Revit Engineer wanted – ATKINS – Dubai

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Atkins global

REF: ME-006150
The role of the Mechanical and Electrical BIM Engineers will be within the Building Services Engineering Practice of the Design & Engineering business, primarily located in our Dubai Office.
The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a multidiscipline team of architects and engineers providing a comprehensive and fully integrated design service to our clients.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced BIM/Revit Engineer to work within an internationally renowned consultant, affording the opportunity to work on large scale, multidiscipline projects. You should have the ability to make decisions, act on your own initiative and operate in a pro-active and positive manner. Working with Principal and Senior engineering staff members, the individual will have the following responsibilities (but not limited to):
Project delivery from Concept Design to Issue for Contract documentation, the BIM/Revit Engineer shall be able to develop Building Services design solution working in close collaboration with Architects, Structural Engineers and other design team stakeholders.
Recognised BIM/Revit Accreditation or Qualification
Assist in establishing and setting up new projects with the relevant file structures and adhere to all agreed BIM standards, BIM Execution plans etc.
Assist with establishing project teams and resources. Utilise, create, where necessary, and manage project specific families.

Project delivery, development of discipline specific engineering calculations, carry out modelling duties, co-ordinate with modelling teams and ensure full integration of modelling information with other disciplines.
An in depth understanding of UK, US and Middle East design criteria, standards and regulations.
Production of all engineering calculations and drawn information in the appropriate format to meet project timescales.
Undertake self-checking initiatives whilst maintaining quality control of junior engineers works and ensure adherence to all relevant design criteria and standards.
Developing the technical capability of the existing staff, advise on and give training, assist with continued development and respond to technical queries.
Manage the implementation of discipline specific software for BIM/Revit design development.
Work with the Building Services Management team to implement company processes and improve working practices.
Technical advancement in the field of BIM, e.g. by maintaining a current working knowledge of industry practices and advances with the technology, then implementing them within the department.
Ensure consistency of approach across REVIT & BIM Output
Representation of the Building Services Practice in cross-team design workshop and progress meetings.


The individual will have:

A minimum of three years post graduate experience for Intermediate Engineer roles and 10 years’ experience for Senior Engineer.
A discipline specific degree qualification from a recognised University in either Building Services Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
An excellent working knowledge of Autodesk Revit MEP with at least three years of experience, ideally having worked on major design projects in Dubai and the wider Middle East.
Experience with ASHRAE and/or CIBSE criteria
A robust knowledge of Building Services Engineering design and excellent knowledge and experience with services co-ordination.
Proficient user of supporting design software such as IES, DiaLux, Safira, HevaComp Bentley etc.
A keenness to drive organisational change, and a willingness to train and development existing staff, where applicable.
Ability to work autonomously or as part of a larger team and able to make design decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way
Excellent communication skills
Flexibility to work in other Middle East offices on short term assignments where necessary and willing to travel abroad for project related work
Wider knowledge of other disciplines highly desirable
Capable of accurate work under pressure and able to work on several projects simultaneously
Ability to direct Junior members of staff and BIM/Revit Technicians