Network Engineer

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Employment: Full Time

Job Requisition ID: 158583

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group's entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day

Overview of the role:

Leading the implementation team in delivering the site supervision of the implementation of a pre-defined design encompassing IT, ELV, and AV infrastructure projects and assisting the project manager, working along with various internal & external project stakeholders in delivering the multiple projects until handover. The Project Engineer focuses on implementing a previously designed system at the customer location, under the direction of the Project Manager, based on the contract. Has a supervisory role over Project onsite team, as dictated by the project and scope.

What you will do:

- Planning the work and efficiently organizing site facilities to meet agreed deadlines.
- Perform basic and detailed implementation of an ICT/ELV/AV project at the customer's location;
- Day-to-day site management, including supervising and monitoring the internal & outsourced site workforce.
- Liaison, coordination, site visits, meetings with clients, subcontractors, planners, QS, consultants, authorities, and other departments/entities as needed to ensure timely & integrated execution of projects.
- Review, provide input & manage project documentation throughout the project life cycle, including all correspondences, submittal, drawings, method statements, inspection documentation, O&M manuals, etc.And ensure a safe archive of project data at all times.
- Validate & check design plans, drawings, quantities, and calculation accuracy to ensure design compatibility during construction work.
- Participation in design review meetings and workshops, providing input where possible, and coordinating with relevant teams for change management.
- Guiding Designer / Draftsman for preparing shop drawings, cable routing plans, installation drawings, wiring drawings, cable schedules, etc. as needed for the project.
- Acting as the technical adviser, providing guidance and advice to the installation & commissioning team, subcontractors, and operatives. Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.
- Assure that the implementation complies with drawings, specifications, and quality standards-adherence to the Corporate and Project Quality & H&S Management Systems.
- Inventory management; Liaise with the relevant team for material delivery to the site and maintain orderly records of issued & balance materials.
- Active participation & supervision of testing & commissioning activities.
- Able to generate variations and new requirements at the project site and coordinate with the sales/presales department to submit proposals.
- Project reporting to line manager for site progress and encountered problems for assistance and guidance.
- Assist in the estimation, preparation & submission of project claims.

Required Skills to be successful:

Job-Specific Technical Skills:

- Hands-on experience in installation/construction activities and worked in the construction environment.
- Hands-on experience in commissioning various ICT/ELV/AV systems.
- Technical training/certifications in leading ICT/ELV/AV Systems.
- Expert knowledge of ICT/ELV/AV industry standards, practices, techniques, procedures, codes, and regulations.
- Possess knowledge of QS & QC processes.
- Knowledge of networks, Installation, T&C & ICT/ELV/AV system integration should be good.
- Experience in basic network implementation, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting is necessary.
- Basic knowledge of AutoCAD.
- Responsive to changing demands.
- Experience in construction management
- Good knowledge of Project execution processes
- Good knowledge of local code of practice and International Standards for design implementation

Behavioral Competencies:

- Excellent communication skills for interfacing with internal and external stakeholders.
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Teamwork
- Job Ethic
- Meeting standard
- Commitment to job
- Attitude towards honesty
- Client Relationship Management.
- Excellent time management.
- Relies on extensive experience and judgment to accomplish goals.
- Detail-oriented and strong analytical skills.
- Strong organizational skills and ability to plan and schedule work.


What equips you for the role:

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

- Bachelor's degree in a technical field (IT/Communication/Electricals/Engineering/Similar).
- Proficiency in using MS Office.
- UAE Driving License.

Minimum Experience:

- 3-5 years of relevant work experience in ICT/ELV project implementation, including Structured cabling, ICT, ELV, Security, AV, etc

About Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies
Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies offers customers complete engineering and systems integration solutions.

The Engineering arm operates in the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Egypt providing a wide variety of products and services from air conditioning, scaffolding and access solutions, elevators and escalators, control and life safety, facilities management, building products, MEP, Energy Management, Technology Infrastructure and Digital Transformation.

The Technologies division provides complete business solutions to large, medium and small customers that include, contact centre solutions, business applications, business intelligence, data management, advanced analytics amongst others. The IT infrastructure portfolio comprises IP telephony, ELV systems, networking solutions, professional audio-visual solutions and managed services.

These solutions are further complemented by services that include project management, installation, testing, commissioning and after-sales maintenance contracts.


Established in the 1930's, the Al-Futtaim Group initially operated as a trading enterprise. Rapid development throughout the 1940's and 50's saw it establish itself regionally as an integrated commercial, industrial and services organisation, positioning itself one of the leading business houses in the lower Gulf region. Today, it operates collectively over 40 companies bearing the Al-Futtaim name, dominates many market segments in the UAE, and has expanded its sphere of operation to include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Egypt.

The Group comprises a diverse range of strategically positioned operating subsidiaries and associate companies, structured to give the Al-Futtaim Group the flexibility and versatility to keep ahead of local competition while keeping pace with the ever-evolving global business scenario. The Groups continued investment in world-class systems technology is clear evidence of its commitment to maintain leading edge performance and service delivery.

The success of the Al-Futtaim Group can be attributed to a business approach that combines the ability to change with the traditional values of integrity, service and social responsibility that define its core business philosophy. This, linked with the Groups belief in decentralisation, gives the heads of the operating companies a high degree of functional autonomy and authority, providing the Group with essential flexibility, and individual employees a clearly defined work culture and sense of responsibility.

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