AECOM Materials Inspector,Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147264BR

Position Title Materials Inspector,Dubai

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Country United Arab Emirates

State/Province/Region AE - Dubai

City Dubai

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Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced Materials Inspector for a major infrastructure project located in Dubai. The role involves both inspection and the supervision of grading and infrastructure works of the project. To ensure that the activities are being executed in accordance with the project specification.

Job Duties :

  • Inspect site conditions prior to start of construction activities. Verify the compatibility of the site with the designed permanent works.

  • Check for obstructions. Photograph and document the condition of existing property that might be damaged by the work. Make sure all existing structures, property, utilities and landscaping are properly protected.

  • Review materials delivered to site for conformance with approved samples, materials and equipment and report findings to RE.

  • Check that materials delivered to site are properly stored and report discrepancies to the RE.

  • Inspect the construction of temporary and permanent works to ensure compliance with the Contract Documents and approved shop drawings and submittals

  • Prepare daily logs and reports. Maintain records of inspections made, tests performed, work executed, etc perform all work in accordance with the Contract Administration Procedures Manual.

  • Observe site safety practices and the progress of the work. Report any concerns to the RE.

  • Assists with the inspection of completed works. Help prepare punch lists. Monitor the start-up, testing, commissioning and handover of the works.

  • Review RFIs received from Contractor (s) and make recommendations on resolution.

  • Review any requests for variance received from Contractors and provide comments as to entitlement and recommendations on resolution.

  • Able to read working drawings and related specifications; be able to enforce these specifications and produce relevant reports.

Specific Skills Required :

  • Strong Construction supervision experience.

  • Well experienced in the civil and infrastructure supervision

  • High level of critical thinking skills.

  • High level of numerical skills.

  • Must have ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports etc

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 + years of relevant experience in laboratory materials testing including field inspection of samples and materials.

  • Middle East experience preferred

  • Relevant experience in comparable earthworks projects

  • Familiarity with grading and related earth works is required.

Preferred Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Relevant Technical Field

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.