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Mechanical Engineer

Job Summary:

To implement all aspects of the quality management systems and control site supervision activities provision related to the Mechanical Works across the projects, to deliver quality installations in accordance with the contract documents, relevant international standards and local authorities’ requirements, provide technical support; perform specialised inspections, technical reviews, report writing and training of the discipline staff.

  • Implement the site supervision quality procedures, and review submission requirements of the project, along with the MEP contractor.
  • Review all construction documents and highlight any design and contractual discrepancies with the concerned RE/SHOM.
  • Ensure that all statutory authority NOC’s / permits / design approvals are available on site for construction.
  • Ensure that the main contractor and nominated MEP contractor coordinate with all concerned authorities departments and ensure that their requirements are adequately and satisfactorily incorporated.
  • Extend the maximum possible effort to avoid contractor(s) claims for cost and/or delay.
  • Prepare process control sheet for Mechanical works in conjunction with SHOM during the Enabling Works / Main Contract Works.
  • Review and forward any comments on all submittals including contractor design drawings, shop drawings, materials and alternative proposals submitted by contractors.
  • Conduct regular (daily) site visits and supervise, certify the installation of mechanical services ensuring compliance with the contract documents.
  • Review and forward any comments on the contractor’s method statement for installation, execution of the works.
  • Review and forward any comments on the contractor’s testing and commissioning plan / procedures / method statements.
  • Review and forward any comments on the contractor’s technical submittals.
  • Attend site technical coordination meetings to discuss contractor (s) submissions, shop drawings, material submittals and construction related matters.
  • Review and resolve comments on the Technical Query’s raised by the contractor.
  • Routine Inspection of the works carried out by the contractor(s) to ascertain that work is executed in accordance with the Contract Documents and accepted practice.
  • Inspect the mock-up, permanent works, on-site and off-site materials to be used in the project and organize field and laboratory tests, conducted by others, on construction materials to ascertain their compliance with the specifications and determine the acceptability for use on the project.
  • Raise non-conformance notices (NCNs)/reports; site inspections notices (SINs) identify quality deficiencies in conjunction with the RE.
  • Review the corrective actions proposed by the contractor, respond / follow ups and close out procedure.
  • Any potential safety concerns identified at site shall be reported to site SHSEE / RE.
  • Review the site progress and assist in the review of the contractor’s interim payment application.
  • Liaise with the SHOM for the effective implementation of the quality management systems and site supervision provision activities.
  • Obtain samples and quotations as required for finalisation of any PS/PC Items.
  • Monitor the progress of the work against the approved contractor programme of works.
  • Witness the testing and commissioning of all the mechanical / electrical equipment and sign off the relevant documents for acceptance.
  • Verify the accuracy of the contractor’s “As-Built” drawings reflecting in details the as-built conditions and approve the As-Built drawings.
  • Review and approve the contractor’s operations & maintenance manuals.
  • Liaise with the Statutory Authorities and follow up all final inspection and approvals as required.
  • Carry out the final inspection for certification of final completion and handing over of the works.
  • Assist the discipline staff on projects in the review of submittals, specialised on-site / offsite inspections, testing and commissioning submitted by contractors.
  • Assist the discipline staff on projects in the final inspection for certification and handing over the works.
  • Assist the discipline staff on projects in resolving any technical issues, claims, disputes arising and requiring input for satisfactory close out.
  • Perform design review at various stages as required and formulate all such comments.
  • Perform Site Surveillance Audits (Technical), prepare surveillance audit reports and forward to SHOM.
  • Induct, train and lead a team of the discipline staff.
Functional Duties:
  • Assume responsibility of Mechanical works in the project and certify progress of works on completion the installation.
  • Monitor performance of the Contractor / Sub-contractor and identify, raise any quality / workmanship concerns with the SQE / RE.
  • Review quality procedures and effectively implement QA/QC plans across the project.
  • Identify any particular site safety issues and bring to the notice of the contractor / SHSEE / RE.
  • Mentor the discipline staff on any advancement of process, procedures and technical skills.
  • Perform Site Surveillance Audits (Technical), prepare surveillance audit reports and forward to SHOM.
Atkins has been established in the Gulf for over 40 years, having first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. The regional head office (Dubai) was established in 1979. 

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, Sharjah.

Experience and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • In-depth exposure in IP Network Delivery (IPND) project.
  • Minimum 10 year experience, ideally within the GCC
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Presentation Skills
  • Ability to write clear and precise technical reports
  • Candidates on Single Status Visa is preferable
Rewards & Benefits
  • A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidate
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Ticket allowance

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