Digital Design Manager wanted by ATKINS in DUBAI

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Digital Design Manager
ME-005923
Buildings
Experienced Design Manager with a strong background in active Digital Project experience. You will be required to manage multi-geographical design teams, sub-consultants and manage Digital Design review meetings. Deliver presentations and be self-motivated to learn and develop new processes and technology to share with/educate Digital Enterprise team members throughout the company.

Responsibilities
 
Develop and execute project specific and client driven goals, schedules, budgets, delivery strategy and detailed assumptions with methodology for managing goals and objectives.
Establish and maintain project goals and success criteria that meet both Atkins and Client needs.
Ability to create and administer a project Digital Execution Plan (BIM Execution Plan).
Very strong demonstrated capability in the use of key Digital Engineering systems.
Present and promote the use of Digital processes and technology in the Architecture and Engineering fields from Design through to Construction.
Lead project teams in Digital project setup
Proficient use of Digital technology including file interoperability and information exchange processes.
Lead design meetings and provide continual input to optimize design and minimize unnecessary work.
Facilitate the development of the Design Delivery Schedule along with the client and other project stakeholders.
Develop a comprehensive scope-of-work and contract document deliverables list for each related discipline and ensure no scope gap.
Support negotiation of scope-of-work, deliverables and price with supply chain.
Manage distribution and production of project workload within project team.
Determine need for use of external supply chain.
Evaluate and motivate designers on adoption of Digital design technology.
Participate in departmental strategic planning.
Demonstrable understanding of Statutory Authorities approvals process within Middle East.
Ensuring design meets clients Expectation, through facilitation of value engineering and interaction with Cost consultants.
To negotiate the design process from conception through to completion, whilst managing the production of design and construction issue documentation, possibly for a number of projects.
Developing the technical aspects of the project briefs and design programmes.
Coordinate specification, materials selection and detailed design solutions in relation to performance and production criteria.
Understanding modern methods of construction, low energy design and Statutory Authority regulations.
Coordinating the detailed design process and co-coordinating design information.
Managing and co-coordinating the production team and associated professional consultants.
Run projects, develop standard solutions and have an awareness of contemporary construction methods.
Understanding and have working knowledge of all of the various building components considered as part of the complete building assembly, and being able to detail these or have a good working knowledge of the detail of the various components.
Understanding how the design aspects of a construction project influence and relate to performance and functional issues, so that practical questions can be addressed at an early stage.
Carrying out design-stage risk assessments.
Management / coordination of the project design team and interface with all stakeholders on large scale projects.
Responsible for all aspects of project coordination and technical delivery for the interface between the design team and internal / external consultants.
Responsible to initiate and implement regular project technical reviews and ensure compliance with review comments.
Review project scope requirements and ensure the project team is aware and working towards the required deliverables.
Act as a primary technical interface to the Client on matters of coordination and implementation of project specific requirements.
Attend all design and project management meetings ensuring coordinated action is taken by the team.
Lead technical coordination for projects of all scales, liaising directly with all disciplines involved in the design process.
Proactively check and coordinate project documents (including but not limited to BIM model, drawing set organization, details, dimensions, interdisciplinary coordination items, specifications coordination, etc.) and is responsible for quality control of such tasks in accordance with Atkins’ quality control program.
Contribute to Atkins’ leadership by enabling clear communications among team leaders, consultants and clients while building professional relationships internally and externally.
Relevant experience interpreting and applying US / British Standards and Building Regulations (or as appropriate to the UAE) is essential.

Atkins has been established in the Gulf for over 40 years, having first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. The regional head office (Dubai) was established in 1979.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

Key Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Architecture, Engineering or a technology-related fields.
Must have a minimum of 6 years of experience in a combination of construction operations, preconstruction, architecture or VDC in the AEC industry.
Strong technical skills with proficiency in AutoDesk Suite is critical. Must be familiar with other construction related software (Tekla, P6, Sketchup, Engineering Analysis Tools).
Full knowledge of Statutory Authorities requirements, knowledge of codes, regulations and submission requirements.
Must have the ability to lead groups of people in adopting new technology.
Experience in implementing new systems is desirable.

Personal Profile:

Proven leadership capabilities.
A high degree of initiative with an ability to address issues and refine work practices.
Proactive and hands-on person with a positive team attitude.
Creative with a high degree of flexibility.
Strong professional integrity and work ethic.
Organised and efficient with demonstrable time management skills.
Professional appearance and attitude with an outgoing personality.
Skilled negotiator and influencer
Ability to listen and assimilate information quickly and effectively
Self starter
Articulate/good communicator
Confident
Approachable and able to motivate and inspire project management team
Attention to detail
High degree and appreciation of quality
Collaborative
Seeks continuous improvement

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

A competitive salary
Accommodation allowance
Transportation allowance
Medical and life insurance cover
Company gratuity scheme
Discretionary bonus scheme
Annual flight allowance to point of origin
Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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We are in the process of shortlisting the candidates and will advise you on your status soon

Autocad Draftsman/Supervisor WALK IN INTERVIEW

Details:Posted on: 2nd April 2018

  • Employment Type:Full Time
  • Monthly Salary:Unspecified
  • Minimum Work Experience:0-1 Years
  • Minimum Education Level:Bachelors Degree
  • Listed By:Employer
  • Company Size:51-200 Employees
  • Career Level:Mid-level

Description:

We required Autocad Draftsman/Supervisor for the construction company in Dubai. Male Asian nationality with diploma or degree holder. Walk in interview will be held from 9 am till 5 pm. Benefits will be provided plus visa. Contact 0543537346

Tenancy Delivery Manager wanted by Atkins in Dubai

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Tenancy Delivery Manager
FG-005530
Construction, Infrastructure
Projects:

1.The concept / theme is a streets and square concept, with an outdoor ambience incorporated within an indoor conditioned environment. Aesthetically designed keeping the family shopper in mind, the retail offerings of the mall have been categorized into 3 distinct districts. The project will feature 2 million square feet of leasable space spread over ground and first floor levels, comprising c.650 retail and F&B outlets, three major family entertainment centres, a 20-screen Cineplex, a hypermarket, and outdoor events area.

2.The mall will deliver modern ”industrial chic” architecture and interior design and will provide over 50 F&B offerings across two levels with external terraces to maximise the integration with the adjoining Expo Plaza Park, an urban green park of multi-recreational and sports usage. Key entertainment offerings include a 9 screen cinema and large family entertainment centre located at opposite ends of the linear mall positioned to draw custom down the main mall concourse spine of approximately 300m in length. The mall will consist of c. 180 units.

Tenancy Coordination & Delivery/Project Management Services:

The scope of services to be performed by the Service Provider shall include as a minimum:

a) Ensure all works pertaining to the retail unit fit out and handover of the trading units to The Dubai Mall Operational Team are completed on time and to the required standards.
b) Ensure nominated unit is ready for handover prior to tenant commencement.
c) Management of all pre-handover contractor briefing, meetings and minutes of the same
d) Ensure all tenancy fit outs are in-line with the approved drawings and project standards
e) Carry out daily on-site inspections and fit out progress monitoring reporting
f) On-going monitoring of the fit out phase to ensure attendance, programme, compliance, health and safety and quality standards are met
g) Ensure on-going tenancy issues are resolved
h) Ensure all fit out base building queries are issued to Emaar Development Project Consultants for action & clarification

Tenancy Coordination & Delivery/Project Management Deliverables Present the following:

RDT Project Execution Plan inclusive but not limited to:

Master Tenant Fit Out Programme (P6 software) inclusive of:

All tenancies and the key design, construction, completion and handoveractivities/ milestones
Alignment to Main Contractor Base Build construction programme inclusive ofcritical path and key milestones pertaining to unit handovers and MEPservices commissioning, authority inspections and certification inclusive ofTaking Over Certificate (TOC)
Weekly Design and Construction progress and tracking reports
Project overviews indicating the vital parameters and progress of all units.Mitigation plans for units under delay
Physical site possession checklists, reports and tracking
Design, Permits and Construction approvals process
Verify & certify all local authority documentation for carrying out works on site.Verify availability of DCD/ OM/ DEWA approved documentation on site.
Completed Emaar approval forms, including, but not limited to the following:
Tenant Authorised Representative details
Tenant Designer details
Tenant MEP consultant details
Tenant Structural Consultant details
Tenant Lighting Consultant details
Tenant General Contractor details
QA/QC plan
Design Management plan inclusive of:
Design submission forms for all stages of Concept & detailed design includingMEP design
Construction Management plan
Site inspection reports
TVR Tracking report
Collection & log of contractor’s insurance
Processing of general & hot- work permits
Assisting in manpower & material movement & site logistics
Assistance in hoarding movement to facilitate shop front construction
Assistance in final hoarding removal
Daily site inspection
Photographic record of site progress for all units.
HSE management plan aligning to Main Contractor HSE policies.
In the case of Dubai South Mall specific management planning to assure tenant contractor compliance to the Worker Welfare and HSE minimum assurance standards
Issuance of penalties to errant contractors (HSE violation)
Commissioning, Inspections and retail opening plan
Review & sign off of project close out documentation including T&C reports. Pre handover inspections reports, including compliance with LOD’s
Pre site handover design meeting minutes
Pre-Opening defects report
Pre-Trade inspection report and sign off prior to opening sheets
Defects close out report
Site inspection reports
Pre-Trade inspection report and sign off prior to opening sheets
Compiling project documentation and issuance to the asset team prior to opening.
Liaising with local authorities for facilitating onsite inspections.
SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies; with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximise our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include, Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.

Internal Relationships:
Participate in meetings to discuss issues and status
Review and determine daily priorities
Seek authorization when required
Seek performance feedback
Escalate issues through chain of command
Establish priorities
Seek and provide information
Seek clarification regarding agreed terms and conditions with merchant
Define scope of works in preparation of tenancy
Track activities to ensure tenancy is handed over to lessee by deadline
Discuss issues
Liaise with Centre Management to coordinate works and costs
Discuss and coordinate issues
Report status in Retail Design Management meetings on each asset.
Track activities to ensure tenancy is handed over to lessee by deadline
Detail lessor and merchant requirements and lease terms and conditions
Assist billing tenants for works
Coordinate and obtain final lease plan for Retail Design Management
External Relationships:
Confirm lease terms and conditions
Discuss merchant issues
Handover tenancy to merchant/s and or Tenant Authorized Representative (TAR)
Assist billing tenants for TVR works
Liaise with the Lessee and the local municipality to seek permits and approval for works within associated with tenancy
Resolve issues impacting with the centre
Coordinate quotations with contractors
Project manage works with contractors for tenancies
Manage Health & Safety
Collect certificates for trade
Experience Required:
Ideally experience in retail project management of buildings and facilities of similar project
Management skills and the ability to relate to the complexities of managing retail property
University degree or equivalent in a technical discipline preferably Interior Design or Architecture
Diploma/ Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent
Excellent communication skills
Conflict Management Skills
Site Management Skills
Knowledge of Authority Processes
Rewards and Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:
A competitive salary
Accommodation allowance
Transportation allowance
22 calendar days annual leave
Medical and life insurance cover
Company gratuity scheme
Discretionary bonus scheme
Annual flight allowance to point of origin
Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

Pavilion Content Designer wanted for Dubai Expo

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Date Posted: 2018/02/01 05:23:38
Expiry Date: 2018/03/02
Ref. JB3751038

Department Definition
The International Participants Department at Expo 2020 Dubai is responsible for the management of quality participation of official participants at the Expo.

Opportunity Responsibilities
The Pavilion Content Designer will work directly with the Storytelling and Content Curation team to develop and visualise concepts to ensure that the pavilions and its content are exceptionally complementary.

The main responsibilities for this role include:

– Conceptual modelling, creating initial design sketches, as well as detailed computer-generated 2D and 3D visuals, sometimes building models and prototypes;

– Liaise with internal and external teams to explore all material and structural opportunities;

– Ensure all exhibitions and displays have a definite link to Expo2020 other assets and overall theme;

– Work closely with quantity surveyors to establish costs and work schedules on projects, with architects and other design professionals to determine the best use of space, and with manufacturers and contractors;

– Source products, e.g. fittings, furniture, lighting, finishes, decoration and dressings;

– Liaise with internal departments to coordinate and facilitate the shipment of materials/content needed for the pavilions.

Skills
5+ years’ experience within a design-related (architecture, urbanism or design) field as well as:

– Bachelor’s degree in Architecture/Urbanism/Design or related fields;

– A high level of technical knowledge, including 2D and 3D modeling skills;

– Knowledge and experience using design software, such as Auto CAD, Adobe Creative Suite, 3DS Max, SketchUp;

– Fluent in English with other languages preferred (Arabic, French, or Spanish);

– Strong aesthetic and solid technical design knowledge with understanding and/or hands-on experience in specific exhibition skillsets.

 

BIM operator wanted by Parsons Engineering in Dubai

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BIM Operator
NEW
🔍 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
CAD REF: 48326

Through Parsons’ engineering and construction management services, we deliver innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait. Our focus is on delivering air, rail, road and highway transportation; water conveyance and/or wastewater treatment; and land development and public infrastructure to our clients and your communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world class infrastructure.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The BIM Operator must possess strong computer CAD/BIM skills and able to produce 3D/2D dimensional models required for drawing preparation as per the local authority’s standards; produce professional drawings and reports for presentation and review. The candidate needs to work closely with the Engineers in developing and finalizing designs of assigned scope of works. The candidate will prepare engineering drawings comprised of basic arrangements, layouts, profiles, sections, surface grading etc; check accuracy of layouts and drawings and make adjustments as necessary; file and maintain drawings to ensure proper back-up. The candidate need to review and clash analysis of the models, update changes as needed and perform cross disciplinary model coordination.
Qualifications:
Engineering degree/diploma in Civil Engineering preferred
Minimum of 7 years work experience in infrastructure projects
Minimum of 5 years with 3D modelling in the design of highway and utilities network
Expertise in Navisworks, Civil 3D and Microstation
Excellent communication skills in English
Good knowledge in Revit will be advantageous
Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com.

Senior Architect for Atkins global in Dubai

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Senior Architect

  •  reference ME-005812
  •  Construction sector

Works as part of an architectural design team. This team member plans, schedules, organizes, coordinates and executes the design work on small to medium scale projects (or distinct portions of larger projects), with periodic interaction with an Associate or Associate Director.

Core Accountabilities

  • Architectural Design
  • Team Leading
  • Client Interface
  • Design Coordination
  • Interface with Statutory Authorities
  • Design research
  • Site back-up
  • Mentoring, supervision and management of junior staff

Duties Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and lead the assigned team of Architects and Technicians on a day to day basis and ensure that design excellence is achieved throughout
  • Develop a thorough design philosophy, effectively contributing to the inception and the development of a project
  • Lead the design work ensuring project objectives are met, design instructions are implemented and delivery is achieved within the set time and budget
  • Responsible for the correctness, accuracy and complete multi-disciplinary coordination of the design documentation prepared by the assigned team
  • Coordinate and develop responses to review comments, tender queries, contractor’s queries, etc
  • Responsible, with guidance from senior team members, for the preparation and compilation of design presentations and design reports
  • Actively pursue or has achieved professional accreditation and licensure

Atkins has been established in the Gulf for over 40 years, having first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. The regional head office (Dubai) was established in 1979.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

Qualities and Skills Required

  • Ability to fulfil all the above duties and responsibilities
  • Developed architectural design skills and understanding of the design process and interfaces between design disciplines
  • Extensive project experience
  • Developed leadership skills
  • Developed communication skills
  • Flexibility of attitude towards company objectives
  • Cordial relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Understanding of Atkins’ commercial management of projects
  • Understanding of scope definition and scope interface
  • Developed presentation skills
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and REVIT, word processing and presentation programs
  • Detailed knowledge of Atkins’ standards, policies, codes and procedures and ability to transmit the same to others
  • Full knowledge of Statutory Authorities requirements, knowledge of codes, regulations and submission requirements
  • Developed knowledge of Fire & Life Safety Principles
  • Developed knowledge of Sustainable Design principles
  • Ability and will to mentor and provide support to junior staff members and spread knowledge across the wider architectural community
  • Ability and will to update knowledge
  • Excellent command of English (written and spoken). Knowledge of other languages is an added value

Qualifications Required

  • Completion of five or six-year architectural degree program
  • B.Arch or B.Sc in Architecture
  • Minimum 10 years post graduate experience
  • UAE Society of Engineers membership

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

Vacancy Status:

We are in the process of shortlisting the candidates and will advise you on your status soon