Senior Structural Engineer - Bridges
Parsons Corporation
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
10d ago

Be Part of a Global Firm Committed to a Sustainable World Senior Structural Engineer Bridges Dubai, UAE Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait.

  • We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development;
  • public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-

    class infrastructure. POSITION OVERVIEW :

    Determines methods and solutions for complex engineeringproblems and selects the most efficient and economical manner in meeting theobjectives.

    Applies advanced engineeringtechniques and analyses within a discipline. Accept personal responsibility for the performance of assigned tasks,to be proactive, display initiative and accepts responsibility of staff workingunder his / her direct supervision.

    Many assignments involve CAE (computer aidedengineering) / CAD (computer aided design) applications. Willingness to travel or relocate to client,or construction site locations, as required.

  • Technical / Technical Leadership
  • Performs complex engineering tasks andparticularly important engineering work efficiently and accurately.
  • Recommends and prepares technicalpapers.
  • Be able to develop and check structuralschemes including comparisons of alternatives and prepare concept designreports;
  • Be able to prepare and deliverpresentations to Clients;
  • Be able to present and defend designs(prepared by him or by others) in front of Clients and obtain approvals.
  • Provides technical consultations forinterdisciplinary analytical studies and analyses.
  • Be able to independently &objectively verify works produced by another design team.
  • Design / Project Management
  • Mentor,coach and develop staff and assist them to achieve their full potential.
  • Be able to lead smaller design teams ontechnical assignments.
  • Plan, manage, and supervise the work ofproject requiring expenditure of manpower and financial investment.
  • Completes other responsibilitiesassociated with this position as may be appropriate.
  • May function as discipline ProjectEngineer on medium to large projects, assuming responsibility for the work ofthe group.
  • Manageproduction of designs by others and providestechnical guidance to CAD Designers, Drafters, and lower level Engineersworking on the same project.
  • Maintaingood communication and cooperation with all project team members.
  • Understandand demonstrate value of diversity. Resolve conflicts with minimum noise.
  • Understandand respect the hierarchy in decision making; follow decisions and instructionsgiven by Line Manager.
  • Reviews supplier drawing submittals andperforms technical bid analyses.
  • Prepares and issues specifications,data sheets, and other construction documents.
  • Be able to project manage multidiscipline projects ensuring all designs produced by different disciplines arewell coordinated.
  • Understandthe importance of timeliness to internal and external clients. Achievereliability and credibility in regard to meeting deadlines. Be punctual.
  • Maximizebillable time commensurate with responsibilities.
  • Always keepcommitments, particularly time and cost commitments. Acceptance of personalresponsibilities.
  • Ensure thatproject / team delivery program and profit objectives are met. Assist withreporting, billing and monitoring of variations in a timely manner.
  • Coordinatethe work of the project team with other engineering disciplines through liaisonwith other professionals. Monitor thework of staff allocated to specific group projects to ensure that technicalcompetence and performance meet the requirements of allocated projects.
  • Ensurethat all projects are delivered on time and on budget.


  • 4-year degree inEngineering (or related field) with 10 years of related work experience.
  • Membership of Industry recognized professional institute; Preferably has attained professional recognition (PE or Chartered status);

  • Receptive approach and Flexibility;
  • Excellent self management skills;
  • Strong technical skills;
  • Knowledge of corporate standards; Good project management skills and business acumen;
  • Well versed in structural analysis software such as MIDAS / SAP2000 / CSI Bridge / STAAD;
  • Familiar with BIM process / procedures and platforms for e.g. Autodesk / Bentley / Tekla;
  • Well versed in analysis and design of bridge projects using American and Eurocodes;
  • Experienced in designing / reviewing steel structures, connections & reviewing steel fabrication drawings;
  • Adequately experienced in leading teams in designing & delivering bridge projects; Middle East experience is preferred.
  • Dynamic leader to lead teams to produce designs and manage production by Engineers and drafts persons of designs of bridges, prepare design reports and get the related drawings prepared;
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