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Team Leader – Wet Utilities

Company Name: AECOM
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Abu Dhabi
Experience: 15 years
Degree: Bachelor
Gender:Any
Age:Any  
Nationality: Any
Salary:Unspecified
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
Job Summary
Team Leader -Wet Utilities leads a team of wet utilities engineers responsible for delivering projects from inception to completion. The Team Leader will be responsible for planning work assignments, providing technical reviews, project and quality management and daily oversight and support to team, serving as an advisor within wet utilities. Requires a broad multi-disciplinary knowledge of engineering.
Should be considered a subject matter expert in wet utilities field.
Must possess excellent technical skills in pressurised and non pressurised utilities design
Has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating technical assignments.
Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the field. Work at this level usually requires extensive progressive experience.
Works under minimal supervision. Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.

Team Management:
Supports the Associate Director/ Director in implementing the overall discipline strategic goals. Supervises groups of engineers and technicians and coordinates the activities. Accountable for the team’s utilisation targets. Ensures that project design teams comply with project execution plans, including design management, project management and BIM management plans, and adhered to throughout the project delivery process. Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high-quality, cost-effective work by the team. Provides input to the development of the engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements. May be required to participate in recruitment activities. Carries out performance reviews of the staff within the team and acts as a mentor. Able to monitor and track the budget for the overall project of their specific discipline. Focusses on team development and creating excellent team culture emphasizing on collaboration.

Technical Excellence:
Able to solve complex problems and provide solutions to wet utilities design such as potable water, sewage system, storm water, irrigation, district cooling etc. Provide technical support to the team and act as main point of contact for other disciplines for all wet utilities related tasks. Able to undertake hand on design work as and when required.
Resolves issues or problems concerning conflicting requirements or complex coordination.
Excellent report writing skills, prepares technical specifications and completes feasibility studies and adds input and value to the designs. Performs quality control reviews of design calculations and drawings by following policies and procedures and serves as Lead Verifier, confirming that the technical approach satisfies the client scope of services and expectations. Contributes as an in-house expert on specific technologies or processes. Develops solutions to complex and challenging issues using engineering methodologies to define new procedures when needed. Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard industry techniques to execute work assignments. Identifies and develops new processes that lead to improved efficiency or work quality. Liaises with authorities to obtain permits and approvals and to discuss technical advances.
Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical effort/man-hours for projects.
Supports the team on complex projects by appointing the right resources and implementing budget control.

Project Management:
Should be able to act as Project Manager on mid to large size discipline-specific projects. Has an excellent understanding of project delivery requirements.

Client Relationship Management:
Supports business development and selling initiatives to expand work assignments, including managing client relationships and expectations. Assists with proposals to provide services for projects and participates in bids and proposals. Leads communication with clients to discuss work scope, requests information to support project execution and resolve client comments. Presents to clients, senior leadership, and other project stakeholders to demonstrate progress and clearly explain design principles. Acts as Bid Manager on large bids.

Minimum Requirements
Minimum 15 years experience in utilities sector

Preferred Qualifications
Minimum Bachelors degree in civil engineering, preferably Masters degree
Chartered Engineer / Professional Engineer Status

What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.