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  • Job reference: RMS0145633

Senior EH&S Technician

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/12/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/12/14)
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The Company:
Our client is a Multinational Chemical company which will construct, own and operate a world-scale integrated chemicals complex in Saudi Arabia. Once completed, the complex will represent the largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase. Our client will establish a world-scale manufacturing footprint that delivers a full range of value-added, performance products destined for the emerging markets of Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa.

The Role:
Shares with the EH&S Specialist and Superintendent the responsibility for the implementation of the EH&S management system (work processes, standards, procedures) in order to meet EH&S objectives and to maintain the license to operate. Provides hands-on Environmental, Industrial Hygiene, Health & Safety and Reactive Chemicals activities for a specific plant.

- The incumbent is accountable for executing EH&S management system within his unit (s), ensuring EH&S compliance of unit facilities valued in excess of one billion dollars.

- Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities (For each major responsibility, briefly explain what is done, how it is done and why it is done. Where appropriate, list the approximate % of total time allocated for each item (total of all items should equal 100%):

- Implements detailed, task level, day-to-day EH&S (Environmental, Industrial Hygiene, Safety & Reactive Chemicals, Health Services) programs, utilizing the EH&S work process, standards and procedures.

- Ensures that the environmental, IH, Health & Safety and Reactive chemical aspects of Operating Discipline are adequate and applied to achieve EH&S performance goals.

- Acts as the plant resource for related EH&S information on procedures, guidelines and standards. Plant contact for environmental, IH, Health, Safety, reactive chemical issues. Coaches teams and individuals on EH&S related tasks and activities.

- Assists in developing and achieving area or plant EH&S goals.

- Ensures compliance tasks are completed.

- Performs / coordinates certain environmental, IH and reactive chemical monitoring, data collection, analyzing and reporting for the Plant

- As required, participates in the environmental, I/H, Health, Safety and reactive chemical related reviews and projects.

- Coordinates the schedules for and completes audits and assessments in EH&S related areas

- As required, conducts and documents investigations of incidents and ensures follow up actions to prevent re-occurrences that are addressed


- Interfaces with envelope production leaders and EH&S leaders and specialists.
- Advises Manufacturing management on EH&S performance and compliance related matters on his unit/envelope.
- Continuously assesses facilities’ operations and maintenance on EH&S performance and compliance.
- Interfaces with other organizations and provides input on EH&S related issues to be provided to government agencies through the responsible organization.
- Provides support to various organizations during emergency situations

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Two-year degree in Engineering Technology or a closely related field.

Other - Completion of Industrial Training Program or related experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
10 years' experience in chemical or oil industry or related EH&S fields.
5 years’ experience in an EH&S operations role
Excellent understating of EH&S management systems and regulations
Excellent understanding of behavioural change efforts.
Fluency in English
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