MEP Technician wanted at SERCO – Abu Dhabi

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We are currently looking to recruit MEP Technician for our Talent Pooling who has experience working on systems in commercial buildings or other facilities management building services / engineering environment. Under the direct supervision of the MEP Supervisor, the MEP Technician will be responsible for carrying out allocated project installation control system fault diagnosis and measure, monitor, and control a process. carry out remedial repairs on project works. All work will be done as directed by the Supervisor and the MEP Technician will adhere to Risk Assessments and Standard Operating Procedures. If you have prior experience in electrical operation, maintenance and repair and are keen to explore this opportunity, please find below more details on the role below.

As MEP Technician your primary responsibilities will include, but not be restricted to:
Be multi-skilled technicians with the ability and qualifications to undertake both mechanical and electrical, instrumentation system maintenance tasks.
To be able to work independently with minimal supervision where appropriate, or work as part of a team.
Quality of project works and safe working practices are paramount in carrying out the duties.

Key accountabilities

Carry out the PPM, Reactive and corrective including the electrical installations such as, lighting control system, DB’s VFD, control and monitoring devices, equipment’s, emergency lighting and small power not limited
Integrate and communicate effectively with other technical staff as required.
Participate in overtime, shift work and/or out of hours working as governed by the necessity to maintain continuity of operation of essential plant and systems.
Participate in emergency on-call service during non-working hours, weekends and public holidays.
Carry out project activities as directed by the Supervisor and adhere to Risk Assessments and Standard Operating Procedures.
Conform to all necessary internal and/or external approvals before, during and after project work including Permit to Work and Lockout / Tag Out procedures.
Maintain up to date knowledge through technical training provided by the Supervisor for the safe and efficient operation of all project duties.
Participate in the Health, Safety & Risk programs including toolbox talks, health safety and environmental training related to work activities especially electrical safety and working at heights.
Use safe systems of work when working with all building services electrical equipment.
Carry out all other duties as directed by the Project Supervisor and Project Manager to the benefit of the Serco and the Client

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications


Vocational training certificate in instrumentation system or electrical building services, power and distribution or other relevant and recognized qualifications in the electrical operation, maintenance and repair.
High School Diploma
Good level of the English language both written and spoken.


Able to foster good relations with colleagues and other departments and be a good team player.
Flexibility, excellent attention to detail and ability to identify key issues.
Able to work under stringent deadlines and high pressure environment.
Technically competent with a clear technical understanding of buildings Electrical services and associated equipment.
Proficient and able to demonstrate a complete understanding of electrical planned maintenance and repair services.
Technical and safety awareness with a clear understanding of electrical safety, permit to works, processes, procedures, use of electrical tools and associated test equipment.


Has advance knowledge in instrumentation system, electrical equipment and power supply and distributions systems and associated lighting and control systems in commercial buildings or other facilities management building services engineering environment.

Technical Manager wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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Business Line Program Management
Position Title Technical Manager, Dubai
United Arab Emirates – Dubai
Job Summary

AECOM serves as the Project Manager and Cost Manager on the project. The project is an aerospace facility located in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates and involves the construction of 28 technically complex buildings, with a built-up area of over 1.5 million square feet. When completed will be the largest aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul center in the world. The project is currently on track to achieve an Estidama 3 pearl rating for its Head Quarters Building and 2 pearl rating for all other buildings.

The project requires a Technical Manager with a strong and well-rounded MEP background to support the team in managing the completion of construction and testing / commissioning activities, obtaining final Authority approvals and closing out the project.

Job Duties

The Technical Manager will report directly to the Project Director and will be responsible for the following:

Acting as the focal point on the project for all technical issues;

Managing and overseeing multiple 3rd party consultants (design, supervision, technical advisory, environmental and commissioning) assigned to the project;

Liaising with the client’s technical team and coordinating all technical issues with the contractor and consultants;

Monitoring, coordinating and tracking testing & commissioning activities, resolution of non-compliance issues, snagging / de-snagging, design reviews, material submittals, shop drawing reviews and close-out issues (i.e. As-builts, O&Ms, client training and warranties);

Supporting the commercial team’s assessments (including costings) for commercial matters / claims related to technical matters and flagging any issues which are considered deviations to the Employer’s Requirements;

Monitoring and coordinating the works to ensure compliance with authority approvals and to obtain any necessary permits for taking over and occupancy (e.g. Civil Defense, Building Completion Certificate, Estidama and Uptime Certification of data center)

Specific Skills Required

Capable of providing quick rough order time / cost / technical assessments for MEP related works

Experience on fast-track projects or demanding works environments

Must be willing to spend a substantial amount of time in the field (not a desk job)

Strong English language verbal and written communication skills

Ability to explain and present technically complex issues and their solutions in a simplified manner to executive / board level stakeholders

Must have a mindset of finding on-the-spot / practical solutions for technical issues

Team player, cooperative and positive natured individual

Minimum Requirements

15+ years (20+ preferred) in a technical manager capacity with a well-rounded MEP / Testing & Commissioning / Fire Life Safety background

Majority of experience should be project site based

Substantial work experience in the GCC (UAE – Abu Dhabi / Al Ain major plus)

Extensive and demonstrable design and build project experience

Technical management role on several large scale (USD 500 million+) or technically complex projects

Additional Comments

Substantial work experience in the GCC (UAE – Abu Dhabi / Al Ain major plus)
Preferred Qualifications

BS in Mechanical or Electrical engineering (MS or higher preferred)

Chartered / Professional registered Mechanical or Electrical engineer

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It’s a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world’s most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It’s a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It’s what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195901BR

MTO MEPS wanted at SERCO – Dubai

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Req ID 53788
MTO MEPS – Success Profile
Reporting to: MEPS Engineer (MMS, CMS & Training)
Division/Function: E&M – Serco Dubai Metro
Base location: Serco Middle East- Dubai
Grade: 9

Key purpose
The purpose of this position is to assist Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Services Senior Engineer and MEPS Engineer in providing effective technical support to the line maintenance team responsible for all aspects of building services related engineering and maintenance works within the premises of Dubai Metro.

Structure and reporting relationship

Reports to the MEPS Engineer (MMS, CMS & Training)
Will not manage any other team members
Based on the specific requirement of the role

Key Accountabilities

Assist the Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Services Senior Engineer in preparing the maintenance budgeting, in managing and allocating resources to all aspect of technical support activities within the building services section;
Assist the Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Services Senior Engineer in overseeing all aspects of technical support activities pertaining to building services including engineering and maintenance work management, design modification, technical support, preparations of maintenance procedures and instructions, coordination work of engineering and maintenance works planning, possession scheduling and timetable, health, safety, quality and environment requirements;
Responsible for overall coordination between managers, supervisors and technicians within the building services section;
Perform and carry out duties as instructed/ directed by the Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Services Senior Engineer.
Essential technical and professional skills , knowledge and qualifications


Ability to prepare engineering data analysis, reporting, cost estimation, maintenance and testing procedures, equipment specifications, method statements, risk assessments and drawings (CAD) is preferable;
Possess good communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment;
Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, and the ability to handle multiple priorities and problem solving;
Possess strong PC skills including proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point applications and ability to learn new software based applications;
Hold a valid UAE driving license with good driving skill and experience.


Ideally a degree holder or higher diploma in mechanical or electrical engineering discipline or equivalent;


Minimum 1 year of work experience in the design, testing and commissioning, and maintenance of building services related works such as wayside switches & isolators, fire detection/ suppression system, tunnel ventilation, heat exchanger ventilation & air-conditioning, lighting, , lifts, escalators, travelators, train washing equipment, portable electrical equipment, platform screen doors, station automated doors and building automated doors is preferable;