Parsons Corporation Systems Logistics and Controls Specialist in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Systems Logistics and Controls Specialist


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Store Management Control Specialist/ Control MonitoringSystem Specialist

Automated Conveyor Systems and Cart Transport MonorailSystems

Through Parsons’ engineering and construction management services, we deliver innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait. Our focus is on delivering air, rail, road and highway transportation; water conveyance and/or wastewater treatment; and land development and public infrastructure to our clients and your communities. Parsonscreates interconnected communities and world class infrastructure.

Position Overview:

This position requires knowledge and experience in the design, testing, commissioning and training of multiple systems which are engaged in food and supply product movement, dirty and clean ware washing movement, and assembly and packaging of 200,000 flight catering meals per day at peak on a 24 hour per day 7 days per week basis.

The systems contain thefollowing major equipment and systems:

  • ElectricalMonorail system including all hangers, powered track and hanging for twodifferent hangers for carts trolleys and pallets

  • AutomatedMaterial handling conveyance system from receiving of dry and refrigeratedgoods to further processing areas through lifts, conveyors and belts.

  • AutomatedGuided Vehicle—Electronic pallet walker

  • Conveyortransfer stations, automated and static

  • Tracksystem data communication

  • StackerCranes

  • PalletX-ray machines

  • CartManagement control system

  • Controland monitoring system, interfacing with existing 2.5-kilometer conveyor system

  • Pushbutton panels, touch screen terminals, and full graphics monitoring softwareand systems reporting to existing control center

  • Systemintegration

  • Systemsimulation

  • Fulldocumented two to three-month testing and commissioning period withpreoperational, operational and follow on testing and adjustment fullydocumented

  • Knowledgeof Oracle 11g database management software connecting two existing buildingsand the phase 3 building currently under construction.

  • Programminglanguage is Dot Net and JAVA.

Dutiesand Responsibilities:

  • Positionrequires oversight of installation of all the systems software and hardwareincluding cabling and power in conjunction with the MEP and IT support teams.

  • Positionrequires review and acceptance of the manufacturers and suppliers installationplan and testing and commissioning schedule to insure the client’s needs aremet as per the tender and construction approved drawing and specification.Testing period data management and reportingis essential including design of many printed reports and on screen instructionfunctions and operator actuated prompts, system direction through keyed andscanned bar coded id.

  • Positionrequires oversight and management of systems integration in one consistentsystem with full integration into the existing program and conveyance andcontrol systems in the existing facilities.

  • Positionis reliant on both office and onsite work.The on-site work is currently 60% complete and the systems design is 90%completed.

  • Experiencewith Gebhardt, Sheirholz, and Unitechnik conveyance systems is useful andpreferred.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or similar field.

  • Minimum 10 years work experience working with automation systems in facilities involving material or food handling systems and food packaging systems.

  • Proven successful experience in food and material handling systems and equipment planning, design and commissioning of automated systems.

  • Ability to set priorities and manage activities to successful completion.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit.

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