Principal Engineer (Pipelines & Pumping Stations) - Sharjah, UAE in Dubayy [Dubai], United Arab Emirates

at CH2M Hill

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Looking for a professional engineer with at least fifteen (15) years of experience who is fully competent in the different aspects of water distribution/transmission, wastewater and stormwater collection and conveyance studies, design and operation. The incumbent shall have in-depth knowledge of conventional and the latest standards, codes, materials of construction etc., relevant to water, wastewater and stormwater networks. S/he should be capable of independently evaluate, select and apply standard and advanced engineering techniques and procedures.

Important elements of the position are to provide leadership to a team of technical staff delivering conveyance projects, and to assist in identifying and acquiring new conveyance projects and the necessary additional staff resources.

The candidate will serve as a senior conveyance technologist with roles that may consist of design manager, team leader and/or lead design engineer in small to large conveyance projects.

Projects components include planning, studies, preliminary design, final design, and services during construction. Project study and design assignments include conveyance facilities, including liquid storage facilities, pump stations for transfer of liquids and solids, piping, and controls systems. Study evaluations include alternatives analysis, methods for implementation, condition assessment and cost analysis.

Project design assignments include cross - disciplinary design supervision and design coordination, preparation of construction plans and bid document specifications, office engineering construction support, coordination with facility operations staff, start-up assistance, and contract administration.
In this role, the Senior conveyance engineer is expected to provide a major contribution to business development and to the fostering of client relationships.


  • Serve as technical leader for regionally strategic projects
  • Provide technical advice for complex or unique assignments and training to others
  • Apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices
  • Supervise the work of engineers on the project(s) including, planning assignments, providing technical guidance, reviewing work and results, and performing performance appraisals of staff
  • Develop new or novel concepts and approaches, and recommends major design changes
  • Provide mentorship over a group of engineers
  • Contribute to business development and fostering client relationships
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements

    Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in water distribution/transmission, wastewater and stormwater conveyance.
  • Bachelors degree (preferably 4 year degree) in a related engineering discipline and over all 15 years of work experience.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience, including training, reviewing work, and performing performance appraisals
  • Experience delivering new concepts, approaches and foresight in wastewater engineering.
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