AECOM Planning Engineer, Qatar in Doha, Qatar

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146434BR

Position Title Planning Engineer, Qatar

Job Category Planning

Business Line Transportation

Country Qatar

State/Province/Region QA - Ad Dawhah

City Doha

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 ;

About the Business Line


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking an experienced Planning Engineer to be based in Qatar. Reporting to the Senior Planning Engineer; the Planning Engineer is to provide the technical resource to track progress, monitor and report on the Contractor’s construction programme using Primavera P6. The ideal candidate will have previous experience with Pump Stations, drainage and utilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The main responsibilities of the Planning Engineer are to monitor and report on the Contractor’s construction programme; and expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Understand work scope, quantity and familiar with logical sequencing of construction disciplines;

  • Provide detailed review, analysis and monitoring of the procurement and construction programmes of the Contractor, Subcontractors and Utilities;

  • Work closely on a day to day basis with the planners of the Contractor to monitor and/or amend the Contractor’s baseline programme of Work;

  • Provide progress reports, graphs and critical path analysis for the monthly and weekly progress reports to the PMC;

  • Report to the Senior Planning Engineer any risks, opportunities and any mitigation strategies to maintain the project completion date;

  • Review actual progress against the construction programme and prepare and report to the to the Senior Resident Engineer accordingly;

  • Attend site and convene workshops with the site supervision team as necessary to get snap-shots in time and keep update on actual progress on site;

  • Conduct independent site visits to evaluate the contractor’s site progress against his programme and report to the Senior Planning Engineer accordingly;

  • Provide support to the Senior Planning Engineer in understanding the programme risks and opportunities of potential additional works and variation proposals;

  • Maintain records of monitoring of the programme to enable input and support to the Senior Resident Engineer and Senior Planning Engineer to evaluate any related Contractor claims and variations as considered necessary; and,

  • Provide assistance to the PMC during negotiations, arbitration, or any other forms of dispute resolution.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 14 years’ experience since obtaining maximum educational qualification

  • Minimum 10 years experience in similar project specific role in infrastructure and roads projects. Familiar with requirements of Project Works Authority in Qatar

  • Experience within the Middle East region required but not essential​

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSc, BEng, BA or equivalent – Western qualification preferred but not essential

  • Chartered Status/Professional License preferred but not essential

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.