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Position: Project Specialist-Hygiene Hazmat
Service Sector: Hygiene Hazmat
Location: Head Office in Mississaug
Start Date: Immediately

OHE is a multidisciplinary firm that specializes in providing high quality services in the field of Environmental, Occupational Hygiene and Building Science Consulting.

The many consulting services offered by OHE include occupational and environmental hygiene, environmental site assessments and remediation, building condition assessments and restoration design, tendering and management, asbestos and building hazardous materials management and control, indoor air quality, building microbiological contamination (mould) management and control, environment and health and safety training and the development and implementation of environmental and health and safety management systems. Additional specialty engineering services include risk management, forensic engineering, confined space management, water/wastewater engineering, pollution prevention, auditing, structural, pre-construction surveys, building envelope (walls, windows/doors, roofs) performance investigation.

Currently we are seeking applications for the position of a Project Specialist with our Occupational Health and Hazmat team. The Project Specialist will work on occupational hygiene and health & safety projects including asbestos and mould investigations and assessments, as well as designated substances surveys.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct inspections during occupational hygiene and health & safety projects including asbestos abatement and mould remediation projects (e.g. containment inspections, progress inspections, clearance visual inspections, etc.);
  • Conduct hazardous building materials surveys;
  • Conduct bulk and air sampling for asbestos and mould;
  • Perform Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM) analysis;
  • Prepare daily progress reports in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Prepare project reports detailing the work completed, applicable regulatory framework, findings, conclusions and recommendations in a timely, accurate and complete manner;
  • Supervise contractors during abatement and remediation projects;
  • Develop and maintain effective client relationships, enhancing client confidence in OHE and the services provided;
  • Ensure on-site activities do not disrupt the client’s normal business operations;
  • Provide accurate and scientific records of field data; monitor results and observe site activities. Relay pertinent information to Senior Project Consultants, as appropriate;
  • Effectively manage current and upcoming assignments, remaining aware of issues, expectations and progress of all assigned projects;
  • Provide support to colleagues as required (e.g. provide appropriate input, suggestions and insights);
  • Advise clients in the identification, handling and disposal of hazardous substances in a safe, legal and cost-effective manner under the direction of the Project Manager;


  • A Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational Hygiene or Engineering, or a College Diploma in Occupational Hygiene, Health and Safety, Construction, Architectural or Environmental Technology;
  • At least 1 -2 years of related experience;
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel);
  • Proficiency with Auto CAD is considered an asset;


  • Flexibility;
  • Adaptability;
  • Problem-solving ability;
  • Excellent computer skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills;
  • The ability to multi-task and meet tight timelines;
  • The candidate must have a valid driver’s license and must be able and willing to travel;