Atkins Career – Sustainability Engineer

Atkins


SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defense sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50-year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

Title: Lead / Senior Engineer

Department: Site Operations

Location: Middle East

Reports to: Project Director

Job Summary

To ensure all sustainability aspects and targets identified for the specific project related

to all Works across the project are identified, implement and monitored to deliver

project in accordance with the contract documents, relevant international standards

and local authorities’ requirements, provide technical support; provide advice on

sustainability matters in built environment to all site supervision team; provide

sustainable solutions and perform specialised sustainability audits / inspections,

submittal reviews and training of the discipline staff.

Functional Relationships

  • Site Area Manager
  • Site Project Manager
  • Site Health Safety &
  • Environmental Manager
  • Site Quality Manager
  • Resident Engineer
  • Site Head of Disciplines
  • Site Supervision team
  • Site QA/QC Engineers

Primary Responsibility

Confirm the achievement of the sustainability design aspirations of the project at the construction phase, handover and close out stages, including the targeted green rating system requirements, ensure environmental site impacts are minimised and support Win Work team in new opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Confirm achievement of sustainability specification, standards and guidelines.
  • Review necessary design drawings, materials requirement and contractual sustainability documents of the project.
  • Support Win work team in responding to RFPs for sustainability part and conduct presentations with other team members showing our sustainability capabilities for new clients.
  • Support Win Work team in getting new opportunities
  • Liaise with and review green rating system submission with authorities and prepare all required documentation.
  • Provide oversight to the Contractor’s CEMP and together with undertaking site audits, reporting non-compliance incidents (NCI).
  • Assist in responding to construction phase RFI and design clarification
  • Prepare the necessary documentation required to maintain the sustainability KPIs.
  • Review all the materials/ shop drawings submitted by the contractor to confirm compliance with sustainability specifications and KPIs
  • Review Sustainability plans, procedures, method statements and relevant documentation submitted by contractor.
  • Evaluate sustainability documentation submitted by contractor in conjunction with discipline engineers.
  • Adhere to QA/QC system implemented on site and ensure the compliance with Quality manual.
  • Conduct Sustainability inspection and audit on contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.Report sustainability and environmental performance to clients and regulatory bodies.
  • Ensure the contractor performing sustainability inspections, sampling and testing of materials in accordance with the specified standards, guideline and requirements as required by the project.
  • Inspect the on-site and off-site materials to be used in the project, organize/witness field and laboratory Tests, conducted by third parties on construction materials to ascertain their compliance with the specification (as required).
  • Review and comment on subcontractor’s pre qualifications.
  • Review and comment on sustainability submittals, including LCA results, method statements, materials specification and alternate proposals submitted by contractors. Conduct and co-ordinate dedicated site sustainability meetings in conjunction with RE and prepare MOM.
  • Review Contractor’s weekly and Monthly reports.
  • Conduct regular Site visit and evaluation of sub contractor’s works.
  • Raise non-conformance notices (NCNs)/reports; site inspection notices (SINs) identify deficiencies in conjunction with the RE.
  • Liaise with the client, authoritative or certification body on sustainability matters as required.
  • Liaise with the contractor’s Sustainability Manager/Engineer for day to day sustainability issues
  • Review the corrective actions proposed by the contractor, respond/follow ups and close out procedure.
  • Review and respond to the preventive actions proposed by the contractor.
  • Preparation of Monthly reports in coordination with all disciplines.
  • Conduct training of other discipline staff
  • Project / Area Manager Interface
  • Maintaining the project compliances with relevant statutory, regulatory requirements, international standard and guideline (LEED, ESTIDAMA PQP, GSAS, CEEQUAL etc as applicable) and corporate procedures.
  • Assist/support the site team for the effective implementation of sustainability practices on sited
  • Assist RE in the preparation of check list for As-built drawings.
  • Assist the site team during the Audits and ensure that Environmental and quality management systems are implemented effectively.
  • Review and compile sustainability documents at handing-over for submission to the Client.
  • Assist the RE in compilation of sustainability documents for the issuance of the Taking Over Certificate.
  • Client Interface
  • Provide necessary technical reports/recommendation as required by the Client for any project specific issues.
  • Attend meetings with Client (as required).
  • Liaise with the Client for the necessary approval of samples.
  • Liaise with the Client for the necessary close out of sustainability and environmental Non-Conformance Notices.
  • Contractor Interface
  • Regularly coordinate and conduct sustainability meeting with Contractors.
  • Notify the contractor for the failure in implementing effective sustainability plan and
  • procedures.
  • Notify the contractor on time to time site observations and deficiencies.
  • Raise Non-conformance notices and review corrective actions.
  • Notify reoccurring non-conformances and implement preventive actions.
  • Notify the contractor for the delay in submission of Test report/results.
  • Design Office Interface
  • Identify, raise and follow-up design office support requests

Functional Duties

  • Ensure the contractor provides Sustainability plans, procedures, method statements and relevant documentation.
  • Evaluate sustainability documentation submitted by contractor in conjunction with discipline engineers.
  • Conduct Sustainability inspection and audit on contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Inspect the on-site and off-site materials to be used in the project, organize/witness field and laboratory Tests, conducted by third parties on construction materials to ascertain their compliance with the specification (as required).
  • Review and comment on sustainability submittals, including LCA results, method statements, materials specification and alternate proposals submitted by contractors. Conduct and co-ordinate dedicated site sustainability meetings in conjunction with RE and prepare MOM.
  • Conduct regular Site visit and evaluation of sub contractor’s works
  • Liaise with the client, authoritative or certification body on sustainability matters as required.
  • Liaise with the contractor’s Sustainability Manager/Engineer for day to day sustainability issues.
  • Review and respond to the preventive actions proposed by the contractor.
  • Preparation of Monthly reports in coordination with all disciplines Conduct training of other discipline staff.

Line Management / Administrative Duties

  • Update and maintain the latest revision of all project documents
  • Assist the project site team during internal, external and site surveillance sustainability audits and inspection

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • 26 calendar days annual leave
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin

Job Details:

Company: Atkins

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates



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