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Senior Resident Engineer (Infrastructure)

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Senior Resident Engineer (Infrastructure)

As a provider  of  multi-disciplined technical  services  to the  built environment,  Atkins Middle East is committed  to design  excellence  in the delivery  of first  class  solutions which combine, innovation,  imagination  and best practice.

Due to our continuing expansion we now require an experienced Senior Resident Engineer (Infrastructure) to work on a variety of construction projects in Umluj, KSA.

Working  in a multidiscipline  team of designers  and engineers providing a comprehensive service  to   our   clients,   this   is  a  great   opportunity   to   gain   experience   within   an internationally renowned consultant,  affording the opportunity  to work on large and small scale  multidiscipline projects,  in KSA and  potentially  the  rest of the  Middle  East region.


  • Construction/Civil related degree, preferably with Chartered status

  • Registration with Saudi Council of Engineers

  • Minimum 20 years infrastructure site related experience with majority of it being in GCC, especially KSA

  • Good command of English (written and verbal) 

  • Transferable Iqama or a Saudi national

Project Interface

  • Manage the supervision of the works designed by Atkins to ensure compliance with the contract documents.

  • Liaise with the project supervision team, coordinate  and  resolve  any  issues  of concern.

  • Liaise with sub-consultants directly appointed by Atkins and manage the supervision of works designed by them.

Functional Duties

  • Review prior to issue to the contractor all project related correspondence, submittals, instructions, technical query and establish lines of communication.

  • Review contractor's quality systems, procedures and monitor implementation across the project site.

  • Review contractor's safety systems, procedures and monitor implementation across the project site

Principle Activities

  • Establish the site organization and lines of authority

  • Be responsible for the conduct of the entire project.

  • Take overall responsibility for all technical, contractual and financial matters relating to the delivery of the consultant’s supervision duties

  • Establish standards and procedures in conformity with client requirements

  • Liaise daily with the Project management team

  • Manage the supervision team and monitor and supervise their performance and attendance

  • Liaise with the Contractor

  • Attend and chair meetings

  • Prepare reports

  • Monitor progress of the works against the contractor’s latest approved programme.

  • Check and sign all correspondence

  • Sign off the contractor’s interim payments following review by the SQS

  • Identify and initiate recruitment of site staff through standard process

  • Implement financial controls on the construction element of project

  • Identify training needs and provide or recommend external training

  • Set and maintain under review Company performance expectations

  • Maintain reasonable discipline, resolve poor performance issues

  • Provide pastoral care and encourage staff to develop their full potential

  • Identify and manage project construction risks

  • Advise the Project Manager on delays, cost and cost forecasts and progress

  • Ensure quality of supervision and of work completed by Contractor

  • Ensure implementation and maintenance of good records and documentation

  • Ensure preparation of quality, safety and environmental plans/procedures and that they are met.

  • Co-ordinate backup support from Head Office staff and technical co-ordination with discipline heads.

  • Continually seek to improve upon the service provided and to come up with innovative ideas.

  • 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.

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary

  • Transportation allowance

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • 22 calendar days annual leave

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • Company gratuity scheme

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin

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


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