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Industrial Hygienist
CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD

The Center for Construction Research and Training (www.cpwr.com) is the non-profit 501(c)3 research, development and training arm of the North America’s Building Trades Unions, AFL-CIO, located in downtown Silver Spring, MD by metro and public parking.  We administer multiple federally-funded programs including serving as the NIOSH-supported National Center for Construction Safety and Health Research.

The Inside Track

CPWR is currently seeking a deadline driven, self-directed, energetic junior-level industrial hygienist to join our Construction Solutions team.  The successful candidate will support our Construction Solutions Program, which is focused on making safety and health information and solutions available to contractors.


Master's degree in Public Health, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety and Health, or related fields.  Microsoft Office Proficiency (Word, Excel, Access, & PowerPoint).  Experience in statistical data analysis and using statistical analysis software such as SAS, R, SPSS, etc.  Proficiency in using PubMed and other scientific search engines.

Typical Job Requirements

The specific role of the candidate will be to lead the development of a database of occupational exposure data, in order to help construction employers choose the right combinations of engineering and work practice controls to reduce worker exposures to common construction industry airborne hazards.