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Job Ref:  DUB0057
Employer:  WorleyParsons Ltd
Job Type:  Permanent
City:  Dubai
17/10/2016 04:01
Worley Parsons is a dynamic, entrepreneurial, empowered EPCM employing over 26,000 people across 42 countries. With a recognized global reputation as a provider of professional services to the energy, resources and complex process industries, Worley Parsons continues to push the boundaries and extend its capabilities around the world;

We are now looking for a Ports and Coastal Manager for our In-house role to be based in UAE.

Position : Permanent

Location : Dubai, UAE

Primary objective:

To Manage the technical and financial delivery of a wide range of marine projects, ensuring technical quality, coordination, integrity, cost effectiveness, and profitability of designs and studies produced.

Specific accountabilities:

· Be responsible for the successful delivery of coastal modelling and designs, including production of technical reports, written calculations, design briefs, drawings, schedules, contract documentation and the like.
· Numerical modelling including Mike21
· Navigation simulations
· Structural design of coastal structures, including preparation of specifications and reports.
· Able to work successfully with other members of the design and management team, including, drafters / designers and supervising engineers.
· Technical supervision of project designated coastal team and draftsmen in the execution of their duties.
· Follow design guidelines, standards, and procedures to effectively execute assigned work.
· Prepare and adhere to assigned budgets and schedules, integrate team efforts, review work, set priorities, identify and resolve issues in a timely manner and communicate status to lead engineers.
· Check compliance with Alliance QA/Safety/Environment goals.
· Quality Assurance - Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system .
· Safety - Responsible for personal safety safe working practices.
· HSE - Understand and follow OH&S procedures.

Essential skills and experience
· A Bachelors Degree
· English language
· Minimum 15 years broad marine experience
· Experience in the design of a wide range of marine projects, and be able to demonstrate experience using a range of design software including MIKE 21.
· Ability to undertake and manage Fast-time simulations
· Familiarity with British, European and International standards specifically related to marine structures and coastal engineering
· Appreciation of the specific issues (eg durability) related to the use of structural elements in a marine environment.
· Numerical modelling experience
· Physical Modelling Supervision
· Design of rock structures such as breakwaters, groynes and revetments.
· Experience in coastal engineering issues such as tides, waves, currents, sediment transport, etc.
· Able to develop, agree and manage design production schedules and manage a technical team.
· Have adequate knowledge of all international codes, standards and other construction practices to be utilised during project execution.

Matching indicators
· Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Post-graduate qualifications specifically related to marine, coastal or structural engineering.
  • Chartered Status
  • Dredging design
  • Competent in the evaluation of the condition of marine structures, including condition surveys and projected maintenance programs.
  • Coastal aspects of Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Familiarity with intake/outfall modelling
  • Experience working in the Middle East.
  • Arabic Speaking

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