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Senior PHE Engineer

  • Job reference: R-028267
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Riyadh

This is a great opportunity for an experienced design engineer to work within an internationally renowned consultancy, working on large scale multidiscipline projects in a growing sector. You should have the ability to make decisions, act on your own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.


  • To undertake Public Health Services and Fire Protection systems design on international projects;
  • Preparing technical mark ups/sketches for drafting by the CAD team;
  • Representing Atkins at meetings with Clients and Contractors;
  • Liaise with Local Statutory Authorities;
  • Technical Report writing;
  • Preparation of design calculations using industry standard software;
  • Preparation of technical specifications in Masterformat and NES;
  • Maintaining records and archives to company standards;
  • Manage own workload and workload of others;
  • Preparing and managing project budgets;
  • Engage in Multi discipline coordination and workshops;
  • Ensure Quality Assurance/Quality control processes have been incorporated in the design;
  • Raise enquiries during PHE+Fire design development;
  • Review and develop established standard details and specifications with current market trends;
  • Manage production of standard PHE+Fire details/specifications;
  • Resource management across the PHE+Fire package;
  • Strategic technical decision making;
  • Technical responsibility for quality associated with PHE+Fire design deliverables;
  • Review of all PHE+Fire submissions to ensure consistency of approach across package.

Job Details & Requirements:

  • Fully qualified professional and conversant with relevant market knowledge.
  • Minimum BEng or equivalent in Civil or Mechanical Engineering from a recognised institute with a minimum of 10 years of industry experience or Masters in Civil or Mechanical Engineering from a recognised institute with a minimum of 8 years of industry experience.
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards with Membership of IPA, CIBSE, NFPA etc.
  • Significant experience working in a design consultancy, preferably in the Middle East.
  • Experience in delivering projects in conjunction with remote design centres.
  • Proven experience working in a design consultancy in the capacity of designer and technical authority. Applied broad professional knowledge and experienced judgement.
  • Exceptional skills and knowledge of working in a design consultancy with good knowledge of Local and International Codes and Regulations.
  • High level of technical skill in Public Health Services and Fire Protection Systems design is essential.
  • Ability to develop technical specifications in Masterformat and NES.
  • Good level of computer literacy in Windows, HASS, HEVACOMP, NES and Microsoft packages - an understanding of AutoCAD/Revit is beneficial
  • Wider knowledge of integrated design and collaboration with other disciplines highly desirable.
  • Capable of working under pressure and on several projects simultaneously.
  • Financial awareness is preferred but ability to develop this skill is required.
  • Able to understand and express technical concepts in written and verbal language with high standard of written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to innovate new solutions as well as applying existing solutions to problems.
  • Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way
  • Good report writing skills, experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with clients is essential.
  • Forming and managing relationships with Clients, networking and promoting the company.
  • Strong team management skills.
  • Good leadership qualities to work in harmony with the team.
  • Experience of working on GSAS is an added advantage.

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • 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

Apply and the process:

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