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Civil Design Coordinator - Substations

Location: Dubayy, United Arab Emirates
Job ID: R0018289
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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You as a Civil Design Coordinator will be part of Hitachi Energy business based in Dubai, UAE focusing on designing, communicating, and implementing an operational plan for completing an engineering-based project.

Your responsibilities

  • Preparing design, project controls and Civil specifications, schedules, cost estimates of new infrastructure, buildings, facilities, equipment foundations, etc.
  • Collecting the civil and building services design input information, drawings, loading data from electrical design section and forward to civil and building services designers / subcontractors.
  • Problems facing are often complex and require extensive investigation and analysis. Requiring ability to influence others to accept practices and approaches, and ability to communicate and influence executive leadership.
  • Monitoring progress and performing against the project plan; taking action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays. Identifying, developing, and gathering the resources necessary to complete the project. May include preparing engineering standards, designs, and work specifications; developing project schedules, budgets, and forecasts; and selecting materials, equipment, suppliers, and external contractors.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, issues, and excellent communication skills.
  • Generating design deliverables list and design schedule for the pursuit.
  • Coordinating and control design submittals for owner’s review and approval.
  • Reviewing the conceptual drawings with electrical, civil, and building services designer/ subcontractor for proper coordination to avoid clashes during construction stage.
  • Tracking the development of design deliverables, ensuring quality and on-time completion.
  • Promote value engineering and optimized design for all Civil Design deliverables.
  • Conducting meetings, reviews, prepare documentation and assist the Project Manager and Civil Manager in preparation of contractual communication to owner and subcontractors.
  • Reviewing the material submittal & shop drawings submittal in line with specifications and approved Construction drawings before submitting to O/E for approval.
  • Liaising with O/E for timely approval of material & Shop drawing submittal.
  • Conducting site meetings with civil site manager and subcontractor(s) to review the construction methods to expedite the progress.
  • Facilitating coordination meetings for each of the above to move them forward.
  • Participating and facilitating design review meetings with owner, stakeholders, and operators to advance design packages.
  • Auditing the drawings for all disciplines on a regular basis for completeness and adherence to standards for assigned projects. Ensures all drawings, for all disciplines, are properly checked.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in Civil engineering (preferred in structural engineering).
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Proficiency in both spoken & written English language is required.
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