Job description / Role
Structural Engineer – Infrastructure / Bridge
Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, visit www.parsons.com
Parsons provides construction supervision consultancy to a flagship infrastructure project in Dubai, UAE. The planned development encompasses commercial districts linked by leisure developments that expand into further residential neighborhoods and parks in an area of approximately 400 hectares. Scope of work includes internal roads, external highway intersections, bridges, street lighting, electrical (HV and LV) networks, district cooling, potable water, sewerage, storm water drainage networks, waste management and other structures and infrastructure works.
The Structural Engineer reviews contractor’s submittals, responding to RFIs, ensuring timely reviews, visits the site, attends the weekly technical meetings, and follows up on non-conformances. He/she will support adherence to the correct implementation of the project quality plan and quality procedures for all structural-related type works in accordance with the planned work on the construction site.
Reviews contractor submittals for all bridge and other structural aspects of the construction phase with respect to adherence to the design criteria and required standards. Ensures contractor compliance with all applicable codes, regulations, and ordinances.
Prepares responses on related RFIs.
Maintains an overall knowledge of drawings, specifications, general contracts and time schedules.
Reports to the Senior Engineer, Assistant Resident Engineer or Resident Engineer.
Directs, assists and monitors the performance of inspectors and surveyors as applicable.
Gives practical advice on constructional matters. Takes a pro-active approach in resolving site issues that may delay the construction schedule.
Keeps senior management informed as to changes made in the field to ensure timely processing of contract change orders. Assists in preparing change order documentation for structural components of the construction works.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be assigned.
Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering.
At least 10 years of related construction supervision experience in large-scale infrastructure projects with extensive bridges, roads structures, and water retaining structures.
Preferably with relevant experience in Dubai.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
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.