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Senior Resident Engineer - High-Rise


Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP362-886

Job description / Role

Can you help societies thrive in a world we cannot control?
Can you anticipate the unforeseeable, perceive the unexplainable, and plan something unbelievable?
Can you design the unthinkable?
Can you think international and still act local?

WSP are looking for a Senior Resident Engineer, with over twenty years’ experience to manage and administer a Contract that includes supervision, coordination, testing and commissioning of the works, with emphasis on meeting the contract requirements with respect to quality, time and budget, during the construction phase on a high-rise project in Dubai.

The key objectives of the role are to;
• Establish a construction management plan to ensure all contracts are administered to a common standard and practice
• Initiate and respond to contract correspondence to and from client, and contractual correspondence with the contractor
• Officially handover the site to the contractor
• Arrange, chair and record meetings, commencing with the kick-off meeting and thereafter progress and management meetings that are deemed necessary
• Establish procedures for inspection approvals, testing, commissioning in accordance with the requirements of the contract
• Review the contractor’s hse plan and ensures that the safety procedures are followed at site
• Review and comment on the contractor’s programs ensuring that they are sufficiently detailed to demonstrate compliance with the requirements of the contract, allocated resources and cash flow
• Monitor the contractors progress during construction and regularly assesses output
• Implement qms requirements and conduct regular audits
• Ensure the contractor liaises with service and other authorities in a timely manner so as not to affect the progress of the works by attending meetings, monitoring agreed programmes and regular follow-up
• Certify interim and finalize payments after full review and consultation with the responsible re, are and quantity surveyor
• Prepare substantial completion reports including any outstanding requirements
• Issue taking-over and defects liability certificates as required under the contract


How will know when you are successful in this role?
• No lost time incidents
• Project delays are minimized
• The Quality of work is satisfactory
• All claims are handled effectively
• All close-out procedures are completed on time
• The project is delivered on time or within the shortest practical period
• High team morale and low project staff turnover

To be shortlisted for the role you will have the following;
• Previous experience of end to end management of a high-rise construction project of at least 50 floors is essential to be considered
• Chartered / Professional Engineer
• 20 years’ experience of managing major construction projects.
• BEng / BSc (Hon) or equivalent degree with minimum 20 years’ experience
• Have regional experience
• Comprehensive experience in associated discipline software
• Experienced in acting as the Engineer under FIDIC based contracts

We would like to speak with creative, positive, people focused individuals who are proactive and results-driven. If have a passion for new technology, and thrive upon ‘thinking out of the box’ to develop and deliver solutions to complex problems, then WSP is the place for you.

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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Resident Engineer salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 25,500

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience