Atkins Jobs for Freshers – Junior Structural Engineer


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: Junior Structural Engineer

Department: Site Operations

Location: Middle East

Reports to: Senior Resident Engineer / Resident Engineer / Head of

Structural Site Operations

Job Summary

To implement all aspects of the quality management systems and control site supervision

activities provision related to the Structural Works across the project, to deliver quality

installations in accordance with the contract documents, relevant international standards and

local authorities’ requirements.

Functional Relationships

  • Site Operations Manager (SOM)
  • Site Area Manager (SAM)
  • Head of Structural Site Operations (SHOS)
  • Office Manager Site Operations (OMSOD)
  • Site Project Manager (SPM)
  • Site QA/QC Engineers (SQE)
  • Senior Resident Engineer (SRE)
  • Resident Engineer (RE)
  • Site Supervision Team
  • All Discipline staff
  • Site HSE Engineers (SHSEE)

Primary Responsibility

Visit project site frequently (as required) to supervise the ongoing construction activities. To

ensure that the Works are carried out safely and in-line with quality standards, in

accordance to contract documents.


Site Structural Engineer

  • Implement the site supervision quality procedures, and review submission requirements of the project, along with the contractor.
  • Review all construction documents and highlight any design and contractual discrepancies with the concerned SRE/RE / SPM / SHOS.
  • Ensure that the main contractor and nominated subcontractor coordinate with all concerned authorities departments and ensure that their requirements are adequately and satisfactorily incorporated.
  • Review and forward any comments on all submittals including contractor design drawings, shop drawings, materials and alternative proposals submitted by contractors.
  • Conduct regular (daily) site visits and supervise, certify the installation of structural works ensuring compliance with the contract documents.
  • Review and forward any comments on the contractor’s method statement for installation, execution of the works.
  • Attend site technical coordination meeting to discuss contractor(s) submissions, shop drawings, material submittals and construction related matters
  • Routine Inspection of the works carried out by the contractor(s) to ascertain that work is executed in accordance with the Contract Documents and accepted practise.
  • Inspect the mock-up, permanent works, on-site and off-site materials to be used in the project and organise field and laboratory tests, conducted by others, on construction materials to ascertain their compliance with the specifications and determine the acceptability for use on the project.
  • Raise non-conformance notices (NCNs)/reports; site inspections notices (SINs)
  • identify quality deficiencies in conjunction with the SRE/RE/ SPM
  • Review the corrective actions proposed by the contractor, respond / follow ups and close out procedure
  • Any potential safety concerns identified at site shall be reported to site SHSEE / SRE/RE / SPM
  • Liaise with the SHOS for the effective implementation of the quality management systems and site supervision provision activities.
  • Obtain samples and quotations as required for finalisation of any PS/PC Items.
  • Verify the accuracy of the contractor’s “As-Built” drawings reflecting in details the as- built conditions and approve the As-Built drawings.
  • Liaise with the Statutory Authorities and follow up all final inspection and approvals as required.
  • Carry out the final inspection for certification of final completion and handing over of the works.
  • Project / Area Interface
  • Assist SRE/RE/SPM in the supervision of the works to ensure compliance with the contract documents.
  • Assist/support the site team and the respective SRE/RE/SPM with the implementation of quality management systems.
  • Liaise with the project supervision team, coordinate and resolve any issues of concern.
  • Analyse current methods of site supervision and provide recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Compile Site Feedback and forward to the SRE/RE / SPM / SHOS
  • Assist the site team in the satisfactory close out of the project including snagging /disengaging of the works and related documentation.
  • Client Interface
  • Attend meetings with Client (as required).
  • Liaise with the Client for the necessary approval of samples.
  • Contractor Interface
  • Regularly attend site technical coordination meetings with Contractor
  • SO Office Interface
  • Liaise with the SHOS any particular project site related issues requiring input and/or feedback.
  • Coordinate leave request and discuss leave cover with the SHOS.
  • Liaise with OMSOD for all HR / Finance / Administrative issues.
  • Design Office Interface
  • Identify, raise and follow-up design office support requests in co-ordination with the SHOS.

Functional Duties

  • Assume responsibility of Structural works in the project in coordination with Sr.Structural Engineer and certify on completion the installation.
  • Monitor performance of the Contractor / Sub-contractor and identify, raise any quality/workmanship concerns with the SQE/SRE/RE / SPM.
  • Review quality procedures and effectively implement QA/QC plans across the project
  • Identify any particular site safety issues and bring to the notice of the contractor / SHSEE/SRE/RE / SPM

Line Management / Administrative Duties

  • Update and maintain the latest revision of all project documents
  • Review, coordinate and forward submittals, inspection requests, technical query to the project team and/or discipline engineers.
  • Assist the project site team during internal, external and site surveillance audits.
  • Coordinate leave request and discuss leave cover with the SHOS.
  • Prepare and regularly (weekly) submit reports and maintain records.

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: Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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