AF25893 - Senior Electrical Engineer | MEP Project | Al Futtaim Engineering | Dubai, U.A.E.

Department: Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing - Projects
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 20-Apr-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 role:

An exciting opportunity is opened for an experienced Electrical Engineer within Al Futtaim Engineering. As a part of the MEP team you will typically operate as a Project manager on one or multiple projects and will be responsible for all electrical activities (internal and external) on the project. In this capacity, the Senior Electrical Project Engineer is responsible for the overall success of the Project Engineering & Execution activities in line with the Projects goals. You will be responsible for but not limited to project management, cost management, engineering, quality / standards, HSE. The Senior Electrical Project Engineer is assigned by the Project Manager and is typically the Project Manager for specific project / part of project and delivers a System or Project as required. The Senior Electrical Project Engineer is an advisor on Electrical services to the business units and maintains good communication with all stakeholders to ensure critical areas of concern are addressed. The Senior Electrical Project Engineer coordinates assigned projects, promotes safe working practices, develops and executes technically compliant, cost effective electrical engineering solutions for a project. The Senior Electrical Project Engineer accomplishes the assigned tasks within the framework of the company policies and procedures.

Your role will be based in Dubai, however will be working on projects across the U.A.E. You will report into the Project Manager and responsible for a team of Engineers / Supervisors.

Al Futtaim boasts of a supportive work environment, where all employees support each other in helping achieve & exceed division goals. In turn Al Futtaim is committed to developing employees through its learning and development programmes and internal opportunities.

About you:

To be considered for this exciting role, you should have a Bachelor’s Degree specialised in Electrical Engineering. 

You should have minimum 10+ years of relevant experience in MEP Contracting Companies, with minimum 6 years in UAE. Ideally have knowledge/experience about middle east market environment. Experience of working in a multinational and multicultural environment is an asset. Must have relevant technical hands on experience in Electrical engineering design, DEWA / FEWA / ADDC regulations. Possess knowledge in project planning, project management, cost management and FIDIC contract clauses. Possess knowledge of project development and/or project management software (i.e. Pro Design – Amtech, DIALux, AutoCAD / Revit, MS Project / Primavera). Problem solving skills, multitasking ability, team working abilities and good verbal and written contractual communication. Able to act independently and to coordinate the work of others on a job site.

Along with previous experience you must have a strong work ethic, competitive drive and entrepreneurial spirit. Excellent interpersonal & communication skills, both written and verbal. To be successful in this role, you must be commercially aware and have knowledge and understanding of industry trends and technical innovations and their impact on managing customer business requirements. Ability to operate in a fast-paced, evolving environment and appropriately prioritize tasks, and keep abreast of the latest technology. An excellent customer service attitude and the ability to interact with customers in a professional manner are required. Strong knowledge of MS office. Should have UAE valid Driving License.

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.