Accessibility Links

Environmental Specialist

  • Job reference: 918282
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, HS & E
  • Date posted: 15/02/2018

Job Title Environmental Specialist

Position Description

We are seeking an Environmental Specialist to join the Workplace Environment Division of Environmental Protection Department. The Workplace Environment Division is responsible for providing high quality support to Client facility management and employees in the prevention of workplace health hazards and assure that its operations do not create undue risks to Client employees. The Environmental Specialist primary role is to perform a wide range of environmental activities for the Company, with specific focus on environmental health and public health. Provides consultation in a specific area of discipline for Company, national and international organizations. This includes determining, evaluating, and recommending controls to eliminate environmental and health risks in work and surrounding areas to protect the public health and the environment from harmful pollution. Initiates, plans and directs either routine or special studies/initiatives of various disciplines as work director/team leader. Establishes objectives and methodologies; reviews data collected and analyzed by the team and prepares and presents final reports and scientific papers

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold either a Bachelor degree from an accredited institution in Environmental and/or Public Health, toxicology or Science degree plus nine years of professional in environmental/public health or toxicology activities. Or You will hold a Master degree from an accredited institution in environmental health/public health, toxicology or Science degree plus seven years of experience in the field of environmental/public health or toxicology, or a related field. In addition: You must hold a certification from a recognized professional organization that represents environmental/public health or related disciplines is required. You must have the ability to speak, write and present reports or articles in English using both scientifically correct terminology and terms acceptable at various intellectual levels. You must obtain a valid Saudi Arabian driver's license and have met company requirements to operate a Client vehicle.

Duties & Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following: Performs a wide range of environmental activities for the Company, with specific focus on environmental and public health. Provides consultation in a specific area of discipline for Company, national and international organizations. This includes determining, evaluating, and recommending controls to eliminate environmental and health risks in work and surrounding areas to protect the public health and the environment from harmful pollution. Initiates, plans and directs either routine or special studies/initiatives of various disciplines as work director/team leader. Establishes objectives and methodologies; reviews data collected and analyzed by the team and prepares and presents final reports and scientific papers. Identifies and facilitates technology implementation into company operations which enhance environmental and public health standards. Establishes criteria, evaluates compliance and develops corrective measures to improve environmental performance in all areas of the Company. Develops criteria and directs the teams responsible for assessing and reporting on environmental compliance in all areas of Company business. Develops criteria and directs the teams responsible for assessing and reporting on environmental compliance in all areas of Company business. Evaluates the viability and effectiveness of ongoing environmental compliance and awareness programs. Provides work direction for subordinate engineers, scientists and technicians. Responsible for developing performance criteria for teams and personnel, including development of professionals and coordination of work activities.

Supervision is limited to periodic spot checks on work in progress and reviews of completed reports and surveys, together with advice and consultation on matters of Company policy, procedures and standards. Serve as a technical consultant within the department and to other Company departments and the national government, local industries, and international organizations on request. The incumbent is considered an expert in one or more of the following environmental fields: environmental health, control of public health hazards and general environmental compliance. Provide leadership and expert toxicology advice and services including hazard evaluations, risk assessment, health risk communications. Develop strategies on new and developing toxicology issues related to operations. Develop, review, update and maintain a toxicology database pertaining to Client products and chemicals in the operations. Anticipate, review, and ensure compliance with international agencies protocols and programmes as applicable where there is an impact to global business.


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.