Landscape Inspector

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Employment: Full Time

Landscape Inspector

To implement all aspects of the quality management systems and site supervision activities provision related to the landscape Works across the project, perform inspections to deliver quality installations in accordance with the contract documents, relevant international standards and local authorities' requirements.


Technical Competencies

- Minimum Civil or Architectural Engineering/Diploma qualified
- Minimum of 8 years experience in Landscape (Soft/Hard )
- Previous site inspection experience
- Understanding of British, American and International design standards. Working knowledge of ICAO standards would be a distinct benefit.
- Good communication skills in written and spoken English essential


Behavioural Competencies

- Must have integrity, be flexible and proactive
- Must demonstrate ability to act independently as part of a team
- Good team player, able to communicate effectively with colleagues

- Keep, monitor and follow up as necessary and maintain complete record(s)
- concerning the execution of the works.
- Inspection, sampling and testing of materials to assure that compliance with the contract specification.
- Identify non conforming work or materials, notify contractor and keep a record. Follow up corrective and preventive measure taken by the Contractor.
- Assist in the review and forward comments on the contractor's method statement for execution of the works.
- Assist in the 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
- Carry out the final inspection for certification of final completion and handing over of the works.
- Assist in the review and forward comments on the Technical Query raised by the contractor.
- Inspect the work done by the contractor(s) to ascertain that work is executed in accordance with the Contract Documents and accepted practise
- Inspect the on-site and off-site materials to be used in the project and organise field and laboratory tests, conducted by others, on construction materials to ascertain their compliance with the specifications and determine it acceptability for use on the project.
- Identify potential safety concerns and inform the contractor (s).
- Review the site progress and assist in the review of the contractor's interim payment application.
- Liaise with the RE for the effective implementation of the quality management systems and site supervision provision activities.
- Implement the site supervision quality procedures, and review submission requirements of the project, along with the contractor.
- Review all construction documents and highlight any design and contractual discrepancies with the concerned RE.
- Ensure that all statutory authority NOC's / permits / design approvals are available on site for construction.
- Extend the maximum possible effort to avoid contractor(s) claims for cost and/or delay.
- Conduct regular (daily) site visits and supervise, verify the installation of civil /
- architectural works 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 technical submittals.
- Attend site technical coordination meetings to discuss contractor (s) submissions, shop drawings, material submittals and construction related matters
- 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.
- Monitor the progress of the work against the approved contractor programme of works.
- Verify the accuracy of the contractor's "As-Built" drawings reflecting in details the as- built conditions and approve the As-Built drawings.
- Assist in the 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.

Project Interface
- Assist RE in the supervision of the works to ensure compliance with the contract documents.
- Assist/support the site team and the respective RE with the implementation of Quality
- / HSE management systems.
- Assist in the site team in the external and internal audits to ensure the effective implementation of quality management systems and work with the site team for resolution of non-conformance issues.
- Liaise with the project supervision team, coordinate and resolve any issues of concern.
- Analyse current methods of site supervision and provide recommendations for
- continuous improvement
- Implementation of all quality audits, surveillance audits and work with site team for resolution of non-conformance issues.
- Compile Site Feedback and forward to the RE.
- Assist the site team in the satisfactory close out of the project including snagging /
- desnagging of the works and related documentation.
- Review and assist the project team to compile all documents at handing-over for submission to the Client.
- Assist the RE in compilation of all documents for the issuance of the Taking-Over
- Certificate.
- Review the Contractor's Inspection Test plan and review all QA/QC documentation.
- Inspect the works carried out by the contractor(s) and ensure the quality of the works meets the project requirements.

Contractor Interface
- Follow up inspections of the works and material delivered at site is as per the Contractor's Inspection Test Plan.

Site Operations Department Interface
- Coordinate leave request and discuss leave cover with the SITL.
- Liaise with OMSOD for all HR / Finance / Administrative issues.

Functional Duties
- 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.
- Carry out, witness all tests carried out by the contractor on-site and off-site tests.
- Inspect the works, on-site material, off-site material to be used in the project

Line Management / Administrative Duties
- Update and maintain the latest revision of all project documents
- Review, coordinate and forward submittals, inspection requests, technical query to the project team and/or discipline engineers.
- Assist the project site team during internal, external and site surveillance audits.
- Coordinate leave request and discuss leave cover with the SITL.
- Prepare and regularly (daily) submit reports and maintain records.

SNC Lavalin's Program Advisory 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 and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:
- A competitive salary
- 26 working days annual leave (6 day work week)
- 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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Atkins first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. From its regional head office in Dubai, U.A.E. Atkins Middle East now employs over 2000 staff located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman (Muscat ), Qatar (Doha) Bahrain (Manama), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and India (Bangalore).

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