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Jacobs Asset Protection Systems Engineer (Package 2B) Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter and more connected. For the Etihad Rail project that means delivering a new 650km freight rail network across the United Arab Emirates from the Saudi Arabian border to the Indian Ocean, connecting major industrial ports and economic hubs across the way and redefine logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient and sustainable network. This is a transformational project for the United Arab Emirates and the wider gulf region, providing a transportation backbone for freight and passengers as part of the UAE’s strategic growth plan.

Be part of a world class rail project in the UAE and make a major contribution to an iconic project. Make a difference, develop part of the site supervision function on the UAE freight and passenger railway network. The railway will redefine logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient and sustainable network which will connect the seven emirates of the UAE to its neighbouring GCC countries.

As a System Installation and T&C Supervision - APS Engineer, you will Support the Resident Engineer in delivery of the SCADA and Asset Protection Systems scope of the project, performing site supervision of the installations, ensuring timely completion of installation work, and making sure the equipment is installed as per design and quality standards. You will undertake the responsibility of liaising the Contractors to ensure that all installation related issues are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner. The Candidate shall be familiar with Civil to Systems Interfaces and be proactive in issues resolution in that regard. You will have full autonomy of the Asset protection systems installation team, particularly ensuring high safety standards are adhered to by ensuring compliance with rules and regulations whilst implementing systems of planning, reporting progress and inspection to ensure projects are implemented and completed to time, cost and quality. You will maintain a system of surveillances to monitor and demonstrate compliance with current requirements in respect of system and occupational safety and performance, thereby furthering the company’s aim to meet the quality system requirements, ensuring that resources delivering telecommunication installation and construction activities comply with relevant method statement, specifications and standards. You will also ensure that testing and commissioning is carried out and recorded in accordance with correct and up to date test procedures, test specifications, software configuration and data whilst reviewing site change process and managing closure of snags, test logs.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

As an effective candidate you will have an Engineering Degree or Diploma in Communication Engineering or Electrical Engineering with experience in railway Signalling/telecom systems, SCADA, freight Asset Protection systems such as Hot Axle box detectors, Hot Wheel Detection, Weight in motion, Wheel measurement systems, AVI/VMS, installation and testing methods is a real plus. You MUST have experience in Installation/Testing, the above systems. Experience in PMC or as Engineer Position, reviewing design modifications / enhancements on Operational Railways in the Middle East with Cisco Certified Network Associate / MCSE are desirable. You will be enthusiastic promoting a zero accident / incident culture and environment to meet the project goals.

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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.