AECOM Senior Resident Engineer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Senior Resident Engineer

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking an experienced an Senior Resident Engineer who provides direction and management of project and ensures on-schedules completion on time and within budget in and accordance with AECOM contractual obligations.

  • Be responsible to monitor and control the construction activities.

  • 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 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.

  • Oversee the review of submittals conducted by the Design Consultant and other 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 Element Manager if an issue can’t be resolved.

  • Monitor the activities of the CMA and specific team member, 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.

  • 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 MTB Element Manager

  • Provide regular monitoring of the Project Schedule and tracking logs as construction progresses. Identify potential variances which could impact on milestone dated and instigate remedial measures. Meet with 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 off site testing and inspections are performed as necessary to determine suitability.

  • May focus on specialised trade or area.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 12-15 years of related senior construction supervision / management experience on Building Projects

  • Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities

  • Be commercially aware

  • Be able to lead and motivate a team of Engineers

  • Client focused, ability to engage in discussions with high profile clients

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree related construction field, plus membership of a recognized professional institution preferred.

  • Specific Project Management training and qualification

  • Membership of a Chartered Institution (MICE/ MCIOB/ MRICS 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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187069BR

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.