AECOM Assistant Resident Engineer- Mechanical,Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Requisition/Vacancy No. 158907BR

Position Title Assistant Resident Engineer- Mechanical,Abu Dhabi

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Transportation

Country United Arab Emirates

State/Province/Region AE - Abu Dhabi

City Abu Dhabi

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Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Assistant Resident Engineer for a major project in Abu Dhabi.

Job Duties:

  • Ensure the Contractor’s compliance with the Contract Documents with regards to the Mechanical Works related with Potable Water and Sewerage Pump Stations and associated elements of the Contract.

  • Coordinate on a daily basis with the team and verify the quality and quantity of work performed by the Contractor.

  • Process the incoming correspondence and technical submittals, and perform the necessary actions.

  • Review of Inspectors Daily Reports

  • General oversight of Inspector’s daily activities including works assignments, on-site performance and guidance on the supervision of the Contractor’s operations

  • Review and Comment/Approve of the Contractor’s Shop Drawings as delegated by the Resident Engineer

  • Review and assist the RE to provide approvals/comments to the Contractor’s technical submittals (Method Statement, Material, shop drawings ... etc.) as delegated by the Resident Engineer

  • Coordination with Contractor’s supervisory personnel regarding schedule, sequence and method of work

  • Review the as-built drawings, in coordination with inspectors and surveyors

  • Witness the laboratory tests and verify test results.

  • Report non-conformances by the Contractor, if observed, while the Contractor executes his scope of services

  • Assist in punch list preparation

  • Coordinate field inspections.

  • Be an active member of the project leadership team including interaction with the Client.

  • Set, manage and control delivery of all contract elements and objectives including scope, quality, budgets, schedules, stakeholder interfaces, Communication /reporting, environmental and Health and Safety.

  • Clearly convey instructions to staff members in order to achieve the project goals.

  • Maintain the SRE informed of all developments which may affect the project so that these can be dealt with immediately.

  • Must be technically sound to interpret survey and engineering submittals to channelize and solve problems expeditiously.

  • Take the required measures to identify slippage in the Contractors activities early so that immediate recovery actions can be taken by the contractor.

  • Use extensive relevant construction experience to proactively anticipate and prevent problems before they arise.

  • Portray strong leadership skills which promote mutual respect both from the AECOM CM staff as well as the Contractor.

Specific Skills Required :

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and technical skills

  • The ability to problem solving and use initiative to analyse and respond appropriately to a situation

  • Strong Commercial focus.

  • Excellent knowledge of ADWEA and ADSSC requirements and standards.

  • Must be able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way

Minimum Requirements

  • (15+ years) experience (including +5 years in GCC) in design, construction and supervision of Mechanical Works (Complete Electromechanical equipment for Wet Utilities Pump Stations) with a proven successful track record.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from accredited university.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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