AECOM Resident Engineer - Highways Maintenance, Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Requisition/Vacancy No. 158086BR

Position Title Resident Engineer - Highways Maintenance, Dubai

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Country United Arab Emirates

State/Province/Region AE - Dubai

City Dubai

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


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced Resident Engineer for a project located in the UAE. The Resident Engineer will be responsible for the activities and efficiency of his staff for the satisfactory prosecution of the work under his supervision. He has the responsibility to build and maintain an organization that can effectively provide the necessary staking, testing and inspection to ensure the project is constructed according to the plans and specifications. He/she will familiarize rapidly with the plans, specifications and amendments to effectively administer the work

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring the client’s programme or progress report

  • Ensuring the Client’s compliance with the Contract Documents.

  • Inspecting all workmanship and material.

  • Coordinating the supply of vertical and horizontal controls for the Client’s.

  • Making layout checks on line and grades.

  • Coordinating with other Clients.

  • Maintaining all file records on designated forms. These records include all reports on work force, equipment, progress, safety, etc.

  • Reviewing and approving the Client’s shop drawings.

  • Locating, executing and interpreting all soils and materials testing according to the provisions in the Contract Documents and Specifications.

  • Responsible for the Contract and will not relieve the Clients of his responsibilities without authorization.

  • Responsible for the final materials submittals and approval.

  • Checking and certifying progress payments to the Clients.

  • Checking personnel, equipment and material costs for all Variation Orders and Change Orders required under the terms of the Contract.

  • Reviewing requests for additional compensation and time extension.

  • Preparing Variation Orders for all ‘Additional’ and ‘New’ works.

  • Preparation of the Monthly Report.

  • Site Safety monitoring wherein the monitoring activities, meeting, reviews, safety violations, rectification measures, and accident reports are included in the Monthly Progress Report.

  • When necessary, determining proper costs of additions or credits due to the Client and recommend appropriate action.

  • Inspecting safety conditions and informing the Clients of construction safety violations and follow up action to be taken.

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong Construction supervision experiences on roads and infrastructure projects.

  • Well experienced in the construction field.

  • Ability to utilize modern computer software and survey equipment. High level of critical thinking skills.

  • Good understanding of FIDIC Red Book (1987)

  • Expertise in Planning, Claim Resolution, Landscape and Irrigation

  • Conversant in MS Office Applications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Minimum of 15years experience

  • Experience on similar large scale projects within the Middle East preferred.

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.