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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

Check out the top 10 engineering jobs up for grabs in the Middle East this week [representational image].
Check out the top 10 engineering jobs up for grabs in the Middle East this week [representational image].
Parsons requires a principal harbour engineer to join its team in Yanbu (Al Madinah), Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Parsons requires a principal harbour engineer to join its team in Yanbu (Al Madinah), Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Amec Foster Wheeler is recruiting for a lead contracts engineer to work on KNPC's Fifth Gas Train project in Kuwait [representational image].
Amec Foster Wheeler is recruiting for a lead contracts engineer to work on KNPC's Fifth Gas Train project in Kuwait [representational image].
Aurecon requires a site project director in Dubai, UAE [representational image].
Aurecon requires a site project director in Dubai, UAE [representational image].
Parsons is looking for a resident engineer specialised in viaduct bridges for the Riyadh Metro project in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Parsons is looking for a resident engineer specialised in viaduct bridges for the Riyadh Metro project in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Atkins Global needs an asset management consultant specialised in water systems to join its team in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Atkins Global needs an asset management consultant specialised in water systems to join its team in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Wood Group is looking to recruit a reporting engineer for the Duqm Refinery project in Oman [representational image].
Wood Group is looking to recruit a reporting engineer for the Duqm Refinery project in Oman [representational image].
AW Rostamani requires a senior engineer to join its team in Dubai [representational image].
AW Rostamani requires a senior engineer to join its team in Dubai [representational image].
Khansaheb has a job for an electrical engineer in Dubai, UAE [representational image].
Khansaheb has a job for an electrical engineer in Dubai, UAE [representational image].
Atkins is hiring for a rail systems manager in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Atkins is hiring for a rail systems manager in Saudi Arabia [representational image].
Gensler has a job for a project architect in the UAE [representational image].
Gensler has a job for a project architect in the UAE [representational image].

Due to the long-term economic mandates implemented by major Gulf countries, numerous mega-projects are under way in the region.

Key examples of developments being driven by policy include Saudi Arabia's Qiddiya entertainment city, and the UAE's Etihad Rail.

READ: Are contractors ready to build Saudi Arabia’s future infrastructure?

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: 

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

Principal harbour engineer
Saudi Arabia

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.

INTERVIEW:  Sultan AlKhuraissi, Royal Commission of Jubail and Yanbu, KSA

A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, coastal science, or related topics is required for the job.

Visit BuildingMENA.com to apply for the job here.

Lead contracts engineer
Kuwait

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.

READ: Amec Foster Wheeler nabs Saudi's Sadara pipelines contract

A minimum of six years’ experience in the oil and gas, refining, and petrochemical industries is required.

Visit BuildingMENA.com to apply for the job here.

Site project director
UAE

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.

READ: Dubai's largest urban project posts five million injury-free hours

They will also be responsible for the leadership and support of their team across multiple locations in multiple countries.

Click here to apply for the job on BuildingMENA.com

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 mega-project.

ARCHIVES: Construction timeline of Saudi Arabia's Riyadh Metro

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. 

READ: 50-bed Saudi German Hospital opens in Sharjah

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.

Reporting engineer
Oman

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. 

READ: Oman's Duqm Airport to start operations in 2018

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.

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

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. 

READ: Dubai to have Middle East's largest distributed solar rooftop

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.

Electrical engineer
UAE

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. 

READ: Contracts awarded for Emaar and Dubai Airports facilities

At least 10 years’ experience in the building services sector is required, of which five years must have been spent in a supervisory role.

Click here to apply for the job on BuildingMENA.com

Rail systems manager
Saudi Arabia

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. 

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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 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.

READ: Dubai homes in JLT record $80m sales in one week

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

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