Sunday, November 23, 2014

Electrical Design Manager - Qatar

Job Objective:
Supports the SPM Engineering and Interfaces Manager in providing direction and management of the Electrical design requirements for the Lusail project. Interfaces with the Consultant’s Design Team to monitor schedule and budget performance. Reviews, coordinates and monitors the works of all Electrical designers to provide guidance regarding the vision of Lusail and project requirements and specifications. A key function is to manage the responses to design RFIs, review/comment on Change Orders, and provide overall supervision for the design direct reports, while managing schedule and budget control.

Key Accountabilities:
•Responsible for overall management of the Electrical design services performed by others by managing a group of Electrical engineers to ensure deliverables are submitted in a timely manner.
•Responsible for management of the delivery of the design of the various Electrical projects by verifying consistency in the design with respect to adherence to the design criteria and required standards.
•Manages the scope development and tendering process by the engineering staff, as necessary, to support the procurement of the design consultants as well as third party reviewers.
•Participates in the VE and manage all VE studies, constructability and other workshops; and drives the on-schedule submittal of the Electrical design deliverables.
•Keeps Project Management Team constantly informed as to changes made in the field to ensure timely processing of contract change orders.
•Prepares weekly work load reports, monitors the progress of work accomplished and reports to the higher management and the client.
•Serves as primary interface with the design consultants in performing design reviews or addressing construction-related issues related to the electrical systems.
•Regularly interacts with the client to share and understand the on-going design and construction issues
•Maintains overall knowledge of drawings, specifications, general contracts and time schedules related to the various Electrical works.
•Ensures all Electrical design works are comprehensive and discussed with the various engineers for the best implementation and installation of services in coordination with other parties and contractor.
•May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies in public meetings to support the client in matters related to the Electrical works.
•Provides necessary technical support and design review / audit services to project management team ensuring the correctness and quality of implementation of requirements.
•Understands all related codes and their application to the project; and overseas/manages the interface with local agencies to coordinate design standards usage and monthly approvals’ process.
•Supports the SPM Engineering and Interface Manager in performing other tasks as deemed necessary related to the Electrical aspects of the projects.

Experience and Qualification:

•Bsc Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical degree.
•Registration as a professional engineer may be required.
•15 years of related work experience, including demonstrated experience in a key management role.

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