Parsons Corporation Senior Permitting Specialist - Environmental in Yanbu, United States

Senior Permitting Specialist - Environmental

Location:

Yanbu, Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia

Requisition #:

48803

Post Date:

Senior Permitting Specialist - Environmental - Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.

Principal Objective:

Provides the needed advice and guidance to Environmental Department as needed, through field visits, on-site inspections, sample collection , testing and preparing scientific technical reports.

Reports to SAPL Environmental Manager, supports the department in daily operations , interfaces with senior RC management, industries, and EPCD team members. Receives administrative and technical direction in terms of broad project objectives from Environmental Protection and Control Department Director and SAPL Environmental Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Support environmental activities by conducting inspections, preparing/reviewing reports and check industry environmental compliance with RC requirements and determine extent of deviation from the RC regulations and standards.

  • Provides necessary advice and guidance to meet RC goals and objects and keep EPCD current concerning international regulatory standards.

  • Review and evaluate the environmental permit application packages and technical reports submitted by existing and new industries.

  • Prepare Notice of Non-compliance letters to industries and administers the preparation and determinations of fines and penalty values based on the extent of industry violations and non-adherence.

  • Performs periodic inspections on facilities and areas to ensure environmental compliance.

  • Evaluates self-monitoring reports and other technical reports submitted by industries and coordinates with other sections regarding violations.

  • Review and evaluate submitted data from investors.

  • Check Environmental Impact Assessment studies submitted by new industrial investors and existing Industries seeking a renewal of their Environmental Permit to Operate.

  • Participates in periodic revision of RC Environmental regulations and standards and implement the same in line with Kingdom’s laws, international regulations and standards and best practices.

  • Evaluates the impact of pollution on air, water, soil and marine and terrestrial ecology and other environmental sensitive areas.

  • Sets and monitors the Royal Commission’s (RC) environmental regulations and standards in line with the government’s environmental standards and best practices.

  • Develops scopes of work for environmental studies.

  • Manages subcontractors performing environmental studies and reviews/comments on work products.

  • Supports planning efforts for environmental activities associated with the Yanbu Master Plan expansion.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Related Science).

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (Pollution Control, Environmental Risk Management), preferred.

  • No less than 15 years of relevant experience in the field of environmental safety and control.

  • Knowledge of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) regulations and procedures.

  • Knowledge of safety and environment regulations followed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • Conversant with pollution measurement and control equipment.

  • Knowledge of pollution recovery procedures for different environmental hazards.

  • Knowledge of waste disposal and prevention methods.

  • Experience in setting disaster recovery plans in cases of emergency and the execution of those plans

  • Familiar with health, safety, and environment (HSE).

  • Key technical skills in the following:

  • Time management, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Relevant computer proficiency, experience in using Microsoft Office tools and / or any relevant software.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and .

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.