Assistant Resident Engineer – PARSONS – Abu Dhabi

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REF: 54239
Assistant Resident Engineer (Civil / Irrigation) – Abu Dhabi
 
Through Parsons engineering and construction management services, we deliver innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure in Qatar, Oman, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, 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.

Opportunity
 
Parsons is the Project Consultant for the construction supervision of Operation & Maintenance project in Abu Dhabi city, UAE. The Work scope comprises irrigation & landscaping.
 
The Assistant Resident Engineer (Civil / Irrigation) will assist the Resident Engineer in administering the operational functions of the day-to-day activities on the project with respect to utilities works. Will coordinate with various government departments, contractors, consultants and public to facilitate progress and avoid delays. He will also maintain logs of project progress, handing-over and final accounts. The Engineer at this level is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of most construction / engineering theories and practices. To arrange progress meetings for various utilities with the service authorities representative, minute them and distribute the records as required.

Job Responsibilities
Report to the Resident Engineer and assist in supervising the construction of Irrigation / landscaping works and associated items.
Act in place of the Resident Engineer when on leave or absent.
Chairs the meetings with the agencies and any other meetings delegated by the Resident Engineer.
Coordinate his direct activities with the other engineers and members of the construction supervision team.
Assist the Resident Engineer in reviewing of shop drawings, design proposals, method statements and other activities including correspondence related to the utility section and prepare replies for the review of the Resident Engineer.
Coordinate with Parsons’ design engineers for resolution of related issues.
Maintain the daily diary and the daily reports by the inspectors.
Coordinate with the contractor engineers on scheduling and application of resources.
Direct, assist and monitor the performance of the inspectors and surveyors as applicable.
Convene and chair special meetings with the service authorties, the contractor, subcontractors and other parties related to his work.
Ensure accuracy and completeness of records.
Ensure safety goals are achieved on the project and oversee implementation of safety procedures on the project.
Prepare / Assist in the preparation of Weekly and Monthly progress reports.
Act positively, and participate in all health and safety issues at site, as required by the Resident Engineer and the project safety representatives.
Provide all necessary on-site direction and assist the Resident Engineer to issue site instructions with respect to utilities works and associated items.
Check and measure the performed work in his line of work, record and assist the Resident Engineer to display progress vs. programmed work.
Ensure correctness and completeness of ‘as-built’ drawings within his line of work.
Qualification/Experience/Competencies:
Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering and 8+ years postgraduate experience in design, site supervision and construction management of civil/irrigation/landscaping projects. Past experience with ADM (Abu Dhabi) is desired.
Demonstrable experience in all aspects of infrastructure, irrigation & landscaping projects preferably in the Gulf region.
Emphasis on Quality Assurance Specifications and Statistical Quality Control.
Should be able to review and justify the material submissions analyse laboratory and technical reports, carry out acceptance sampling plans, testing and quality measures, ensuring the compliance with the project’s Specifications.
Must have a sound knowledge about contractual relationships.
Must be fully computer literate and able to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports, etc. and any project specific engineering and construction relevant software.
Must be fluent in English both written and spoken with an excellent capability in written technical skills as well as oral and written communication skills.
Keep necessary records and as-built records and take charge of the handing over of the utility works to the respective service authorities and assist the contractor to obtain necessary final clearance.
Must be available in UAE with valid UAE driving license.

Senior Hydraulic Engineer – PARSONS – Abu Dhabi

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REF: 54154
Ready to be part of a team that tackles infrastructure challenges? Want to take your Engineering skills to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community? Parsons is now hiring an experienced Senior Hydraulic Engineer.
 
As Senior Engineer, typical duties include preparation of concept, preliminary and detailed designs together with tender and contract documents which also includes preparation of engineering calculations, plans, design, and layout, project specifications, cost estimates. Specifically, the role will include development of steady state and transient hydraulic models and performing analysis and interpretation of results. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

Perform design/analyses calculations related to wet utilities such as irrigation, potable water, sewer, stormwater, subsurface drainage networks using governing engineering formulas, skills, and experience.
Prepare general arrangements, layouts, plans & profiles.
Research and prepare design options and studies.
Review contractors detailed designs, shop drawing drawings and submittals.
Prepares engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs
Prepares and issues specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.
Degree in Civil Engineering or related subject from major university.
Minimum 10 years postgraduate experience of infrastructure engineering design particularly water and wastewater networks with progressively increasing responsibility.

At least 2 years as a design engineer with some responsibility for supervision of design resources.
Previous experience of developing water network models using SewerCAD, WaterCAD, EPANET and similar hydraulic design software.
Competency in surge analysis and use of WANDA software is an essential requirement for this position.
Ability to work in a BIM environment.
Previous experience in ArcGIS (ESRI) is preferable.
Ability to implement Quality Management System on projects effectively.
Good spoken and written English is essential.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Senior Architect wanted – Parsons – Abu Dhabi

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REF: 54019
 
We are currently looking for a Senior Architect for our Abu Dhabi office. You will be
 
· liaising with developers and or planning professionals in relation to 100 + hectare master plan community
 
· review design/planning submissions from developers and or planning project teams and provide recommendation to the master developer as to the feasibility and compliance to an approved master planned community

· liaising 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.
 
· 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.
 
· Work within a small project team environment. Work independently. closely with a team of other professionals such as building service engineers, construction managers, quantity surveyors and architectural technologists

· applying for planning permission and advice from governmental authorities building/planning and legal departments

· writing and presenting reports, proposals, applications and contracts

· Process submittals/substitution requests during construction and address RFI’s.

· specifying the requirements for the project

· adapting plans according to circumstances and resolving any problems that may arise during development planning.

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture with a maximum of 15-25 years of architectural experience.
Considerable knowledge of the practices and principals of design. Large development master plans. Highrise commercial and retail development experience required.

Knowledge of computers and basic software applications: MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).

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 version 2010 or later and other PC software packages typically associated with architectural design is also required, as well as demonstrated leadership capabilities and strong presentation skills.

Principal Marine Engineer wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary:
 
Make a significant contribution to the sales, profitability and management of work and people in the Geotechnical, Ports & Marine Group.
 
Develop the Coastal and Marine Engineering discipline to enable AECOM to be a leader in the Middle East region.
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
 
Contribute to the Ports & Marine & Geotechnical Group.

Skills – Develop and retain a high level of technical skill.
 
Particular skills to include:
 
Master or PhD in Civil, Marine, Marine structures, Coastal, Oceanography or related field
 
7 to 20+ years’ experience in coastal or marine engineering;
 
Extensive experience in the planning and design of marine structures such as breakwaters, revetments, marinas, scour protection systems, block work quaywalls, sheet pile, diaphragm walls, jetties.
 
Extensive experience in the planning and design of artificial islands, beaches, marinas, harbours and water front development.

Extensive knowledge in coastal modelling including hydrodynamic, waves and sediment transport modelling including knowledge of DHI Mike Zero and Delft modelling suites, Staad Pro, Plaxs, Geo5, Slope-W.

Experience in the Middle East in a consultancy environment.

Availability to travel within the Middle East;

Availability to do occasional site supervision trips in UAE and Middle East

Experience in project management, proposal preparation and business development;

Desirable skills:

Experience in port planning and design of port structures; and

Experience in geotechnical and foundation design of coastal and marine structures.

Duties:

Project Delivery – Perform project management and “hands on” technical work to support the delivery of projects. Coordinate and supervise the work created by the marine team. Coordinate with other engineering disciplines through liaison with other professionals. Monitor the work of staff allocated to specific projects to ensure that technical competence and performance meets the requirements of allocated projects. Ensure that all projects are delivered on time and on budget.

Clients – support the established client base in the Middle East market. Maintain harmonious client relationships as the project and local market level.

Continuous Improvement – A commitment to continual professional development. A commitment to continual learning on relevant technological business and human relationship matters.

Business Growth – Assist the Ports & Marine and Geotechnical Group Leader to deliver the growth, diversification and stability targets set out in the regional strategic plan.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 7 years of experience in coastal, marine, geotechnical engineering discipline in a consultancy environment;

Project management experience for consulting projects.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Engineering

Higher level degree (M.Sc or P.hD desirable)

Associate Landscape Architect wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
 
AECOM is currently seeking to hire Associate Landscape Architect to be based at Dubai. The Landscape Architect will work within the Design, Planning and Economics team to complete assignments from concept inception to contract award.
 
Job Duties:
 
To support the planning and design teams in the production of conceptual and detailed designs and associated contract drawings, presentation drawings, schedules and specifications for landscape and urban improvement schemes.

Work with other project team members to identify and explore appropriate planning and design solutions for landscape and public realm projects.
 
Work closely with the internal design and planning groups and external consultants to support project teams in creating sustainable, commercially viable landscape designs.
 
Support senior staff in design of both hard and soft landscape for architectural and urban design projects and competitions
 
Support the design teams through research into project specific landscape design issues
 
Support the design studio to produce high quality graphic representations of design solutions for landscape, public realm and master planning projects.

Complete assignments by generating and developing design under guidance

Contribute to preparation of presentations and reports for clients.

Visualisation, concept development and managing high quality design outputs founded on a solid technical and analytical base.

Demonstrate innovation and strong technical knowledge in the approach to problem solving

Using existing and developing new graphic styles and palettes to meet contemporary graphic presentation standards.

Developing technical drawings in Revit and AutoCad platforms.

Producing appropriate illustrative imagery that enhances a range of design elements produced by and for the studio, including plan graphics, section and elevations, perspective images and collages

Assist with the preparation of written and graphic materials for proposals and competitions.

Working autonomously as well as collaboratively.

Demonstrating a detail oriented approach with all platforms of production.

Specific Skills Required:

Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, Revit and Sketch Up software

Strong organizational and time management skills

Strong graphic skills to generate two dimensional and three dimensional design graphics

Strong design skills

Able to work as part of an effective team assisting and supporting team members

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work independently as well as in multi-disciplinary teams

Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information

Efficient production manner

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture with a minimum of 3+ years’ experience in Landscape Architecture or related field.
Preferred Qualifications:

Professional accreditation license

Promising portfolio of work which demonstrates technical capabilities in design, visualization, and graphic production

Experience in producing construction documents

Proficiency with ArcGIS, 3D Studio, Rhino

Hand drawing skills

Strong knowledge of local plant materials

Preferred Qualifications

3+ years’ of relevant experience

Urban Designer – ATKINS – Dubai

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REF: ME-006147
 
From Atkins offices in UAE, the Urban Designer will provide technical and professional support in the execution of urban and regional planning projects.
 
The Urban Designer will be a core team member of a large project team, working with other urban planners, economists, transport and infrastructure consultants supporting the delivery of strategic planning projects.
To be a key member of the urban planning team in the Region and provide urban planning and master planning design services to external and internal clients as part of the Atkins’ Middle East planning team.

To be involved in strategic planning studies, urban design and public realm projects in the Middle East.
Responsibilities
 
Technical management of urban design and master planning projects
Support in the preparation of technical bids and fee proposals for master planning and urban design projects and other major infrastructure projects where appropriate
Project management of medium and large scale projects involving multi-disciplinary teams
Will be responsible for the management of teams and meeting agreed budgets
Other duties associated with the main role and responsibilities will be requested from time to time.

SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

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.

Requirements

Technical Competencies

Essential

Degree or postgraduate qualification in urban planning.
Minimum 8 years solid experience in urban design projects. Previous experience of city scale, strategic planning/designing projects is particularly important.
Confident presenter, able to convey urban planning strategies and concepts to large audiences and senior figures within Government.
Behavioural Competencies

Essential

Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be a team player and have a customer focus
Must have previous consultancy experience and technical management skills
Must have excellent graphic and oral expression capability and be very comfortable with the core of his/her skill set in the urban planning arena
Ability to solve problems by thinking laterally and be able to understand the needs and requirements to provide design solutions in a developing country
Must be able to work in a multicultural team and manage challenging multicultural client relationships
Able to be flexible and adapt to working in a demanding Middle East environment, working from clients offices and interacting with client team members.

BIM Operator wanted at PARSONS – Dubai

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CAD REF 53172
BIM Operator
Dubai, UAE

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

Trade Implementation Specialist wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/11/11
Ref. JB3836304
Trade Implementation Specialist
 
Job Description
JOB PROFILE

To design, develop and deliver online trade product systems/solutions, on board clients and provide ongoing training and support in order to maximise utilisation of online solutions/channels and support the increase in income generation/reduction of costs
 
ACCOUNTABILITIES

Product Development
: Design and develop online trade product products/solutions according to client needs in order to minimise transaction related manual work for the client and the bank Test bug fixes and enhancements for all online systems relating to Trade Finance in order to ensure issues are resolved/fixed and enhancements meet business requirements Coordinate with external vendors, IT teams and business users on system issues in order to ensure resolution/close within agreed turnaround times

Trade Implementation
: Review client applications and complete online system client on-boarding activities to ensure clients are effectively on-boarded in line with agreed standard operating procedures/internal guidelines Update and maintain the MIS report/tracker for customer sign-ups and straight through processing (STP) transactions in order to measure/report on the increase in utilisation of online systems

Training, Advice and Guidance:
Conduct onsite/offsite system demonstrations and refresher training, provide guidance, answer queries and resolve issues relating to all online systems/channels to ensure maximum utilisation by external clients Conduct training for internal stakeholders on all online systems, including new joiners in the clients team and share updates on the latest system enhancements/features to build awareness/capability and encourage maximise utilisation of online trade channels. Act as the subject matter expert/key contact for all online trade systems, identify, resolve and/or escalate issues to ensure a streamlined and efficient implementation process

Management Information:
Gather customer experience feedback, analyse information/data and prepare management information/reports relating to status of client onboarding, channel utilisation, issues, client feedback, migration progress, channel growth, constraints and development requirements in order monitor/track progress/completion of activities and help inform future strategy/roadmap

Policies, Processes, Systems and Procedures:
Adhere to all relevant organisational and departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions so that work is carried out to the required standard and in a consistent manner while delivering the required standard of service to customers and stakeholders

Self-Management:
Manage self in line with the bank’s people management policies, procedures, processes and practices to ensure adherence and to maximise own contribution to business performance

Customer Service
: Demonstrate Our Promise and apply the ADCB Service Standards to deliver the bank’s required levels of service in all internal and external customer interactions

Skills
EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

Minimum Experience

At least 5 years of experience in Trade Finance including experience in the implementation of trade front end systems either in a client facing or technology role

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant specialisation Professional Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills

Understanding of Trade Finance products, processes and related IT systems/platforms

Ability to train customers on front-end trade systems

Ability to resolve and address queries from client and internal stakeholders

Abitlity to design and devolop products/solutions

Microsoft Office skills (Word; Excel and PowerPoint)