Resident Design Engineer (Landscape)

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United Arab Emirates
AE - Abu Dhabi
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Infrastructure (Construction/Quality/Safety/Inspection)

Job Description:

Resident Design Engineer (Landscape)

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Resident Design Engineer to join our team! In this role you will get to Design, plan, schedule, supervise, and exercise administrative authority over all field of engineering work.


  • Provide technical support to the construction team and produces any design that arise during construction work.

  • Provide guidance and resolve design-related challenges promptly and efficiently.

  • Maintain accurate documentation of design related decisions, modifications, and internal approval during the Construction Phase.

  • highlight any design change or deviations and provide necessary updates to the project management team and involved stakeholders.

  • Design of ALL Services and coordinate with relevant Authorities.

  • Preparation of plans and cross sections detailing all new service reservations required for the works

  • Design of landscaping ,road work, infrastructure, storm water, road marking, signage, public realm, landscaping ,etc.

  • Responsible for reviewing all shop drawings, design proposals, method statements, any requests for information relating to the infrastructure ,landscaping, irrigation and associated works.

  • Coordinate with Parsons' design Engineers for resolution of related issues.

  • Maintain the Resident Engineer’s daily diary and daily diaries and reports by his subordinates.

  • Coordinate with the Contractor on scheduling and application of resources.

  • Direct, assist and monitor the performance of the construction team working on the supervision of the construction of the landscaping, irrigation and associated works.

  • Coordinate with client/PMC, the Contractor and related concerned authorities.

  • Advise on contractual and design/construction matters regarding utilities diversions and installations, traffic diversions, and other related works.

  • Generally, supervise, review, monitor and report on the progress of the design of the landscaping, irrigation and associated works.

  • Liaise with all parties for site safety.

  • Convene and chair regular site meetings about design issues related to infrastructure and landscaping work and related activities.

  • Issue additional drawings as required in coordination with the design office.

  • Ensure prompt exchange of correspondence and approvals.

  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of records.

  • Ensure safety goals are achieved on the project and oversee implementation of safety procedures on the project.

  • Act positively and participate in all health and safety issues at the site, as required by the Project Safety Representatives.

  • Comply with safety, health and risk management requirements.

  • Provide all necessary on-site direction and issue site instructions for landscape, irrigation and other related activities.

  • Check and measure the performed work and record and display progress vs programmed work.

  • Prepare progress reports as applicable.

  • Ensure correctness and completeness of ‘as-built’ drawings in the area of his discipline.

  • Participate in contract administration.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Architectural or related filed with 10+ years of related work experience.

  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity. Demonstrated effective managerial capability on construction projects of comparable scope and complexity is also required, as well as excellent written and oral communications skills.

  • Chartered Engineer or Professional Engineer (PE) registration or other similar professional organizations preferred.

  • Emphasis on Quality Assurance Specifications and Statistical Quality Control.

  • Must be fully computer literate and able to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports, etc. and any project specific engineering and construction relevant software.

  • Registered as practicing engineer with ADM or should have an equivalency certificate from ministry of education

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Requires a comprehensive knowledge of engineering and construction related processes, as well as industry practices. 

  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, a familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering and construction, and the proven ability for performing in a supervisory capacity on a project

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.


Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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