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Top 10 engineering jobs in the Middle East: 12-18 May, 2018

Check out this week's top jobs in the Middle East, which include vacancies with top employers such as Parsons, El Seif, Mott MacDonald, and Arabian Construction Company

More than 100 construction jobs from the Middle East have been listed on BuildingMENA.com [representational image].
More than 100 construction jobs from the Middle East have been listed on BuildingMENA.com [representational image].
Ramboll is looking for a project director in the UAE [representational image].
Ramboll is looking for a project director in the UAE [representational image].
Parsons is recruiting for a principal electrical engineer in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Parsons is recruiting for a principal electrical engineer in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Arabian Construction Company is hiring a forensic planner in the UAE [representational image].
Arabian Construction Company is hiring a forensic planner in the UAE [representational image].
El Seif is looking for a factory manager in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
El Seif is looking for a factory manager in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Mott MacDonald is hiring an airport engineering expert in Kuwait [representational image].
Mott MacDonald is hiring an airport engineering expert in Kuwait [representational image].
El Seif is hiring a project director in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
El Seif is hiring a project director in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Wood Group is recruiting a corrosion engineer in the UAE [representational image].
Wood Group is recruiting a corrosion engineer in the UAE [representational image].
Alghanim International is hiring an engineering manager in Kuwait [representational image].
Alghanim International is hiring an engineering manager in Kuwait [representational image].
Arabian Construction Company needs a project manager in India [representational image].
Arabian Construction Company needs a project manager in India [representational image].
Parsons needs a principal mechanical engineer in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Parsons needs a principal mechanical engineer in Saudi Arabia [representational image].

A recent study found that fewer infrastructure projects are being delayed in the Middle East.

Delays spanning less than a month have recorded a 12% drop between 2012 and 2018, and PwC Middle East's Capital Projects and Infrastructure Survey revealed that the situation appears to be improving.

READ: PwC says fewer Middle East infra projects delayed in 2018

This improvement is likely to benefit the Middle East's construction professionals.

BuildingMENA.com, the Middle East's only construction-specific job portal, has more than 100 jobs listed this week.

READ: Top 10 construction jobs in the Middle East: 5-11 May, 2018

In the following pages, Construction Week outlines 10 of this week's top job vacancies in the Middle East's construction sector, many of which are in Kuwait, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia. 

Click on the following links to check out this week's top jobs:

Project director – buildings
UAE

Ramboll is looking for a project director to join its team in Dubai.

The project director is expected to act as a role model and implement strong processes, professional governance, a high performance culture, and a commitment to delivering excellence for clients.

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Additionally, they will take responsibility for Category A and B projects, as well as highly complex or large-value contracts.

Click here to read additional details of the job on BuildingMENA.com.

Principal electrical engineer – infrastructure
Saudi Arabia

Parsons Corporation is looking for an electrical engineer to join its infrastructure team in Jazan, Saudi Arabia.

The candidate may be required to plan, direct, or supervise technical work in special areas.

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They will also provide technical input to proposals and studies, and may be required to serve on committees or panels for technical planning.

Additional details of the job can be accessed on BuildingMENA.com by clicking here.

Forensic planner / delay analyst
UAE

Arabian Construction Company (ACC) is hiring a forensic planner and delay analyst in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The candidate will be responsible for reviewing the impact of extensions on complex change requests and claims.

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Where necessary, they will also prepare forensic planning and delay/disruption analyses to determine the cause and effect of specifics.

Additional details of the job can be accessed on BuildingMENA.com by clicking here.

Factory manager
Saudi Arabia

El Seif is looking for a factory manager in Saudi Arabia.

The factory manager will be responsible for establishing and implementing systems and procedures for the company's precast factory. 

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The candidate will also monitor and control all factory processes, as well as plan production and delivery.

Visit BuildingMENA.com for additional details about the job.

Senior engineer – airport pavements
Kuwait

Mott MacDonald is currently looking to recruit an airport pavements engineer to support the design and supervision of the construction/rehabilitation of an airport's runway pavement.

READ: Gulf's aviation construction projects valued at $49bn

Their key duties will include the review of design and reports related to runway, taxiway, aprons, and airside/landside roads, and associated infrastructure.

Inspection of the asphalt and concrete work for roads and structures will also be their responsibility.

Click here for additional details of the job on BuildingMENA.com.

Project director
Saudi Arabia

El Seif is hiring a project director in Riyadh, who will direct a specified project by developing adequate work systems and procedures to ensure efficient project implementation.

They will also bear the responsibility for the delivery, profitability, and quality of the project's outcome by overseeing and managing all policies and procedures related to the project's operations.

READ: Saudi's 300km/h Haramain rail to begin operations in Q3 2018

Additionally, the project director will assist in the preparation of the project budget; the approval of subcontractors, tenders, purchase orders, and materials submittal; and control payments to subcontractors.

Click here to apply for the job on BuildingMENA.com.

Corrosion engineer
UAE

Wood Group is inviting expressions of interest (EOI) for a corrosion engineer.

Currently based in the UAE, the engineer will report to the integrity manager of the asset integrity solutions service line. 

READ: UK agency to spend $135m on Dubai World Trade Centre expansion

The corrosion engineer is expected to work on corrosion management plans for pipelines – preferably with Saudi Aramco experience – and carry out qualitative and quantitative corrosion risk assessment.

Visit BuildingMENA.com for additional job details by clicking here.

Engineering manager
Kuwait

Alghanim International is hiring an engineering manager, whose responsibility will be to enhance processes and procedures in engineering functions.

They will also create new processes and procedures for large-value engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) projects.

READ: Repair works underway after Kuwait oil leak

A bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering is required, as is between 15 and 20 years of work experience.

Visit BuildingMENA.com to apply for the job here.

Project manager
India

Arabian Construction Company (ACC) is looking for a project manager with finishing experience to join its team in Kolkatta, India.

ACC's project manager will manage the construction of the project in accordance with the contract, in the most efficient and profitable manner.

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The coordination with the plant staff for plant erection and installation, in addition to providing their safety certification, maintenance, and services at the start and during the construction period, will also be their responsibility. 

At least 18 years' experience, in addition to experience of project managing 30-floor or taller buildings, is required.

Additional details of the job can be accessed here on BuildingMENA.com.

Principal mechanical engineer
Saudi Arabia

Parsons is hiring a principal mechanical engineer to join its team in Jazan, Saudi Arabia.

The candidate will be responsible for the provision of professional engineering discipline support to the programme's projects.

The engineer will particularly emphasise on promoting and maintaining the technical adequacy, uniformity, and quality of the project's designs, in the primary areas of desalination plant mechanical systems. 

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Secondary emphasis on is required on heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC), as well as plumbing and fire protection processes.

Additional job details are available on BuildingMENA.com, and can be accessed by clicking here.

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