Job Summary

The Mechanical Engineer is a junior member of the supervision services team. He supports supervision teams with the management of construction sites, including conducting quality and monitoring the contractors’ daily activities and resources allocation against construction programs.

Responsibilities

  • - Ensure responsibilities are fulfilled with a high quality.
  • - Support project team with managing client relations and expectations, as needed
  • - Support project team, with responding to client clarifications on technical and contractual issues
  • - Support project team with organizing inspections by third parties, as needed
  • - Ensure client satisfaction with construction supervision services
  • - Closely work with the project team for the review of the contractor’s work program during the pre-construction phase
  • - Support the Associate Project Manager and Planning Engineer with the review of contractors’ submittals, including staffing proposals, organization charts, shop drawings, method statements, project procedures, traffic management plans, etc.
  • - Monitor contractors’ and subcontractors’ activities on sites (e.g. concrete pouring, installations, etc.) and maintain a daily site diary accordingly
  • - Assist Project Team with the assessment and management of changes in projects’ scope of work, as needed
  • - Support project teams with the review, assessment and response to all claims raised by the contractor regarding scope, schedule and cost changes of projects, as needed
  • - Assist with reviewing contractors’ Requests for Information (RFIs) in coordination with local design support teams to obtain required information on queries related to design documents
  • - Conduct quality inspections on contractors and subcontractors with the QA / QC Engineer and identify and raise quality issues, as needed
  • - Review construction drawings and specifications, and lead the inspection of works according to Requests for Inspections submitted by contractors
  • - Review contractors’ testing and commissioning plans
  • - Conduct final inspection of works and prepare list of snags to the contractor
  • - Monitor the contractors’ rectification of list of snags during the Defects Liability Period and lead final re-inspection for verification
  • - Support the supervision team during the hand-over and defects liability period, as needed
  • - Organize inspections by third parties (e.g. authorities) to obtain necessary approvals, as needed
  • - Provide input to Planning Engineers for the development of project progress reports, as needed

Requirements:

  • - Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • - Knowledge of construction supervision services
  • - Understanding of international engineering standards and codes
  • - Good communication skill
  • - Strong attention to details
  • - Strong time management skill
  • - Proficiency in spoken and written Arabic and English
  • - No prior experience required