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Senior Public Health Engineer

  • Job reference: ME-006274
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Dubai
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Why not...

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.


Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients across oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure, clean power, nuclear and EDPM (engineering design and project management). On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, which has been integrated into our sectors.


SNC-Lavalin maintains exceptionally high standards for health and safety, ethics and compliance and environmental protection, and is committed to delivering quality projects on budget and on schedule to the complete satisfaction of its clients.

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


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