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Environmental Consultant, Ras Al Khair (International Assignment)

Requisition ID:  [[241489]]

Requisition Posting End Date: [[10-26-2021]]


Detailed Job Description:


Work Location - Ras-Al-Khair



Responsible for executing assignments for specialized or unique scientific/environmental engineering requirements pertaining to the permitting, design, and construction of RC Jubail and Ras-Al-Khair projects. Has technical responsibility for interpreting complex requirements and formulating scopes of work, plans, and methodologies suitable for achieving the desired objectives. Provides technical support and guidance to other Environmental Services (ES) scientists and engineers assigned to projects. May serve as a senior expert in one or more environmental specialties or recognized Bechtel subject matter expert, a Project Environmental Lead, or as a Project Environmental Services Supervisor on a large-scale, complex project.



 A.   Supervision Received

  • Receives direction from the Manager of Engineering.

  • Receives functional direction from the customer Environmental Protection and Control Director as seconded position to Royal Commission

  • Provides operational direction to other Environmental Team members on the Project, including the departmental nominated Environmental Lead(s), as assigned.

B. Contacts

Works closely with the Manager of Engineering and Royal Commission Environmental Protection and Control Department.



1.    Providing expert assessment and advisory services to the management pertaining of environmental related issues such as reducing the detrimental impact of industrial, commercial and government initiatives on the environment.

2.    Assessing current environmental policy, management systems and operating procedures and ensuring that revised environmental policies and procedures comply with environmental laws and regulations.

3.    Conducting comprehensive audits, and assessing environmental compliance of the applicable facilities.

4.    Evaluating technological solutions and implement efficient control/monitoring systems and processes to mitigate current and future environmental damage.

5.    Establishing Carbon Footprints and supporting Sustainability, Climate Change, and Circular Carbon Economy programs.

6.    Keeping informed the management on the evolving technologies and regulations

7.    Leading evaluation of environmental violations and incidents

8.    Timely reporting to the management

9.    Sharing knowledge and providing training & awareness to the departments staff.

10. Ability to make technical decisions covering environmental aspects of the industries, communities and other related activities.

11. Responsible for the successful implementation and completion of the technical aspects of the work with quality and timeliness submission of reports.

12. Shall maintain an appropriate measure of compliance with environmental regulations.

13. Responsible for executing assignments that are highly technical or have unique scientific/environmental engineering requirements pertaining to permitting, design, and construction.

14. Responsible for ensuring that complex environmental requirements are integrated into project planning, development of engineering design criteria, construction work plans and schedules, and subcontract bid specifications.

15. Participates in meetings with customers, project management, and contractors/subcontractors to advise them of complex or unique environmental requirements that may affect project execution.

16. Reviews ES and other functions policies and procedures (as related to ES roles/responsibilities) and makes recommendations for revising/developing procedures and processes as required.

Conducts ES reviews of projects to monitor compliance with environmental requirements including contractual commitments, permits, and internal Bechtel standards and procedures for environmental compliance. 


This position is seconded to our client The Royal Commission Environmental Protection and Control Department.


Essential Technical: 

  • Master's Degree from an accredited in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering (or similar environmentally related scientific or engineering discipline)

  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should have been in the management of environmental departments.

  • Must have sufficient previous experience from refineries & petrochemical plants as well as from environmental regulatory bodies or environmental consultants.

  • Advanced and specialized knowledge in a field of science, environmental engineering, or related discipline.

  • In-depth knowledge of scientific/environmental engineering systems, principles, and methodologies.


Essential Behavioral: 

  • Native or advanced capability to speak, read and write in the English language.

  • Proficiency in managing technical evaluations/studies and supervising technical staff.

  • Experience in managing and/or providing technical oversight of environmental subcontractors or consultants.

  • Prior progressive work experience in office settings (e.g., managing environmental programs, budgets and staff) and field environments (e.g., construction execution and/or operating facilities) performing the responsibilities listed above.


Preferred Technical:

  • Ph.D. from an accredited university in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering (or similar environmentally related scientific or engineering discipline)

  • Knowledge of national and international environmental laws/regulations and regulatory/resource agencies’ permitting processes and responsibilities, industry standards for environmental compliance (including but not limited to USEPA, EEA), and best management practices for minimizing potential environmental impacts during construction.

  • Knowledge of engineering and construction systems, methods, and work processes.

  • Knowledge of construction planning, estimating, procedures, and execution.

  • Experience in environmental monitoring and compliance inspection during construction.


Preferred Behavioral:

  • Excellent skills in oral and written communication.

  • Self-motivated individual with good leadership skills and experience and the ability to influence without authority.

  • Ability to manage priorities and take on additional evolving responsibilities with demonstrated experience providing direction/supervising a team.

  • Ability to work within an integrated RC/Bechtel team at multiple levels from working level to Project Manager level

  • Demonstrated ability to influence key stakeholders to make critical decisions where required.

  • Ability to work within a culturally diverse organization, recognizing and respecting differences

  • Able to demonstrate experience of ‘teaching’ (knowledge transfer) on a range of environmental topics

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