Parsons Corporation Senior Sustainability Engineer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Senior Sustainability Engineer


Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Senior Sustainability Engineer

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Through Parsons’ planning, engineering and construction management services, we deliver innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait. Our focus is on delivering public infrastructure and urban/community development solutions to our private and public sector clients alike. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world class infrastructure.


Project Planning:

Prepare scopes of work, task orders, and conduct evaluations for procurement of sustainability sub-consultants

Monitor the performance of sub-consultants

Project Execution:

  • Provide qualified technical sustainability support for Projects

  • Prepare and deliver training to Project teams at kick-off and early project stages

  • Assist with all aspects of registration to enable projects to obtain required licenses / permits/ approvals from authorities or certifying bodies (e.g. UPC, GORD, MME etc.)

  • Coordinate with authorities, certifying bodies and Clients to enable approvals / permits on technical deliverables

  • Oversee the successful achievement of sustainability scope during Project design and construction supervision

  • Prepare and / or review technical studies, reports, plans, narratives and supporting documentation to ensure achievement of sustainability deliverables and targets

  • Provide technical input during design, tendering and construction supervision

  • Review deliverables prepared by consultants and contractors for accuracy and quality

  • Respond to RFIs and other technical queries and coordinate with stakeholders to obtain information as required

  • Conduct design and construction audits and site inspections and monitor implementation of corrective actions

  • Coordinate and participate in meetings with Client, environmental agencies, consultants and contractors

  • Prepare meeting minutes, progress reports and presentations; deliver presentations Corporate Support:

  • Assist with development and administration of process / performance improvement tools for Projects and Facilities

  • Participate in regional meetings

  • Assist with coordination and delivery of training and awareness activities


  • At least seven years of total work experience with an EPCM or sustainability consultancy, including at least four years in a sustainability role, enabling building and infrastructure Projects to successfully achieve sustainability accreditations.

  • Accredited in one or more sustainability rating systems (LEED AP, Envision, BREEAM, Green Roads, GSAS, Estidama, AlSa’afat).

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Science or Architectural discipline from a recognized university. Masters degree a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language.

  • Experience liaising with consultants, contractors, and design and construction teams.

  • Project management and client interface experience a plus.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit.

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