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Environment Engineer Job at SeaOwl Energy Services - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 01 March 2021
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 23-02-2021
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 23-02-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 23-02-2064
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Environment Engineer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Engineering Services , Category: Science & Engineering ]

Jobs at:

SeaOwl Energy Services

Deadline of this Job:
01 March 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

On behalf of our Client in the Extractives sector, we are looking for a competent Environment Engineer to join our Team at our Clients office in Kampala in their Health, Safety, Security, Societal, Environment & Lands (H3SEL) Department. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working professional able to undertake a variety of assigned tasks and work diligently under pressure. .

Main Responsibilities
Reporting to the Head of Environment & Biodiversity, the job holder will be responsible for the following tasks;
• Provide technical guidance to other entities on all aspects of ESIA (Environment & Social Impact Assessment) compliance and ensure effective collaboration with departments including the Company, H3SE metier, engineering, enabling infrastructure, construction, drilling, logistics and operations teams involved in project execution
• Ensure compliance with conditions of approval for ESIA’s and implementation of the Company Management of Change process
• Develop and manage contactor scopes in relation to environmental studies, permitting and surveys
• Coordinate the development, review, submission and implementation of individual EIA’s and project briefs that are required for project activities for instance associated facilities, G&G surveys and others
• Ensure that baseline data is reviewed on a regular basis and updated as and when required
• Coordinate field teams engaged in field surveys, data collection and interpretation
• Attend stakeholders’ engagements at local, district and national level with respect to ESIA compliance in line with project Stakeholder Engagement Plans (SEP’s)
• Cooperate with other entities to ensure that environmental permits, licenses, authorizations, notifications and consents (PLANC) are obtained in a timely manner
• Develop, issue and maintain Environmental and Social Management Plans for all activities and sites
• Prepare and present summary materials for stakeholder consultation meetings
• Participate in the development and execution of ESIA and International Finance Cooperation (IFC) training materials for other entities
• Cooperate with other company Departments to ensure implementation of affiliate H3SE Plan and more specifically, the environment objectives contained therein
• Maintain awareness of and ensure compliance with all relevant statutory and company H3SE standards for all project entities including contractors
• Participate in the development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of the affiliate H3SE management system in line with Good International Industry Practice and relevant management system standards
• Coordinate efforts for quality assurance/control in all aspects of the implementation of monitoring, and evaluation programs, and ensuring appropriate levels of documentation at all stages
• Assist in the preparation of responses to enquiries and claims regarding company environmental protection and performance
• Contribute to building and maintaining an open and trusting relationship with authorities and regulatory agencies such as National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU), Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and others
• Execute other activities that may arise and are related to the job assignment.

Qualifications & Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in science, environment and/or engineering related discipline
• 3-5 year’s professional experience in an environment team (preferably oil and gas or other similar industry)
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of Uganda national environmental legislation.
• Thorough understanding of globally accepted ESIA methods
• Good understanding of Company Management Systems and ISO 14001
• Good understanding of International best practices and standards for example; IFC, IPIECA, BAT.
• Proven ability to work independently and meet deadlines
• Project Management skills
• Strong report writing and analytical skills

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree

Job Experience Requirements: 3- 5 years

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
If you feel you meet the criteria as outlined above and are ready to take on this challenge, please send us your CV ONLY to:
Via email:
Tel.: +256 (0) 706 444 500
Subject of your email should be the position you are applying for
Do not hesitate to contact us, if you have any question or need any clarifications

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