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UAE National | Fire Fighting Engineer | AFET | Dubai, UAE

Date: 02-Sep-2022

Location: AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 140807

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. 

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day


Overview of the role:

The design and estimation of fire fighting, fire alarm and central battery system.


What you will do:


  • Review the scope of work & tender document in compliance to specification and civil defence requirement.

  • Preparation of bill of quantities, detailed cost estimates and hydraulic calculations

  • Site survey and attending the technical meeting with the client and consultant and raise RFI.              

  •  Send RFQ for equipment/materials, suppliers subcontractors & prepare technical evaluation sheet.

  •  Participate in Cost Variance analysis and invoices.

  •  Review of technical submittal.

  • Providing technical support to sales engineers and other team members regarding the estimation process, assisting project managers and contractors regarding bid analysis.

  • Assisting the design team in developing and reviewing the shop drawings.

  • Keeping track of the latest developments in estimating procedures



Required Skills to be successful:

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Must have relevant technical hands-on experience in system design and estimation

           of Fire fighting, CBS and fire alarm system

  • Multitasking ability, team working abilities and good verbal and written communication.

  • Strong technical knowledge

  • Strong analytical and data analysing skill.


Behavioural Competencies:

Maintain relationships with all team members to ensure the participants consider they have actively contributed to the project’s success.


What equips you for the role

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Engineering Degree Holder – Mechanical

  • Must have Civil Defence Licence

  • Knowledge of MS Office EXCEL, WORD, PPT etc

  • Knowledge of NFPA and UAE Fire Code

  • UAE driving license.


Minimum Experience:

 Fresh graduate with up to 2 years preferred experience in Facilities Management, Integrated Facilities Management



About Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies
Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies offers customers complete engineering and systems integration solutions. 
The Engineering arm operates in the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Egypt providing a wide variety of products and services from air conditioning, scaffolding and access solutions, elevators and escalators, control and life safety, facilities management, building products, MEP, Energy Management, Technology Infrastructure and Digital Transformation. 
The Technologies division provides complete business solutions to large, medium and small customers that include, contact centre solutions, business applications, business intelligence, data management, advanced analytics amongst others. The IT infrastructure portfolio comprises IP telephony, ELV systems, networking solutions, professional audio-visual solutions and managed services. 
These solutions are further complemented by services that include project management, installation, testing, commissioning and after-sales maintenance contracts.