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Parsons - Dubai - To lead Parsons MEA Geotechnical and Tunneling teams.As a Technical Director of Geotechnics and Tunneling, she/he will have ultimate responsibility for the technical delivery on projects assigned to including, bids/tenders, client liaison and leading a team of engineers and technicians.She/he will act as a leader for technical elements, advising the client and their representatives while also giving the team technical direction and supervision, reviewing and approving designs and monitoring progress for a range of foundations, Earthwork lateral support (ELS) works and tunnels (TBM, SEM cut and cover).

She/he will lead the team's effort to deliver Geotechnical Interpretative Report, as well the team's review effort on the factual and interpretative geotechnical reports, submitted by various developer's consultants/contractors.She/he will lead the team's review effort for proposed dewatering schemes and comment on the constructability and design of temporary/permanent ground support systems proposed by multiple developer's consultants/contractors to support deep basement excavations.She/he will lead the team's evaluation effort of the effect of the proposed support system on the existing and future infrastructures, e.g.

utilities, roadways and buildings adjacent to the plots and provide recommendations to the Client.The job will include site inspections during construction as needed. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Leadership and management of the team of engineers and technicians.

Manage and coordinate projects from feasibility to detailed design and site supervision where required. versee development of conceptual designs. Development of project controls and monitoring of progress against the programme.

Ensure that designs assessments and checking of designs, are per relevant Standards and Codes of Practice. Approve designs, assessments and calculations per quality procedures. Oversee preparation of safety plans and risk assessments.

Manage coordination of works undertaken by external sub-contractors and design checkers. Liaises with clients. Mentor, build and develop a team of geotechnical and tunnel engineers, assisting them through chartered status and giving guidance to them, so they become recognized industry experts.

Maximize business development opportunities where possible. Prepare bids and tenders when required. Deliver high-level technical quality works, to program and budget.

Ensure continued implementation of the QA/QC for geotechnical deliverables. Maintain the review processes and develop where required according to project requirements. Maintain and Grow awareness and risk of geotechnical issues on MEA projects.

Provide geotechnical services to multidisciplinary teams and projects across the MEA region. Work closely with the clients and demonstrate strong client relationship skills. Coordinate resources, provide forward estimates of capacity requirements to the Executive management team.

Provide geotechnical input in (multidisciplinary) proposals. Skills Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering. Possess a minimum of 20 years' experience in the tunneling / geotechnical sector, within a design consultancy environment.

High-level technical skills and expertise in soil/structure interaction. Accomplished team leader with the ability to support, mentor and develop less experienced engineers with a demonstrable record of building and developing a team of geotechnical/civil/tunnel engineers. Sound understanding of health and safety Regulations, risk assessment process and be familiar with international standards.

Strong leadership and strong decision-making skills. A proven client relationship building skills and will be able to lead technical input for bids and tenders. Proven track record in leading ground engineering design teams and management of design delivery and ground related risks in a design and build environment.

Possess strong problem solving and interpersonal skills. Communicates well across all levels of the business. Demonstrates a high level of accountability and independent decision-making.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to write a clear and concise technical report is essential. Experienced in design of geotechnical works for rail and road schemes including slopes, foundations, retaining structures, strengthened earthworks, tunnels, track bed and road pavement foundations, and ground improvement. In-depth knowledge of the GCC working conditions, including client expectations, geotechnical conditions, standards and codes.

Job Details Job Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates Company Industry Engineering Company Type Employer (Private Sector) Job Role Civil Engineering Employment Type Full Time Employee Monthly Salary Range Unspecified Number of Vacancies Unspecified Job Ref. JB3816906 Preferred Candidate Career Level Mid Career This job is posted in the following Specialties: Do you need help in adding the right keywords to your CV? Let our CV writing experts help you. Job Title Geotechnical Director - MEA Company Name Upgrade to Premium Promote your job application to the top.

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