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RO/Desalination Project Construction Engineer

  1. Abu Dhabi
  1. Corporate

RO/Desalination Project Construction Engineer

RO/Desalination Project Construction Engineer shall support client in providing project coordination, site management and testing support. Experience in seawater reverse osmosis desalination project is mandatory. The role is based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The tasks will include, but not be limited to, the following topics:

  • Liaison between client, the developer organisation and the site owner

  • Coordination and support of site preparation activities on project (design, engineering, construction and commissioning of auxiliary facilities)

  • Coordination of logistics related to the import of the pilot plant (customs)

  • Coordination of construction and commissioning of the pilot plant

  • Monitoring of the performance of the pilot plant (analysis of water flows, energy consumption, plant availability, etc.)

  • Facilitate the commissioning and performance tests

Duration and work location:

The support service is expected to be performed over a period of around 22 months (involving full time workload) starting on 25 February 2021.

Required qualifications of the Project Co-Ordinator and Site Engineer:

The project coordinator /site Engineer shall have experience in the following area:

  • Reverse osmosis (RO) desalination

  • The project coordinator /site Engineer needs to be able to work across disciplines and cultures.

  • The coordinator /site Engineer needs to have good coordination and time management skills and very good English language skills.

  • The project coordinator /site Engineer needs to have at least a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or another relevant engineering discipline

  • Must have 5+ years of work experience after graduation.

Rewards & Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary

  • Transportation allowance

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • Annual leave

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • Company gratuity scheme

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin

  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants;

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.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.


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