Senior Project Engineer (Roads & Highways)

Khatib & Alami

Baghdad, Iraq

Ref: KP556-675

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Summary
The Senior Project Engineer leads the design activities of Roads & Highways projects of medium and high complexity. The job holder ensures a functional, effective, and aesthetic design for projects, which accommodates the requirements of the client, local authorities, international standards and codes of practice, and the requirements of other disciplines. The Senior Project Engineer is expected to act as a team leader on one or more projects to complete the design cycle, including concept design, schematic design, detailed design, and preparation of tender documents.

• Lead discussions with clients to determine criteria guiding design, including budgets, preferences, etc.
• Lead small teams of junior engineers, as needed
• Coordinate with other design specializations (e.g. Architecture, Structural, Mechanical) to coordinate design requirements across disciplines for Roads & Highways projects of high complexity across all design stages (conceptual, schematic, detailed), as needed
• Closely work with stakeholders for design value engineering for Roads & Highways projects of medium to high complexity, as needed
• Closely work with Project Managers for the review and validation of design deliverables with clients and authorities, capturing feedback and obtaining approvals, as needed
• Closely work with the Quantity Surveying Department for the development of tender documents, including specifications, Bills of Quantities, and Conditions of Contract, as needed
• Closely work with project teams for reviewing design deliverables of projects, including conducting detailed reviews and checks and the issuance of checking reports, as needed
• Support Project Managers in developing, reviewing, and updating work programs and man-hour estimates and in managing changes in project scope, schedule, or budgets, as needed
• Support Project Managers in managing project budgets, resource allocation, and project schedules, as needed
• Support Project Managers in managing project contractual risks, as needed
• Support Project Managers in managing external suppliers and subcontracts and in ensuring the adherence of their deliverables with the project scope, schedule, and budget
• Assist Project Managers in monitoring and managing the projects’ budget and schedule, as needed
• Provide support to Project Managers in developing periodic progress reports, as needed
• Assist Project Managers with implementing quality control policies and procedures on design deliverables and conduct peer review on team members’ deliverables
• Support during the supervision stage, as needed, including responding to RFIs and solving design conflicts, in coordination with local design support teams
• Collaborate and coordinate with engineers in other design centers to ensure optimal knowledge sharing


Qualifications, Experience, and Skills Required to Execute this Role
• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
• 10+ years of experience in engineering design in a top-tier regional/multinational engineering consultancy firm
• Strong experience in large and complex Roads & Highways design projects
• In-depth knowledge of the engineering industry in the Middle East
• Understanding of international engineering standards and codes
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Proficiency in spoken and written Arabic and English

About the Company

Khatib & Alami, a multidisciplinary urban regional planning, architectural and engineering consulting company, offers clients an integrated approach toward the ever-increasing need for reliable project delivery systems. In-house expertise and the continuous recruitment of bright and innovative professionals enable us to meet the challenges of development with due consideration to environmental protection, social and economic characteristics of society. In close concert with clients, we have been able to consolidate factors that make the resultant project coincide with the client's vision within the time frame and budget set out for implementation.

K&A started its consulting services in Lebanon and extended the areas of its professional activities in accordance with the growth of its experience, and its human and financial resources. The company operates in various countries including Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Sultanate of Oman, State of Qatar, State of Kuwait, Kingdom of Bahrain, Yemen, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Libya, Sudan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, Gabon and USA. K&A employs around 4,000 professionals and technicians. Since 1984, K&A has continuously ranked among the top 100 International Design firms as published by Engineering News Record (ENR). K&A has also obtained the ISO 9001:2000 certification for its Quality Management System (QMS).

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