Lead Electrical Engineer

  1. Cities & development, Project, programme & cost management

We currently have an opportunity for a Lead Electrical Engineer to join our team. This role is responsible for the inspection of the works, and preparing daily inspector’s reports. They will ensure that the relevant work is being carried out in accordance with specification, standards, approved method statements; relevant approved drawings and that contractor fully comply with the requirements. They will also assist the Resident Engineer in reviewing and commenting on method statements and inspection requests.





  • Inspections of the contractor’s works
  • Review and commenting on relevant Technical submittals, as per RFP such as Method statements, inspection requests and As-built drawings
  • Site surveys and Carry out inspection of works in progress
  • Ensure contractor compliance with contract specifications and approved shop drawings
  • Witness the commissioning of major systems of the Project as described in the specifications
  • Review comments on Material submittals concerning constructability as a support to the Engineer and witness the field test
  • Coordination of all electrical services with other disciplines. He is also responsible for reviewing & authorising his inspectors’ daily reports, preparing his portion of the daily, weekly report and giving relevant input to the monthly report of his section of the project and contract requirements
  • To report Quality non-conformances to Quality manager and assist in closing out of the same
  • Monitor and report contractor progress and all activities
  • Generate and submit Weekly and Monthly discipline Reports
  • Generate, manage and maintain tracking and reporting schedules
  • Deliver all Atkins obligations related to the MEP Package under the Conditions of Contract
  • Assist the Project Manager / Resident Engineer / Discipline Engineer in delivering all other obligations under the Conditions of Contract
  • Assist the Project Manager and Resident Engineer in delivering all Atkins internal Project Management deliverables
  • Comply with and maintain all discipline documentation in accordance with Project Quality Plan.
  • To report safety violations to HSE Manager during his inspections on site.

Quality Health Safety and Environment

  • Ensure compliance with all Atkins QHSE policies
  • Communicate all hazard related issues through relevant channels
  • Ensure compliance with Atkins quality, health, safety and environment management systems
  • Record and inform QSE Manager of all incidents and accidents
  • Co-operate with QSE/HSE Managers
  • Observe health and safety best practice at all times
  • Assist contractors to better health and safety performance on projects.

SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.



Technical Competencies



  • To have a recognised Degree or Diploma - minimum requirement of Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Working knowledge of Auto CAD and Working knowledge of drawing control, revisions & issue protocols
  • Have an appreciation of other disciplines and coordination requirements within a multi disciplinary office
  • Minimum 12+ years hands on experience working in Construction supervision of Building Services for Private, Government, Residential, Commercial, industrial, Retail, Leisure and Hotel markets
  • Understanding of British, American and International design standards
  • Good level of computer literacy in Windows and other Microsoft products not limited to MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Able to take ownership of and deliver MEP package on site independently not limited to:
    • Checking and clearing of contractors QA Submittals and Inspection Requests
    • Checking of and identifying all requirements for Testing and Commissioning of 
      MEP works package
  • Direct and manage the Contractor not limited to the MEP works
  • Good knowledge of Document Control procedures
  • Good knowledge of QHSE principles and practices



  • Reasonable knowledge of Revit & Electrical design Software’s


Behavioural Competencies



  • Must have integrity; be flexible, adaptable and proactive
  • Experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with Clients and Contractors
  • To be able to communicate effective both verbally & in writing in English
  • Be prepared to learn new skills & techniques from a variety of sources
  • Able to use own initiative and work without supervision
  • Able to prioritise, plan workload efficiently, and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail – able to self check and correct work
  • To be self motivated and have a good working ethic
  • Must demonstrate ability to act independently as part of a team
  • Ambitious with interest in career growth



  • To be able to communicate effective both verbally & in writing in English


Rewards & Benefits


We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • 22 days Annual Leave
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Assistance programme

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