As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.
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The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for making electrical project design deliverables as per consultant’s design intent keeping industrial standard, specification and authority requirements within the plan and resolve all technical issues with Client/Consultant for smooth execution of the project.
The Electrical Engineer will report to the Project Manager, however, channels exists for direct communication with the other members from the senior leadership team at weekly meetings or as and when required.
To be a successful in this role, you should have a bachelor’s degree in engineering specialised in electrical. Masters in Business Administration is a plus. Minimum of 5+ years relevant experience in a MEP contracting environment. Previous track record of managing the project engineering team to ensure smooth project execution. Typically has worked on high rise, hospitality, hospitals & infrastructural projects.
Experience with government authorities & regulations – DEWA & ADDC, IEC/BS, ASHRAE, CIBSE & ASPE Codes. Strong knowledge of industry related software (for Voltage Drop Calculation, LUX Level Calculation, Short Circuit Calculation, AUTOCAD, Revit, Heat Load, Head Calculation, ESP Calculation, Equipment Selection etc.)
The Electrical Engineer will have to demonstrate excellent leadership qualities, be customer focused and be able to handle multiple and often conflicting priorities. It is essential the incumbent should have excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style. Excels at operating in a fast pace, community environment. Have the ability to look at situations from several points of view. Delegate responsibilities effectively. Excellent problem analytical skills and problem simulation. Should have a high comfort level working in a diverse environment. Open to direction and collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done. Manage cross-functional relationships effectively. People management skills & problem solving skills. Excellent managerial & administrative skills however at the same time hands on with day to day business operations. Detail oriented and good reporting skills. Establish clear lines of communication both internally & externally. Strong commercial expertise in driving business results.
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