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AECOM Assistant Resident Engineer - Infrastructure in Alain, United Arab Emirates

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Job Description

  • Assistant Resident Engineer Roads in performing the contractual duties on site. Assist the Resident Engineer Roads in the management and direction of a team of Highway Engineers and Inspectors for the supervision of the construction of roads.

  • Assists the Resident Engineer Roads in reporting on progress, safety, financial recommendations, quality control and design modifications. Builds a trusted relationship with the management team and with the client’s counterpart staff. Establishes an appropriate working relationship with the contractors. Places an emphasis on safe construction practices and on maintaining a high quality of construction. Leads by example in driving safe practices on site.

  • Assists the Resident Engineer Roads in monitoring the progress of construction against the program and takes steps to ensure the program is achieved.

  • Ensures that the project quality control procedures are used for the highway supervision works and monitors it for improvement.

  • Cooperates with audits required in accordance with the contract requirements and AECOM’s internal systems. Contributes to the safety and build-ability reviews of the proposed designs. Evaluate, select, and adapt construction management and control techniques, procedures, and criteria to suit job tasks, and devise and implement solutions to problems encountered.

  • Ensures that the Roads Construction Supervision team members effectively identify, manage and report project risks. Act in place of the Resident Engineer when on leave or absent.

  • Coordinate his direct activities with the other engineers and members of the construction supervision team.

  • Assist the Resident Engineer in reviewing of shop drawings, design proposals, method statements, and other activities including correspondence related to the road works, and prepare replies for the review of the Resident Engineer.

  • Coordinate with design engineers for the resolution of related issues. Coordinate with the contractor engineers on scheduling and application of resources. Direct, assist, and monitor the performance of the inspectors and surveyors as applicable.

  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of records. Ensure safety goals are achieved on the project and oversee implementation of safety procedures on the project. Prepare / Assist in the preparation of Weekly and Monthly progress reports.

  • Act positively and participate in all health and safety issues at site, as required by the Resident Engineer and the project safety representatives.

  • Provide all necessary on-site direction and assist the Resident Engineer in issuing site instructions with respect to road works and associated items. Check and measure the performed work in his line of work, record and assist the Resident Engineer to display progress vs. programmed work.

  • Ensure correctness and completeness of ‘as-built’ drawings within his line of work.



  • 15 years experience overall5 years experience in the UAE PREFERRED


  • Related degree qualification in Civil

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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: J10098271

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site