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AECOM Principal Design Engineer - Water in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

Job Duties:

  • Undertake design and modelling works for potable water, firefighting, wastewater, storm water, and irrigation infrastructure projects.

  • Experience of designing large transmission lines.

  • Able to undertake stagnation/water age and quality study of the potable water transmission project.

  • Experience of undertaking Modeling for all wet services with different kinds of modelling software.

  • Ability to validate the modelling output with engineering calculations.

  • Ensure quality and timely delivery of infrastructure design works for all projects.

  • Undertake technical checks of others work, technical reviews, progress reporting and liaising with internal and external Clients.

  • Ability to deliver the projects with full BIM implementation.

  • Coordinate implementation of the projects, ensuring that the performance is in accordance with their respective scope of service and conditions of Contract.

  • Adhere to AECOM Health and Safety and Quality measures including safety in design works

  • Assist the Managers in work coordination between the civil Infrastructure team and other AECOM teams.

  • Supervise and mentor junior staff and provide design input to CAD Technicians.

  • Lead in coordinating with authorities for design review and approvals.

  • Complete understanding of UAE and KSA design guidelines and authorities’ requirements.

  • Excellent technical report writing and presentation skills.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Civil Engineering or Equivalent

  • Minimum 12 years experience in design consultancy

  • Professionally Recognised (CEng, PE)

Additional Information


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10098908

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site