Resident Engineers (Villas)
Ramhan Island, Abu Dhabi

Role Definition

We are currently seeking a Resident Engineer (Villas) to join our Supervision team on Ramhan Island, Abu Dhabi.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administering contracts, monitoring, and controlling all engineering, procurement, construction and delivery activities associated with the project
  • Representing the company in all Client meetings
  • Proposing, mentoring, managing, and appraising staff members within the project team and organising their responsibilities
  • Monitoring performance and taking necessary measures to ensure effective contribution towards the project’s objectives
  • Addressing and replying to project letters and correspondences
  • Establishing internal weekly meetings to review project status and formulate action plans
  • Scheduling and organising suitable meeting strategies, ensuring key topics such as kick-off meetings, progress meetings, submittals, quality, safety, and coordination meetings are addressed
  • Arbitrating disputes between the general contractor, subcontractors, design consultants, and team members, escalating if issues cannot be resolved
  • Reviewing and approving the Project Quality Plan (PQP) submitted by the contractor
  • Visiting manufacturers and suppliers’ workshops/plants for approval and periodically inspecting them to verify adherence to quality requirements
  • Reviewing contractor resources and methodology and assigning project engineers and inspectors as required
  • Providing regular monitoring of the project schedule and tracking logs as construction progresses
  • Assisting the project controls department in assessing the impact of changes during construction
  • Identifying potential variances impacting milestone dates and initiating remedial measures
  • Monitoring overall project productivity, alerting on delays, predicting potential obstacles meeting milestones, and proactively coordinating with the Client representative to resolve them
  • Participating in the preparation of monthly reports and internal tracker sheets
  • Initiating the process and overseeing procedures for obtaining permits, NOCs, and completion certificates from authorities
  • Conducting site walks with the Client, contractor, and QS team
  • Managing and controlling site safety measures in coordination with safety professionals
  • Validating claims for processing and replying
  • Conducting weekly specific meetings with contractors’ section managers
  • Conducting technical workshops
  • If you meet the above requirements and are ready to take on the challenges of supervising an exciting project, please submit your CV and cover letter to the undersigned for consideration

Qualifications required

  • The candidate must reside in Abu Dhabi
  • Minimum total experience of 20 years, with at least 12 years of relevant experience in similar projects (preferably in Abu Dhabi)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the region
  • Background in consultancy, not contracting, and previous work experience with internationally recognised consultancy firms within construction supervision is essential
  • Candidate who can join immediately will be prioritised or those with maximum 1-month notice


Mirage Leisure and Development
Emaar Business Park, Dubai
United Arab Emirates
TEL: + 971 4 453 8835

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