AECOM Fire, Life & Safety Engineer, Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Requisition/Vacancy No. 143477BR

Position Title Fire, Life & Safety Engineer, Abu Dhabi

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Construction Services

Country United Arab Emirates

State/Province/Region AE - Abu Dhabi

City Abu Dhabi

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

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Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

AECOM are seeking an Fire, Life & Safety Engineer to be based in Abu Dhabi. Fire, Life & Safety Engineer will be responsible for the overall design and installation management of Fire Alarm Systems and operating protocols.

Duties & Responsibilities:

May include but not limited to the following duties:

  • Receives post award project specifications from project team and provide the appropriate mix of products and installation methods to provide the most cost effective solution.

  • In conjunction with consultants, review all required design drawings and product submittals and schedules subsequent hand-off to operations.

  • Acts as a technical resource to the design and project management team.

  • Create unique design solutions to meet specific project requirements.

  • Designs systems with consultant for high rise residential buildings consisting of system riser diagrams, electrical point / point drawings, bill of materials, sequence of operations to meet the intent of the project plans, specifications and contract documents.

  • Analyse plans, construction contract specifications and all applicable codes to determine project requirements and risks.

  • Provide start-up and checkout documentation to the Project Manager and system specialist for use in commissioning and validation.

  • Prepare engineering re-estimate and follows up, as required.

  • Select proper types and quantities of products and outside suppliers to meet project requirements.

  • Lead the completion of drawings to suit engineering changes and initiates engineering changes.

  • Guide the creation of design layouts and detail drawings of products.

  • Guide the compilation of materials and specification sheets.

  • Lead the designs of cost-effective products modifications or improvements on existing products with adherence to applicable industry and project specifications.

  • Completing and verifying engineering calculations.

  • Lead the selection of materials and evaluates competitive products.

Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledge of Fire Alarm systems, Security systems and general electronics.

  • Strong working knowledge of all Fire Life Safety System requirements

  • Strong working knowledge of Civil Defense requirements, policies and procedures

  • Strong knowledge of industry engineering fundamentals.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD.

  • Major project experience essential . Airport project experience is a must.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Fire Protection or comparable with Min 10 years engineering /systems.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.