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AECOM Associate Structural Engineer (Digital Design and Delivery) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

Job Summary

As the Associate Structural Engineer (Digital Design and Delivery) you would oversee the integration of the design team with production allowing for efficient delivery.

You will be part of AECOM’s Buildings & Places discipline and will be responsible for managing a structural design team and take responsibility for overseeing multidisciplinary design teams on a number of projects across the Buildings division. As a leading member of the team, it is expected that the Associate Structural Engineer will enabel the design and production teams to produce work that is delivered on time, to budget and in accordance with the project quality requirements.

Job Duties:

Financial Performance:

  • Manage financial performance of structural engineering projects by achieving planned targets through winning work, identifying and implementing operating efficiencies

  • Manage contract variations within the structural engineering projects through regular follow up with Project Directors and Project Managers

  • Review with the Project Directors and Project Managers the technical and financial performance of projects on a regular basis, and implement necessary measures to mitigate losses

Project Delivery:

  • Lead the implementation of innovative solutions and participate actively with clients and stakeholders in the project delivery process.

  • Manage the implementation of effective work planning and project control systems for the structural engineering projects.

  • Manage and implement staff changes necessary to improve operational efficiency on structural engineering projects.

  • Obtain Local Authority approvals.

  • Manage large structural design projects and be able to coordinate with services

  • Manage design according to local rules, regulations and design guidelines.

  • Manage design to International design standards as required by the project.

  • Be responsible for checking the designs conform to project brief and the accuracy of the work by the Team.

Risk Management and Compliance:

  • Implement and ensure compliance with the Sub-Delegations of Authority including the analysis and management of project risks.

  • Implementation and ensure compliance with AECOM policies, systems and procedures on all structural engineering projects

  • Implementation and ensure compliance with AECOM Ethics & Compliance policies and procedures on all buildings projects.


  • Maintain client networks and manage client relationships.

  • Ensure client satisfaction with AECOM performance through regular visits and client management activities

Business Development:

  • Support the Structural Engineering, Country Directors in strategic business development and Global Business Line pursuits across the region.

  • Manage the buildings business development activities in coordination with the Structural Engineering Leader and Country Directors

  • Keep abreast of industry developments globally

  • Support the Structural Engineering Leader in the preparation and delivery of business plans.


  • Engage appropriate personnel within the market in order to deliver successfully.

Specific Skills Required:

On a day to day basis the engineer will be involved in the design of a wide range of complex and challenging projects from concept through to completion. It is likely they will have experience in high-profile and iconic architectural structures and 3D parametric design of complex geometry using Rhino and Grasshopper or similar.

They must have the ability to deliver high quality structural design solutions including strong creative and conceptual design skills, analysis and calculations to a level of detailed construction information and coordinated with other disciplines. They must be familiar with delivering projects in a 3D digital environment. Ideally, they would be capably of writing their own scripts and be familiar with programming language.

The right candidate will be confident presenting their solutions, engaging with project stakeholders and explain the structural systems in simple language. It is essential that the per son will be articulate, persuasive and engaging, as well as technically competent and confident. They should enjoy working with challenging architects.

They should be a chartered engineer, preferably MIStructE or similar.

Middle East experience is desirable but not essential.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years, preferably 15, of relevant industry experience with similar type of Projects and people management experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor/ Master’s degree in Structural Engineering or Civil Engineering is required.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 213547BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations