Job Title:  Environmental Monitoring Specialist

Posting Date:  1 Feb 2024
Requisition ID:  1431
Company:  NAWAH

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE

Employment Type:  Regular Employee
Seasonality Classification:  4 Unit Steady State

Job Purpose

Implement environmental monitoring requirements as described in the Operational Environmental Management Plan (OEMP), environmental permit, Nawah and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.

Key Activities, Responsibility & Accountability

Environmental Management System (EMS)
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
•Execute the implementation and maintenance of environmental monitoring systems and contribute to environmental monitoring, reporting, problem solving and other support activities to ensure compliance with the EMS, the OEMP, procedures, policies, and operational permit and regulatory requirements.
•Participate in Identification and quantification of operational risks, and mitigating solutions to enhance compliance assurance.
•Develop, implement, and maintain environmental monitoring procedures and documents within Nawah's Integrated Management System (NIMS) to ensure alignment with the EMS and effective operations that are compliant with all policies and procedures.

OEMP and Permitting Support
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
•Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of the OEMP and operating permit to ensure company objectives and Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) requirements are aligned and met.
•Carry out regular environmental inspections to identify gaps deviating from regulations of Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) or other regulatory entities

Operational Preparedness Support
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
•Support other functions within Nawah and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) by providing environmental monitoring input to ensure that environmental requirements are integrated across the organization.
•Provide technical input and expertise to Licensing, Engineering and ENEC Health Safety and Environment (HSE).

Planning, Project Management and Coordination
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
•Coordinate environmental monitoring projects and initiatives to ensure enterprise objectives are met.
•Coordinate with the appropriate resources to complete the necessary actions and documentation required for environmental permitting support.
•Provide assistance with preparation of business plans, contract administration and invoice verification in related work areas to support adherence to enterprise objectives.

Environmental Monitoring
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
•Validate that plant effluents, marine and other monitoring is completed as required by the OEMP and the operational permit.
•Verify that monitoring equipment and systems are in place and working effectively.
•Compile data and interpret results to produce periodic environmental performance reports.

Marine Ecology
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
•Execute marine ecological and environmental monitoring, and inspections to ensure compliance with regulations and requirements.
•Contribute to the collection of environmental samples from the field including marine sediments, seawater, plant effluents with subsequent in-house field analysis and off-site laboratory analysis for regulatory required parameters.
•Contribute to marine ecological sampling including fish and bi-valves to support the radiological environmental monitoring program.
•Analyze and trend collected chemical, physical and marine ecological data to determine potential acute, acute and chronic effects from the environment on the plant operations of plant operations on the local marine ecology

The incumbent is expected to perform standard activities as per attachments 4 & 5 in the Job Description procedure (relating to Health, Safety and Environment, Security and Business Continuity, People Management, Excellence and Quality Management

Responsibilities & Accountabilities (contd.)


Professional Certifications


International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 Lead Auditor


•Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science or related field.
•3 years of relevant experience.

Or equivalent as stated in the Job Description Procedure (HR-PRC-0004).

•Postgraduate Degree in environmental field.
4 years of experience in a senior environmental role in complex industrial setting or environmental consultancy in UAE or nuclear power plants.