AF25289 - Project Manager | MEP Project | Al Futtaim Engineering | Dubai, U.A.E.

Department: Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing - Projects
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2017

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:

Based in Dubai as a Senior Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for managing a team of Supervisors and Mechanical Engineers.  Senior Mechanical Engineer (Mechanical) is responsible for the overall success of the Project Engineering & Execution activities in line with the Projects goals. The position will be reporting to the Project Mechanical Manager.

You will be responsible for:

  • Delivering the project on time, within the budget and acceptable quality to all stakeholders
  • Liaising with all stake holders to ensure project delevaribles are catered during the engineering, execution and close out of the project
  • Coordinating with Planning Engineer, Junior Engineers and Supervisors in quantifying total material and labor requirements for the project, ensuring timely order of materials, planning / arranging of labor / sub-contractors
  • Managing and overseeing installation and construction work from time to time and ensure efficient standards of workmanship are maintained
  • Liaising with local authorities as required
  • Checking the respective trade project cost with allotted budget, reporting higher management / commercial / estimation department cost trends in a timely manner
  • Coordinating with QS to ensure that all variation works are captured, delays notified so that effective claims are made to increase budgeted project margins 
  • Taking lead in managing / coordinating with engineers and drafting team for the submission / approval of shop drawings, tracking progress by shop drawing register
  • Developing and applying internal engineering and construction standards, operating procedures, specifications and templates so that project delivery, engineering and construction are conducted in a consistent manner
  • Developing Method Statements for each activity in line with Project Specifications
  • Ensuring that all company and sub contract personnel are complying with AFE HSE Policy
  • Reporting all personal injuries and incidents and assisting with investigations
  • Actively supporting and participate in safety and environmental initiatives
  • Ensuring JSAs are completed as required
About You:

 To be successful in winning this role, the requirements are as follow :

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 10 Plus years of experience as as Mechanical Engineer
  • 6 Plus years of experience in MEP Project Contracting in UAE 
  • Experienced in Mechanical engineering design & regulations
  • Experience in project planning, project management, cost management and FIDIC contract clauses


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