Lead Mechanical Engineer - Abu Dhabi, UAE in Abu Zaby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

at CH2M Hill

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities: 

  • Lead an independently team of Engineers and Designers within discipline as necessary to perform the work
  • Ensure effective communications and co-ordinations between all mechanical team members and all other disciplines, to ensure mutual awareness of requirements and sharing of information and common resources
  • Monitor overall productivity and efficiency of the project, forecast trends and anticipate potential problems and difficulties meeting milestones or budget within the mechanical discipline, coordinate with project team including all disciplines to resolve problems
  • Implement and maintain productivity targets for the mechanical team members, including monitoring of overtime and budgeted man hours
  • Conduct routine meetings with mechanical team to monitor the projects’ performance and assess their performance
  • Prepare an estimate of required man hours along with supporting documentation for mechanical activities and or any change orders
  • Implement staffing development plans and assign staff to specific project activities
  • Identify additional project staff needs and coordinate with the mechanical department to resource the needs as appropriate; support and enhance the technical expertise of mechanical team members to suit the project needs, perform evaluations of mechanical team member.
  • Perform and or coordinate all technical reviews of Contractor submitted mechanical deliverables to ensure project scope and objectives are met. Delegate review responsibilities to subject matter experts as necessary. Coordinate, review, and consolidate all mechanical review comments.
  • Endorse all mechanical deliverables produced by FEED and EPC contractors.
  • Review, provide inputs/comments on other discipline drawings and documents
  • Respond to technical queries during the Contractor tender periods. Review and Input during the tender evaluation for the selection of FEED & EPC Contractors.
  • Active participation in the various design reviews, workshops (HAZOP, 3D modeling, etc) and optimization studies.
  • Provide clarifications, technical inputs for the Contractor queries & requests.
  • Liaise with the COMPANY and provide Operation and Maintenance related inputs to the Contractor.
  • Provide review and inputs to resolve the technical issue, and change orders raised by the Contractor.
  • Ensure the application of correct standards in the design and development of Project deliverables.
  • Ensure effective communication and co-ordination with other peers, all disciplines, and project management team.
  • Forecast trends anticipate potential problems and difficulties meeting milestones or budget.
  • Requirements

    Basic Qualifications 
    Job Requirements/Qualifications/Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering;
  • 15+ years of total experience in professional engineering, involving design, planning, checking, general management and supervisory responsibility in oil & gas or water industries
  • Must have worked at least 3 years as Senior Engineer, leading or supervising a project team of engineers & designers;
  • 10 Years of previous mechanical design experience in engineering consultancy or EPC Company.
  • Experience in reviewing Key Deliverables prepared by mechanical team or produced by other work-share offices or by subcontractors;
  • Demonstrated engineering competence, interpersonal / team building skills & leadership skills
  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices, codes and standards applicable to mechanical engineering. Working knowledge in various areas of mechanical engineering, such as static equipment, rotating equipment, pump stations, pipeline systems, vendor packages, lifting equipment, HVAC and tanks
  • Knowledge regarding typical mechanical engineering industry software and MS Office Suite, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Should have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) essential for Client, Interdisciplinary and Vendor coordination, and coordination with other work-share offices or contractors.

  • Beneficial Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge performing modularization studies
  • Arabic language skills
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