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CenterPoint Energy Industrial Hygiene Specialist in Houston, Texas

Industrial Hygiene Specialist - SAF00564-A

Center Point Energy is looking for an Industrial Hygiene Specialist to join our Safety & Technical Training Team , located in Houston, TX .

You will have the ability to: provide industrial hygiene technical and professional support for CenterPoint Energy’s Enterprise Industrial Hygiene Program. Responsibilities will include ensuring compliance with applicable State and Federal Regulations as well as CenterPoint Energy’s policies and best practices. This position will focus on the continuous improvement of CenterPoint Energy’s policies, programs, and work practices in effort to maintain a safe work environment.

We want you to know

CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. Our vision to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value drives our strategy and performance. We have an unwavering commitment to deliver electricity and natural gas safely and reliably to millions of people.

Diversity and Inclusion

CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities, and talents of our diverse workforce.

At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.

What we bring to you

  • Competitive pay

  • Paid training

  • Benefits eligibility begins on your first day

  • Subsides metro and parking discounts

  • Flexible work schedule, paid holidays, and paid time off

  • Access to discounts at fitness clubs and an on-site wellness center at our headquarters in Houston

  • Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement

  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% regardless of your contribution with immediate 100% vesting.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Maintains and continuously improves the CenterPoint Industrial Hygiene Program under the direction of the Enterprise Safety Programs Manager.

  • Develops and coordinates the execution of the Industrial Hygiene Exposure Assessment Strategy for assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Maintains and continuously improves the CenterPoint Safety policies in accordance with, programs and best practice guidance related to occupational exposure assessment and control including, but not limited to:

  • Hazard Communication

  • Respiratory Protection

  • Hearing Conservation

  • Toxic Metals (Lead, Mercury, etc.)

  • Identifies Federal and State Occupational Health and Safety regulations applicable to CenterPoint Energy’s Operations as well as relevant industry best practices

  • Performs duties as assigned during CenterPoint Emergency Operations in response to weather events or neighboring industrial incidents.

  • Performs and coordinates qualitative and quantitative assessments of employee exposures including Chemical, Noise, Silica, Asbestos, non-ionizing radiation (RF), vibration and heat stress.

  • Provides guidance to operations leadership and employees regarding exposure control and personal protective equipment related to occupational health exposure.

  • Identifies, develops, and provides Key Performance Indicator (KPI) metrics related to the CenterPoint Energy’s IH Program to Operations and Safety leadership and affected employees to drive continuous improvement of health and safety related work practice and policies.

  • Continuously improves and maintains field and office Ergonomics program including the performance and coordination of employee task and workstation ergonomics assessments.

  • Participates in investigation teams with focus on learning, formal causal analysis.

  • Works in close collaboration with corporate, operations and safety leadership to develop and implement sustainable corrective measures and process improvements to prevent incidents.

  • Manages projects associated with program implementation continuous improvement initiatives, risk mitigation metrics and key performance indicators.

Your background includes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Hygiene/Occupational Health or related field from an accredited college or university or eight (8) years of work experience. Every two years of experience is equivalent to one year of education.

  • Requires six (6) years of experience in safety, industrial hygiene with experience in the areas of designing, implementing, and managing effective programs.

A bonus to have:

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), certifications.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Job Safety

Primary Location US-TX-Houston-South Houston Complex

Organization SAFETY (50182151)

Job Posting Sep 16, 2023

Posting End Date Sep 29, 2023

Req ID: SAF00564-A