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Senior Highway Design Engineer

Cansult Maunsell

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP892-01

The Role

Highway / Road Design Engineer

Mega Project - Client Side

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Tax Free Package

Company background

Cansult Maunsell AECOM is part of one of the world's largest infrastructure design firms. AECOM employs more than 28,000 staff worldwide and generates more than US$3.4 billion in revenue. It is the world's number one pure design firm, according to Engineering News Record's (ENR's) Top 100 rankings list for 2006 and is also ranked first in transportation, first in general building, second in sewer water, and second overall on the 2006 Top 500 Design Firms list. The AECOM vision is to consistently deliver outstanding solutions that create a better world in which to work and live.

Project Background

The Al Raha Beach development is one of the premier mega-developments in the whole Middle East region at this time. The development of the site has been designed to spearhead the new vision of Abu Dhabi as one of the world's greatest waterfront cities. Stretching over 10km in length, Al Raha Beach Development is not only impressive because of its concept and size, but because of the infrastructure designed and created to support it. Cansult Maunsell AECOM has been commissioned to transform the ten-kilometre water frontage of Al Raha Beach into a new community and lifestyle precinct for 120,000 people.

The Location

With one of the highest per-capita incomes in the world, Abu Dhabi's commercial and tourism infrastructure is among the best in the Middle East. As a result, the UAE's capital city has become as much a sunny playground for holidaymakers as a centre for business and investment.

The Benefits

Tax free ex-pat package in line with market expectations for multi-billion dollar project in the Middle East. This package includes accommodation allowance, medical care for you and eligible dependants, annual air flights to original destination, thirty days holiday and a contribution towards relocation.

Additional Information

Salary: 70-115 USD
Position Type: Permanent
Ref Code: ADV328458GF6


Job Specification

Reporting to the Road Design Manager and Project Director, Cansult Maunsell AECOM requires a Senior Highway Design Engineer. You will have a minimum of 10 years in the design of road horizontal alignments. During this time the candidate should have gained experience in roads/highway alignment modelling software MX. Experience in Autocad CAD software is also expected. Also preferred is experience in the design of urban/rural freeway/expressways, grade-separated interchanges, exit and entrance ramps as well as road drainage design and familiarity with various types of merges/diverges.

The ideal candidate must have a degree in Civil Engineering and at least ten years demonstrable road design experience. With excellent English communication skills they should also be able to work independently/ program their own work and coordinate with other designers and technicians. Although not essential, membership of, or progression towards membership of professional civil engineering organizations with national accreditation is preferred.

About the Company

Cansult Maunsell was formed in October 2006, when Cansult Limited merged with the AECOM family of companies to join with Maunsell operations in the Middle East. The combined company names signify the market strengths of both brands, under the world-leading AECOM banner. With nearly 1,500 employees, Cansult Maunsell is one of the largest engineering consulting firms in the Arabian Gulf and is AECOM’s first operating company in the region.

Cansult Maunsell has offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Doha and Al Ain. As AECOM’s lead operating company in the Arabian Gulf, Cansult Maunsell is positioned to expand its operational reach to take advantage of future market opportunities in the rapidly developing region.