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MEP Engineer (Mechanical)

  • Job reference: R-027370
  • 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.

MEP Engineer

To review and approve contractor submittals, resolve technical issues arising and ensure compliance with contract requirements within Atkins QHSE Policies.

Technical Competencies


  • Degree qualified – minimum requirement of B.E/B.Sc (Mechanical)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of Electrical, Mechanical & Plumbing Engineering.
  • Must have integrity, be flexible and proactive.
  • Must demonstrate ability to act independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work on remote projects.
  • Able to take ownership of and deliver MEP package on site independently not limited to:
    • Checking of and identifying all requirements for Testing and Commissioning of MEP works package.
    • Checking and clearing of contractors QA Submittals and Inspection Requests.
  • Generate and submit Weekly and Monthly Reports.
  • Generate, manage and maintain tracking and reporting schedules.
  • Direct and manage a full team of Inspectors.
  • Direct and manage the Contractor not limited to the MEP works.
  • Full knowledge of Document Control procedures.
  • Full knowledge of QHSE principles and practices.


  • Understanding of British, American and International design standards.
  • Reasonable knowledge of AutoCAD, and MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Behavioural Competencies


  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English essential.
  • Good report writing skills, experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with clients is essential.
  • Good team player, able to communicate effectively with colleagues.


  • Carry out inspection of works in progress.
  • Ensure contractor compliance with contract specifications and approved shop drawings.
  • Review of shop drawing and material submittals.
  • Monitor and report contractor progress and all activities.
  • Deliver all Atkins obligations related to the MEP Package under the Conditions of Contract.
  • Assist the Project Manager and Resident Engineer in delivering all other obligations under the Conditions of Contract.
  • Assist the Project Manager and Resident Engineer in delivering all Atkins internal Project Management deliverables.
  • Comply with and maintain all discipline documentation in accordance with Project Quality Plan.
  • Comply with all Atkins QHSE policies.

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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