August 18, 2023

SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering consultants, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region

Job Title: Site Inspector – Dubai Site Operations
Job Description:
As a Site Inspector for Dubai Site Operations, you will play a critical role in ensuring the quality, safety, and compliance of construction projects and site activities. Your attention to detail and expertise in construction practices will contribute to the successful execution of projects in alignment with regulatory standards and company guidelines. You will collaborate with various teams to monitor construction progress, identify potential issues, and provide valuable insights to drive project excellence.

Key Responsibilities:
Construction Monitoring and Quality Assurance:
Conduct regular on-site inspections to monitor construction activities and ensure adherence to approved plans, specifications, and quality standards.
Identify deviations, deficiencies, or potential risks and promptly report them to project stakeholders for timely resolution.

Compliance and Regulatory Adherence:
Ensure that construction activities comply with local regulations, codes, and safety standards applicable in Dubai.
Verify that contractors and subcontractors follow approved processes and procedures to maintain a safe and compliant work environment.

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Documentation and Reporting:
Maintain accurate and detailed records of site inspections, findings, and corrective actions taken.
Prepare comprehensive inspection reports outlining observations, deviations, and recommended actions for review by project managers and relevant stakeholders.

Collaboration and Communication:
Work closely with project managers, contractors, architects, engineers, and other relevant parties to communicate inspection results and coordinate corrective actions.
Provide constructive feedback to ensure continuous improvement in construction practices and quality.

Health and Safety:
Monitor and enforce adherence to safety protocols and regulations on the construction site.
Identify potential safety hazards and recommend corrective actions to prevent accidents and ensure a safe working environment.

Problem Solving:
Identify technical and construction-related challenges and propose practical solutions to ensure the timely completion of projects without compromising quality.

Site Evaluation and Reporting:
Assess site conditions, construction progress, and material deliveries to validate project timelines and milestones.
Provide accurate and timely progress reports to project management and stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience:
Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
Proven experience (10+ years) as a Site Inspector or in a similar role within the construction industry, with a focus on site operations and quality assurance.
Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and safety standards.
Familiarity with local Dubai construction regulations and practices is essential.
Excellent communication skills to effectively liaise with diverse stakeholders and communicate findings and recommendations.
Attention to detail and a keen eye for identifying construction-related issues and deviations.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, demonstrating strong organizational and time-management skills.
Relevant certifications, such as Dubai Municipality Certified Site Engineer, are advantageous.

Join our team as a Site Inspector for Dubai Site Operations and contribute to the successful execution of construction projects that shape the landscape of this vibrant city. Your dedication to quality and safety will ensure our projects meet the highest standards and positively impact the community.

Related: Assistant Server at Four Seasons Dubai

Equal Opportunities Statement
SNC-Lavalin is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We aim to provide quality and fairness for all job applicants and employees and not to discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement. We oppose all forms of unlawful treatment and discrimination.

Our aim is for the company to be representative of all sections of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applications equally.

We pursue this commitment by:
Having clear and concise procedures and guidelines for both line managers and employees to ensure policies are fully understood and implemented;
Complying with the relevant employment legislation and codes of practice;
Ensuring that all existing employees, potential employees, colleagues and customers are treated equally and with respect;
Ensuring that the workplace is an environment free from discrimination, harassment, victimisation and bullying regardless of an individual’s gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement;
Making all decisions relating to recruitment, selection or promotion according to the employees’ ability.

Work Level
Experienced, Mid-Level
Employment Type
Full Time

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