Job Purpose / Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Superintendent, EHS to ensure the establishment and maintenance of a secure working environment. In this role, you will be responsible for implementing policies, guidelines, programs, and initiatives that promote effective safety practices and foster a safety-oriented culture. You will develop and manage comprehensive EHS programs to ensure compliance with industry regulations and safeguard the well-being of our employees.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enforce compliance with NAMA policies, Safety, Health, and Environment Management System procedures, and quality procedures to achieve target rates and maintain NAMA IMS certified standards. Take full accountability for ensuring the safety compliance of all subordinates.
  • Develop and coordinate plant procedures on health and safety to maintain a consistent approach to a safe working environment.
  • Determine and coordinate responses to serious accident situations, taking necessary actions to bring the situation under control and conducting investigations to assess damage and potential risks.
  • Conduct internal benchmarking studies among petrochemical companies to identify best practices and areas for improvement.
  • Develop and implement safety processes and procedures to ensure a safe, incident-free environment and foster a strong safety culture within the company.
  • Review processes for related hazards and propose interventions to ensure safe operational activities.
  • Incorporate safety precautions, mechanisms, and standards into operating procedures and systems, continuously updating them to align with industry best practices.
  • Conduct detailed risk analysis of operational and maintenance activities with significant risks, providing assessments and suggesting control measures.
  • Maintain risk profiling of the organization and implement monitoring mechanisms during different stages of plant operations.
  • Review engineering projects and processes to incorporate safety standards and specifications for a safe working environment during construction and operation phases.
  • Provide safety guidelines during alterations or modifications, recommending control measures to maintain safety standards.
  • Regularly inspect sites and conduct surveys on accident-prone areas, ensuring compliance with safe working procedures and standards.
  • Conduct investigations of minor incidents independently and participate in investigation teams for major incidents, conducting root cause analyses and drafting investigation reports for management review.
  • Develop awareness and training programs to educate employees on process safety issues and ensure their understanding and compliance.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant safety, quality, and environmental management procedures and controls, promoting employee safety, legislative compliance, high-quality products/services, and environmental responsibility.
  • Conduct safety and fire audits of all company facilities, identifying and highlighting unsafe conditions and behaviors, and establishing action programs to prioritize and mitigate them.
  • Review safety incident reports, maintain a record of incidents and injuries, and analyze trends to develop strategies and programs addressing those trends.
  • Plan, design, and deliver practical training for employees on safety-related matters, empowering them to identify risks and take appropriate steps to control them.
  • Prepare budgets and safety plans and programs that facilitate the achievement of safety objectives.
  • Develop safety instructions and guidelines following established procedures and internationally recognized safety standards and resolve non-routine problems and emergencies using initiative.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Chemical Engineering, or in Environmental and Occupational Health. Training in Safety Management, Risk Analysis and Quantification, Hazard recognition, Statistical Analysis and evaluation, International and Local Safety Standards, and Ergonomics. OSHA or NEBOSH certified.


  • 13 to 15 years of experience, including a minimum of 7 years in a leadership role overseeing EHS programs within a petrochemical or similar industrial setting.

Job Skills / Knowledge:

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills in the field of safety engineering.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of EHS regulations, including OSHA, ensuring compliance.
  • Proficient in conducting risk assessments, identifying hazards, and implementing effective control measures.
  • Experienced in developing and managing EHS management systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Skilled in leading incident investigations, utilizing root cause analysis, and implementing corrective actions.
  • Ability to promote a strong safety culture and engage employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficient in developing and delivering comprehensive EHS training programs.
  • Solid understanding of petrochemical processes, equipment, and related hazards.
  • Proficient in data analysis, reporting, and utilizing EHS software and systems.
  • Strong project management skills to plan and monitor EHS initiatives.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.


Job Category: Supervisory
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Jubail Industrial City
JOB ID: 40000371

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