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Associate – Mechanical (Public Health) Job in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates at AECOM

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Associate – Mechanical (Public Health)

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

 

Job Summary

 

Serves as a capable professional under the direct supervision of Senior Associate or Associate Director. The Associate leads a mechanical design team or a multi-disciplinary MEP design team and schedules, organizes and executes the design work on projects of all scales. Candidate must be a Public Health Services (Domestic Water Services, Drainage Services, LPG/SNG System, Fire Protection Services) specialist. Must have professional qualification from relevant recognised professional body. Medical gas services and Exposure to external infrastructure network design will be an added advantage.

 

Core Accountabilities:

 

Design Delivery (Design Brief compliance, co-ordination, completeness & accuracy)

 

Team Leadership

 

Client engagement

 

Guiding and management of team & junior staff

 

Resource scheduling & deployment on projects

 

Public Health Services design & drawing production

 

Lead Verification

 

Safety in Design

 

Site support

 

Mentoring

 

Performance & Reward appraisals

 

Job Duties:

 

Serves as a fully capable professional within a discipline

 

Lead the assigned team of Engineers and Technicians on a day to day basis and ensure that design excellence is achieved throughout

 

Responsible for the correctness, accuracy and complete multi-disciplinary coordination of the design documentation prepared by the assigned team

 

Ensures the quality of technical work produced by team meets AECOM’s Technical Excellence standards

 

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

 

Regularly reviews and checks their own deliverables for accuracy, efficiency and thoroughness ensuring delivery is as per AECOM’s Technical Excellence standards

 

Demonstrates a highly organized and systematic approach to producing a project. Understands the necessity to keep team and project tasks lists updated and complete

 

Demonstrates a high degree of Time Management skill and constantly seeks to streamline processes and procedures to increase quality and efficiency

 

Participates in engineering resource planning for the project and reporting project needs to senior team members

 

Routinely interacts with clients, contractors, local authority representatives and others using skills of persuasion and negotiation to resolve critical issues

 

Coordinate and develop responses to review comments, tender queries, contractor’s queries, etc.

 

Promotes teamwork within the MEP team (including the GDC), maintaining positive morale and instilling a strong engineering culture within the team

 

Understands and implements project management principles and able to work within project budgets which includes fees and designing to budget

 

Manage interface between design team / site supervision team ensuring proper design support is provided in a timely manner

 

Apply Safety in Design principles throughout all design stages of a project

 

Support junior staff in activities to develop their technical excellence

 

Take initiatives to develop design manuals, standard design documents, presentations, etc. to increase efficiencies, knowledge and awareness across the architectural practice

 

Keeps abreast of the latest software/ techniques to increase productivity while sharing knowledge with colleagues

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Specific Skills Required :

 

Ability to fulfill all the above duties and responsibilities

 

Proficient engineering design skills

 

Extensive project experience

 

Developed leadership skills

 

Effective communication skills

 

Consistently makes good timely decisions and displays sound judgement

 

Flexibility and positive attitude towards company objectives

 

Demonstrates a highly organized and systematic approach to producing a project. Understands the necessity to keep team and project tasks lists updated and complete

 

Demonstrates a high degree of Time Management skill and constantly seeks to streamline processes and procedures to increase quality and efficiency

 

Builds positive long term relationships at a working level with clients

 

Full understanding of AECOM’s commercial management of projects and instils the importance of financial health and profitability

 

Understanding of risk management and ability to communicate the same to others

 

Full understanding of Safety in Design requirements and able to develop the principals with the design team

 

Drives innovation and design excellence

 

Developed understanding of scope definition and scope interface and ability to transmit the same to others

 

Developed presentation skills

 

Full knowledge of Statutory Authorities requirements, knowledge of codes, regulations and submission requirements

 

Developed knowledge of Fire & Life Safety principles

 

Developed knowledge of Sustainable Design principles

 

A good awareness of Autodesk Revit and managing projects in a BIM environment

 

Ability and will to mentor and provide support to junior staff members and spread knowledge across the wider architectural community within AECOM’s Middle East offices

 

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

 

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

 

Experience:

 

Minimum 12 years post graduate experience

 

Proven related Public Health Services Design Experience (Domestic Water Services, Drainage Services, LPG/SNG System, Fire Protection Services) with a multidisciplinary International consultancy

 

Experience of working on large scale and high-rise projects including site experience

 

Medical gas services and Exposure to external infrastructure network design will be an added advantage.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

BEng or B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

 

International Accreditation preferred (CEng, MCIBSE, MSoPHE, MCIPHE or equivalent).

 

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 – Mechanical

 

Business Line Building Engineering

 

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

 

Country United Arab Emirates

 

Position Status Full-Time

 

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245146BR

 

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.

 

About Company

Company: AECOM
Company Location:  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Job Category: Engineering / MEP
Job Type: Full-time

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