Deputy Project Engineer

RA International

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP281-32

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Support the Head of Construction on the day-to-day tasks.
• Reviews client RFP's and requirements, works out designs (with consultant support as needed) and preparing detailed design, timelines and Bill of Materials when required for execution.
• Provide support for procurement department for material selection throughout all procurement process.
• Supports estimation for new projects during the bidding process.
• Provide input to develop the Project Schedule.
• Manages technical coordination meetings with clients, contractors, and utility providers.
• Prepares and reviews pre-construction documentation including shop drawings, material submittal s, method statements, Quality Plan, HSE plans and Commissioning Plan
• Reviews projects progress including project schedule and quality control/ auditing.
• Oversees all projects activities in various locations worldwide.
• Contributes to the commercial success of projects, supporting the commercial team in the valuation of works incorporating change management, and claims.
• Stands in for the Head of Construction during his absence and leads the PMO team during these times.


• Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical / Mechanical / Civil)
• 10+ years' experience preferably involved in giving support to the project managers, site team and other departments.
• Minimum 10+ years of Lead Engineering experience (Project Management experience is desirable)
• Thorough understanding of Electrical / Mechanical / Civil standard engineering principles
• Must be familiar with American, BS and International standards and codes.
• Experience in remote location construction including sizing of island mode installations is an advantage.
• Good Knowledge of construction/ engineering (Civil & Mechanical experience is an advantage)
• Excellent communication, negotiation skills and technical writing skills
• Accurate administration skills to competently manage the project post contract process and requirements.
• Planning, organizational and interpersonal skills to ensure the timely collation of information and delivery of the document to the client.
• Ability to work on own initiative and with the minimum supervision required.
• Flexibility with regards to working across all areas of the business and as and when the work demands (ability to travel to different countries)
• Fluent in English, French is an advantage.
• Discipline-specific professional registration preferred.
• High degree of personal motivation

About the Company

RA International is a major force within the remote site and developing country support services sector. We have many years experience of providing government institutions, United Nations, NGOs, and major multinationals with all the services they need to quickly establish and maintain sites in Post-Conflict, the Oil and Gas, and Mining and Minerals industries.

We pride ourselves in our commitment to getting the job done, as quickly and effectively as possible. Here's some fast facts:

• Our Company Headquarters are in Dubai, UAE, with offices and projects in Afghanistan, Sudan, Southern Sudan, Kenya and Chad • We currently employ over 1000 international and national staff • The company was founded in 2003 as part of the Duncan-Narfeldt Group Ltd • RA International draws on 40 years experience in project management and support services in post-conflict environments and remote locations worldwide.

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