Parsons Corporation Resident Engineer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Resident Engineer


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Resident Engineer

Dubai, UAE

Through Parsons’ engineering and construction management services, we deliver innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait. Our focus is on delivering air, rail, road and highway transportation; water conveyance and/or wastewater treatment; and land development and public infrastructure to our clients and your communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world class infrastructure.


Plans, schedules, supervises, and exercises administrative authority over all field engineering work. Controls field engineering activities prepares construction and procurement schedules, conducts subcontract negotiations, and provides technical guidance to support construction operations in accordance with Company procedures and industry practices. Willingness to relocate to construction site locations is expected.


  • Plans, organizes, and ensures adequate staffing, execution, and monitoring of all field engineering activities and related support operations.

  • Provides guidance regarding scope of work, schedules, procedures, field construction problems, and other technical information. Determines budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule.

  • Establishes, monitors, and maintains construction engineering quality control in the field.

  • Collaborates with construction management to eliminate any hazards associated with the work that may adversely affect the environment or the safety or health of employees. Ensures that personnel of the assigned group engage in safe work practices in compliance with site-specific safety procedures and industry standards.

  • Establishes and maintains a close working relationship with project design engineering, client representatives, and contractors.

  • Maintains project control documentation, design drawings and specifications, back-charge documents, change orders, etc.

  • Monitors contractor performance pertaining to schedule and conformance to plans and specifications.

  • Conducts performance evaluations for assigned personnel.

  • Makes decisions regarding long-range planning, scheduling, budgeting, work priorities, and personnel. Provide advice on field engineering procedures, construction methods, and financial matters to management.

  • Frequently interfaces with upper-level management and client personnel.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University.

  • Minimum 20 years of work experience in construction supervision of large infrastructure/ land development projects.

  • Recent UAE experience is required.

  • Proven leadership capability is required.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction-related processes as well as working knowledge of industry practices.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Commitment to safe work practices.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit.

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