Junior Specification Writer – Structures/ Civil – AECOM – UAE


AECOM Junior Specification Writer – Structures/ Civil- Abu Dhabi in Abu
Dhabi- United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi- Abu Dhabi
Job Summary
AECOM is currently seeking Junior Specification Writer – Structures/ Civil for
Abu Dhabi location. This is an opportunity for a graduate/ junior Structural/
Civil Engineer to join the Middle East Specification Consultancy team in Abu
Dhabi- producing and delivering structural/ Civil/ Infrastructure based
specifications for internal AECOM projects on major projects in all sectors
across the Middle East.
The role requires a consultant with a qualification/ experience in Structural/
Civil Engineering and familiarity with CSI based specifications- as well a

having good attention to detail- being well organised- good research skill

and being a confident communicator.

The consultant shall be based in Abu Dhabi working in a team of Architectural-
MEP and Structural specification consultants- reporting to the team lead.

Job Duties:

Assisting senior consultants in the development and delivery of project Structural/ Civil/ Infrastructure specifications for multiple projects with USD billions in construction costs- using the bespoke AECOM web enabled data base production tool.

Liaise with Architectural and MEP colleagues to identify and coordinate interface issues.

When requested- consult with internal and external engineers to establish their project requirements.

Understand and complete all QA/QC policies and procedures to maintain the high quality standards expected of project specifications

Work to tight project deadlines and ensure accurate and timely delivery of project specifications.

Work with senior consultants to identify and implement updates and improvements to company specification database.

Attend design meetings within and outside of the UAE- either with specification colleagues or independently.

Follow and understand industry best practice- either directly within industry or through internal training/ workshops for all aspects of construction that impact on the Specification Consulting

Minimum Requirements

Graduate through to 5 years` experience in the construction industry.

Experience in the UAE/ Middle East is preferred- understanding of regions building code required.

Proactive in planning- communication and delivery of work.

Understanding of CSI and CAWS specifications and their use in the built environment.

Be able to demonstrate an understanding of design development and construction stages.

Basic understanding of contracts and contractual relationships including procurement methodology.

Confident with the ability to deal with internal and external clients- and communicate well within the specification consulting team.

Ability to work on multiple projects with tight deadlines- using excellent organisational skills and being able to prioritise- either under the guidance and instruction of senior team members or independently where required

Technologically competent with an ability to learn new software and programs.

Basic knowledge of the building and construction industry and willingness to develop knowledge further- either independently or through internal training.

Basic understanding of engineering detailing and materials and willingness to develop knowledge further- either independently or through internal training.

Ability to use initiative and be proactive.

Ability to demonstrate a high degree of flexibility and adaptability as well as a |can do| attitude.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a high level of attention to detail and follow up; accurate typing ability and clear verbal skills in English is essential.

Professional conduct and a mature approach to all situations.

Proficient skills in Outlook- Microsoft Word and Excel.

Ability to work as part of a small team as well as independently

UAE Drivers License

Preferred Qualifications

A degree in Structural/ Civil Engineering- or a demonstration of technical knowledge in these fields.

Preferred – a qualification/certification of one of the following:

CSI`s Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) certificate.

Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA).

Certified Construction Specifier (CCS).

Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR).

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 Architecture and Design

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 213302BR

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.