Project Engineer wanted by Parsons – Sharjah, UAE

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REF: 51115
Parsons International
Project Engineer / Architect
Sharjah, UAE

JOB OVERVIEW:
Supervise mid-size design contract.
Review and approve the design of aircraft hardstands.
Review and approve the design of client engineering building.
Oversee and direct the shop drawing approval process.
Develop meeting minutes for design and progress meetings.
Oversee and direct site supervision team during the construction phase. Supervise land surveying and geotechnical tasks.

Review and approve all method statements by contractors.

Develop the air and land side fence allocation in different stages during construction phase.

Arrange and attend stakeholder coordination meetings. Prepare agendas, meeting invites and MoMs minutes.

Prepare RFP documents and scope descriptions and exhibits for enabling works. Issue addenda for RFP.

Start and organize document control library of existing facility as-builts, UG utilities, and geotechnical reports.

Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

REQUIREMENTS:

Degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture.

At least 15 years of relevant experience in managing design contracts, supervising design and related site works.

Preferably with at least 3 years’ experience working on the same capacity in an international airport project in an engineering – consulting firm.

Preferably with at least 5 years relevant experience in UAE or GCC region.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Architect wanted by Parsons Abu Dhabi, UAE

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Architecture REF: 50091
Duties and Responsibilities
Liaise with developers and planning professionals in relation to 100+ hectare master plan community.
Review design/planning submissions from developers and planning project teams and provide recommendation to the master developer as to the feasibility and compliance to an approved master planned community.
Liaise with governmental authorities such as the Department of Urban Planning, Transportation, Environmental, and the like. Prepare written correspondence to Authority Agencies in letter and electronic formats.

Work within a small project team environment. Work independently and closely with a team of other professionals such as Building Service Engineers, Construction Managers, Quantity Surveyors and Architectural technologists.
Apply for planning permission and advice from governmental authorities building/planning and legal departments.

Write and present reports, proposals, applications and contracts.
Process submittals/substitution requests during construction and address RFI’s specifying the requirements for the project.
Adapt plans according to circumstances and resolve any problems that may arise during development planning.
Perform other responsibilities as required to support the Client and project team requirements.
Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture with around 8 years of architectural experience
Considerable knowledge of the practices and principals of design
Knowledge of computers and basic software applications: MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
Familiarity with the following: municipal planning regulations, development submittal procedures to governmental authorities; plot registration procedures, land use regulations, and environmental impact studies, and the like
The ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English is essential. Self-motivated and can work without significant supervision is a requirement
Previous experience communicating with Sr. Management, VIP and VVIP client interaction extremely desirable
Strong writing and verbal skills are necessary
Requires proficiency in the application of architectural design standards, practices, techniques, and concepts.
Proficiency in CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with architectural design is also required, as well as demonstrated leadership capabilities and strong presentation skills.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (or equivalent) is required with 5-8 years of relevant experience, or Master’s degree and 5+ years related experience. Professional registration is required at this level.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
Requires proficiency in the application of architectural design standards, practices, and techniques, as well as a demonstrated proficiency in sketching, rendering, model-building, and presentation drawing. Proficiency in CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with architectural design is also required.