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Position Details: Environment Engineer

Location: Kampala, Uganda
Openings: 1

Description:

Environmental Engineer : Designs, plans, or performs engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental health hazards utilizing various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.

Job Duties and Tasks

 

  • Prepare, review, and update environmental investigation and recommendation reports.

  • Collaborate with environmental scientists, planners, hazardous waste technicians, engineers, and other specialists, and experts in law and business to address environmental problems.
  • Obtain, update, and maintain plans, permits, and standard operating procedures.

  • Provide technical-level support for environmental remediation and litigation projects, including remediation system design and determination of regulatory applicability.

  • Monitor progress of environmental improvement programs.
  • Inspect industrial and municipal facilities and programs in order to evaluate operational effectiveness and ensure compliance with environmental regulations.

  • Provide administrative support for projects by collecting data, providing project documentation, training staff, and performing other general administrative duties.

  • Develop proposed project objectives and targets, and report to management on progress in attaining them.
  • Advise corporations and government agencies of procedures to follow in cleaning up contaminated sites in order to protect people and the environment.

  •  Advise industries and government agencies about environmental policies and standards.

  • Inform company employees and other interested parties of environmental issues.
  •  Assess the existing or potential environmental impact of land use projects on air, water, and land.

  • Assist in budget implementation, forecasts, and administration.

  • Develop site-specific health and safety protocols, such as spill contingency plans and methods for loading and transporting waste.
  • Coordinate and manage environmental protection programs and projects, assigning and evaluating work.

  • Serve as liaison with federal, state, and local agencies and officials on issues pertaining to solid and hazardous waste program requirements.

  • Design systems, processes, and equipment for control, management, and remediation of water, air, and soil quality.

  • Prepare hazardous waste manifests and land disposal restriction notifications.

  • Serve on teams conducting multimedia inspections at complex facilities, providing assistance with planning, quality assurance, safety inspection protocols, and sampling.

  • Develop and present environmental compliance training or orientation sessions.

  • Maintain, write, and revise quality-assurance documentation and procedures.

  • Develop, implement, and manage plans and programs related to conservation and management of natural resources.

  • Assess, sort, characterize, and pack known and unknown materials.
  • Provide environmental engineering assistance in network analysis, regulatory analysis, and planning or reviewing database development.

 

 QUALIFICATION

 

  • Bachelors degree in Environmental Engineering or in related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years experience in an environment team in an operational setting preferably Oil &Gas
  • Proven experience in handling  Environment Social Impact Assessment
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of Uganda’s environment legislation and international best practices and standards e.g. IFC, IPIECA
  • Proven ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Good report writing and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Ms Office.
Deadline: 17 November 2017

 

 

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