Culmen International LLC

Industrial Hygiene and Safety Specialist

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Established in 2004, Culmen International is committed to enhancing international security, strengthening homeland defense, optimizing government operations and providing humanitarian assistance around the world.  We provide technical and management expertise, develop innovative technology solutions, and deliver youth care services, logistics, training and language services worldwide.  With experience in over 140 countries, Culmen supports our clients to accomplish critical missions in challenging environments.


Culmen is seeking an Industrial Hygiene and Safety Specialist to work on site for the U.S. Department of State, Office of Facilities Management in Washington D.C.


Roles & Responsibilities

This role involves performing industrial hygiene and safety services, which include the identification, monitoring, and recommendation of solutions for a wide array of hygiene and safety concerns. It also entails providing occupational safety and health training on topics such as back safety, lifting techniques, pallet jack operation, ergonomics, fall protection, lead hazards, hazardous noise, and Hazard Communication (HazCom). Additionally, it supports the Industrial Hygiene and Safety program by:


  • Conducting safety evaluations of processes and facilities, indoor air quality surveys, and mold investigations.
  • Carrying out ventilation assessments, lead sampling for range personnel and surface contamination, and responding to water intrusion incidents.
  • Performing assessments of hazardous noise, lighting levels, and thermal comfort parameters, as well as other necessary industrial hygiene sampling and evaluations.
  • Determining the risks associated with mail or unidentified powder incidents using field testing equipment like radiation survey meters, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), and infrared spectroscopy.
  • Identifying instances of noncompliance, formulating corrective action plans, and estimating associated costs.
    Reviewing construction safety measures.

Basic Qualifications

  • US Citizenship 
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification
  • 5+ years’ experience as an Industrial Hygiene and Safety Specialist.
  • Experience providing ergonomic evaluations.
  • Experience in providing EHS support for a large, multi-worksite agency with a blended workforce of contractors and direct hires.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Active Secret Clearace

Top Tier Benefits Package

  • Exceptional Medical/Dental/Vision coverage with 100% of the premiums paid by the company for all employees and their eligible dependents
  • 401k – Vested immediately and 4% match
  • Life insurance and disability paid by the company
  • AFLAC Available
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 12 Paid Holidays



At Culmen International we are committed to creating, promoting, and sustaining a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our commitment to these values is unwavering across all our work around the world.  We include and celebrate employees of diverse races, genders, religions, sexual orientations, ethnicities, nationalities, socioeconomic statuses, languages, (dis)abilities, ages, and religious commitments. These differences drive innovative solutions to meet the needs of our employees and clients. Culmen is an equal opportunity employer.



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