Parsons Corporation Permitting Specialist in Yanbu, United States

Permitting Specialist


Yanbu, Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia

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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 Permit Section as needed, through field visits, on-site inspections, sample collection and testing.

Major Activities Performed:

  • Review industry environmental compliance with RCrequirements and determine if any extent of deviation from the RCregulations and standards

  • Provides all necessary advice and guidance toEnvironmental Permit and Environmental Monitoring Sections to meet the RCgoals and objects and keep the EPCD current concerning internationalregulatory standards.

  • Review and evaluate the environmental permitapplication packages and technical reports submitted by existing and newindustries

  • Prepares Notice of Non-compliance letters to industriesand administers the preparation and determinations of fines and penaltyvalues based on the extent of industry violations and non-adherence

  • Performs periodic inspections on the facilities andareas to ensure environmental compliance

  • Evaluates the self-monitoring reports and othertechnical reports submitted by industries and coordinates with othersections regarding violations.

  • Review and evaluate Permit Application Packages andEnvironmental Impact Assessment studies submitted by new industrialinvestors and existing Industries seeking a renewal of their EnvironmentalPermit to Operate.

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

  • Evaluates the impact of pollution on air, water, soiland marine and terrestrial ecology and other environmental sensitiveareas.

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

  • Develops scopes of work for environmental studies.

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

  • Educates the workers in the business unit on how toreact in the case of disaster recovery, by conducting regular simulationsfor environmental hazards.

Organizational Relationship:

Reports to Environmental Permit Section Manager, supports the department in daily operations as a Regulatory Agency for the City of Yanbu, 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 Environmental Permit Section Manager.

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 ofenvironmental safety and control.

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

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

  • Conversant with pollution measurement and control equipment.

  • Knowledge of pollution recovery procedures for differentenvironmental hazards.

  • Knowledge of waste disposal and prevention methods.

  • Experience in setting disaster recovery plans in cases ofemergency 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 MicrosoftOffice 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.

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

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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.