Senior Mechanical Engineer

Full Time

Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

Job Role:
The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for a team of Supervisors. The Mechanical Engineer typically operates on one or multiple projects and is responsible for all mechanical activities (internal and external) on the project. In this capacity, he is responsible for the Execution of mechanical activities at site in line with the Projects goals

Job Responsibility:
Coordinating with Junior Engineers, and Supervisors in monitoring daily productivity, comparing with planned, taking corrective actions for loss of productivity.
Manage installation and construction work from time to time and ensure efficient standards of workmanship are maintained.
Maximize the efficient use of plant and equipment from within the organization.
Liaise with local authorities as required.
Liaise with all stake holders (Main Contractors, Consultants, Client and internal departments) to ensure project deliverables are catered during the engineering, execution and close out of the project.
Coordinating with Junior Engineers and Supervisors in quantifying total material and labour requirements for the project, ensuring timely order of materials, planning / arranging of labour / sub-contractors.

Key Accountability 2: Cost Management
Coordinating with QS to ensure that all variation works are captured, delays notified so that effective claims are made to increase budgeted project margins
Check for the options to propose good value engineering solutions on the designs which could mutually benefit all stakeholders, including a potential improvement to the budgeted profit margins.

Key Accountability 3: Engineering
Responsible for :
Seek resolution on complex technical problems as required to ensure satisfactory completion of design and construction.
Coordination with Electrical / other trades for verification of actual equipment loads with IFC’s, notifying changes.
Liaising with authorities for approvals and having up-to-date knowledge on the current regulations and standards.
Coordinating with engineers and drafting team for the submission / approval of shop drawings, tracking progress by shop drawing register.
Coordinating with engineers and procurement department for vendor finalization / material submission and approvals of suppliers / vendors / equipment, tracking progress by material submission / procurement register.

Key Accountability 4: Quality / Standards
Responsible for :
Maintaining Lessons learnt register, exchange technical information and learnings within the organization to maintain awareness of internal projects, developments and trend.
Develop Method Statements for each activity in line with Project Specifications.
Project Closeout Documentations
Apply internal engineering and construction standards, operating procedures, specifications and templates so that project delivery, engineering and construction are conducted in a consistent manner.

Key Accountability 5: Health, Safety & Environment
Responsible for :
Actively supporting and participate in safety and environmental initiatives.
Ensuring JSAs are completed as required.
Ensuring that all company and sub contract personnel are complying with AFE HSE Policy.
Reporting all personal injuries and incidents and assisting with investigations.

Job Context:
The Mechanical Engineer accomplishes the assigned tasks within the framework of the company policies and procedures.
The Mechanical Engineer is assigned by the Project Manager to deliver a System or Project as required.
The Mechanical Engineer coordinates and promotes safe working practices, develops and executes technically compliant, cost effective mechanical engineering solutions for a project.

Required skills to be successful:
Possess knowledge of project development and/or project management software (i.e. AutoCAD / Revit, MS Project / Primavera).
Possess sound knowledge in Mechanical engineering design, regulations.
Possess knowledge in project planning, project management, cost management.

What equips you for the role:
Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

Minimum Experience:
2-5 years of experience in MEP Contracting Companies, at least 3 years in UAE