Inspector Of Works - Abu Dhabi, UAE in Abu Zaby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

at CH2M Hill

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

CH2M HILL is the Programme Manager for the Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC) in the implementation of the Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme (STEP). STEP is one part of ADSSC’s overall capital investment program. The primary components of STEP include:

  • Approximately 40-km deep tunnel sewer and appurtenances
  • Over 50km of link sewers connecting the existing sewerage system to the new deep tunnel sewer
  • One new tunnel sewer pumping station

  • CH2M HILL is looking for experienced civil engineers and technicians to join its team in the role of Inspector of Works (IOW) on the Link Sewers. The primary role of this position will be to provide site based support during construction. This will include monitoring and documenting contractor performance. The role requires specific experience with pipejacking and microtunnelling.

    The IOW will report to an Assistant Resident Engineer and will function as the eyes and ears of the Resident Engineer, noting and recording activities carried out during the shift with special attention paid to safety and events of significance.


  • Make frequent inspections of work areas and generally observe and monitor operations
  • Monitor compliance with safety and environmental requirements
  • Monitor compliance with quality requirements
  • Report on the activities performed and progress achieved
  • Record the resources used
  • Note deviations from specified requirements and approved procedures
  • Take photographs and video
  • Audit specific operations as instructed by the ARE
  • Verify that the waste products of the construction activity (excavated material, trash, dewatering water, etc) are disposed of properly
  • Collect data necessary to certify payments due under the contracts and for contract completion
  • Verify that the contractor’s CQC has examined the work
  • Requirements

    Job Requirements/Qualifications/Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mining Engineering or Civil Engineering. Other related engineering degrees will be considered.
  • Minimum 5 years prior work experience, some of which should be in an inspection or quality control or assurance role
  • Knowledge of health and safety requirements for underground construction

  • Knowledge of construction techniques for some or all of the following:

    1. Shaft construction, including: diaphragm wall, secant pile wall, caisson
    2. Ground treatment methods, particularly grouting
    3. Pipejacking and microtunnelling
      1. Fluency in spoken and written English.
      2. Computer literacy in MS Office Word and Excel.

    4. The individual must have strong communication and people skills, be self-motivated/self-directed and have the willingness to take on new challenges.
      Other basic requirements include:

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