Environmental, Regulatory & Socioeconomic Engineer


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


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The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India


ExxonMobil’s affiliates have offices in India in Bengaluru, Mumbai and the National Capital Region. 

ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India supporting the Product Solutions business engage in the marketing, sales and distribution of performance as well as specialty products across chemicals and lubricants businesses. The India planning teams are also embedded with global business units for business planning and analytics.

ExxonMobil’s LNG affiliate in India supporting the upstream business provides consultant services for other ExxonMobil upstream affiliates and conducts LNG market-development activities.

The Global Business Center - Technology Center provides a range of technical and business support services for ExxonMobil’s operations around the globe.

ExxonMobil strives to make a positive contribution to the communities where we operate and its affiliates support a range of education, health and community-building programs in India. Read more about our Corporate Responsibility Framework.

To know more about ExxonMobil in India, visit ExxonMobil India and the Energy Factor India.


What role you will play in our team


The Environmental, Regulatory & Socioeconomic (ER&S) Advisor provides key support to enable project concept selection, design, and execution.  The Advisor is responsible for identifying key environmental, regulatory and socioeconomic issues, developing approval strategies, implementing best practices and standards, identifying all requirements and working with the project to ensure permitting and ongoing regulatory compliance are achieved. The Advisor works closely with many functions to achieve objectives and needs to have a sound technical background and the ability to communicate and influence effectively.

What you will do


  • As directed by the function’s Supervisor and project Supervisor / Manager (if applicable), provide overall leadership for environmental, regulatory, and socioeconomic (ER&S) management, including the development and maintaining of various project ER&S tools and processes.
  • Develop required EMCAPS ER&S deliverables for pre-Gate 2 projects, including the following activities: Support opportunity sponsor’s efforts during Concept Selection.
  • Coordinate the projects assorted ER&S related efforts (e.g., preparation of Environmental, Socioeconomic, Health Impact Assessment (ESHIA), Environmental
  • Socioeconomic Management Plan, Regulatory Compliance Plan, support the preparation of Spill Response and other Emergency Response Plans, preparation and implementation of waste management plans, planning and execution of public consultation programs, monitoring of ER&S performance and EMP implementation).
  • Provide cost and schedule estimates for the regulatory approvals process as well as for the development of the ESHIA and various ER&S plans, including their associated implementation / execution.
  • Coordinate required endorsements of ER&S EMCAPS deliverables with the SSH&E functional group.
  • Coordinate efforts to identify and acquire in a timely manner all regulatory approvals, authorizations, permits, and licenses required by the project.
  • Interface with project team to ensure requirements/standards are properly integrated into project concepts, designs, and implementation plans.
  • Coordinate with P&GA to obtain endorsement for government relations / communications plans for proposed project facilities

What you will do Cont..


  • Monitor progress of post-Gate 2 projects, anticipate potential ER&S issues, and action appropriately to ensure project success.  Where required, support SSH&E project assigned personnel to deliver on the following activities:
  • For project activities (e.g., construction, commissioning, start-up, transition or operations), fully comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws/regulations and the projects obligations/commitments appearing in the ESHIA, ER&S Management Plans, permits, loan agreements, and other agreements/contracts.
  • Proper investigation, recording, and reporting of identified SSH&E compliance incidents and potential non-compliance situations.  Ensure stewardship and reporting of SSH&E performance indicators to meet project and Corporate requirements.
  • Effective interface with Government agencies and external stakeholders (including Lenders) regarding the preparation of the projects ESHIA and ER&S Management Plans, regulatory compliance issues, and SSH&E performance / management plan implementation.
  • Field-site visits / inspections by ExxonMobil senior management, senior Government officials, Lender representatives, and representatives of other key stakeholders.
  • A Management of Change (MoC) process for SSH&E-related documents and deliverables that is consistent with the projects MoC process.
  • Established roles and responsibilities for project permitting and approval activities and ER&S management plan implementation.
  • Ensure functional deliverables such as tool-building, tool maintenance, and program deliverables are achieved per budget, schedule, and quality constraints (e.g., OIMS, RCAs, IPRs, EBP, Training, Issue Management Teams, ER&S Stewardship, Early Engagement).
  • Provide input to the SSH&E-related Coordination Procedures for EPC Contractor ITT packages and pre-FEED Coordination Procedures.
  • Coordinate with the SSH&E functional group as necessary to access available technical expertise / resources in support of project activities, identify / implement best practices, benefit from lessons learned, and obtain guidance related to the Environmental Business Planning process.
  • Any other activities as directed by Functional SSH&E Management and Project Management (as applicable).

About You


Skills and Qualifications :


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering from a recognized university scoring CGPA 6.0 and above in Engineering, Natural or Environmental Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Social Sciences (e.g., anthropology, sociology) or some other technical field related to ER&S management.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated broad technical, ER&S, and health skills with a working knowledge of project management, construction, and operations.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Quality Management and coordination of quality surveillance / inspection activities for projects in the Oil and Gas Industry?
  • Broad-based work experience in oil & gas operations, with prior experience in one or more ER&S / SSH&E disciplines.
  • Proven management and leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong  MS Word ,MS Excel and Presentation skills.
  • Ability to influence without authority - persuasive with strong business perspective.
  • Adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Ability to assess and act on project resource needs.
  • Experience in interacting with government officials.
  • Experience in interacting with a variety of external entities (e.g., NGOs, local communities, Lender institution representatives).
  • Willing to relocate Bengaluru.

Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance and life. We offer you: 


  • Competitive compensation 
  • Medical plans, maternity leave and benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment benefits 
  • Retirement benefits 
  • Global networking & cross-functional opportunities
  • Annual vacations & holidays
  • Day care assistance program
  • Training and development program
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Workplace flexibility policy
  • Relocation program
  • Transportation facility


Please note benefits may change from time to time without notice, subject to applicable laws. The benefits programs are based on the Company’s eligibility guidelines.


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