Lead Engineer (Sustainability)

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Saudi Arabia
SA - Yanbu
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Engineering/Engineering Support

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Lead Engineer (Sustainability) to join our team! In this role you will play a pivotal role in driving our sustainability initiatives forward. In this leadership position, will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing comprehensive sustainability strategies across all our operations. Serves as leader and advisor, collaborating with various disciplines to identify opportunities for improvement, and contribute to a more sustainable future.

Reports directly to the Manager of the Engineering Department and requires regular interaction with representatives from a variety of functional groups including other departments within Technical Affairs Division, and other internal or external stakeholders as required.

What You'll Be Doing:

LEED Accreditation and Maintenance:

  • Conduct annual due diligence and updates for LEED accreditation of the Masterplan.

  • Manage and update LEED data on the ARC platform, including Base Data for various credit categories.

  • Collaborate with Urban Planning and Projects Management Department to integrate sustainable practices into the Masterplan, particularly focusing on social engagement in public realm spaces.

  • Explore opportunities to improve the Masterplan's LEED standing through review and potential embellishment.

Sustainable City Development:

  • Work collaboratively with various departments including Transport, Green Initiatives, Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems, and Water Resources to achieve the Masterplan's sustainability goals.

  • Support the City Governing Body in advancing the Masterplan through sustainable practices.

  • Participate in the development of infrastructure standards aligned with ENVISION and other sustainability frameworks.

Strategic Planning and Implementation:

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) strategies, working on a PMO level.

  • Assist in incorporating ESG considerations into city regulations, strategic planning, funding/financing, service provision, and monitoring processes.

Knowledge and Research:

  • Stay updated on best practices and emerging trends in sustainable urban development.

  • Research and assess the benefits of additional certifications like WELL and Mostadam Communities.

What Required Skills/Qualifications You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in a related field.

  • Strong understanding of LEED principles and practices.

  • Proven track record of success in developing and implementing sustainability initiatives.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and other relevant software tools.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.


Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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