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Electrical Supervisor l Al-Futtaim Engineering - MEP Projects l Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Date: 01-Feb-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.



Job Title: Electrical Site Supervisor


Reporting Line: Sr. Electrical Engineer / Site Engineer


Division: Al-Futtaim Engineering - MEP Projects


Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates



Job Purpose:

  • The Site Supervisor (Electrical) works on a project and is responsible mainly for all site electrical activities on the project. The Site Supervisor (Electrical) will have a team of Foreman and charge hand, depending on the size of the project assigned, and in his capacity, is responsible for the timely completion of the electrical works at site, ensuring that the installation are compliant to specification and satisfaction of the consultant / client in line with the Projects programme.




  • Material Management
    • Prepare / quantifying total material requirements for the project in coordination with foremen / charge hands and ensuring timely issuance of material requirement to site engineers. 
    • Coordinating with site engineer for the timely issuance of LPO’s and vendors for the timely delivery of materials.


  • Labor Management
    • Coordinating with foreman / charge hands in quantifying total labor requirements for the project and notifying Site / Sr. Engineer in advance the labor requirements of the project.  
    • Coordinating / Following up with Foreman / charge hand to get the daily productivity, compare with planned, taking corrective actions for loss of productivity / notifying Site / Sr. Engineer about the same.


  • Site Management
    • Ensuring that project milestones are met with the resources assigned.
    • Coordination with Mechanical / other trades for services clashes during installation.
    • Maximize the efficient use of plant and equipment at site.


  • Cost Management
    • ​​​​​​​Maintain records of all abortive costs due to reworks, damages made by other contractors and notifying / coordinating with site engineers to raise variation claims. 
    • 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.


  • Quality / Standards
    • ​​​​​​​Ensuring proper documentation, inspections are made / obtaining approvals for all site installation.
    • Maintaining Lessons learnt register, exchange technical information and learnings within the organization to maintain awareness of internal projects, developments and trend.


  • Health, Safety & Environment
    • ​​​​​​​Ensuring tool box talks are conducted by supervisors prior to commencement of work.
    • 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.



Minimum Qualifications , Certification and Knowledge:

  • Diploma In Electrical Engineering



Minimum Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years of experience in site / project management of electrical works in an MEP company  



Job-Specific Skills:

  • Communication – Spoken / Writing
  • Time Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Problem Solving
  • Technical



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