Air Quality / Meteorology Section Head

Job Title: Air Quality / Meteorology Section Head
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Saudi Arabia,
Salary: SAR24000.00 - SAR26000.00 per month
REF: HQ00017974
Contact Name: Kristina Khusseyn
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

A Saudi based environmental consultancy requires an experienced Air Quality / Meteorology Section Head for high profile project on a long term government contract. Work is conducted in English.

The successful candidate will be responsible in assisting the Senior Air Quality / Meteorology Specialist for the quality control/quality assurance, data processing, data analysis and reporting of air pollution and meteorological parameters measured by the air quality/meteorological monitoring network.

Duties will include:
Monitoring industrial compliance with the air emission regulations, air dispersion modeling, and technical reporting. Provides technical advice to the Royal Commission on ambient air quality, air emissions from industrial processes, pollution control measures and impact of pollution incidents. Familiarity with USA or European air pollution is essential.
Provide training and developing techniques and skills of other staff in the Air Section.

The ideal candidate will have:
Master's Degree or Ph.D. from an accredited U.S. or Western European University in Atmospheric Science, Meteorology, Chemistry, Environmental Science (or similar scientific or engineering discipline).
Minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience in air quality monitoring, meteorology or air pollution control.
Must have sufficient experience for this role and shall have previous Western experience of air quality work with environmental regulatory bodies, industry or environmental consultants.
Good writing skills and fluency in both written and spoken English is a must

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