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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Astoria, New York
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
EH&S Consultant
IH Specialist: Multi-site
IH Consultant
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Safety Consultant
Industry Segments:
Academic/Educational sector, Healthcare/Hospitals/Medical, Pharmaceuticals
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant

New York, NY

Triumvirate Environmental is seeking a strong EH&S Delivery or Senior Consultant to own and deliver short and long term consulting and staff augmentation engagements nationally.  This individual will have a good understanding of EH&S concepts, issues, and challenges and will be able to identify unmet issues and opportunities with resolutions, for current and new clients while ensuring to the highest level of satisfaction.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 to 6 years of experience working in an EH&S capacity, that includes experience working in a professional services group leading project and consulting teams.  This position reports to an EH&S Lead Technical Director or Manager. 

Environmental Compliance Consultant

Description of Job

The primary goal of the EH&S Consultant is to protect Client employees, their contractors and customers and to safeguard the work and surrounding environment.  The EH&S Consultant inspects and evaluates the environment, equipment and processes in working areas to ensure compliance with governmental safety regulations, environmental regulations and industry standards.  Usually working under the supervision of more senior EH&S Consultants, or the Client EH&S staff, they also help to implement and evaluate safety programs, testing and inspecting air, water, machines, conducting training, investigating incidents and accidents and acting as a subject matter resource about other elements of the work environment.

The EH&S Consultant must have excellent interpersonal skills and writing abilities, be self-directed and able to work in a variety of industry settings, client cultures and work locations. 

Experience at this level: 2 to 5 years for a Consultant level, or 3 to 6 years for a Senior Consultant level working experience in EH&S with at least of those years as a profession advisor and/or consultant to third party clients. 

EHS Specialists should be competent to perform at least several of these tasks without supervision:

  • Measure occupational and environmental hazards, such as noise or radiation, using calibrated scientific equipment and/or collecting samples of dust, vapors or gases according to a defined operating procedure. Measure the effectiveness of engineered control systems such as fume hoods.
  • Participate in the inspection and examination of machinery and equipment, such as lifting devices, machine guards, or scaffolding.
  • Conduct workplace safety inspections according to a defined procedure, evaluating the use of personal protective equipment, such as respirators, respirators, protective eyewear, or hardhats, according to applicable regulations. These inspections of the workplace will involve talking with workers and observing their work.
  • Identify potential accident and health hazards, such as toxic vapors, mold, mildew, and explosive gas-air mixtures and help implement appropriate control measures, such as adjustments to ventilation systems.
  • Help investigate accidents and injuries, identifying causes and recommending remedial action.
  • Communicate with Client personnel regarding workplace safety issues, recommending corrective actions.
  • Conduct routine EHS safety trainings such as new employee orientation, hazard communication, fork truck trainings, without supervision.
  • Write reports, including accident reports, and enter information on required Occupational Safety and Health Administration recordkeeping forms.
  • Assist in the development of specific areas of occupational health and safety systems, including drafting or updating policies, procedures, and manuals.

Technical Education

Bachelor’s degree or above in occupational health, safety, or a related scientific field, such as biology, chemistry or engineering.  At this level, the EH&S Consultant should have completed two or more industry-recognized trainings listed below, and may be considering some postgraduate coursework and/or in the process of obtaining a master’s degree in health physics, industrial hygiene, occupational safety, ergonomics or a related subject

  • OHSA 10 or 30 hour General Industry Safety
  • OSHA 10 or 30 hour Construction Safety
  • Principles and Practices of Biosafety (ABSA)
  • HAZWOPR (40 hour)
  • DOT/IATA Hazardous Materials Transportation


Professional Affiliations

Depending upon personal interest and career goals, the EH&S Consultant should be an active member in at least one national professional Safety organization including Local Chapters such as:

  • Health Physics Society (HPS)
  • American Society of Safety Engineers ASSE)
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
  • American Biological Safety Association (ABSA)



The EH&S Consultant should be working towards meeting the requirements of and obtaining one professional designation/certification, depending upon individual interest and career goals such as:

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Registered Biosafety Professional (RBP)
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST)
  • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST)
  • Certified Health Physicist (CHP) credential
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM)


The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Triumvirate Environmental is one of the largest environmental services firms in North America. Triumvirate provides leading institutions in the higher education, life sciences, healthcare, and industrial sectors with diverse services and advice to assist them with compliance management. At Triumvirate, we strive to WOW both our employees and our customers. Our unique culture fosters growth, development, education, and creativity.

Triumvirate offers a competitive employee-focused benefits package which includes:

  • Health, dental, and vision care insurance.
  • 401(K) retirement savings plan.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Pet assistance program.
  • Gym membership discounts and health and wellness reimbursements.
  • Discounted movie tickets.
  • And more!

For further information on Triumvirate, our corporate culture, and our benefits package, please check us out at www.triumvirate.com.

Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans encouraged to apply. Triumvirate is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and a drug-free workplace.

Safety is a priority here at Triumvirate Environmental. To learn more about emergency response preparedness, click here to read our blog!

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