Jacobs Site Engineer (RTA Approved) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter and more connected. For the Etihad Rail project that means delivering a new 650km freight rail network across the United Arab Emirates from the Saudi Arabian border to the Indian Ocean, connecting major industrial ports and economic hubs across the way and redefine logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient and sustainable network. This is a transformational project for the United Arab Emirates and the wider gulf region, providing a transportation backbone for freight and passengers as part of the UAE’s strategic growth plan.
Be part of a world class rail project in the UAE and make a major contribution to an iconic project. Make a difference, be part of the construction supervision function on the UAE freight and passenger railway network. The railway will redefine logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient and sustainable network which will connect the seven emirates of the UAE to its neighbouring GCC countries.
As a Site Engineer you will be responsible for providing construction supervision services of the civil and structural aspects of the project to ensure that the design documentation is safely and accurately implemented on site, and that the requirements of the construction contract are followed. You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse team of Engineers and place an emphasis on safe construction practices (Beyond Zero) and on maintaining a high quality of construction.
You will form part of the Construction Supervision team with a view to ensuring client satisfaction and helping to strengthen the project delivery capabilities. You will assist the Resident Engineer in reporting on progress, safety, financial recommendations, quality control, design modifications and in monitoring progress of construction against the program and takes steps to ensure the program is achieved. Your key objective is to build a trusted relationship with the management team and with the client’s counterpart staff and establish an appropriate working relationship with the contractors.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
As a successful candidate you will a BSc in Engineering from an internationally recognized and accredited university with experience major infrastructure projects that are complex in nature. You must be able to demonstrate an ability to improve the safety performance of site operations in UAE, rail experience is desirable. Dubai RTA approval is required.
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