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Senior Associate – Electrical Job in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates at AECOM

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Senior Associate – Electrical

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

 

Job Summary

 

Serves as a fully capable professional who leads a design team and is responsible for the management of large-scale projects. The Senior Associate contributes to the development of the company by supporting the senior management team in the progressive evolution of AECOM’s design philosophy, research activities and technical development. The engineering role shall be focused on specialist ELV Systems.

 

Core Accountabilities:

 

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

 

Team Leadership

 

Client engagement

 

Guiding and management of team & junior staff

 

Assisting with management of the practice

 

Resource scheduling & deployment on projects

 

Assisting with Project Bids

 

ELV Systems design & drawing production

 

Lead Verification

 

Safety in Design

 

Site support

 

Mentoring

 

Performance & Reward appraisals

 

Design R&D

 

Job Duties:

 

Serves as a fully capable professional within the Electrical / ELV discipline

 

Ensures, directly and through subordinates, that projects are completed on time and meet all requirements of the Design Brief

 

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

 

Responsible for Electrical / ELV resource planning for the project and reporting project needs to senior team members

 

Applies advanced knowledge to develop design procedures and tools to facilitate the completion of high quality, cost effective projects

 

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

 

Responsible for key design input at early design phases and for general design leadership during the course of the project

 

Promotes teamwork within a multi-disciplinary team (including the GDC), maintaining positive moral and instilling a creative culture within the practice

 

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

 

Contribute, from the onset of a project, to the design of innovative and progressive design solutions that reconcile client’s goals and priorities while fostering opportunities for design excellence

 

Make appropriate value judgements with respect to corrective work that supports the design concept and performance goals of the project

 

To perform and/or direct material and building system research and participate in the co-ordination and preparation of project specifications

 

Assists with steering and influencing the engineering design philosophy and approach of the company through support of the Associate Directors and Directors

 

Manage interface between Design Team / Site Team ensuring proper design support is provided in a timely manner

 

Ensuring Safety in Design principles are applied throughout all design stages of a project

 

Contribute to preparation of bids

 

Support Directors with operational responsibilities which includes development and implementing Technical Excellence initiatives, management of resources (HR), training initiatives (CPD)

 

Participate in marketing and business development

 

Support and develop junior staff through guidance, mentoring and leadership of their development

 

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

 

Proactively seeks knowledge of the latest software / techniques to increase productivity while developing training initiatives for colleagues

 

Specific Skills Required:

 

Ability to fulfill all the above duties and responsibilities

 

Outstanding Electrical and / or ELV design skills

 

Comprehensive project experience

 

Outstanding leadership skills

 

Outstanding communication skills

 

Demonstrates a highly organized and systematic approach to MEP Services design. 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

 

Flexibility and attitude towards company objectives

 

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

 

Full 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

 

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

 

Outstanding presentation skills

 

Instils a culture of personal responsibility for adherence to and improvement of AECOM’s standards, policies, codes and procedures

 

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

 

Developed knowledge of Fire & Life Safety 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.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Minimum 15 years post graduate experience

 

Proven related ELV design experience

 

Experience of working on large scale projects including site experience

 

Proven project experience within various GCC jurisdictions

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

BEng or BSc in Electrical Engineering or in Electronics and Communications, or equivalent

 

International Accreditation preferred (CEng, MCIBSE, MIET 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 – Electrical / Electronic

 

Business Line Building Engineering

 

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

 

Country United Arab Emirates

 

Position Status Full-Time

 

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245124BR

 

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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