Principal Design Engineer - Wet Utilities

Principal Design Engineer - Wet Utilities

SNC Lavalin Fayez Engineering
Riyadh Saudi Arabia
50-53 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description
Atkins are looking for Principal Design Engineer - Wet Utilities in KSA.
SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.
As one of the worlds most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.
We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.
Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering with SCE registration

  • Chartered status (or equivalent) preferable

  • 10+ years relevant industry experience

  • Must be currently based in KSA with transferable Iqama or Saudi national

  • Considerable utilities design experience on master planning and real estate projects

  • Working knowledge of relevant software packages like EPANET, WaterCAD, MicroDrainage, InfoWorks, SewerCAD, StormCAD,STAAD, DIALux etc

  • A sound working knowledge of the latest design standards and codes

  • Experience in Project Management and Bid Preparation

  • Experience of managing, supporting, mentoring and developing more junior team members

  • An ability to multi-task and be self starting in new business environments

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills


  • Handling projects independently and successfully from start to completion

  • Provide complete technical support on master planning and detailed designs of various utility networks and assets on master planning and real estate projects which include potable water network, fire and irrigation water network, waste water collection systems, street lighting, telecoms and LV/HV power networks.

  • Provide complete technical guidance to the junior team members in the design phases

  • Produce project design reports and maintain protocols on the internal correspondence with the team members and other departments

  • Produce master planning inputs and detailed designs of potable water network in urban and rural environments

  • Produce master planning inputs and detailed designs of fire and irrigation water network in urban and rural environments

  • Produce master planning inputs and detailed designs of drainage networks, gravity sewers, waste water collection systems, LV and MV power networks, street lighting, telecom networks

  • Preparation of Technical Specifications and Material Specifications for utility asset such as sewage treatment plants, reverse osmoses plants, district cooling and primary sub stations

  • Preparation of project design reports and liaison with the client

  • Manage the Infrastructure Design team (Junior Engineers/CAD)

Rewards & Benefits
We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary

  • Transportation allowance

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • 22 calendar days annual leave

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • Company gratuity scheme

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin

  • Employee Assistance Programme 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants
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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.

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