Resident Engineer - Buildings (Temporary)

Resident Engineer - Buildings (Temporary)

Parsons International
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Job Description :
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:Not Applicable/None
Job Description:
Resident Engineer
Abu Dhabi, UAE
You take ownership for everything you do
Whatever passes through your hands has to meet your own high standards. You know how much you're capable of, and you take pride in that. We admire your work ethic and the confidence you bring to the job. Our organization realizes that we are only as exceptional as the employees who deliver exceptional work. If you handle every project as though you own it, let's talk!
Position Overview
This is a short term assignment for 5 months. The Resident Engineer will be administering the operational functions of the day-to-day activities on the project, with specific duties related to the work on the industrial buildings, roads, infrastructure and landscape works. He will supervise the work of the site engineers and the work inspectors working.
Job Responsibilities

  • Act as, and to fulfil the duties of, the Engineer with regards to assigned duties and delegated authority and be directly responsible to the Employer during the construction of the Works.

  • Communicate directly with the Contractor. Monitor, observe and inspect the Contractor's construction activities.

  • Issue orders/direction to the Contractor to correct any activities, work, materials and/or equipment which are not in compliance with the Contract.

  • Direct, assist, monitor and manage the performance of the construction supervision team working on the the construction of the roadworks and associated works including the site engineers, the work inspectors and the surveyors.

  • Provide assistance, information and advice to the Employer regarding the issuance of variations and adjustments to the settlement of the Contractor's accounts.

  • Provide assistance, information and advice to the Employer regarding the issuance of instructions involving financial matters.

  • Advise on contractual and construction matters and provide recommendations to the Employer for claims, variation orders and Contractor payments.

  • Keep pertinent and proper site records.

  • Review all fabrication/shop/working/as-built drawings, design proposals, method statements, material submissions, any requests for information.

  • Maintain the Resident Engineers daily diary and daily diaries and reports by his subordinates.

  • Generally supervise, review, monitor and report on progress of the works.

  • Prepare progress reports as applicable.

  • Check and measure the performed work and record/report on actual vs. planned progress.

  • Coordinate with Parsons design Engineers for resolution of related issues.

  • Coordinate with the Contractor on scheduling and application of resources.

  • Coordinate with Client/PMC, the Contractor and related concerned Authorities.

  • Ensure safety goals are achieved on the project and oversee implementation of safety procedures on the project.

  • Liaise with all parties for site safety and quality of works.

  • Submit reports to the Employer on any accidents or near misses that take place on site.

  • Review the Contractors HSE reports.

  • Act positively and participate in all health and safety issues at site, as required by the HSE regulations, and the Project Safety Representative.

  • Comply with safety, health and risk management requirements.

  • Convene and chair regular site meetings.

  • Issue additional drawings etc. as required in coordination with the design office.

  • Ensure prompt exchange of correspondence and approvals.

  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of records.

  • Report back as necessary to the Project / Construction Director.

  • Participate in contract administration.

  • Review Contractor's Works Rate of Progress and accordingly issue the relevant correspondence.

  • Lead the review of Contractor's claims and liaise with Authorities.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering and minimum fifteen years post graduate experience in construction supervision of industrial buildings works,ideally in the UAE.

  • Should be able to review and justify the material submissions analyze laboratory and technical reports, carry out acceptance sampling plans, testing and quality measures, ensuring the compliance with the project's Specifications.

  • Must have a sound knowledge about contractual relationships.

  • Have a proactive and problem solving personality.

  • Must be fully computer literate and able to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports, etc. and any project specific engineering and construction relevant software.

  • Must be in the UAE.

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