Senior Wet Utilities Design Engineer - Consultancy

United Arab Emirates  |  Permanent

Our Multi National Engineering Consultancy client has a new requirement for a well experienced Senior Consultant Wet Utilities Design Engineer to join their team in Dubai to work on new projects in the UAE & Wider GCC. Successful candidates will have solid experience as a Wet Utilities Design Engineer ideally with a recognised consultancy company background.

This role is available for immediate joining and is a direct hire, permanent position with our client.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Strong experience in potable water, irrigation, fire-fighting, stormwater, and sewerage network design, including primary, secondary, and tertiary parts.
  • Knowledge of complex hydrological studies of desert, arid and semi-arid regions
  • Experience in flood modeling
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution of utilities, modeling software like Naviworks, Bentley Navigator, Autodesk Civil 3D
  • Knowledge of industry/regulatory codes and standards, especially in the UAE and KSA
  • Knowledge of design/layout criteria pertinent to the discipline
  • Knowledge of utility design engineering software like WaterCAD, StormCAD, SewerCAD, Pipe2CAD, RainCAD, and LandFX  Ability to make effective presentations on general topics.
  • Provide key technical expertise and input at different stages of multiple projects to ensure the highest technical quality of delivery within a specific discipline
  • Monitor the technical quality of wet utility projects, such as water supply, treatment, and storage, water resource management, flood management, etc., to ensure that the projects delivered to Clients are of the highest technical quality and engineering practice standard.
  • Develop and implement measures to mitigate project-related financial and business risks in partnership with Project Managers/Project Directors.
  • Build the technical capability of others and actively transfer technical expertise within the organization
  • Lead a team of professional employees, driving increased organizational performance and achievement of team goals.
  • Create work processes, procedures, and systems, identifying opportunities for increased efficiencies, cost-effectiveness, and service improvements
  • Anticipate and objectively and systematically analyze and resolve complex problems
  • Effective preparation, planning, and control of financial budgets and team resources in order to deliver required commercial outcomes
  • Coordinate the drainage design aspects, including methodology reports, design parameters, drawings, and calculations with the design consultant team
  • Coordinate and liaise as may be required with all relevant local authority departments associated with completing the project.
  • Work with the highways design team, undertaking consultancy work for civil projects.
  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of submittal, reviews, and approvals against contract requirements.
  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.
  • Partner with clients to exceed their expectations and build client relationships.

Senior Wet Utilities Design Engineer Experience:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject.
  • 10- 15 years Working with consultants in wet utilities design (PW, Sewer, Storm. Irrigation, District cooling, and fire-fighting) 
  • Exp working with RTA, DEWA, DM, ADM,, etc process/standard/requirements for utilities design 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • GCC exp is mandatory. 
  • Registration at MICE or IEng MICE level, or the equivalent thereof, is desirable. 
  • PMP Certification would be advantageous.

Interested candidates are invited to share their up to date CV directly to for further review and shortlisting.

Date Posted: 25 Jul 2023

Status: Filled