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Job Information

AECOM Senior Associate Public Health, Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to hire Senior Associate Public Health to be based at Abu Dhabi.

The Senior Associate Public Health Engineer will work as part of the MEP Design Engineering team within our Building Engineering division. The Engineer will have the ability and experience to operate as a capable professional, organizing and executing design work on projects of all scales.

The Engineer will be proficient in all phases of delivery including concept, schematic, detailed design, and tender issue. The Engineer will have extensive knowledge of all public health services design activities, including foul water drainage, rainwater drainage, natural gas, hot and cold water systems and fire fighting systems design, including associated water treatment and filtration systems, tank/pump sizing and solar hot water systems. Knowledge of grey water treatment systems would be an advantage.

In addition to the required level of design skills, the Engineer will require a broadly developed skill set, including report writing, specification writing, review and verification of others’ designs whilst also managing Client relationships through the entire life cycle of a project(s). Site experience an advantage.

Job Duties:

Serves as a fully capable professional within a discipline.

Lead the assigned team of Engineers on a day to day basis and ensure that design excellence is achieved throughout

Responsible for the correctness, accuracy and complete multi-disciplinary coordination of the design documentation prepared by the assigned team

Ensures the quality of technical work produced by team meets AECOM’s Technical Excellence standards

Prepares designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, develops details and edits reports and specifications

Regularly reviews and checks their own deliverables for accuracy, efficiency and thoroughness ensuring delivery is as per AECOM’s Technical Excellence standards and meets the Clients deliverables requirements

Demonstrates a highly organized and systematic approach to producing a project. Understands the necessity to keep team and project tasks lists updated and complete

Demonstrates a high degree of Time Management skill and constantly seeks to streamline processes and procedures to increase quality and efficiency

Participates in MEP resource planning for the project and reporting project needs to senior team members

Routinely interacts with clients, contractors, local authority representatives and others using skills of persuasion and negotiation to resolve critical issues

Coordinate and develop responses to review comments, tender queries, contractor’s queries, etc.

Promotes teamwork within the MEP Team and remote teams, maintaining positive moral and instilling a creative culture within the team

Understands and implements project management principles and able to work within project budgets which includes fees and designing to budget

Manage interface between design team / site supervision team ensuring proper design support is provided in a timely manner

Apply Safety in Design principles throughout all design stages of a project

Support junior staff in activities to develop their technical excellence

Take initiatives to develop design manuals, standard design documents, presentations, etc. to increase efficiencies, knowledge and awareness across the MEP practice

Keeps abreast of the latest software/ techniques to increase productivity while sharing knowledge with colleagues

Specific Skills Required:

Ability to fulfill all the above duties and responsibilities

Proficient Public Health Services design skills

Extensive project experience

Developed leadership skills

Effective communication skills

Consistently makes good timely decisions and displays sound judgement

Flexibility and attitude towards company objectives

Builds positive long term relationships at a working level with clients

Understanding of the importance of financial health and profitability

Understanding of risk management and ability to communicate the same to others

Drives innovation and design excellence

Developed understanding of scope definition and scope interface and ability to transmit the same to others

Developed presentation skills

Full knowledge of Statutory Authorities requirements, knowledge of codes, regulations and submission requirements

A good awareness of Autodesk Revit and managing projects in a BIM environment

Ability and will to mentor and provide support to junior staff members and spread knowledge across the wider engineering community within AECOM’s Middle East offices

Ability and motivated to update skills and expertise through continuing professional development (CPD) initiatives

Excellent command of English (written and spoken). Knowledge of other languages is an added value.

Work well within a multidisciplinary team.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of 15 years in mechanical engineering, with at least 5+ spent in the design of PH systems.

  • Understanding of International design standards

  • Extensive experience of designing Public Health systems in a range of buildings

  • Knowledge of the design codes for all main types of buildings, including offices, schools, hospitals, stations, airports and residential

  • Excellent report-writing skills

  • Advanced IT skills

  • Experience in technical and client facing roles, managing and delivering projects and working as part of a larger team

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in either Mechanical Engineering or Public Health is required.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 210548BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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