Job Descriptions & Skills - Engineering Jobs

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Contracts Engineer

Job Description

  • Prepare Quantity Surveying & Cost Estimates, for the contract manager.
  • Preparing tender documents, budget, and designs.
  • Estimate bill of quantities, specifications, contracts, conditions and final design.
  • Review time schedules and various management reports.

Skills

  • Engineering
  • Team work
  • Document use
  • Price & Cost estimate

Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

  • Checking tenders and reporting on irregularities.
  • Producing valuations correctly and on time (in Conquest or Excel), including budgetary valuations and any projected future costs which involve regular communication with the PQS and/or Architect.
  • Keeping a diary for due payments.
  • Making Invoices and collecting money due in conjunction with the Finance Department.
  • Awareness of all contractual issues and conditions and other related tender documents.
  • Understanding of building regulations and legal guidelines & having knowledge FIDIC, and measurement regulations.
  • Dealing with all the project costs in a responsible and timely manner.
  • Payments to Consultants & Contractors after agreement of valuations through a payment advice form which is to be given to the Finance Department.
  • Provision of cost control services during construction.
  • Co-ordinate with the Procurement Department for scoping of subcontract packages and the correct documentation as per specifications.

Planning Engineer

Job Description

  • Responsible for the allocated projects and providing monthly updates.
  • Verifing and commenting on design and construction projects during all its stages.
  • Ensuring that all programs performed by consultants and contractors are incorporated in the overall program of the work.
  • Alert all project managers with the critical issues that might lead to delays.
  • Work with project managers to find the best course of action to mitigate any delays.
  • Be in charge of producing cash flows for the project.
  • Keeping good records, and following up on issues that need clients approval.
  • Maintaining a  log of monthly payments for to consultants and contractor, suppliers.

Planning Engineer

Job Description

  • Assist the PM and the senior planning & cost control engineer/officer in preparing the project baseline schedule including the needed project resources - according to internal standards, technical and contractual requirements - in order to optimize the projects cost (time, resources) and meet the contractual completion date.
  • Assist the PM and the senior planning/cost control engineer in preparing the baseline budget (resources and materials) in order to ensure project profitability and prevent unexpected expenses.
  • Monitor the implementation of the schedule (including the progress of execution, the subcontractors work, the shop drawings and materials submissions, the initialization and follow-up on procurement activities as well as the provision and use of resources),update the three weeks look ahead schedule in order to identify and promptly escalate delays and schedule deviations.
  • Perform cost control activities (quantities, past expenses and delays, present and future commitments and variation orders), prepare the cost breakdown and the cash flow in order to highlight current and potential budget deviations.
  • Verify the cost allocation of resources (by reviewing invoices, timesheets,) according to the preset rules/codification guidelines, ensure appropriate corrections are done on Butec Information System in order to identify the area of expenses that is affecting the budget and escalate it promptly.
  • Follow-up on contractual events (disruptions, variations, Extension of time) and coordinate with the concerned party to evaluate the accurate impact on the contractual planning and the overall budget, and escalate it promptly.
  • Make sure that daily reports are well filled on site in order to calculate the productivity of labours and equipments.
  • Prepare regular reports in order to highlight the major deviations in terms of planning and cost accurately.
  • Participate in the meetings with the client, when necessary, to defend the projects schedule.
  • Take advantage of on-the-job training opportunities to increase capability and skill level.

Skills

  • Experience with exposure to cost control.
  • Engineering degree.

Architecture Design Engineer

Job Description

Architecture, Urban Planning & Landscape Design Engineer

  • Detailed Design
  • Working Drawings
  • Tendering and shop drawings

Skills

  • Team Work
  • Technical Credibility
  • Coach & Lead others
  • Manage stress
  • Adaptability

Technical Interface Office Engineer

Job Description

  • Participate to the creation of Development Control Plans (DCP).
  • Manage and enforce the implementation of the DCP.
  • Infrastructure Interface liaison the government.
  • Coordination with the ministry and municipality for building permit approvals.
  • Be the single point of contact with relevant government agencies.
  • Long term planning from construction design to decommissioning.
  • Manage Self Certification Compliance Process.
  • Expedite Building Permits.

Skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Strong relationship with the government

 

Maintenance Engineer - HVAC

Job Description

  • Develop & implement relevant policies, best practices for areas of responsibility to support innovative, cost effective, highly differentiated delivery of services.
  • Responsible for establishing programs for preventative maintenance or managing maintenance issues or conduct building reports and reviews.
  • Monitor the PPM activities and ensure that all the PPM activities are completed as per the standard procedure and verifying onsite PPM activities as per SLA & KPI.
  • Establish and maintain quality assurance and safety programs and Ensured implementation of HSE requirements in the facilities Inspect the HVAC Equipment's and review its Operational Manuals and As Built Drawings for Projects & Retail Fit Out works as per the authorities requirements.
  • Function as a technical resource person for the operations of facility HVAC systems.
  • Schedule and update the PPM of assets A/C or Electrical & mechanical units and maintained the documents.
  • Conduct trouble-shoot, diagnose and repair the faulty operation of HVAC units like screw chillers , AHU , FCU , centrifugal pumps , ventilation fans and Package units.
  • Follow up with the Procurement and Contractor to get the Quotation and process the planned work to be done as per the scheduled program.
  • Perform regular evaluation and condition assessment of the facilities Prepare the monthly facilities reports.
  • Maintain the efficiency and good working conditions of the facilities.
  • Evaluate the work quality of the staff and other subordinates.
  • Coordinate with the upper management on work issues.
  • Provide support to ongoing projects whenever needed.
  • Carry out other tasks as directed by the management.

Skills

  • Minimum of 4-5 years of HVAC maintenance experience.
  • Experience in maintenance of all air conditioning systems.
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree.

 

Senior Draftsman

Job Description

  • Create and control all drawings and specifications for construction based on equations, calculations and written
  • instructions provided by designers and engineers for use during the construction process at job site.
  • Preparing shop drawings under the instruction of the Technical Manager.
  • Implement the assigned duties based on the set policies and procedures in order to achieve the technical department
  • goals.
  • Must be able to understand technical and engineering reports.
  • Receive shop drawing requests from Coordinator and distribute amongst CAD Operators.
  • Check shop drawings as per the project requirements and Project Engineer before official submission.
  • Distribute and explain tasks and project information to all CAD Operators.
  • Check the organization of Project files.
  • Prepare shop drawings and 3D sketches.
  • Keep accurate records of all project shop drawings submittals.
  • Prepare weekly reports for the Technical Manager.
  • Attend technical meetings with Project Contractors.
  • Working knowledge of drawing revision and issue protocol.
  • Must check and correct teams work.
  • Must have appreciation of all engineering disciplines.
  • Must be able to learn and retain new skills quickly from a variety of sources.
  • Add details to architectural plans from their knowledge of building techniques.
  • Work from rough sketches and specifications created by engineers and architects and Specify dimensions, materials,
  • and procedures for implementation.
  • Design plans using computer-aided design and drafting (CAD) software.
  • Work under the supervision of engineers or architects.
  • Draft and prepare layout drawings of the given structures, components and devices.
  • Confer with architects and engineers, to understand the scope and requirements of the projects.
  • Prepare and revise engineering drawings, shop drawings, details, sections, charts and any similar documents asdirected.

Skills

  • Good grasp of Engineering principles.
  • Exposure to international detailing practice.
  • Must be able to communicate in English effectively, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Ability for self-checking & correction of work.
  • High level of experience in Auto CAD software (2D and
  • 3D), 3D Max, Sketch-Up, or any related 3D modeling
  • software.
  • Good knowledge in Microsoft Office.
  • Conversant in CAD and any related software.
  • Able to use manual drafting skills.
  • Prepare technical reports.