Senior Drainage Engineer

Parsons International

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP094-3351

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Civil and Transport infrastructure drainage design
• Detailed analysis and review of hydrological and hydraulic models
• Provide technical design expertise for drainage and stormwater quality systems, including piped networks and major transverse drainage structures. Embrace and promote a leading digital work environment and delivery culture
• Hydraulic and System design of the complex environment to meet site-specific requirements
• Applying knowledge and experience of the biological and physical process of stormwater management
• Applying innovative ideas, technology, and value engineering solutions
• Supervision/Mentoring and support to intermediate and junior engineers
• Undertake hydrologic modeling, calculations, drawings, report writing, design review, and supervision
• Leading the projects, taking a high level of responsibility, building a strong relationship with clients, and obtaining design approvals
• Coordinating with the CAD / BIM / 3-D modeling teams on projects


• A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
• Minimum +12 years experience in water engineering, including stormwater drainage design in civil and transport projects, stormwater management, and planning. Minimum 9 years of regional experience is essential and familiar with the Dubai Municipality design standards.
• Sound knowledge of principles of hydrology and hydraulics.
• Demonstrated understanding of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling/design software packages used in the design of surface drainage, piped networks, cross drainage, and flood analysis, i.e., CAD skills, SWMM, HEC RAS, and HEC-HMS knowledge
• Experience with Infoworks ICM, 1D/2D is compulsory.
• Excellent command with GIS and CAD tools such as ArcMap, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and Microstation.
• The capability of mathematics to create calculation sheets and perform further calculations where required to ensure the design is appropriate.
• Knowledge of Water Sensitive Design and Sustainable Drainage Design (SuDS).
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• A collegiate, team-player attitude
• Chartered Engineer (CEng) qualified (or equivalent) or well-progressed towards qualification.
• Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and encourage collaboration
• Ability to handle multiple projects and deliver results within the project timeline.

About the Company

Parsons is a leader in many diverse markets such as infrastructure, transportation, water, telecommunications, aviation, commercial, environmental, planning, industrial manufacturing, education, healthcare, life sciences and homeland security.

Parsons provides technical and management solutions to federal, regional and local government agencies as well as private industries worldwide.

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