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Sectional Team Leader - Electrical Engineer

Atkins Middle East

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP331-1323

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Purpose: To implement all aspects of the quality management systems and control site supervision activities provision related to the Electrical Works across the project, to deliver quality installations in accordance with the contract documents, relevant international standards and local authorities’ requirements, provide technical support; perform specialized inspections, submittal reviews and mentor the discipline staff.

Functional Relationships

- Site Area Manager (SAM)
- Site Supervision Team
- Head of Electrical Site Operations (SHOE)
- Office Manager Site Operations (OMSOD)
- Site HSE Engineers (SHSEE)
- Resident Engineer (RE)
- Site QA/QC Engineers (SQE)

Primary Responsibility

- Visit project site frequently (as required) to supervise the ongoing construction activities.To ensure that the Works are carried out safely and in-line with quality standards, in accordance to contract documents

Requirements

Responsibilities

Senior Site Electrical Engineer
- Implement the site supervision quality procedures, and review submission requirements of the project, along with the MEP contractor.
- Review all construction documents and highlight any design and contractual discrepancies with the concerned RE/SHOE.
- Ensure that all statutory authority NOC’s / permits / design approvals are available on site for construction.
- Ensure that the main contractor and nominated MEP contractor coordinate with all concerned authorities departments and ensure that their requirements are adequately and satisfactorily incorporated.
- Extend the maximum possible effort to avoid contractor(s) claims for cost and/or delay.

Works
- Review and forward any comments on all submittals including contractor design drawings, shop drawings, materials and alternative proposals submitted by contractors.
- Conduct regular (daily) site visits and supervise, certify the installation of electrical services 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 testing and commissioning plan / procedures / method statements.
- 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
- Review and forward any comments on the Technical Query’s raised by the contractor.
- Routine Inspection of the works carried out by the contractor(s) to ascertain that work is executed in accordance with the Contract Documents and accepted practise.
- Assist the discipline staff in the in the review of submittals, specialised on-site / off-site inspections, testing and commissioning, including contractor design drawings, shop drawings, materials and alternative proposals submitted by contractors.
- Inspect the mock-up, permanent works, 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 the acceptability for use on the project.
- 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.
- Review the site progress and assist in the review of the contractor’s interim payment application.
- Liaise with the SHOE for the effective implementation of the quality management systems and site supervision provision activities.
- Obtain samples and quotations as required for finalisation of any PS/PC Items.
- Monitor the progress of the work against the approved contractor programme of works.
- Witness the testing and commissioning of all the mechanical / electrical equipment and sign off the relevant documents for acceptance.
- Verify the accuracy of the contractor’s “As-Built” drawings reflecting in details the as-built conditions and approve the As-Built drawings.
- 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.
- Assist the discipline staff on projects in the review of submittals, specialised on-site / off-site inspections, testing and commissioning submitted by contractors.
- Assist the discipline staff on projects in the final inspection for certification and handing over the works.
- Assist the discipline staff on projects in resolving any technical issues, claims, disputes arising and requiring input for satisfactory close out.
- Perform design review at various stages as required and formulate all such comments.
- Perform Site Surveillance Audits (Technical), prepare surveillance audit reports and forward to SHOE.

Project / Area 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 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 / SHOE
- Assist the site team in the satisfactory close out of the project including snagging / d-snagging 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.
- Extend support to the discipline staff on projects and assist (as required by SHOE) in supervision of works.

Client Interface
- Provide necessary technical reports / recommendation as required by the Client for any project specific issues.
- Attend meetings with Client (as required).
- Liaise with the Client for the necessary approval of samples.

Contractor Interface
- Regularly attend site technical coordination meetings with Contractor

PSO Office Interface
- Liaise with the SHOE any particular project site related issues requiring input and/or feedback.
- Coordinate leave request and discuss leave cover with the SHOE.
- Liaise with OMSOD for all HR / Finance / Administrative issues.

Design Office Interface
- Identify, raise and follow-up design office support requests in co-ordination with the SHOE

Functional Duties
- Assume responsibility of electrical works in the project and certify on completion the installation.
- 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.
- Mentor the discipline staff on any advancement of process, procedures and technical skills.
- Perform Site Surveillance Audits (Technical), prepare surveillance audit reports and forward to SHOE.
- 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 SHOE.
- Prepare and regularly (weekly) submit reports and maintain records.

About the Company

Atkins is one of the leading providers of professional, technology based consultancy and support services to the industry, commerce and governments in all of the worlds major economies. With over 17,000 staff operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Atkins has a broad range of skills and resources and provides Clients with a comprehensive service throughout the entire life cycle of the projects in the built environment.

We aim to be the international first choice supplier of technical and integrated services. Shaped by our customers' needs, our vision is to:

  • focus on quality
  • seek world class design and excellence
  • strive to add value
  • be flexible to the evolving needs of a changing society

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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Electrical Engineer salaries in Saudi Arabia

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SAR 9,000

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