Assistant Resident Engineer wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
The Assistant Resident Engineer will lead AECOM’s construction supervision discipline engineers independently or under the direction of the Resident Engineer advising on all engineering matters.

Job Duties
Leads the delivery (time, cost, quality) of assigned package.
Supervise and manage the contractors to ensure the works are constructed as per specification and to established milestone dates.
Manage and direct the supervision team to undertake day to day inspections of the works.
Maintain a very high level of Safety awareness and ensure the contractor complies with his obligations.

Together with the Contracts Manager administer the FIDIC based contract.

Remove bottlenecks to delivery on behalf of the contractor.

Resolves site issues on site.

Presents progress and package issues to client team.

Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the Client and key subcontractors.

Responsible for following up on instructions & commitments associated with the project

Establishes Project Execution Plan, Health & Safety Plan, Quality Control Plan and other documents

Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project and monitors site staff performance

Plans, directs, supervises and controls the execution of all technical, fiscal and administrative functions of the project and the site team

Assigns responsibility to key subordinates in their respective fields of expertise

Provides input to performance reviews and develop plans for subordinates

Work with other managers, project engineers and discipline Heads to develop budgets, schedules and plans for the various elements of the project

Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activities within the program, including significant milestones and any conditions, which would affect project cost, schedule, performance or Client relation

Establishes internal weekly meetings to review project status and formulate action items

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

Represent the company in all Client meetings.

Specific Skills Required

Good letter writing and reporting skills

Good working knowledge of FIDIC contracts

Able to independently asses the performance of a multi-discipline team of Engineers

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 15 Years of related Construction Supervision / Management experience on Buildings and Construction or Infrastructure projects with a broad general engineering background. Minimum 5 Years in the GCC preferably in the UAE. Must have worked on projects in the capacity of a Senior Engineer and / or Assistant Resident Engineer as a minimum.

Experience in large scale hard and soft landscape public realm type projects is required

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in relevant Engineering field (i.e. Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural etc.) and PMP, plus membership of a recognized professional institution preferred