AF23126 - Trainee Electrical Engineer | MEP Projects | AF Engineering

Department: Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing - Projects
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 27-Mar-2016

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.


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Al-Futtaim Engineering, Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing Projects

Al-Futtaim Engineering's MEP division is a specialist engineering company undertaking the design, engineering, supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of mechanical, electrical and Plumbing services for commercial, residential and infrastructure projects. With an experienced team of leaders, managers supported by highly qualified and experienced engineers and technicians, the MEP division has the ability to handle even the most demanding of mechanical, air conditioning, electrical, Plumbing and fire protection projects, which requires on time delivery of quality products.

Al-Futtaim Engineering’s MEP division was first established in 1978 in the UAE and has since expanded its operations into KSA, Qatar and Egypt in recent years.

About the Position:
  • Supervising electrical jobs based on shop drawings and specifications
  • Preparing weekly and monthly progress reports and assess them against the project schedule
  • Ensuring the availability of adequate quantity of electrical material
  • Providing input to Quantity Surveyor for interim payment applications
  • Conducting safety tool box lecture to enforce safety regulations for individuals on the site
  • Raising inspection requests for work completed
  • Ensuring work is executed according to contract specifications, approved design drawings, agreed procedures, and method statements
  • Implementing strict adherence to safety rules and regulations
  • Reducing the wastage of material and increase manpower productivity
  • Interacting with client and consultant regarding the status of work
  • Completing necessary quality assurance documentation of work under direct control
  • Negotiating with client and consultant for obtaining approvals for requested modifications
  • Updating drawings to fit newly approved modifications for As-Built drawings
  • Checking all installations in preliminary stage
About You:

To be considered for this role you must possess the following:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Ability to effectively communicate and coordinate with foremen/charge hands and command respect and confidence
  • Ability to coordinate with other contractors, main contractor & consultant engineers and resolve issues of conflict in a tactful and professional manner.
  • Ability to understand commercial aspects and highlight additional works/variations to superiors.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in the installation of LV electrical, lighting control, fire alarm & voice evacuation, PA/BGM, BMS & controls, Telephone/Data, Central battery Emergency lighting, MATV, security, structured cabling, earthing & Lightning protection systems
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment


Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.