With more than 10000 people around the globe, GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.
Serving clients across five continents and the Pacific region, GHD people share a passion for exceeding the expectations of our clients and contributing to their success.
Privately owned by our people, GHD will support you to move overseas for job opportunities as well as enhance a collaborative and culturally diverse working environment.
We give you the opportunity to work on interesting projects with industry leaders along with career development through the GHD Business School, flexible leave and family-friendly policies.
As a global firm, GHD continues to expand our market presence across the Middle East. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and self-
driven Principal Infrastructure Engineer to join our Abu Dhabi office . The candidate would have worked as a Design Engineer with a track record in infrastructure master planning, design and project delivery and utility owner relationship management.
You will report to the Transport and Infrastructure Group Manager . Qualifications
Bachelors in Engineering or Science (Civil engineering)
15 years’ of experience with a minimum of 5 years in a Consultancy background .
Project Management experience.
Possess existing relationships with key decision makers within local (Abu Dhabi) utility organisations.
Technical knowledge of both wet and dry infrastructure utilities (including sewer, stormwater, potable water, irrigation and firefighting water, district cooling, electrical and telecommunications).
Understanding of contemporary infrastructure modelling software packages.
Strong analytical and technical report writing skills and written / verbal communications.
Middle East experience and a working knowledge of design, international standards and construction practices specific to this region, will be considered favourably.
The successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing client briefs (RFP’s), responding with tailored proposals, as well as managing small teams to deliver smart, efficient and compliant infrastructure packages to a high standard of quality.
Preparation of concept and detailed civil infrastructure designs and producing technical and commercial specifications, design reports, drawings and schedules.
Monitors and controls project budgets and schedules, initiating any necessary action to achieve established financial targets.
Preparation of tender submissions including proposal cost and time estimates.
Liaison with municipalities, utilities, and other consultants for information, as required in pursuit of approvals and general coordination tasks.
Coordination with the other multi-discipline project managers, teams and sub consultants.
Supervision and mentoring junior staff, providing technical and professional guidance to assist in their development.
In addition to your technical strengths, we are looking for a manager with strong leadership, communication and mentoring skills that can lead and manage teams on a project basis so that the solutions delivered to clients are innovative, sustainable and appropriate.
Please send in your applications along with a cover letter. GHD warmly welcomes applications from all nationalities, supporting the diversity program of our overall organisation.
Primary Location Abu Dhabi, UAE