EH&E, an employee-owned company, provides businesses and institutions with innovative and cost saving solutions for their health and safety, environmental and engineering needs. Our mission is to protect people, businesses and the environment. We achieve this by offering a broad range of services from indoor air quality assessment, energy management solutions, regulatory compliance and management, infection prevention programs, independent building commissioning – and more! EH&E is a trusted partner engaged with recognized leaders in healthcare, top-notch academic and research institutions, Fortune 500 companies, large scale enterprises and government agencies.

Headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, our sustainable office space was designed based on the WELL Building standard, a program to advance health and well-being in the workplace.

Staff Scientist I, Compliance and EH&S

As a part of EHE’s Healthcare team, as the Staff Scientist I, Compliance and EH&S, you will provide consultation for our growing healthcare practice. You will work with both regional and national clients to audit and improve the hospital physical environment as well as the environment care of life safety, occupational monitoring and industrial hygiene programs.

You will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the business by presenting a positive, respectful and professional manner to our clients. The Staff Scientist I, Compliance and EH&S will conduct audits, assessments, occupational monitoring and inspections. The successful applicant will be supported by a team of industry experts who will nurture and develop your career. We offer competitive salary packages and excellent benefits. If you are interested in this opportunity, we would be delighted to hear from you.

About You:

You have a background in environmental health & safety and have demonstrated project management skills, particularly in the healthcare industry or other closely related environment. You will have knowledge of LSC and related codes; knowledge of OSHA and EPA/DEP compliance within a relevant industry. You have great time management skills and are comfortable juggling a busy workload. Your written communication skills are strong, and you enjoy documenting information and responding to customer questions.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Environmental tours (i.e., inspections)
  • Accreditation survey preparedness (Joint Commission, DNV-GL, CMS) experience high desired
  • PCRA/ICRA inspections preferred
  • Safety committee support experience
  • Industrial hygiene monitoring experience
  • Indoor air quality assessment experience

Sales & Client Relations:

  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the business by presenting a positive, professional, and respectful image to our clients
  • Identify potential opportunities to senior staff
  • Deliver services on projects that meet or exceed client expectations
  • Regularly consults with members of the Facilities department and fire and compliance specialist personnel on inspection findings and provide appropriate recommendations based on regulatory compliance and best practice guidance


  • Collect quality data as well as field data by other project staff
  • Coordinates and implements programs aimed at mitigation and/or control strategies of fire and life safety vulnerabilities


  • Willingness and openness to professional development
  • Prepares and delivers classroom-based and online EH&S training programs focused primarily in fire and life safety, and may be called upon to deliver training content in other safety-related areas as needed. Updates written materials with code compliance changes as needed
  • Conducts follow-up with various stakeholders as needed

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Represent respectful professional image
  • Interact with client’s staff to execute work
  • Contribute to client satisfaction as a valuable team member

Technical Expertise:

  • Ability to apply basic regulatory compliance and scientific principles to EH&E’s work while developing observational ability and functional analytical skills in discipline
  • Has familiarity with TJC, CMS, and NFPA standards, and has desire to expand knowledgebase in each
  • Participates in and may lead EC/safety specific recurring meetings
  • Conducts and oversees the EC/Safety programs in accordance with federal, state, and local government regulations and agencies’ policies
  • Perform pre-construction risk assessments, including managing PCRA meetings and databases, auditing sites, and providing education to contractors and internal stakeholders
  • Conducts industrial hygiene and/or environmental monitoring

Communication and reports:

  • Written and verbal communication skills are essential as you will be contributing to reports
  • Clearly communicate technical concepts while maintaining context and understanding the audience

Financial Management:

  • Be able to work within timelines and report any deviations to this to management
  • Achieve project profitability goals


Education / Training
  • Bachelor’s degree in safety, industrial hygiene, fire safety/protection or the natural & physical sciences
  • Professional certification eligibility, active membership in a professional organization preferred
  • Industrial experience in healthcare or closely related environment
  • Prior experience as a consultant preferred
  • 3 or more years of experience required

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