SR. CIVIL & FM ENGINEER (PORT)
Abu Dhabi, UAE
: Bachelor’s Engineering degree – Civil
: Any Nationality
: 11 - 15 years
: Engineering
: 22 - Nov - 2018
Job Description
Responsible for
 
Thorough knowledge of Ports infrastructure, facilities, design, construction and maintenance
Goal oriented with team building skills and ability to motivate staff
Supervises and performs planning and administrative tasks associated with assigned projects requiring a high level of technical expertise and discretion
Directs and manages contractor, consultant activities on a variety of complex and varied engineering design projects; reviews, comments on and approves consultants drawings and specifications and verifies compliance with established Ports local codes, rules, laws and regulations; identifies issues and directs changes to drawings and specifications; interviews, evaluates and recommends selection of contractor and or consultants for assigned projects; prepares consultant scope of work; develops, negotiates or assists in negotiation consultant agreements and fees
Represents department and Ports in interactions with internal departments, governmental agencies, tenants and the public; conducts project meetings with stakeholders and obtains agreement for project scope and basis of design; attends planning meetings and develops technical expertise, recommendations and back-up documentation for various projects; completes and submits permit applications and documentation to necessary regulatory agencies; responds to tenant inquiries or concerns related to area of responsibility
Participates in construction of projects for Ports Unit including: technical evaluation of bids; responds to requests for information and clarifies and interprets engineering issues, regulations, codes and requirements; supervises the construction of projects to ensure conformance with plans and specification; monitors contractor performance; assesses, identifies and facilitates complete resolution of non-compliance issues; reviews, negotiates, processes and approved submittals, change order requests, change orders, schedule revisions and updates, provides input to development of construction “punch list” items; leads and facilitates coordination meetings between contractors and pertinent Ports departments; serves as primary liaison between Port and contractors
Managing the overall corrective and planned maintenance and overall in charge for supervising Ports facilities management contractors
 
Core Responsibilities:
 
Prepare, direct preparation of and review engineering designs, plans, specifications and contracts for the projects of Ports Unit.
Management of Ports infrastructure including but not limited to: electrical and mechanical systems within buildings, assets, Equipment and facilities.
Sr. Civil & FM Engineer will work alongside the Asset Management - Ports and other Managers on all maintenance and engineering functions across the ports. The key focus of this role will be to implement a reliability programme that will improve functionality of the buildings & equipment and reduce waste and cost associated with unplanned maintenance.
Assisting Asset Management – Ports in the planning and monitoring of buildings & infrastructure facilities management works and Port Equipment maintenance.
Provide oversight and employee training for maintenance of all buildings, infrastructure, facilities & Equipment.
Represents the company in ADM NOC process for all projects which may affect Ports operations or assets.
Responsible for keeping assets and equipment information, as built drawings and maintenance records up to date and available for internal use and future projects.
Prepare, review and evaluate engineering studies related to Assets & Equipment.
Efficiently conduct and oversee field and office research and investigations related to Assets and Equipment.
Structure tasks and goals and establish efficient courses of action to meet goals/ KPIs
Communicate effectively orally and in writing, including communicating technical material clearly, logically and persuasively to non-technical audiences and the contractors
Operate a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks
Define issues, analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and develop sound, independent conclusions and recommendations. Supervise and evaluate the work of professional consultants, construction contractors and designated staff
Understand, interpret, explain and apply Port policies and state, and federal laws related to engineering design and project oversight
Exercise sound independent judgement within general policy guidelines
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of work
Ensure all reporting personnel have a work life balance.
 
People Management Responsibilites:
 
Structure and set employee’s  tasks, objectives and goals, establish efficient courses of action to meet goals/KPI’s, set priorities, organize information efficiently to execute tasks to meet the following considerations; staffing levels for management and labor, productivity, equipment needs, service requirements, safety requirements, return on investment.
Participate on the decision making for hiring, discipline and promotion of subordinates
Ensure good communication with team and peers
Recognize and reinforce strong performance in the employees and identify and encourage improvement where needed
The delegate of the department workload effectively and the monitoring of progress towards completion
Manage employee training and development including appraisal process
 
Strategic Responsibilities:
 
Apply strategic planning to determine department’s objectives
Evaluate current business processes and systems and create new business opportunities
Formulate, plan and implement policies, procedures and systems to maximize operation efficiency
Ensure that the HSE Regulations & Compliance roles are adhered to
Assist in developing a realistic Maintenance and Repair budget and subsequent to management approval manage M&R to budget
Assist the management team to ensure the highest level of equipment availability through solid and sustainable equipment maintenance and repair
 
Desired Candidate Profile
Qualifications/Experience/Competencies
 
In order to give credible support to the organization and be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have the following skills & qualifications:
 
Bachelor’s Engineering degree – Civil
English & Arabic is preferable
10+ years
Experience in design, contract administration, construction, handing over and maintenance
 
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