Senior Structural Engineer

Robinson Faris Jones - Human Resources (RFJ-HR)

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: NP370-436

Job description / Role

Leading Architecture and Engineering consultancy hold a very strong position in the market with a wide selection of designed and delivered buildings and a very strong pipeline of work.

Currently they invite Structural Engineers to apply for implementing the project plan and ensuring all items of project deliverables are delivered on time.

Design Development
Aiding the Lead Engineer with all aspects of design development. Responsibility for the design development of projects from concept to completion. Responsibility for all local authority compliance and code compliance. Responsibility for utilising correct design standards ie BS etc. Responsibility for all technical detailing of a project. Responsibility for meeting the brief from an operational and functional perspective. Shared responsibility for writing and collating the NBS specification with the Lead Engineer. Review of all drawing packages prior to issue.

Documentation
Ensure the Draughtsmen’s A3 folder is up to date. Track the issuance of all drawings, specifications etc. Ensuring correct procedures are in order. Write cover letters for each formal issue. Monitor and ensure smooth progress for all local authority submissions.

Quality assurance
Ensure the operational standards are understood, adhered to and maintained by Draughtsmen. Ensure Draughtsmen meet agreed deadlines for documentation issue. If slippage is likely to occur notify the Lead Engineer and agree a recovery programme. Ensure that Draughtsmen correctly prepare the local authority submissions in accordance with the relevant local authority requirements.

Consultant Coordination
Ensure construction drawings are fully coordinated with other consultants prior to submissions. Track drawing issues to other Consultants and their issue of information to internal team.

Management
Responsibility for communicating all aspects of project deliverables to Draughtsmen. Assist Lead Engineer with overall project management. Ensure soft and hard project files are maintained to company standards.

Resources
Ensure reference material from suppliers is updated and handed to the Librarian.

Planning
Ensure the Lead Engineer is updated on progress and programme.

Communication
Ensure to have a constant communication with assigned project teams. • File notes for all informal discussions/ meetings.

Liaison
Ensure constant liaison with the following:

Other Consultants, Contractors, Suppliers d Manufacturers, Statutory Authorities

Post Contract Coordination
Ensure constant communication with the post contract team and advise on site related issues. Review and advise on specialist sub contractors design and shop drawings. Liaise with post contract team to ensure any alterations or amendments on site are as per local authority regulations. Ensure issuance of relevant ‘For Construction’ drawings and documents at the appropriate time to the site team and Contractor.

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, BEng or MEng, from a reputable university. Minimum 5-8 years of relevant experience in the structural design and detailing of building structures.
• Knowledge of US design codes is essential, familiarity of other design codes e.g. British Standards will be considered an advantage. Proficient in the use of spreadsheets and design software (ETABS, SAP, SAFE, STAAD, etc.). Good command of spoken and written English. Gulf experience is preferable but not essential.

About the Company

Consisting only of Director level personnel, each with over 12 years’ experience of working within the Gulf Region, we aim to alleviate all the issues and frustrations traditionally associated with using a Resourcing or external HR service. Each client and candidate is handpicked and dealt with by a Director personally thus ensuring that all parties get the level of service they expect. to: Consisting only of Director level personnel, each with over 12 years’ experience of working within the Gulf Region, we aim to alleviate all the issues and frustrations traditionally associated with using a Resourcing or external HR service. Each client and candidate is handpicked and dealt with by a Director personally thus ensuring that all parties get the level of service they expect.

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