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Assistant Resident Engineer

  • Job reference: R-028194
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Site Office

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 defence 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.


  • Atkins is looking for an Assistant Resident Engineer to assist in leading the project supervision team and administration of the construction contract to ensure full compliance with the contract requirements.
  • To manage and implement all aspects of the Quality I HSE management systems and control site supervision service provision in support of the Site Operations Department goals for performance improvement and completion of project functions.


  • Degree qualified – minimum requirement of BE (Civil), B. Arch or similar.
  • Minimum 10 years related experience
  • Understanding of British, American and International design standards.
  • Experience with administration of FIDIC Contracts
  • Good command of English (written and verbal) 

    Project Interface

  • Manage the supervision of the works designed by Atkins to ensure compliance with the contract documents.
  • Liaise  with  the  project  supervision  team,  coordinate  and  resolve  any  issues  of concern.
  • Liaise with sub-consultants directly appointed by Atkins and manage the supervision of works designed by them.

    Functional Duties

  • Review prior to issue to the contractor all project related correspondence, submittals, instructions, technical query and establish lines of communication.
  • review contractor's quality systems, procedures and monitor implementation across the project site.
  • Review contractor's safety systems, procedures and monitor implementation across the project site
  • Assisting in Project control
  • Assist Management of site team
  • Assist Management of submittals and approvals processes
  • Responsibility for maintenance of quality standards in works executed by contractor.
  • Contract administration 
  • Liaison with client and contractor 

    Rewards & Benefits

    We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • 26 calendar days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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