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AECOM Structural Engineer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

Job Summary

Serves as a capable professional in a structural engineering design team, leading work on specific elements of a project with minimal direction and supervision of a Senior Structural Engineer or designated senior team members.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Structural Engineering Design

  • Structural Analysis and Design (Design Brief / technical compliance, completeness & accuracy)

  • Design co-ordination (within Structural Engineering & Cross Discipline).

  • Guiding and management of junior staff

Job Duties:

Project/Design Responsibilities:

  • Organises own and others work to achieve set deadlines

  • Independently checks the completeness & accuracy of own work prior to review by the Senior Engineer or designated senior team member

  • Prepares Structural Design / Analysis models and calculations and co-ordinates with the BIM model production and other coordination software

  • Adopts creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and develops appropriate research and documentation to support these solutions

  • Follows specific, standardized procedures to achieve set results and deadlines (as set out by Senior Architect or Senior Team member)

  • Proactively prepares, checks and coordinates project Structural Design models and drawings and ensure they meet Client requirements and Industry Standards and project BIM Execution Plans

  • Ensures accuracy and quality of discipline Structural models information, presentation, and coordination

  • Takes accountability for own work and subordinates work

  • Collaborates/communicates with other disciplines regarding coordination issues and common design & BIM model development tasks

  • Regularly reviews and checks their own deliverables for accuracy, efficiency and thoroughness ensuring delivery is as per Client requirements and Industry standards

  • Works with the team to communicate, solve, and update design and BIM models for coordination and design issues.

  • Communicates with clarity, purpose and accuracy

  • Provides guidance to junior staff

  • Prepares designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, working drawings, develops details, develops specifications

  • Participates in pro-active coordination with internal and external design disciplines to achieve a high-quality consistent set of presentation or design documents as per Client requirements and Industry standards

  • Responsible, with guidance from senior team members for the preparation and compilation of design presentations and reports

  • Participates in team meetings by bringing ideas and solutions to the table

  • Develops knowledge of AECOM’s QMS procedures

  • Plans for and applies Safety in Design principles throughout all design stages of a project

  • Proactively liaises with Statutory Authorities and develop knowledge of local & international codes, regulations and submission requirements

  • Attend client meetings where required

  • Confidently present work to colleagues

  • Contribute to providing technical support to site supervision teams and resolving design related issues on site

  • Participate in developing responses to 3rd party review comments, tender queries, contractor’s queries, etc.

  • Efficiency in Design

  • Apply and reinforce standard designs and products across work programmes

  • Rigorously challenge the teams to drive efficiency in our design programmes

  • Coordinate efficient outsourcing / offshoring (GDC etc.) of workload

Managerial Responsibilities:

  • Planning and monitoring others work to achieve set deadlines

  • Mentoring Intern, Graduate and junior team members

Commercial Responsibilities:

  • Understands principles of and able to work within project budgets which includes fees and designing to construction budget

General :

  • Delegates effectively and efficiently where appropriate and follows up on delegated tasks up to completion of the task(s)

  • Keeps abreast of the latest software/ techniques to increase productivity.

Specific Skills Required:

Project/Design Responsibilities:

  • Ability to fulfil all the above duties and responsibilities

  • Developed technical knowledge of practice line discipline

  • Developed Structural Engineering Design skills and understanding of the design process and interfaces between design disciplines

  • Proficiency in Structural Analysis & Design packages including ETABS and SAFE

  • Knowledgeable of Industry BIM standards, processes and general approaches

  • Good Structural Engineering Design skills complimented by good hand sketching skills. Able to sketch something quickly in order to show ideas and concepts

  • Good understanding of the Structural Engineering aspects of buildings design

  • Developed skills in the use a variety of software / media in the development, presentation and documentation of a design

  • Capable of developing a set of quality specifications

  • Developed understanding of Safety in Design requirements and able to integrate the principals into the design and design team

  • Good Presentation skills (drawn, written & verbal)

  • Proficiency in Seismic Design

  • Able to review shop drawings to ensure drawings and materials match AECOM design & specifications

General Skills :

  • Flexibility of attitude towards company objectives

  • Project experience

  • Must be a team player, have a positive attitude, and be a self-starter

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Ability and motivated to update skills and expertise through continuing professional development (CPD) initiatives

  • Detailed knowledge of AECOM’s standards, policies, codes and procedures

  • Excellent command of English (written and spoken). Knowledge of other languages is an added value.

  • Good knowledge of Statutory Authorities requirements, knowledge of local & international codes, regulations and submission requirements

  • Good knowledge of Structural Design codes

  • Good knowledge of Concrete and Steelwork Design principles

Managerial Skills:

  • Ability and will to guide and provide support to junior staff members

  • Demonstrates an organized and systematic approach to work.

  • Development of Time Management skills and will to streamline processes and procedures to increase quality and efficiency

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 6 years post-graduate experience

  • Proven related professional experience in a Structural Engineering Practice

  • Experience of working on medium to large-scale projects

  • Middle East experience essential (3+ years)

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.Sc or BEng in Civil / Structural Engineering

  • International Accreditations (MIStructE or equivalent preferred) or Dubai Municipality Unlimited License holder would be an advantage

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 Engineering - Structural

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 242910BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: 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.

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