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Jacobs Airfield Engineering Design Manager in Bur Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

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 push the limits of At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter and more connected. As part of our continuous support to many strategic and world class clients around the Middle East, we provide technical and managerial support on major aviation development and strategic studies. Our team includes innovators and the best in the industry working proactively with our clients to shape new strategies and to find out-of-the-box solutions every day.

Are you interested in supporting our aviation growth story and making a contribution to our clients?

Our aviation team in the Middle East is experiencing exciting growth and we have a need for a strong Airfield Engineering Leader to support regionally in the pursuit and management of airfield and airport infrastructure related design projects.

You will be required to lead and manage teams to meet project milestones and quality of deliverables, and you will be seen as an expert in the field of Airfield engineering with the company sharing expertise and solving complex technical and phasing issues in addition, your duties will be to manage client relationships and a multidisciplinary design team and in delivering designs of airfield projects.

Experience is required to include:

  • Design of Airfield Geometry (horizontal & vertical design)

  • Coordination with other disciplines like drainage, AGL, structures and pavement

  • Preparation of Construction Phasing strategies in operational airports

  • Preparation of design reports and presentations

  • Grading of airfield

  • Consultancy experience in Scheme and Detailed designs

  • Well versed with ICAO standards

  • Proficiency in spoken and written technical English, report writing and synopses

Added advantages would be:

  • Pavement design

  • Working with contractors delivering design and build detailed design

  • Experience with support for bid strategy development and preparation of proposals.

  • Experience of preparing Civil 3-D models

Here’s what you’ll need :

As a successful candidate you will have a degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent, registration as a Professional/Chartered Engineer is preferred and you will have proven experience as a technical professional on projects. You will also possess: -

  • At least 15 years’ experience with airfield engineering projects

  • Experience working on large aviation (or similar) projects is required

  • Must demonstrate experience with airfield engineering and terminal interface issues

  • Knowledge of airfield runways, taxiways and apron design and planning aspects is required

  • Experience working in, and leading multi-disciplinary teams is required

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From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we are committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

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 drives 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.   

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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