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Senior Industrial Hygienist Job

Location(s): CO - Denver


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.



Position Summary
This position works under general direction and is responsible for identification, evaluation, and recommendation/implementation of controls for workplace occupational health hazards and regulatory compliance through: industrial hygiene surveys, exposure monitoring and assessment, training, medical surveillance, engineering controls, work practices, regulatory compliance auditing, program/policy/procedure development, regulatory agency liaison/interactions, hazard control programs and complex large scale project management, documentation and recordkeeping. Oversight responsibilities of contractors and consultants.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Works independently and takes the lead in identifying, developing and/or implementing departmental and corporate initiatives. Subject matter expert within assigned area of responsibility, such as revision to existing safety & health programs, and emphasis initiatives, or gap analysis.
  • Consults on a wide range of industrial hygiene initiatives within the field, such as employee exposure assessments & work practice enhancements. Has a strong understanding of business operations. Provide subject matter expertise and troubleshooting to problems; advise on corrective actions. Identifies industrial hygiene initiatives/programs to support achievement of business area and corporate objectives.
  • Regulatory Compliance - collects and analyzes health & safety sampling/dosimetery data, drafts responses for review. Facilitates routine to complex site inspections and evaluations.
  • Identifies, evaluates, and recommends controls for routine to complex workplace occupational health hazards and regulatory compliance.
  • Provides the company with industrial hygiene technical expertise for others within the department and business areas on industrial hygiene matters.
  • Investigations - independently conducts routine to complex investigations. May lead or participate as a team member on highly complex investigations.
  • Independently conducts complex health audits, industrial hygiene surveys, assessments and inspections, exposure monitoring, medical surveillance and engineering controls.
  • Identifies, develops and conducts industrial hygiene, health or environmental hazard training. Participate and act as team lead on teams or committees relating to industrial hygiene and controls.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene or related discipline or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge required.
  • Minimum 5 years work experience within the Industrial Hygiene related field.



  • ABIH Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification.
  • Masters Degree.



During COVID-19 Pandemic this position may require the ability to temporarily work remote within the company service territory until company protocol dictates return to the office criteria has been met. Telecommuting Policy: A plan has been created to officially rollout a hybrid work-from-home option that will take effect when it is safe to move forward to return to the workplace. This position will participate in this new policy.






As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver || United States (US) || Human Resources & Employee Svc || 42445:Corporate Safety || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $72,100 to $102,433 per year

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Requisition Number: 36526

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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