Environmental Engineer

Posted 9 months ago by MSELECT
Location Basra, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas
MSELECT is looking to hire an Environmental Engineer for an international oil & gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have minimum 5 years’ experience in oil field operations. English and Arabic fluency is a must.

Job Summary
Responsible for the safe and efficient operation Waste Center (RWC).  The role supports and promotes environmental management agenda and ensures compliance with the Waste Management Plan practices. The Environmental Engineer directly reports to Environment Team Leader and is a member of the HSE department.  The position will be on a 14/14 rotational basis and requires close co-ordination with operations.

Key Responsibilities
  • Supervising the operation of the RWC – supervise the contractors working at the RWC to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the waste center and the continued processing of waste
  • Support Operations – work with operations teams to ensure that waste streams generated during work activities are correctly segregated, transported and disposed of; especially in relation to hazardous wastes
  • Waste Management Planning – Working with operations and the environment team, implement and maintain the Waste Manage Plan and seek to develop this to maximise the waste streams that can be processed at the RWC
  • Maintenance of the RWC – plan and schedule maintenance activities for the waste processing equipment, ensuring that site Control of Work standards are maintained
  • Environmental reporting – maintain accurate records of the performance of the RWC and report these to operations
  • Incident notification and investigation – prepare environmental incident reports and participate in environmental non-compliance incident investigations
  • Remediation and Produced Water/Oil Handling – supporting the environmental teams based in the field supervising land remediation activities as well as the processing, transport and disposal of produced water and oil
Required Qualifications
  • University degree in Science or Engineering with strong bias for delivery and continual improvement
  • 5+ years’ experience in oil field operations with an operator or service company
  • Good understanding of Iraqi environmental legislation and international best practice, awareness of ISO 14001
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team player
  • Good spoken and written standard in Arabic and English Language
  • Good presentation and persuasion skills with effective communication skills 
  • IT literate with excellent understanding and practical application of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to recognise and to work within own limitations - seeking help from colleagues where appropriate
  • High degree of initiative, energy and motivation to succeed
  • Honest and acts with integrity)
Working pattern
  • Rotational 14 days on / 14 days off
*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process

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