Environmental Permitting and Consenting Specialist

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Job Reference 1242053

Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 18, 2024

Airswift is seeking a Environmental Permitting and Consenting Specialist to work on a Contractor position in Rio de Janeiro with an Oil and Gas Company.

    • Coordinate permitting processes for all projects in Brazil.
    • Assure the compliance to environmental conditions stablished in environmental permits and licenses
    • Establish a good communication channel with projects BAs (EPI, PDP, REN, MMP).
    • Manage contractors as environmental consultancies linked to permitting and consenting
    • Liaise directly with environmental authorities as IBAMA, INEA and CETESB according to GL 0553.
    • Ensure a good relationship with environmental authorities.
    • Develop permitting plan and strategy for new projects
    • Excellent knowledge of Brazilian environmental legislation and international best practices
      • Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences (environmental engineering, geology, oceanography, biology)
      • Master Degree is desirable
      • Excellent communication skills
      • Previous experience with external stakeholders management
      • Solid experience with permitting process and environmental issues
      • Fluent English and Portuguese
      • Good knowledge of Equinor portfolio

Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients in STEM industries. We offer a turnkey workforce solution to acquire, mobilise and employ top talent in over 70 countries. With 800 employees in over 60 offices worldwide, 7,000 contractors and a candidate database of 1.5m specialists, our geographical reach and pool of available talent, experience and expertise is unmatched in the industry. We are proud to serve as a trusted advisor to clients looking to expand their operations internationally and offer employer of record services, payroll outsourcing, as well as HR consulting. 


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