Security System Engineer


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: SP012-214

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

At Stantec, we approach every project as a partnership, because our work creates a lasting impact on our clients’ communities. We believe that when smart, passionate, creative people come together, real possibilities are within reach.

The Stantec community unites more than 30,000 employees working in over 450 locations across 6 continents. Our people are at the heart of everything we do; they give our work purpose. If you want to be a part of our unwavering team and can bring your sense of imagination and determination to every challenge, then this is the right place for you.

Stantec is currently looking for a Security System Engineer to join our dynamic site team and support on a construction supervision of a buildings project in Abu Dhabi.

Key Tasks And Responsibilities

As an experienced Physical Security Engineer, you will:
• Elaborate schematic and detailed designs, including technical specifications, employer’s requirements, BOQ and other technical documents as per tender documentation. You should be able to capture the scope and understand the complete requirements of the project by referring to multiple documents and preliminary studies such as risk assessment and strategic conceptual reports, architectural and structural drawings, as well as other documents and schematics from other disciplines.
• Work as part of a local and international Security & Technology Advisory team on a diverse range of projects.
• Coordinate security ( ADMCC; MOI-SSD etc.) and communications provider (DU, Etisalat, etc.) requirements for the project team.
• Design and document Security and ELV systems ranging from communications structured cabling systems, networking infrastructure and audio-visual systems.
• Proactively identify opportunities for improvement and partner with internal and external clients.
• Participate in site investigations and utilise strong report writing and verbal communication skills.
• Review, comment and approve security technical design packages that are developed by other.
• You will follow-up the process to ensure the security contractor will issue an Issue for Construction package that is compliant with the project's security strategy, concepts, and client's policies, principles and operational requirements.
• Assist the client in preparing and attending project kick-off, progress and coordination meetings during the construction stage of the project, once the security contractor is awarded. You should provide supervision services such as regular site inspections and related minutes and compliance/ non-compliance reports.
• Prepare and lead technical design review workshops with the security contractors; you will deal with technical queries, compliance, deviations log, and risk logs, and record minutes of meeting in a structured way.
• Escalate issues at the right time, so as not to affect the project delivery schedule; any escalations with respect to the scope devotions/assumptions must be clearly backed up with adequate documentation.


• Engineering Degree in (Instrumentation / Electrical / Electronics / Electronics & Communication).
• 10 years of relevant experience in Physical Security Systems in the UAE / Middle East
• Strong knowledge of high-end Security Systems (Video Management, video analytics, Access Control, Thermal and EO/IR imaging, ground radars, ANPR, Fencing and Perimeter Intrusion Detection System, control rooms, etc.).
• Strong knowledge of other related disciplines and security systems' associated network and ELV infrastructure: structured cabling, IT active components, wireless communications, etc
• Proficiency in BIM would be a plus.

About the Company

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they’re our communities too. This allows us to assess what’s needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what’s never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

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