• MEP Project Coordinator

    Requisition ID 2019-10786
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Civil Engineering
  • Overview

    Louis Berger (part of WSP Group) is an Engineering News-Record top-20 ranked, $1 billion global professional services corporation that helps clients solve their most complex infrastructure and development challenges across over 50 nations. To this diverse client base we bring strategic vision and an entrepreneurial spirit, developing innovative solutions to the world’s most challenging problems.  We are driven by our passion for our work, our industry and for delivering on our promise to provide Solutions for a better world.

     

    With a proven track record in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Louis Berger are committed to delivering robust construction PM services for Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

     

    The museum is intended to be a symbol of a progressive nation showcasing educational, environmental and social challenges of UAE’s past, present and future. It will be a centre of learning and discussion, as well as a popular attraction. The museum is also a beacon for the nation – the physical representation of a country which honours its heritage while looking to the future.

     

    Supporting the MEP Construction Manager, we are looking for an MEP Project Coordinator who will act site representative for all matters related to MEP works ensuring compliance to specifications and other project requirements.

    Responsibilities

    • Monitor progress of MEP works against schedule and quality requirements and report on any discrepancies observed
    • Manage construction activities and interface with the Contractors directly
    • Liaise with the Employer’s Representatives, Contractor’s Site Engineers, and Sub-contractors for matters related to MEP works
    • Review inspection reports and test results
    • Monitor and implement safety and quality of works in the project
    • Participate in the risk management activities of the project
    • Monitor implementation of Contractor’s approved construction/installation methodologies
    • Attend coordination meetings and provide inputs on workshops as necessary
    • Coordinate with Construction Supervision Consultant on reviews for shop drawings, MEP related designs, HVAC, Fire Alarm, Fire Fighting and provide solution options
    • Assist in MEP, HVAC, Fire Alarm and Fire Fighting submittals and provide comment on the submittals.
    • Review scope of works for Contractor including budgeting and justification of MEP change work orders
    • Review installation of MEP, HVAC, Fire Alarm, Fire Fighting works
    • Direct, monitor and control MEP contractor activities
    • Ensure MEP Sub-contractors adhere with relevant quality records and regulations including safety
    • Prepare minutes of MEP technical meetings
    • Review Contractor’s monthly progress valuation of MEP works prior to invoicing
    • Verify Contractor’s valuation invoices

    Qualifications

    • B.E / B.SC Electrical or Mechanical Engineer graduate. Knowledge of other languages including Arabic will be highly regarded.
    • Minimum 8 years relevant experience
    • Must have experience on an Abu Dhabi project
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in building projects (vs. infrastructure projects)
    • Must have experience working as a project management consultant (PMC)
    • Must have knowledge of Abu Dhabi authority approvals process
    • Good understanding of all mechanical, electrical, plumbing and low-voltage systems.
    • General understanding of Building Codes, Mechanical Codes, Electrical Codes and Plumbing Codes as they relate to construction of project.
    • Resident of UAE, preferably Abu Dhabi

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