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Top 10 construction jobs in Saudi Arabia and UAE: 2-8 June, 2018

Check out this week's top 10 vacancies from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, which includes a job on the high-profile Riyadh Metro project in the kingdom

More than 100 construction jobs are listed on BuildingMENA.com this week, with 10 of the UAE and Saudi Arabia vacancies lined up here [representational image].
More than 100 construction jobs are listed on BuildingMENA.com this week, with 10 of the UAE and Saudi Arabia vacancies lined up here [representational image].
Parsons is hiring in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Parsons is hiring in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Atkins Global needs a water asset specialist in Saudi [representational image].
Atkins Global needs a water asset specialist in Saudi [representational image].
Gensler requires a project architect in the UAE [representational image].
Gensler requires a project architect in the UAE [representational image].
AW Rostamani needs a senior engineer for its team in Dubai [representational image].
AW Rostamani needs a senior engineer for its team in Dubai [representational image].
Wood Group requires a CADD specialist in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Wood Group requires a CADD specialist in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
HDR is hiring a construction manager in the UAE [representational image].
HDR is hiring a construction manager in the UAE [representational image].
El Seif has a job for a contracts manager in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
El Seif has a job for a contracts manager in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Atkins Global needs a rail systems manager in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Atkins Global needs a rail systems manager in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Koa Real Estate Development needs a project engineer in Dubai [representational image].
Koa Real Estate Development needs a project engineer in Dubai [representational image].
Atkins Global needs a principal project manager in the UAE [representational image].
Atkins Global needs a principal project manager in the UAE [representational image].

Saudi Arabia and UAE are among the Gulf's largest construction markets, and the volume of work under way in both markets is generating numerous job opportunities as well.

Among building contractors, Dubai will remain the “bright spot” of the GCC’s construction sector, thanks to the sheer number of project opportunities relative to other regional markets, Deloitte revealed this February.

READ: Money troubles dent Middle East construction jobs

Meanwhile, more mixed-use projects are being planned for Saudi, and its Ministry of Housing is also exploring a project to build 100,000 homes in the next seven years. 

 

In the following pages, Construction Week rounds up the top construction jobs that professionals can apply for in the UAE and Saudi Arabia this week.

Click on the links below to apply for each job: 

Candidates must apply for all jobs through BuildingMENA.com, the Middle East's only construction-focused recruitment portal.

Resident engineer – viaduct bridges
Saudi Arabia

Parsons Corporation needs a resident engineer specialised in viaduct bridges to support its work on the Riyadh Metro project.

Parsons, Egis, and Systra, are part of the Riyadh Metro Transit Consultants (RMTC) team, which is providing project and construction management (PMCM) services for transportation megaproject.

Parsons’ resident engineer will independently perform all aspects of field engineering assignments, including development of plans, schedules, contracts, procedures, systems, and construction methods.

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

 

Asset management consultant – water
Saudi Arabia

Atkins Global requires an asset management consultant specialised in water systems to join its team in Riyadh.

The candidate will deliver projects for water and wastewater clients in Saudi Arabia – mainly National Water Company (NWC) and Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) – as well as other regional clients, especially since GCC countries are currently carrying out major revamps of their water-based organisations. 

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Candidates for the asset management consultant job should have a blend of technical, economic, financial, audit, and project management skills to win and deliver projects.

Visit BuildingMENA.com to apply for the job by clicking here.

Project architect
UAE

Gensler requires a project architect to join its team in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The appointed architect will manage client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape and civil consultants.

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A minimum of six years’ project experience in an architectural practice is required for the role.

Click here to apply for the job on BuildingMENA.com

Senior engineer – production
UAE

AW Rostamani requires a senior engineer to join its team in Dubai.

The candidate will be responsible for designing and developing products based on customer specifications or requests by the sales department. 

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They will also work with suppliers and factory personnel, and be responsible for the integration of materials, methods, and tools necessary to bring new products to the company portfolio.

Visit BuildingMENA.com to apply for the job by clicking here.

CADD operator – pipeline
Saudi Arabia

Wood Group requires a computer automated design and drafting (CADD) Saudi national operator to join its team in Al Khobar.

The candidate must have experience in the hydrocarbon processing/utilities units, the oil/gas industry or refinery project/process industries, in addition to drafting experience in piping/ pipeline projects.

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At least four years’ experience is required for the role.

Visit BuildingMENA.com for additional job details, which can be accessed by clicking here.

Construction manager / desalination plant resident engineer
UAE

HDR requires a construction manager to take responsibility for subcontractor coordination, scheduling and quality control, and develop procedures for executing such activities, in addition to implementing procedures in coordination with the project team.

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The manager will also be responsible for project setup and temporary facilities.

More than 10 years of experience in various aspects of construction planning and management, including estimating, bidding, preparing and administering purchase orders and subcontracts, scheduling, and cost control, is required for the role.

Click here to apply for the job on BuildingMENA.com

Contracts manager
Saudi Arabia

El Seif is hiring a contracts manager in Riyadh. 

The candidate will be responsible for administrating the contract management process from contract development to contract closing; ensuring that all projects are being carried out in adherence to contractual requirements in respect of time and budget, quantity, and quality; and resolving contractual matters and claims. 

READ: Saudi needs 5,000 hospital beds by 2020 to match demand

A degree in quantity surveying is required for the job, in addition to 15 years of experience in contract administration for large-scale projects. 

The contracts manager must also be proficient in written and spoken English and Arabic. 

Visit BuildingMENA.com to read more about the job, or click here for additional details.

 

Rail systems manager
Saudi Arabia

The pipeline and opportunities for strategic and major projects in the UAE for Atkins's Transport & Infrastructure (T&I) division are significant.

An opportunity exists for a driven, ambitious, and self-motivated person to take a critical role in growing Atkins T&I Rail Business across Saudi Arabia. 

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The successful candidate will work closely with the Saudi Arabian clients of T&I to win work in the region's rail sector.

Visit BuildingMENA.com for additional job details, or click here to apply for the vacancy.

Project engineer
UAE

Koa Real Estate Development is looking for an experienced project engineer to lead and manage the site team and ensure that all parties involved have a clear understanding of the contract and the applicable obligations.

The engineer will be required to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment to plan and coordinate all aspects of the building process from hiring contractors to working with engineers, architects, and vendors.

READ: Contract awarded to expand Stages 2 and 3 of UAE's Etihad Rail

Between 10 and 12 years of construction management experience, as well as a civil engineering degree or an equivalent training record, are required for the role.

Apply for the job on BuildingMENA.com by clicking here.

Principal project manager
UAE

Atkins Global is looking to recruit a nuclear-experienced project manager to work on complex organisational and technical projects from its Abu Dhabi office.

The appointed manager will be responsible for standard delivery expectations such as reporting, safety leadership, risk management, schedule oversight, and client management.

READ: Unit 1 of UAE's Barakah nuclear plant to begin ops by early-2020

Eight years of professional experience is required for the job, of which at least one year must have been spent on nuclear projects.

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

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