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Jacobs Site Engineer (Structures) 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 Site Engineer – Structures, you will work as an integrated member of the Construction team and will ensure client satisfaction and help strengthen our project delivery capabilities. You will provide oversight of the construction supervision of the projects to ensure that the design documentation is safely and accurately implemented on site, and that the requirements of the construction contract are followed. You will be responsible for the management and direction of a team of Engineers for the construction supervision projects and provide technical and contractual advice for all the projects, as well as resource management. You will have autonomy for the overall project delivery and client liaison whilst strengthening a trusted relationship with the management team, the client's counterpart staff and appropriate working relationship with the contractors. You must monitor the progress of construction against the programme and takes steps to ensure the programme is achieved, ensuring that the project quality control procedures are used for the Constructions supervision works and monitors it for improvement.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

As an effective candidate you will have a degree in Structural Engineering from an internationally recognized and accredited university, with experience on major infrastructure projects that are complex in nature. You will understand the aspects of site supervision and construction management of Rail projects (structures such as bridges and viaducts) and be enthusiastic about improving the safety performance of site operations. You must be able to communicate effectively with site teams and motivate them to meet the project goals with good guidance skills and be able to work in a multi-cultural and multi-discipline team. It’s important that you have excellent communication and report writing skills, and good presentation skills in English.

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With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we have gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You will uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits, and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what guides you, you will discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

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.

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