Resident Engineer - Dubai, UAE in Dubayy [Dubai], United Arab Emirates

at CH2M Hill

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

The Resident Engineer Structures is responsible for the Union Museum project client interaction and will supervise Assistant Resident Engineers, Engineer and Inspectors.


  • Perform the duties of the Resident Engineer on site.
  • Management and direction of a team of Engineers and Inspectors.
  • Identifies the resource requirements for the effective supervision of the construction works, and manages the supervision team.
  • Acts as prime point of contact for the construction supervision aspects of the project, including progress reporting, safety, financial recommendations, quality control and design modifications.
  • Builds a trusted relationship with the management team and with the client’s counterpart staff.
  • Establishes an appropriate working relationship with the contractors.
  • Places an emphasis on safe construction practices (Target Zero) and on maintaining a high quality of construction. Leads by example in driving safe practices on site.
  • Uses effective project management and controls systems to regularly report on progress to the management team.
  • Monitors progress of construction against the programme, and takes steps to ensure the programme is achieved.
  • Ensures that the project quality control procedures are used for the building supervision works and monitors it for improvement. Cooperates with audits required in accordance with the contract requirements and CH2M Hill internal systems.
  • Defines the scope of work of any sub-consultants and ensures that their employment is effectively administered.
  • Planning and coordination of activities for the effective management, control and reporting of the construction supervision of the projects.
  • Contributes to the safety and build-ability reviews of the proposed designs.
  • Evaluates, selects, and adapts construction management and control techniques, procedures, and criteria to suit job tasks, and devises and implements solutions to problems encountered.
  • Requirements

  • Recent previous experience (within last 5 years) as a Resident Engineer for major building projects that are complex in nature, and are ideally located in the Middle East region.
  • Minimum 15 year’s post graduate experience in the design, site supervision and construction management of high quality building projects.
  • Bachelors or Masters Education in Civil or Structural Engineering from an internationally recognized and accredited university.
  • Fully understand the aspects of site supervision and construction management of high quality finishing for building projects.
  • Be enthusiastic about improving the performance of site operations in UAE.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with site teams and motivate them to meet the project objectives.
  • Good leadership skills, and be able to work in a multi-cultural and multi-discipline team.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills, and good presentation skills in English.
  • Written and spoken Arabic skills are beneficial.
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