Top 10 engineering jobs in the Middle East: 9-15 June, 2018
Check out this week's top construction and engineering vacancies from the Middle East, which includes roles on high-profile nuclear, energy, and transportation projects
Due to the long-term economic mandates implemented by major Gulf countries, numerous mega-projects are under way in the region.
As a result of this push, the Gulf's construction jobs market is also witnessing positive activity.
In the following pages, Construction Week rounds up the top construction jobs that professionals can apply for in the Middle East this week.
Click on the links below to apply for each job:
- Principal harbour engineer (Saudi Arabia)
- Lead contracts engineer (Kuwait)
- Site project director (UAE)
- Resident engineer – viaduct bridges (Saudi Arabia)
- Asset management consultant – water (Saudi Arabia)
- Reporting engineer (Oman)
- Senior engineer – production (UAE)
- Electrical engineer (UAE)
- Rail systems manager (Saudi Arabia)
- Project architect(UAE)
Candidates must apply for all jobs through BuildingMENA.com, the Middle East's only construction-focused recruitment portal.
Principal harbour engineer
Parsons Corporation is looking for a principal harbour engineer to join its team in Yanbu (Al Madinah), Saudi Arabia.
The candidate will be required to provide design and/or planning lead engineering services and support or various maritime projects of the Royal Commission, including container terminals, bulk, oil/gas, marinas, port, and harbour.
A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, coastal science, or related topics is required for the job.
Lead contracts engineer
Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a lead contracts engineer as a member of its project management consultancy (PMC) team based in Kuwait.
The candidate will be responsible for construction and completions delivery of KNPC’s Fifth Gas Train Project.
A minimum of six years’ experience in the oil and gas, refining, and petrochemical industries is required.
Site project director
Aurecon requires a site project director to join its team in Dubai.
The candidate will lead and project manage the successful delivery of complex, large-scale, and high-quality multi-disciplinary schemes.
They will also be responsible for the leadership and support of their team across multiple locations in multiple countries.
Resident engineer – viaduct bridges
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 mega-project.
Parsons’ resident engineer will independently perform all aspects of field engineering assignments, including development of plans, schedules, contracts, procedures, systems, and construction methods.
Asset management consultant – water
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.
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.
Wood Group is currently looking to recruit a reporting engineer for the Duqm Refinery project.
The engineer will be based in the Omani capital of Muscat for approximately 15 months.
They may later be transferred to the Duqm site for a period of 27 months.
At least three years of experience in a similar role is required for the job.
Senior engineer – production
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.
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.
Khansaheb requires an electrical engineer to join its team in Dubai.
The candidate will be responsible for the accurate planning of his package and for assuring that the job taken up complies dimensionally and technically with the drawings and specifications.
At least 10 years’ experience in the building services sector is required, of which five years must have been spent in a supervisory role.
Rail systems manager
The pipeline and opportunities for strategic and major projects in the Gulf 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.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Saudi Arabian clients of T&I to win work in the region's rail sector.
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.
A minimum of six years’ project experience in an architectural practice is required for the role.