Associate Director – AECOM – UAE


AECOM Associate Director- Dry Services- Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi- United
Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi- Abu Dhabi
Job Summary
As an Associate Director you will be a key member of the team- assisting the
company in increasing its market share of the Dry Services consultancy
business- including the effective delivery of its current portfolio of
projects and contributing to bids for new work within an existing team of
engineers. They provide engineering technical and management leadership for
all of the Dry service disciplines. Makes decisions and recommendations that
are recognized as authoritative. Initiates and maintains extensive contacts
with senior level engineers within the company and with key engineerin

officials of other organizations and companies- and is skilled in persuasio

and negotiation of critical issues. At this level- individuals will hav

demonstrated creativity- foresight- and mature engineering judgment i

anticipating and solving both routine and unusual engineering problems-
determining program objectives and requirements- organizing programs and
projects- and developing standards and guides for diverse engineering
activities. Supervision received is essentially administrative with
assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits. Bachelor`s
degree in engineering required. Generally has 12+ years experience- including
5+ years leading design teams. License and/or registration of Professional
Engineer may be required. Member of professional or technical society.

Job Duties:

As an Associate Director- you will provide a specialist technical lead on design- as well as overall team leadership. Your responsibilities will include:

Leading a diverse team of Engineers to deliver successful projects on time and to Budget.

Managing projects and assisting with bids and tenders.

Ensuring technical excellence for the Dry design group.

Working with clients to define their requirements and discuss progress.

Liaising with colleagues to lead; advise and contribute on Electrical- instrumentation- controls- security systems and traffic control design issues.

Occasional short site visits may also be necessary depending on project requirements.

Working with (and where appropriate influencing the development of) relevant codes- legislations and standards.

Required to visit the three offices within the UAE (Abu Dhabi- Dubai and Al Ain) as required.

Specific Skills Required :

You will bring significant theoretical knowledge and specialist design expertise in fields such as control systems and electrical systems design.

Good working knowledge of the requirements of Electrical design- including applicable codes and standards.

Understanding of the importance of MEICA and how it applies to pumping stations etc.

You will also have a strong track record in providing specialist technical consultancy as part of an Electrical design team.

Experience with Dubai RTA and DEWA preferred.

You will bring a strong ethos in QA/QC and ensure the strict adherence to the AECOM proceedures.

Minimum Requirements

12 years experience in the design- delivery and/or construction of major multi-disciplinary projects- 5 years of which should be in a senior role leading design teams.

International experience required.

Middle East Experience is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Educated to degree level- or equivalent- in Electrical Engineering (Or Control/Electronics).

C.Eng or M.Eng qualification would be beneficial but not essential.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering – Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 213558BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race- color- religion- sex- national origin- sexual orientation- gender
identity- disability or protected veteran status.