AECOM Resident Engineer, Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Requisition/Vacancy No. 158462BR

Position Title Resident Engineer, Abu Dhabi

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Construction Services

Country United Arab Emirates

State/Province/Region AE - Abu Dhabi

City Abu Dhabi

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

Resident Engineer (LSF) is responsible to monitor and control construction activities associated with the Landside Support Facility.

Resident Engineer (LSF) is responsible to propose, mentor, manage and appraise staff member within the LSF team. Set tasks and organize responsibilities. Monitor performance and take necessary measures to assure that all team players contribute effectively to the projects overall objective.

Job Duties

  • Be responsible to monitor and control the construction activities associated with the Landside Support Facility.

  • Understand the duties and responsibilities of the Engineer as detailed in the Contract, General Contractors Conditions of Contract, Division 1 and other relevant project documents.

  • Full fill the role of Assistant Engineer as delegated in writing by the Engineer

  • Assist in the development of policies, procedures and flowcharts that will be used to assure that the construction activities proceed in an orderly manner and in accordance with the project contracts, specifications, drawings,

  • Propose, mentor, manage and appraise staff member within the LSF team. Set tasks and organize responsibilities. Monitor performance and take necessary measures to assure that all team players contribute effectively to the projects overall objective.

  • Schedule and organize a suitable meetings strategy. Assure key topics such as progress, submittals, quality, safety, coordination etc. are addressed and a forum is established for Contractor and Consultant to discuss routine issues.

  • Assist Project Controls Department assess impact of changes which occur during the construction of the LSF.

  • Oversee the review of submittals conducted by the Reviewing Consultant and other LSF team members. Direct emphasis onto critical issues as necessary.

  • Arbitrate disputes between the General Contractor, Subcontractors, Design Consultants, and CMA team members. Escalate to the MTC Element Manager if an issue can’t be resolved.

  • Monitor the activities of the CMA and specific LSF QA/QC and HSE staff to assure that the Contractor’s work is in conformance with the contract documents

  • Assign Project Engineers and Inspectors as required to assure adequate coverage and that inspections are being conducted as required and in accordance with agreed Inspection Test Plans.

  • The LSF General Contractor is responsible for his project logistics and for working with the other MTC contractors without impact. Due to the congested nature of the project site it is essential that the LSF team works closely with the other CMA Coordination and Logistic Engineers to assure the smooth flow of materials and manpower. Escalate issues to the MTC Element Manager, when required, to resolve issues.

  • Assist in providing required information in the format and in a timely manner to the CMA’s Project Controls to allow for the preparation of the Monthly Reports and various KPI’s.

  • Preparation of other reports and presentations as required by the MTC Element Manager

  • Provide regular monitoring of the Project Schedule and tracking logs as construction progresses.

  • Identify potential variances which could impact on milestone dates and instigate remedial measures. Meet with MTB Element Manager and General Contractors Directors from time to time as required to discuss necessary specific project issues. Review schedule of work not started or incomplete and recommend adjustments.

  • Monitor the Design Consultants performance to assure procedures are followed for expediting review and approval of shop drawings, answering Requests for Information (RFI’s), other technical submittals.

  • Establish procedures for the handover of work areas between MTC Contractors. Participate in the preparation of punch lists for incomplete or unsatisfactory items and manage the schedule for their completion.

  • Review capabilities of the General Contractors Subcontractors and suppliers and ensure that offsite testing and inspections are performed as necessary to determine suitability.

  • Portray strong Safety awareness and perform regular site inspection to assist the Contractor to maintain a safe working environment.

  • Ensure that environmental mitigation monitoring requirements from Project Environmental Plan are addressed by the Contractor and verified by the Project Environmental Team.

Minimum Requirements

  • A university degree or any other professional qualification recognized by the Professional Engineers Board for registration as a professional engineer under the Professional Engineers Act in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering discipline.

  • 20+ years of related experience, 10+ years of which are in a supervisory role with a minimum of 2 years supervising multi-discipline engineering.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of computer systems and their applications

  • Knowledge of financial reports and systems

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Highly responsive to changing demands

  • Excellent leadership and motivational skills

  • Forward-thinking

  • Flexibility of methods

  • Exceptional initiative

  • Ability to work under pressure

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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