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Senior Planning Engineer

  1. Dubai
R-117413

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AtkinsRéalis is looking for Senior Planning Engineer

About AtkinsRéalis 

Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at www.atkinsrealis.com or follow us on LinkedIn.

Requirements

Technical Competencies

Essential

  • Minimum Civil or Planning Engineering/Diploma qualified
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in planning
  • Previous experience as Planning Engineer
  • Understanding of British, American and International design standards. Working knowledge of ICAO standards would be a distinct benefit.
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English essential

Behavioural Competencies

Essential

  • Must have integrity, be flexible and proactive
  • Must demonstrate ability to act independently as part of a team
  • Good team player, able to communicate effectively with colleagues
  • Should have great attention to detail and be able to handle stress well.

Responsibilities

  • Keep, monitor and follow up as necessary and maintain complete record(s)
  • Concerning the execution of the works.  
  • Identify non conforming work or materials, notify contractor and keep a record. Follow up corrective and preventive measure taken by the Contractor.
  • Assist in the review and forward comments on the contractor’s method statement for execution of the works.
  • Assist in the review and forward any comments on the contractor’s technical submittals.
  • Attend site technical coordination meetings to discuss contractor (s) submissions, shop drawings, material submittals and construction related matters
  • Understanding project specifications and developing time schedules and budgets that meet them.
  • Negotiating with vendors and contractors to secure the best prices.
  • Observing existing processes, analysing staff performance, and addressing deficiencies accordingly.
  •  Monitoring and tracking project progress, and writing up reports.
  • Attending and scheduling meetings as required.
  • Delegating tasks and ensuring workers receive feedback.
  • Understanding and meeting all contract requirements.
  • Communicating with managers, supervisors, and the rest of the team.
  • Analysing technical drawings and providing material and cost estimates.
  • Ensuring all projects are completed on time and within budgets.
  • Assist in the review and forward comments on the Technical Query raised by the contractor.
  • Inspect the work done by the contractor(s) to ascertain that work is executed in accordance with the Contract Documents and accepted practise
  • Inspect the on-site and off-site materials to be used in the project and organise field and laboratory tests, conducted by others, on construction materials to ascertain their compliance with the specifications and determine it acceptability for use on the project.
  • Identify potential safety concerns and inform the contractor (s).
  • Review the site progress and assist in the review of the contractor’s interim payment application.
  • Liaise with the RE for the effective implementation of the quality management systems and site supervision provision activities.
  • Implement the site supervision quality procedures, and review submission requirements of the project, along with the contractor.
  • Review all construction documents and highlight any design and contractual discrepancies with the concerned RE.
  • Ensure that all statutory authority NOC’s / permits / design approvals are available on site for construction.
  • Extend the maximum possible effort to avoid contractor(s) claims for cost and/or delay.
  • Conduct regular (daily) site visits and supervise, verify the installation of civil /
  • architectural works ensuring compliance with the contract documents.
  • Review and forward any comments on the contractor’s method statement for installation, execution of the works.
  • Review and forward any comments on the contractor’s technical submittals.
  • Attend site technical coordination meetings to discuss contractor (s) submissions, shop drawings, material submittals and construction related matters
  • Raise non-conformance notices (NCNs)/reports; site inspections notices (SINs)
  • identify quality deficiencies in conjunction with the RE.
  • Review the corrective actions proposed by the contractor, respond / follow ups and close out procedure
  • Any potential safety concerns identified at site shall be reported to site SHSEE / RE.
  • Monitor the progress of the work against the approved contractor programme of works.
  • Verify the accuracy of the contractor’s “As-Built” drawings reflecting in details the as- built conditions and approve the As-Built drawings.
  • Assist in the review and approve the contractor’s operations & maintenance manuals.
  • Liaise with the Statutory Authorities and follow up all final inspection and approvals as required.
  • Carry out the final inspection for certification of final completion and handing over of the works.

Project Interface

  • Assist Planning Engineers in the supervision of the works to ensure compliance with the contract documents.
  • Assist/support the site team and the respective Planning Engineers with the implementation of Quality.
  • Assist in the site team in the external and internal audits to ensure the effective implementation of quality management systems and work with the site team for resolution of non-conformance issues.
  • Liaise with the project supervision team, coordinate and resolve any issues of concern.
  • Analyse current methods of site supervision and provide recommendations for
  • continuous improvement
  • Implementation of all quality audits, surveillance audits and work with site team for resolution of non-conformance issues.
  • Compile Site Feedback and forward to the PE.
  • Assist the site team in the satisfactory close out of the project including snagging /
  • Disengaging of the works and related documentation.
  • Review and assist the project team to compile all documents at handing-over for submission to the Client.
  • Assist the PE in compilation of all documents for the issuance of the Taking-Over
  • Certificate.
  • Review the Contractor’s Inspection Test plan and review all QA/QC documentation.
  • Inspect the works carried out by the contractor(s) and ensure the quality of the works meets the project requirements.

Contractor Interface

  • Follow up inspections of the planning works at site  as per the Contractor’s.

Site Operations Department Interface

  • Coordinate leave request and discuss leave cover with the SITL.
  • Liaise with OMSOD for all HR / Finance / Administrative issues.

Functional Duties

  • Assume responsibility of the planning of civil / architectural works in the project.
  • Monitor performance of the contractor / sub-contractor and identify, raise any quality /
  • workmanship concerns with the SQE / PE.
  • Review quality procedures and effectively implement QA/QC plans across the project.
  • Identify any particular site safety issues and bring to the notice of the contractor / SHSEE / PE.
  • Carry out, witness all tests carried out by the contractor on-site and off-site tests.
  • Inspect the works, on-site material, off-site material to be used in the project

Line Management / Administrative Duties

  • Update and maintain the latest revision of all project documents
  • Review, coordinate and forward submittals, inspection requests, technical query to the project team and/or discipline engineers.
  • Assist the project site team during internal, external and site surveillance audits.
  • Coordinate leave request and discuss leave cover with the SITL.
  • Prepare and regularly (daily) submit reports and maintain records.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis

Your difference makes a difference. We care for our people and are committed to creating an inclusive working environment where you can thrive and build a future you want to be a part of.

Thrive with us. When you join us, your wellbeing, health and safety become our top priority.

Engineering the future with digital. From design and engineering to project management, digital is fundamental to our way of working.

Champion lasting change. We build sustainability into everything we do.

Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Medical and life insurance cover.
  • Company gratuity scheme.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin.
  • Employee Wellbeing Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

AtkinsRéalis is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We aim to provide quality and fairness for all job applicants and employees and not to discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement. We oppose all forms of unlawful treatment and discrimination.

Our aim is for the company to be representative of all sections of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applications equally.

We pursue this commitment by:

  • Having clear and concise procedures and guidelines for both line managers and employees to ensure policies are fully understood and implemented.
  • Complying with the relevant employment legislation and codes of practice.
  • Ensuring that all existing employees, potential employees, colleagues and customers are treated equally and with respect.
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