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Sustainability Engineer

  1. Cities & development
  2. Abu Dhabi
R-114339

AtkinsRéalis  business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins Réalis  are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins Réalis  in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

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. 

Sustainability Engineer – Job Advertisement - Candidate Requirements

Qualifications:

To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that your career journey to date will include 7-10 years' experience partnered with a B.Eng/B.Tech Degree in relevant field.

ESTIDAMA PQP (PBRS & PCRS) & LEED AP are mandatory requirements - WELL AP (either obtained or in process) would also be highly desirable.

Potential candidates will have the below job specific competencies:

  • PQP & LEED AP with previous proven experience delivering Construction stage of projects within Dubai & Abu Dhabi.
  • Full & in depth knowledge of LEED, Estidama, Al Sa’fat certification process and required documentation. Have worked on projects and been responsible for obtaining Estidama and LEED Certification at multiple levels.
  • Have specific knowledge of other green building certification programs such as MOSTADAM, GSAS, CEEQUAL etc..
  • Have awareness of WELL Certification in terms of requirements, processes and submission would be a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent skills in narrative writing for supporting highly rated sustainability projects.
  • Possess the ability to address challenges and devise effective solutions in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities

  • Effectively communicate the sustainability certification program and Client’s sustainability requirements and progress to project teams.
  • Review necessary design drawings, materials requirement, specifications, and contractual sustainability documents of the project.
  • Prepare the necessary documentation required to maintain the sustainability KPIs.
  • Review and comment on subcontractor’s pre qualifications and specialist credentials.
  • Review Sustainability plans, procedures, reporting and monitoring trackers, energy simulations & relevant reports submitted by contractor to confirm Contractor’s understanding to sustainability specifications and KPIs.
  • Coordinate with & support contractors including MEP/Civil engineers;
  • Review technical material submittals, shop drawings, calculations and reports submitted by the Contractor ensuring compliance to Sustainability requirements.
  • Liaise with the contractor’s Sustainability Manager/Engineer for day-to-day sustainability issues.
  • Conduct and co-ordinate dedicated site sustainability meetings in conjunction with RE relevant team members and prepare MOM.
  • Review Contractor’s Monthly sustainability progress reports.
  • Report sustainability and environmental performance to clients.
  • Review and comment on alternate sustainability proposals submitted by contractors.
  • Liaise with and review green rating system submission with authorities and prepare all required documentation.
  • Schedule and conduct timely Audits mandated by the regulatory bodies and prepare audit reports for authority’s review and approval.
  • Conduct regular Site visit and Sustainability inspection and audit on contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Preparation of Monthly reports in coordination with all disciplines.
  • Adhere to QA/QC system implemented on site and ensure the compliance with Quality manual.
  • Provide oversight to the Contractor’s CEMP and together with undertaking site audits, reporting non-compliance incidents (NCI).
  • Ensure the contractor performing sustainability inspections, sampling, and testing of materials in accordance with the specified standards, guideline and requirements as required by the project.
  • Raise non-conformance notices (NCNs)/reports; site inspection notices (SINs) identify deficiencies in conjunction with the RE.
  • Review the corrective / preventative actions proposed by the contractor, respond/follow ups and close out procedure.
  • Inspect the on-site and off-site materials to be used in the project, organize/witness field and laboratory Tests, conducted by third parties on construction materials to ascertain their compliance with the specification (as required).
  • Develop technical and non-technical reports as per scopes of assigned projects and ensure high quality of deliverables.
  • Support the company in potential business growth by promoting Atkins services and networking with new potential clients and contacts.
  • Coaching of junior staff and support sustainability training and awareness across all disciplines.
  • Conduct product and technology research related to sustainability.

Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • 26 working days annual leave (6 day work week)
  • Medical and life insurance cover.
  • Company gratuity scheme.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

Atkins Réalis   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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Career opportunities project professionals should take advantage of today.

Preview

Europe

Content type

Blogs

Publish date

05/24/2024

Summary

Ashley, Major Project Director, started his career as a civil and structural engineering apprentice. "It was clear during my studies and working environment that I had a natural tendency to so

Preview

What sets AtkinsRéalis apart? Major projects, unlimited career progression.

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by

Shailaja Mantha

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