KBR Environmental Protection Specialist (Contingency Hire) in IO, United Kingdom

Title: Environmental Protection Specialist (Contingency Hire)

Location: GB-IO-Diego Garcia Island

Job Number: 1043918

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Position is contingent upon award of the project

Environmental Protection Specialist (Contingency Hire)


The Environmental Protection Specialist shall be responsible solely for ensuring that all KBR operations and responsibilities are in compliance with applicable environmental requirements. This includes, but is not limited to, implementation of the host command Environmental Management System (EMS); oil and hazardous substance spill prevention, control, countermeasures and cleanup; hazardous material minimization, handling and storage; hazardous waste reduction, collection, storage, and disposal.

In addition responsibilities include proper management of operation of potable fresh water resources; industrial and wastewater treatment; proper management and operation of solid waste collection, segregation for recycling, and proper disposal; and management of mission critical and non-use of non-mission critical ozone-depleting substances. Administrative duties include development of pertinent KBR SOPs and contingency plans; and conducting/documenting required inspections and training. Additionally, the Specialist shall serve as the central point of contact with the Government listing of areas needing substantial compliance with the BIOT regulations, Diego Garcia Final Governing Standards (DGFGS) and applicable U.S. Environmental Standards.


EDUCATION: Bachelors’ Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Chemistry based on a four-year course of study from a U.S. or U.K. accredited college or university.

CERTIFICATIONS: Professional Engineer license is preferred.

EXPERIENCE; Five (5) years of experience as an Environmental Protection Specialist/Engineer, or work in a closely related field.

ABILITIES: The candidate must be a self-starter capable of working in a fast paced multi-discipline team environment with the ability to manage competing priorities to achieve team goals.

Proven management skills to include effective planning, organizing, directing and controlling with strong decision making capabilities. Excellent analytical skills – data driven, fact based, root cause focused. Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills to lead a team to consensus.

Understanding of litigation and claims processes and experience with legal communities.

Excellent communication skills – verbal, written and listening.

Ability to interact with staff at all levels from craftpersons to senior executives.

Knowledge base to successfully diagnosis issues that cover multiple areas of interaction.


Fluent in English language

Must possess US passport book (not passport card) with at least 12 months of remaining validity AND with at least 6 blank visa/stamp pages remaining

Must possess driver’s license with at least 6 months of remaining validity

Job: Engineering/Technical – Environmental