Horticulture Inspector wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
The Horticultural Inspector will ensure the contractors are compliant with the contract documents, coordinate on a daily basis with the other teams to document and verify the quality and quantity of work performed by the contractors and process the incoming Inspection Requests and technical submittals and perform the necessary actions.

Job Duties
Reading and understanding the package contract documents, detailed drawings, specifications and health and safety measures together with any associated updates.
Ensuring the contractors comply with the standards and specifications of the contract documents through observation, measurements and testing as well as tracking quality assurance progress.
Maintaining records of the contractors manpower and equipment daily resources.
Undertaking all site supervision and inspections when required or instructed by the Resident Engineer (RE) or Horticultural Engineer.

Documenting in the areas assigned to the Inspector, the contractor’s personnel and equipment, activities observed, location of activities, reason for activities and means and methods utilized.

Additionally report on materials delivery and following and implementing any site instructions made by the leader. Apply and implement all quality controls and quality procedures of the site.

Follow up and implement any site instructions made by the leader.

Apply and implement all quality controls and quality procedures of the site.

Prepare any site measurements and surveying checks needed by the leader.

Monitoring conformance to quality, performance and/or code requirements by performing inspection duties.

Monitor Health and Safety of the construction works and report on violations.

Specific Skills Required

Good knowledge in horticulture, forestry and soft landscaping best practices including planting, propagation, maintenance and irrigation, in particular within the UAE climate. Skilled in the supervision of high standard projects with a strong emphasis on the enforcement of field quality control.

Effective oral and written communication skills including competent report writing/ record keeping presenting views clearly and concisely in good written English.

Minimum Requirements

Experience in horticultural/ forestry/ landscaping type projects. Candidates to hold experience in Construction Supervision with a minimum of 10 years overall experience (minimum 5 years in the UAE).
Preferred Qualifications

For the Inspector position a Diploma or equal in Horticulture/ Forestry/ Soft Landscaping is required. For candidates who wish to progress onto Engineer level a related Degree is required in the relevant fields.

Job Category Engineering – Civil

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198089BR