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Environment Engineer

Location:
Rawdat Al Khail, Qatar
Posted:
June 15, 2019

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Summary

Arnold is a dedicated environmental and sustainability professional with over 16 years experience working on a variety of projects across industrial, commercial and construction sectors. His experience has been gained through consultancies, Project Management Consultants (PMCs) and private sector organisations. Arnold has a masters degree in Development Management and honours degree in Industrial Engineering, and is a qualified LEED GA and GSAS CGP. He has significant experience in the Middle East Region having worked for 2 years in Saudia Arabia and for the previous 5 years in Qatar. He currently works for Egis Rail Qatar as an Environmental Engineer on the Major Stations and Elevated and At Grade Stations project, with responsibility for checking contractor compliance with the Employer’s Requirements, Qatar legislation and permit conditions, and for verifying sustainability performance to ensure GSAS 4 Stars and LEED Gold are achieved.

Current Position

Compliance Engineer - Environment and Sustainability Egis Rail Qatar, Qatar Rail, Doha Metro Major Stations, Doha, State of Qatar (April 02, 2017 – Current)

Personal Data

Age: 42 Nationality: Filipino

Civil Status: Married Religious Affiliation: Christian

Languages: Fluent in English and Filipino Mobile No: +974-****-****

Address: Sikkat Al Shatt St., Fereej Abdel Azziz Email: ac9ma2@r.postjobfree.com

Doha, State of Qatar

Educational Background

2012 – Master in Development Management major in Public Management – Pangasinan State University GraduateSchool Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines

Thesis Title “ Environmental Impact Assessment of Steam Turbine Generation Power Plant”

2011 - Master in Management Engineering (on going) - Pangasinan State University

Graduate School, Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines

2004 - Certificate Program on Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management

University of the Philippines (UP), Quezon City, Philippines

2000 – Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

Saint Louis University, Baguio City, Philippines

Professional Qualifcations

LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE

Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), License 10971258-GREEN-ASSOCIATE

July 2015 – July 2017

GSAS – CERTIFIED GREEN PROFESSIONAL

Gulf Organization for Research and Development, GSAS ID QA1340-001495

November 2014 – November 2017

Employment Record

May 19, 2014 to 02 March 2017

Environment and Sustainability Officer – LOUIS BERGER EGIS RAIL QPM JV, Qatar Rail Doha Metro Major Stations, Doha, State of Qatar

Oversee, assess, monitor and report on the Main Contractor’s performance in discharging the following environmental obligations in the Major Station project:

oContractual requirements;

oEmployer’s framework Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP);

oMinistry of Environment Permitting requirements;

oQatar Construction Standards (QCS) 2014;

oGlobal Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) / Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Building design and construction criteria;

oThose required by the approved Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).

Assist in assessing contractor’s interpretation the above requirements;

Assist in assessing contractor’s development of documentation to meet the above requirements, such as:

oSpecialist Environmental Management Plans

oSustainability Management Plans;

oLEED and GSAS Reports and Logs;

oEnvironmental Monitoring and Sampling Plans

oRequest for Proposals from Specialist Service Providers

oDaily / Weekly / Monthly Audit Checklist Proformas

Review relevant Environmental and Sustainability (E&S) statistical data and information, Material Approval Request Submittals, Sustainability Management Plans of Subcontractors, LEED and GSAS reports and Logs, collate and do trend analysis to be used in reports to improve performance;

Assist in assessing contractor’s Environmental Management System documentation and performance, such as training, record keeping, dealing with complaints;

Assessing contractor’s offsite systems such as sample management, use of laboratories, equipment calibration and use sub-contractors;

Assessing of Contractor’s Environmental Staff Performance;

Assessing and reporting on the performance of environmental management on site through site presence, audits, and inspections;

Dealing with Environmental Incidents on site and assessing Contractor’s staff performance during incidents;

Oversee, assess and report on development and delivery of environmental training to sub-contractor’s, suppliers and Main Contractor’s staff;

Develop training material and presentations for approval by the E&S Manager and deliver them;

Undertake research and produce reports or literature for approval by the E&S Manager.

April 2013 – December 2013

Environment Officer – GEOSPHERE Technologies Inc. Eisenhower Tower, Eisenhower

St. San Juan City, Metromanila, Philippines

vPrepare technical proposals and Environmental Impact Assessment Study for proposed industries and commercial establishments within the Philippines;

vConducts site assessment/audit of industries compliance to environmental regulations covering ambient air, water (i.e. groundwater, marine and surface water) and Industrial hazardous wastes;

vInvolve in Environmental modeling activities, executions, evaluation and interpretation of modeling result;

vConducts water (surface and groundwater) and air (ambient and specific source) sampling of industries;

vResponsible in the over-all health and safety of workers working on site while conducting ambient air, water and groundwater monitoring; and

vEvaluate industrial plant site that are potentially contaminated and prepare site assessment report.

July 2011 – March 2013

Instructor I – Pangasinan State University-Mathematics, Information and Communication Technology and Computer Science Department – Lingayen, Pangasinan, Philippines

Conducted professional instruction and teaching to First Year College to Fourth Year

College Students in various subjects such as Mathematics (Algebra/ Trigonometry/ Business Mathematics), Science(Physics) Computer Literacy/Education (Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Access), Information and Communication Technology(Introduction to Computer Concepts, Technopreneurship, Human Computer Interaction);

Prepare and administered Quizzes, Seatworks, Midterm, Pre Final and Final Exam;

Initiated projects and motivational advices to students regarding their studies and future endeavour/profession;

Prepare the Official Grades/ Report of Rating of Students in every semester covering Midterm and Final Term;

Reports to the Associate Dean on the prepared Official Grades/Report of Ratings for her approval;

Conducts researches and readings on Mathematics, Computer Education, Information and Communication Technology, Sciences; and

Attend Seminars/Trainings related to Educational knowledge, Teaching Strategies and Advance technologies.

January 2010 – March 2011

Environmental Supervisor, Dr. Fadil Basyyoni Consultancy Firm – Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)

vConducts over-all plant survey and prepares surveys and site inspection reports;

vConducts water (surface and groundwater) and air (ambient and specific source) sampling of industries;

vConducts coastal (Red Sea) water monitoring;

vConducts investigation of air/water pollution complaints caused by industries and other sources and recommends mitigating measures to minimize such pollution;

vConducts site assessment/audit of industries in compliance to environmental regulations covering ambient air, water (i.e. groundwater, marine and surface water) and industrial non hazardous and hazardous waste; and

vRecommends to the Project Manager of the Jeddah Environmental Department (Jeddah Municipality) the issuance of municipal permit or recommendation to the Presidency of Meteorology and Environment of Saudi Arabia the issuance of permit.

March 2009 – December 2009

Environmental Specialist, Saudi ASMA Environmental Solutions –Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

vPrepared the Environmental Impact Assessment Study for proposed of the Proposed Expansion of Power Generation Capacity (Steam Turbine Generators 5 & 6) and 48,000 m3 per day Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant II (IWTP2) Power & Water Utility Company for Jubail & Yanbu (MARAFIQ) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia;

vConducts site assessment/audit of industries compliance to environmental regulations covering ambient air, water (i.e. groundwater, marine and surface water) and Industrial hazardous wastes;

vInvolve in Environmental modeling activities, executions, evaluation and interpretation of modeling result;

vConducts water (surface and groundwater) and air (ambient and specific source) sampling of industries;

vResponsible in the over-all health and safety of workers working on site while conducting ambient air, water and groundwater monitoring; and

vEvaluate industrial plant site that are potentially contaminated and prepare site assessment report.

September 2005 – February 2009

Environmental Management Specialist II, Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Environmental Management Bureau R-III, Pampanga, Philippines

vConducts plant survey, collects samples and performs field physical analyses and prepares surveys and inspection reports;

vConducts investigation of air/water pollution complaints caused by industries and other sources and recommends mitigating measures to minimize such pollution;

vConducts follow up inspection to oversee complaints with recommended control or approved measures to abate pollution;

vAssess and evaluates Initial Environmental Examination/Environmental Impact Statement for projects located in Environmental Critical Areas (ECA) and Environmental Critical Projects (ECP);

vRecommends to the Chief of Environmental Impact Assessment Division the approval or denial of ECC and CNC applications;

vConducts on site inspection for IEE/EIS ECA and ECPs;

vConducts compliance monitoring of industries with Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC);

vRecommends to the Chief of Environmental Impact Assessment Division and Regional Director of EMB R-III the issuance of Notice of Violations and Cease and Desist Order for firms government and private violating Philippine Environmental Laws;

vEvaluate Transport Permit (TP) applications for hazardous wastes to be transported from generators to Treatment Storage Disposal Facilities;

vRecommends to the Section Head and to the Regional Director the approval or denial of TP applications; and

vConducts lectures and Technical Speaking for industries, Local Government Units (LGU) and other government agencies.

March 2001 – August 2005

Project Evaluation Officer I and II, Department of Environment and Natural Resources- Environmental Management Bureau R-III, Pampanga, Philippines

vConducts pre-evaluation screening on projects for manufacturing and infrastructures applied for an Environmental Compliance Certificate and Certificate of Non Coverage (CNC);

vEvaluate projects applied for an ECC and CNC and prepares inspection and evaluation reports;

vConducts site inspection, survey and compliance monitoring for projects/ firms with ECC applications, without an ECC and issued ECCs;

vPrepares site inspection, survey and compliance monitoring reports

vEvaluate and assesses Permit to Operate applications of Wastewater Treatment Facility (WTF) and Air Pollution Sources and Control Installations (APSCI) of industries

vConducts facility inspection of firms with WTF and APSCI permit applications;

vPrepares inspection reports of industries with WTF and APSCI permit applications;

vRecommends the approval or disapproval of permit applications, issuance of Notices of Violations and Cease and Desist Order for firms violating Philippine Environmental laws;

vConducts water (surface and groundwater) and air (ambient and specific source) sampling of firms with permit applications; and

vConduct lectures for Pollution Control Officers (PCO) as part of information campaign as well as accreditation applications.

Proficiency on various Software and Calculations

GSAS Railways and Construction Procedures and Calculators;

LEED v3 and v4 BD+C Procedures and Calculators;

Air Modeling using USEPA SCREEN 3, Chemical Risk Assessment Modeling USEPA’s ALOHA and World Bank Techniques for Assessing Industrial Hazards, Noise Modeling Software (CUSTIC ver. 1.1 and 2.0), VOC Emission Estimate using USEPA Tanks ver. 4.0d, Ecotect 2011 Building Assessment Modelling;

Greenhouse Gas Estimation and Calculation using IPCC 2006 Guidelines and USEPA GHG Inventory Protocol Core Module Guidance;

Air, Noise and Water monitoring equipment specifically Electronic ambient air sampler for TSP, PM10 and PM2.5, QRAE and Multi RAE Gas analyzers, 600 XLM (water sonde) Surface and Groundwater and Cirrus CR 261A Class 1 Broadband Sound Level meter;

For Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and MS Graph; and

Capable of calibrating the following equipment: Electronic ambient air sampler, 600 XLM (water sonde) and Cirrus CR 261A Class 1 Broadband Sound Level Meter.

Trainings and Seminars Attended

2015 April Participant, “Sustainability Through Engineered Chemical Solutions” Doha,

Qatar

2014 June Participant, workshop titled “GSAS – Certified Green Professional” Doha, Qatar

2013 Oct Participant, “Basic Occupational Safety and Health Training (40-hr)”

conducted by Department of Labor and Employment- Occupational Safety and Health Center, Quezon City, Philippines

2010 April Participant “Process Industries Risk Assessment Workshop”

Sponsored by Saudi ASMA Environmental Solutions (SAES) Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

2006 July Participant “THE INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COURSE ON HAZARDOUS

WASTE MANAGEMENT” sponsored by the Colombo Plan Secretariat and Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency at Mahidol University-Salaya Campus, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

2004 March Participant, “POLLUTION PREVENTION” sponsored by University of the Philippines-National Engineering Center (UP NEC) conducted by United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) at University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

2004 Feb Participant, “INSPECTION, COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT (ICE): HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES sponsored by University of the Philippines National Engineering Center conducted by United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) at University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

2004 Jan Participant, “CHEMICAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND PREPAREDNESS” sponsored by University of the Philippines National Engineering Center conducted by United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) at University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

2003 Sept Participant, “TOXIC AND HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT” sponsored by University of the Philippines National Engineering Center conducted by United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) at University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

2001 June Participant, “TRAINING COURSE ON ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES” conducted by the Environmental Impact Assessment Division and Personnel Section Environmental Management Bureau at Century Imperial Palace Suites, Quezon City, Philippines

Environmental Lecture Contributions

2009 March Resource Speaker, “SEMINAR ON ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AND POLLUTION CONTROL STRATEGIES FOR POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICERS ” sponsored by the Water Environment Association of the Philippines, Inc. at Century Resort Hotel, Balibago, Angeles City, Phils.

2008 April Lecturer, “TRAINING SEMINAR ON ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND POLLUTION CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES” sponsored and conducted by the sponsored by the Water Environment Association of the Philippines, Inc. at Century Resort Hotel, Balibago, Angeles City, Philippines

2007 Nov Resource Speaker, “POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICERS – LEVEL 1

TRAINING COURSE” sponsored by the Environmental Practitioners Association at Century Resort Hotel, Balibago, Angeles City

2005 July Resource Speaker, “ADVANCED TRAINING FOR POLLLUTION CONTROL OFFICERS – LEVEL II” sponsored and conducted by the Environmental Practitioners Association at Subic International Hotel, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Subic, Zambales, Philippines

2004 Sept Resource Speaker, “WASTEWATER TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND UPDATES ON RELEVANT WATER/WASTEWATER ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS” sponsored and conducted by the DENR-EMB RIII and Water Environment Association of the Philippines Incorporated (WEAP) at Central Park Hotel, San Miguel, Tarlac City

Professional Interests

Research

Conducting research on water and wastewater treatment technologies, hazardous waste treatment processes, advances on environmental monitoring and pollution prevention practices;

Energy Calculation, Building design and construction, Indoor Environmental Quality through Sustainability Management,

Points of interest

Sustainability Management in particular LEED, GSAS and BREEAM;

Processes involve in water and wastewater treatment facilities, management of hazardous wastes and processes involve in hazardous waste treatment facilities (incineration, biological and phyto remediation, distillation etc., implementation and utilization of pollution prevention practices)

Character References

Mr. Kevin Kelly

Environment and Sustainability Manager

Qatar Rail QSHSE Dept.

+974-****-****

Mr. Michael Greenall

PMC HSE Manager

Qatar Rail, Doha Metro Project

+974-****-****

Mr. Mohammad Al Tahtamouni

Country HR Manager

Egis International, Qatar

+974-****-****



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