Sorry! This position is no longer accepting applications.

Senior Electrical Building Services Engineer

Atkins Middle East

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP331-1589

Job description / Role

We currently have an opportunity for a MEP Lead - Electrical to join our expanding team in Riyadh, to work on a range of challenging projects in our Building Services Engineering Practice based in Saudi Arabia.

Responsibilities
• As a member of the Building Design team, you will be involved in real projects from day one, with exposure to some of the most demanding projects. We encourage vision, problem-solving, ambition, enthusiasm and drive. We recognize that people are the key to our success and we ensure that we provide them with a varied workload and encourage them to extend themselves in order to reach their potential.
• Senior MEP Engineer to represent Atkins on a daily basis to our Client, the Design & Build Contractor, the project Engineer and the project ultimate Client.
• Experience on design and build project would be advantageous.
• An understanding of all MEP and building services design and how to coordinate these within the spatial constraints of a station is essential.
• Effective communication skills will be required to interact with project stakeholders, where necessary explaining and defending our designs and providing direction to our design team
• Commercial awareness essential with an understanding and ability to administer Change Control.
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.

Requirements

Requirements
• B.E / B. Tech or M.E / M. Tech Electrical Engineering degree from a recognized University.
• 10 to 13 years post graduate experience in a Design Group core discipline
• The ability to think laterally and possess a sound understanding of engineering principles. Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and will be able to build and develop relationships, both internally and externally.
• Experience on design and build project would be advantageous.
• Experience of working with Contractors
• An understanding of all MEP and building services design and how to coordinate these within the spatial constraints of a station is essential.
• Previous experience of leading multi-disciplinary design teams and responsibilities for budgets and programming
• Explaining and defending our designs and providing direction to our design team. Commercial awareness essential with an understanding and ability to administer Change Control.
• Computer literate to understand; Word, Excel and Outlook software.
• Effective communication skills will be required to interact with project stakeholders

The Individual
• Demonstrable track record of technical achievement and client satisfaction within the MEP industry
• Ability to apply technical knowledge in analyzing problems and creating solutions
• Able to work and communicate effectively within multidisciplinary teams
• Flexible approach to work
• Ability to work on your own initiative
• Strong attention to detail and ability to make correct judgments
• Ability to adapt to diverse cultures and working environments.
• Aspiration to grow with responsibility and to manage a growing team of skilled engineers
• Ability to build rapport with customers and colleagues
• Well motivated and able to work as part of a team or on individual assignments when required
• Excellent English spoken and written skills within a business environment

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes
• A competitive salary
• Accommodation allowance
• Transportation allowance
• 22 calendar days annual leave (based on 5 days working 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

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).

Get personalised updates on latest vacancies