Environmental Scientist/Engineer – AECOM – UAE


AECOM Environmental Scientist/Engineer- Dubai. in Dubai- United Arab
United Arab Emirates – Dubai- Dubai
Job Summary
AECOM`s Middle East and Africa Environment team is looking to recruit an ESIA
professional to join our South African team. In particular- we are looking for
an individual with experience in working on ESIAs within the extractives-
infrastructure and related sectors- preferably on international projects for
global clients. The successful candidate will have a track-record of
successful project delivery and client management- with strong technical
skills. Past experience in the direction and management of baseline studies
and technical assessments completed by sub-contractors beneficial.

AECOM`s reputation in ESIA is second to none and we are involved in some o

the world`s most challenging and complex projects. We are looking for someon

that will be able to take a key project delivery role within a vibrant and
diverse team; helping us to continue to deliver a high quality service to
existing clients and to expand our market share in new and developing
geographies and services.

Our Environment & Planning business comprises currently comprises over 25
people and is rapidly to service significant projects in the region. We have
offices in Centurion- Durban- Cape Town- Dubai- Abi Dhabi- Bahrain- Doha-
Riyadh- Jeddah and Al Khobar.

We provide support to clients at all stages of the development process-
including feasibility- optioneering- promotion through planning and project

Our ESIA teams often work very closely with our engineering and design
colleagues- who are delivering the sort of exciting projects you would expect
from a global environmental and engineering consultancy with a reputation for
developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world`s most complex

We have an enviable client base which includes major international companies-
including Eskom- SANRAL- Prasa- TCTA- Transnet- GSEZ- Dubai Ports World- BP-
Shell- Exxon- TOTAL and Tullow Oil- Saudi Arabia`s Private investment Fund-
ADA among many others.

The following provides a sample of our recent and current projects:

Rovuma ESIA update to international standards including repeating selected base level studies and development of EMP`s with EXXON Mobil.

ESIA for Total in Namibia for Offshore Exploration.

ESIA programme for the Red Sea Development Company for the Saudi Governments Private Investment Fund.

Various smaller scale environmental and social projects including for ESKOM- TCTA- Transnet and Sanral.

Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake the following
illustrative roles and responsibilities:

Assist in the management of and support in the delivery of ESIA projects to ensure projects are delivered on time and to the highest standard

Understand and implement project management principles and fully appreciate the need to work within project budgets

Assist in the project management and preparation of project documents including Scoping Reports and related technical studies in accordance with project timescales

Assist in the production of ESIA reports- and Non-Technical Summaries

Analyse data effectively and carry out desk based studies when required

Assist with the planning and execution of baseline surveys

Assist with the definition of scopes of work for technical studies and review of the completed studies

Participate in team meetings and other meetings as and when required

Prioritise project actions and meet commitments on an on-going basis while taking ownership and responsibility for the quality and completion of work

Assist in the production of ESIA Work Plans- Survey Execution Plans and other Project Management documents as required

Keep up to date with relevant environmental legislation- policy and guidance

Research issues as part of the ESIA process and to provide ideas- solutions and expertise to the ESIA team

Support business development through assistance with the production of Expressions of Interest and tenders- and to continuously improve our service offering for our clients

Understand and comply with quality and health & safety requirements and ensure these are addressed throughout a projec

Minimum Requirements

Experience in ESIA in the oil and gas and/or infrastructure sector

Highly motivated and able to work with limited direction

Excellent technical and communication skills

Competency in a second language- spoken including French- Russian- Spanish or Arabic- would be advantageous.

You will be required to travel internationally- occasionally at short notice- but will be UK based.

Preferred Qualifications

You will have a good first degree and a second degree in an appropriate environmental- scientific or engineering discipline.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering – Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 210206BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race- color- religion- sex- national origin- sexual orientation- gender
identity- disability or protected veteran status.

Senior Environmental Engineer – Parsons – Dubai


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REF:  54336
Do you have a passion for sustainability? Ready to lead a team that tackles environmental challenges? Take your Engineering expertise to the next level working on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community. Parsons is now hiring a fully qualified Senior Environmental Engineer with a desire to work on major projects that change the urban fabric of our community.
Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your advanced engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity lead teams and projects. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and leadership skills.

Reporting directly to the Regional Director of Sustainability and Environment, the senior environmental engineer will perform the following activities:
Act as the environmental discipline lead, reviewing technical submittals and studies prepared by others to assure quality and content, coordinating the integration of environmental controls within Project design and construction, liaising with environmental authorities to facilitate environmental permits and managing the performance of environmental subconsultants.
Procurement of environmental subconsultants, including peparation of scopes of work, commercial evaluations, work orders, subconsultancy agreements, and related documentation.
Preparing proposal documentation including environmental scope summaries, budget and staffing estimates.
Helps determine budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule.
Conducting surveys, studies and site investigations.

Reviewing studies prepared by others.
Preparing technical studies, reports, plans, summaries and narratives.
Providing technical guidance to Project teams at all Project stages, including planning, design development, tendering and construction supervision.
Preparing submissions for environmental permits and licenses and coordinating with authorities to secure approvals.
Preparing progress reports, delivering presentations, preparing meeting minutes as required
Preparing and delivering training to Project teams.
Conducting environmental compliance audits and monitoring the implementation of corrective actions.
Preparing capability statements, project briefs and other marketing and communications material.
Providing technical consultation for interdisciplinary analytical studies and analyses.
Ensuring compliance of design with all applicable standards and regulations.
Developing standard design procedures and design briefs.
Assists with renewal of environmental licenses.


Based in Abu Dhabi or Dubai.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are critical the role
An advanced degree is required (Msc. or pHd.)
At least 15 years of work experience in the fields of environmental engineering and environmental project management with a civil engineering / infrastructure development company.
At least 8 years of directly related work experience in the GCC.
Advanced degree in environmental science, environmental engineering or related natural sciences discipline from a recognized university.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language.
Excellent technical writing skills in the English language.
Capable of producing high quality documents in terms of grammar, composition, formatting, layout, spelling and organization.
Detail-oriented and thorough, with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Capable of working independently to research, analyze and accurately solve techical problems.
Experience working within multi-disciplinary teams to provide technical environmental input.
Experience working with local environmental authorities and interfacing with client representatives.
Experience with managing environmental consultancy projects including environmental impact assessments, environmental engineering and feasibility studies, environmental monitoring and survey activities.
Driving license.