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Sr Resident Engineer – Roads

  • Parsons – United Arab Emirates
  • Dubai, UAE Date Posted: Sep 10

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Job Description

Are you passionate about construction? Does the possibility of working on some of the world’s most iconic projects interest you? If so, Parsons has an opportunity for you! As a Senior Resident Engineer, you’ll be joining a team that prides itself on a well earned reputation as one of the world’s best.
The Resident Engineer is responsible for the activities and efficiency of his staff for the satisfactory prosecution of the work under his supervision. He has the responsibility to build and maintain an organization that can effectively provide the necessary staking, testing and inspection to ensure the project is constructed according to the plans and specifications. The Resident Engineer should familiarize himself rapidly with the plans, specifications, and amendments to effectively administer the work.

    • Ensure the Contractor’s compliance with the Contract Documents.
    • Inspect all workmanship and material.
    • Coordinate the supply of vertical and horizontal controls for the Contractor.
    • Make layout checks on lines and grades.
    • Coordination with other Contractors.
    • Maintain all file records on designated forms.  These records include all reports on work force, equipment, progress, safety, etc.
    • Review and approve the Contractor’s shop drawings.
    • Locate, execute and interpret all soils and materials testing according to the provisions in the Contract Documents and Standard Specifications.
    • Resident Engineer is responsible for the Contract and is not to relieve the Contractor of his responsibilities without Client’s authorization.
    • Resident Engineer is responsible for the final materials submittals and review, which shall be forwarded to the Department with recommendations for final approval.
    • Check and certify progress payments to the Contractor.
    • Check personnel, equipment and material costs for all Variation Orders and Change Orders required under the terms of the Contract.
    • Review requests for additional compensation and time extensions.
    • Prepare Change Orders for all ‘Additional’ and ‘New’ works.
    • Preparation of the Monthly Report.
    • Site Safety Monitoring wherein the monitoring activities, meetings, reviews, safety violations, rectification measures, and accident reports are included in the Monthly Progress Report.
    • When necessary, determine proper costs of additions or credits due to the Client and recommend appropriate action.
    • Inspect safety conditions and inform the Contractor of construction safety violations and follow up action to be taken.
    • Attend all meetings, and prepare written minutes for distribution.
    • Review correspondence and prepare responses for signature.
    • Review, update, monitor and report on the Contractor’s work schedules, CPM-chart and Cash Flow Status.
    • Monitor and report on progress of scheduled utility relocation work.
    • Provide all photographs before, during, and after construction necessary to provide adequate documentation of changes in site and adjacent structures.
    • Review and approve the Contractor’s plans for protection of existing buildings and structures.
    • Review all construction activities regarding compliance with local traffic ordinances and public convenience.
    • Receive and review complaints and claims of damage and expedite the Contractor’s investigation into these complaints and damage claims.
    • Approve all restoration or final clean-up work.
    • Review and make recommendations on Contractor’s claims.
    • Coordination with other Contractors, Departments and Agencies.
    • Provide a “punch list” and final inspection.
    • Check and approve “as-built” drawings submitted by the Contractor and maintain a status log.
    • Check and approve the final quantities submitted by the Contractor.
    • Check and approve the final payment certificate submitted by the Contractor.


Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or construction-related field, or equivalent construction-related work experience, as well as 15+ years of experience in field construction is required. Experience in the construction of large civil/structural and/or industrial projects at domestic and/or foreign locations is preferred.
Requires a working knowledge of engineering and construction-related processes, as well as industry practices. Also requires excellent written and oral communication skills, a familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering and construction, and the potential for performing in a lead capacity on a project.

Job Details

Job LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates
Company IndustryConstruction & Building
Company TypeEmployer (Private Sector)
Job RoleEngineering
Employment Type
Monthly Salary RangeUnspecified
Number of VacanciesUnspecified

Preferred Candidate

Career LevelMid Career
Years of ExperienceMin: 14
Residence LocationUnited Arab Emirates
DegreeBachelor’s degree / higher diploma

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