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Jacobs Lead Electrical Engineer in Bur Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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.

Your Impact:

Jocobs Utilities, Environment and infrastructure group is expanding its delivery capabilities in the UAE offices to support the delivery of major related projects throughout the Middle East region.

Our continued growth and development has led to an increased need for a Lead Electrical Engineer to join our Engineering & Design team. The team deals with a wide range of public and private clients.

Job Responsibilities:

Design of power system for facilities including water, sewerage, drainage, irrigation and fire fighting system

Design of Dry utilities (Power and Telecom) for infrastructure projects.

Perform power distribution system design including high-medium-low voltage substation, electrical utilities and facilities design, adjustable/variable speed controllers design from low to high HP machines

Leading design of Electrical system deliverbales and calculations including Single line diagrams, Cable route layouts, dry utilies and street lighting layouts, Earthing calculation and layouts, Load schedules, Arc Flash / Short-Circuit Current studies

Preparing design calculations and drawings, technical reports and presentations, tender documentation and specification

Assisting with evaluation of tender documents and material submittals.

Manage other engineers and designers and helping to mentor graduate engineers

Monitoring and reporting progress against time and budget

Compliance with design and QA procedures

Site visit for data collection and verification

You may also be asked to provide on-site assistance during commissioning.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree related to Electrical Engineering.

Have significant years design experience, with minimum of 10 years design experience in the GCC in professional electrical engineering, particularly in the water / wastewater and infrastructure industry, for some of the following: design, calculation, reporting, site supervision / inspection;

Be chartered from a recognized institute, or be a member who’s working on becoming chartered

Demonstrate good understanding for design work flow using BIM, particularly Revit

Should have very good verbal and written communication skills in English, which are essential for Client, Interdisciplinary and Vendor coordination, and coordination with other work-share offices

General knowledge, as a minimum, of industry practices and standards which are in use in the Middle East as applicable to electrical engineering

Experience on Authorities liason and NOC approval process (DEWA,SEWA, FEWA,..)

Demonstrate experience with industry calculation tools, such as ETAP, Amtech, Dialux, AGI