• The Industrial Hygiene Technician must be good with their hands and familiar with most hand tools.

• The Industrial Hygiene Technician must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.

• The Industrial Hygiene Technician must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail. 

• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer.

Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.